Manager of Parks and Cemeteries


An excellent career opportunity awaits you at the Town of Huntsville. If you want to work in a community that is set in one of the most beautiful natural settings in Canada and offers a great quality of life with all the amenities, this is the job for you! Located in Ontario’s cottage country, the Town of Huntsville is the largest community in the District Municipality of Muskoka and in proximity to the west side of Algonquin Park. Within this exciting setting, the Town of Huntsville has a vibrant downtown and offers many cultural and outdoor recreational opportunities.

The Town of Huntsville’s Operations and Protective Services Division is currently looking to hire a Manager of Parks and Cemeteries.

Reporting to the Director of Operations and Protective Services, the Manager of Parks and Cemeteries is responsible for the business strategy, planning, and coordination of the delivery of services of all aspects of parks and cemetery operations within the Operations and Protective Services Division.  The Manager is responsible for submitting budget requests, tracking financial performance, and purchasing/procurement within the department. With an emphasis on and a commitment to customer service, the Manager will deliver a complete package of parks and cemetery services while liaising with other departments, the public and external agencies remaining highly responsive and available to the Town team, residents, visitors, and Council.

Ideally, the successful candidate would possess post-secondary education in Landscape Architecture, Forestry, Natural Resources Management, or a related discipline, or have the equivalent combination of education and experience. At least 5 years experience in a managerial role is required, preferably with parks operations, with cemetery operations included. In addition, financial experience in budgeting, forecasting, and planning is required. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively and diplomatically with a wide range of personality types coupled with a strong political acuity are required.  Expertise and excellence in both written and verbal communication are also required. The successful applicant must also be proficient in the use of MS Office applications such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word and able to learn the use of additional software applications in-use by the Town.

The hourly range for this position is $89,853.40 to $99,062.60 (based on a 35-hour work week) and includes a comprehensive benefit package.

The Town of Huntsville is committed to providing accommodations throughout the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume to the undersigned by October 13, 2022 @ 4 p.m.:

Human Resources Department
Town of Huntsville, 37 Main Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1A1


We appreciate all applications, however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be acknowledged. Personal information contained in your resume is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used strictly for employment assessment purposes. The Corporation of the Town of Huntsville is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to diversity in the workplace.


Director of Community and Development Services


Career Opportunity – Internal/External Posting

Director of Community and Development Services
Community and Development Services


Due to an upcoming retirement, the Municipality is recruiting for the position of Director of Community and Development Services.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Director of Community and Development Services is responsible for the administration of Building Services, Fire Services, Planning Services, Recreation Services, including the Nature Fresh Farms Recreation Centre and Municipal Marina, Economic Development, Tourism and Culture, and maintenance of municipal facilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall operation, of the Building Services, Fire Services, Planning Services, Development Services, Economic Development, Tourism and Culture, Recreation Services, including the Nature Fresh Farms Recreation Centre, Leamington Marina and maintenance of municipal facilities.
  • Address any customer concerns as required.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for the operation of facilities in the Community and Development Services area.
  • Responsible for the overall human resource management of Community and Development Services, including:
        • Plan, prioritize and assign work;
        • Establish goals and objectives for the department and managers within the department;
        • Coordinate all aspects of the operation of Community and Development Services;
        • Accountable for health and safety responsibilities of staff;
        • Plan and develop staff, including assisting Human Resources in recruitment, training, setting objectives, performance management, etc.;
        • Identify the professional needs of staff;
        • Conduct meetings within the division and other departments;
        • Attend Council meetings;
        • Develop and implement programs that will assist in delivering quality services and programs to ratepayers;
        • Provide leadership and motivate staff to deliver quality services and programs to ratepayers.
  • Responsible for the financial management of Community and Development Services, including:
        • Prepare, present, monitor and evaluate annual capital and operating budgets as requested by the CAO and Council;
        • Manage capital projects;
        • Project financial variances as part of the monthly or quarterly review;
        • Monitor and control budgets in conjunction with finance staff.
  • Responsible for the administration component of Community and Development Services, including:
        • Develop and implement strategic long-term planning initiatives such as the Community Improvement Plan, five-year operations review, development changes, etc.;
        • Monitor and implement the provisions of the collective agreements;
        • Monitoring procedures and reports;
        • Prepare a three to five-year capital and equipment replacement schedule;
        • Maintain operational statistics and records;
        • Develop reports/studies which will enhance and advance services offered through Community and Development services;
        • Assist the CAO in developing policies and procedures as they relate to services provided by Community and Development Services.
  • Comply with applicable provincial and municipal legislation, including the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and the Municipality’s Records and Information Management Program.
  • Comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, applicable regulations, as well as the Municipality’s Health and Safety Program.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • Must have a University/College degree/diploma in environmental science /engineering or planning/building discipline.
  • Must have a minimum of ten years of progressive experience at the senior management level.
  • Must have experience in a municipal environment.
  •  Must have experience demonstrating effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the Municipal Act, By-laws, legislation, and regulations.
  • Knowledge of the Building Code Act, Planning Act and Fire Code.
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Must have proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders and must be able to manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Demonstrate tact and discretion in handling matters of a confidential or politically sensitive nature.
  • Must have experience with developing operational recommendations and requirements.
  • Experience in coaching and project management would be an asset.

Hours of Work and Working Conditions:

35 hours per week. Some travel and attendance at evening meetings is regularly required. Lieu time is capped at 70 hours annually.

Employee Group:

Salary Range:
$153,117.89 to $179,126.27 annually (2023 Rates) and comprehensive benefits plan.

Closing Date:
Applications must be received by 11:59 PM, Monday, October 9, 2023.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates must apply online through our website,


We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Selected applicants will be subject to an interview process and skills testing to determine eligibility.

We are pleased to accommodate any individual needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require accommodation throughout the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 519-326-5761 ext. 1112 to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, R.S.O. c45 and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. Questions about the collection of this information can be directed to the Manager of Legislative Services/Clerk, Municipality of Leamington, 111 Erie Street North, Leamington, Ontario, N8H 2Z9, Telephone: 519-326-5761

Supervisor of Operational Services

Full-Time, Permanent Position

Tay Township, located on the sunset shores of Georgian Bay, is seeking an individual who thrives in a culture of change and progression to join #TeamTay as the Supervisor of Operational Services. We are looking for adaptability to our growing and evolving Municipality and demonstrated enthusiasm for positively impacting the Corporation and our Community as one.

Reporting to the Manager of Parks, Recreation and Facilities Services and the Manager of Roads and Fleet Services, the Supervisor of Operational Services (the “Supervisor”) is responsible for the day-to-day coordination and supervision of Operational Services staff as they execute the operating functions of the Roads, Fleet, Parks, Recreation and Facilities Operational Services divisions.


  • Completion of post-secondary education from an accredited educational institution, or equivalent training and/or experience, in Engineering, Technology, or another relevant discipline; OSSD (Ontario Secondary School Diploma) or equivalent is required.
  • Class ‘DZ’ driver’s license in good standing; Class ‘AZ’ Driver’s Licence in good standing is considered an asset.
  • Minimum of 3 years of related, progressive work experience, in the coordination and/or implementation of maintenance programs related to core municipal infrastructure (e.g., roads, bridges, culverts, parks, facilities).
  • Formal leadership and coaching/mentoring training and/or willingness to complete.
  • Minimum of 2 years of progressive supervisory/management experience, preferably in a municipal or public sector environment.
  • Knowledge of the various computer and internet applications appropriate to the position including word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, email, document management, and other information-related software; internet-based research proficiency is essential.

The compensation range for this full-time, permanent position is $37.45 to $43.82 per hour with a 40-hour work week. We also offer a comprehensive pension and benefit package (conditions may apply).

Join our team today and help transform the way local government
connects with the community it serves.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to do the following:

  1. Reference the complete position description including comprehensive qualifications available on the Tay Township website –
  2. Please submit a cover letter and resume via email by 4:00 p.m., Friday, October 6, 2023, to the attention of Human Resources (

Application Notes:

    • Please reference ‘OS Supervisor’ at the start of the email subject line.
    • Please indicate how you heard about this opportunity within your application.

We kindly thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act will only be used for candidate selection. Tay Township is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by the Tay Township throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process for applicants with disabilities.