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Posted On: Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Job Opportunity
Full-time Maintenance/Labourer Infrastructure & Public Works Department

Full-time Maintenance/Labourer, Infrastructure & Public Works Department

The Town of Renfrew, situated along the Bonnechere River in the heart of the Ottawa Valley, both embraces its rich history, and is committed to progress. Less than an hour from the amenities of the Nation’s Capital, the Town offers exceptional educational opportunities, affordable residential prices and a low crime rate coupled with a strong agriculture tradition and presence to satisfy every interest and provide personal growth opportunities for all.
Under the supervision of the Works Foreman and Assistant Foreman, the Maintenance/Labourer is responsible for maintenance, repairs, cleaning and general upkeep of Town properties and facilities. High levels of professionalism and discretion are required due to regular interactions with the public.

Competency Profile:

  • Valid DZ driver’s license
  • Grade 12 diploma
  • Reporting to the Town Garage
  • Ability to perform physical work in all four seasons
  • Ability to communicate with coworkers and ratepayers
  • Be a team player as well as work independently
  • Experience in operation of municipal equipment is an asset
  • Ability to assist in mechanical repairs is an asset
  • Must be available to respond to emergencies when called and assume on call duties
  • This is a unionized position in the CUPE Local 121 bargaining unit
  • The Full-time Maintenance/Labourer rate is $24.86 per hour (2022 Rate)
  • Evening and weekend work required based on weather and other emergencies
  • Position requires rotation of on-call duties and appropriate response times
  • Normal hours of work is 80 hours over a two-week period on a flexible basis

In addition to a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, the Town of Renfrew offers exemplarily values, a strong community spirit, a rural quality of life, well maintained infrastructure, and an outdoor recreation paradise, all of which help to create a productive environment for personal growth and success.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume, stating “Town of Renfrew –Maintenance/Labourer – Infrastructure & Public Works”,
by 4:00 p.m., Friday, October 14th, 2022, to:
Human Resources, County of Renfrew
9 International Drive, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5
EMAIL: (in MS Word or pdf format)

Thank you for your interest, however, only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the selection process.

Applicants must make their needs known in advance. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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