Employment and Volunteering

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Now accepting applications for Lifeguards and Instructor/Lifeguards for the 2024 summer season! 

If you do not have the necessary certifications, you can apply now and complete your certifications by May 26, 2024. The Town is offering $200 towards certification/recertification costs for aquatics staff following successful completion of the season. Please visit our Swimming and Aquatics webpage for further details on how to become an Instructor/Lifeguard.

Recruitment Status

Job NumberJob TitleEmployment TypeStatus
J1223-0430 Instructor/Lifeguard Temporary Full-Time

Interviews in progress

J0124-0547 Engineering Co-op/Intern Student Temporary Full-Time

Interviews in progress

J0124-0927 Lead, Camp Temporary Full-Time

Interviews in progress

J0124-0928 On-site Lead, Camp Temporary Full-Time

Interviews in progress

J0124-0929 Camp Counsellor Temporary Full-Time

Interviews in progress

J0124-0931 Inclusion Facilitator Temporary Full-Time

Interviews in progress

J0124-1305 Supervisor, Operations - Urban Forestry Permanent Full-Time

Interviews in progress

J0124-1693 Locate Technician Permanent Full-Time

Interviews in progress

J0124-1708 Water Labourer Temporary Full-Time

Applications under review

J0124-0924 Project Manager, Water and Wastewater Permanent Full-Time

Interviews in progress

J0224-0029 Meter Technician Permanent Full-Time

Interviews in progress

J0224-0030 Project Manager, Facilities and Property Permanent Full-Time

Interviews in progress

J0224-0253 Aquatic Cashier Temporary Part-Time

Applications under review

J0224-0355 Project Manager, Capital Engineering Permanent Full-Time

Interviews in progress

J0024-0758 School Crossing Guard Permanent Part-Time Applications under review
J0124-0894 Operations Clerk - Water/Wastewater Permanent Full-Time Interviews in progress
J0324-0272 Plans Examiner Permanent Full-Time Interviews in progress

 Job Opportunities

Interested in a job with the Town of New Tecumseth? Our growing community, identified as one of the fastest growing municipalities by Statistics Canada, located about an hour north of Toronto, offers beautiful rural and urban landscapes and diverse opportunities to work in a technologically progressive, public environment. The Town offers the following perquisites to Permanent Full-Time employees:

  • employer paid health and dental benefit packages from day 1
  • competitive salaries
  • OMERS pension plan
  • flexible work arrangements
  • gym memberships at Town recreation centres
  • professional development opportunities

The Town offers full-time, part-time and seasonal positions. View our current job postings and apply online from a computer, tablet or smartphone. You can also sign up to receive email notifications about future job postings by clicking the yellow button below and navigating to the Career Alerts drop down on the right-hand side.
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Paid On Call Firefighters

Becoming a Paid On Call Firefighter is an excellent way to get involved and give back to your community. It also involves a significant time commitment to succeed in the recruit program (approximately 240 hours over the course of a year) and continuous dedication to maintain your skills and meet attendance expectations.

New Tecumseth Fire and Rescue aims to onboard a recruit class annually, accepting applications in June and kicking off the recruit program in October. Please watch for the job posting and apply through the ATS. Note: Required Ontario Fire Administration Inc (OFAI) candidate testing must be completed and valid at the time of application.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Legally eligible to work in Canada.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Successful completion of Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).
  • Successful completion of candidate testing through Ontario Fire Administration Inc (OFAI): Stage One – Firefighter Aptitude and Character Test (FACT) and Stage Three – Firefighter Physical Aptitude Job-Related Tests (FPAT). Testing must be current at the time of application to be considered.
  • Ability to provide a clean Vulnerable Sector Check upon hire.
  • Valid G class driver’s licence, and the ability to submit a clean driver’s abstract upon hire. Ability to obtain a DZ driver’s licence within 1 year of successfully completing probation.
  • Ability to pass a respirator fit test.
  • Must live in the community in order to respond to calls promptly. Please see catchment areas to determine which station to apply to.
  • Availability to meet and/or exceed department targets for training & responses.
 Pre-recruitment Process - OFAI Candidate Testing

Candidates must successfully complete job-specific testing through Ontario Fire Administration Inc (OFAI) prior to applying. The 2 assessments required are:

Please visit OFAI's website to learn more about the above mentioned assessments. Tests can be booked directly through OFAI using their testing calendar. 

Both stages/tests must be current at the time of application to an active posting. Pass/fail results will be verified by OFAI as part of the recruitment process.

 Recruitment Process

Step 1: Apply Online

Submit your cover letter, resume, high school diploma, and any relevant certifications to the active job posting

Step 2: Panel Interview

Pass/fail results of candidate testing will be verified by OFAI to determine eligibility to move forward to interviews. Candidates selected for interviews will be contacted via email to select a time slot online. 

Step 3: Reference Checks

Candidates who successfully complete the interview stage will be asked to provide contact information for at least 2 references.

Step 4: Job Offer

Following satisfactory reference checks, candidates will be given an offer conditional upon:

  • Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Satisfactory Driver's Abstract
  • Proof of Address (Driver's Licence)

Step 5: Onboarding

Onboarding documents will be emailed and candidates must upload completed documents to their profile prior to their start date.

Probationary Firefighters will then begin their training outlined below in the recruit program.

 Recruit Program

Probationary Firefighters will begin the 240 hour recruit program.

  • Weekly training will be scheduled on Monday nights and supplemental weekend sessions will be scheduled throughout.
  • Training will consist of independent reading material, in-person sessions, written tests, and practical assessments.
  • 100% attendance is required during the training program.

Summer Jobs

 

Co-op/Intern Students

High School Co-ops
The Town of New Tecumseth strives to provide high school co-op placements where possible. If interested in availability, please have your Co-op Coordinator reach out to Human Resources.
Post-secondary Co-ops

The Town of New Tecumseth is accepting College and University Co-op/Intern student applications for 2024 in Engineering, Finance and Planning.  

A Co-op/Intern opportunity is a powerful way for students to gain work experience, which not only provides exposure to the Municipal industry while you study, but it can also increase your employability opportunities after graduation.

By working with us, you can:

  • Gain valuable work experience, build your resume, and learn transferable skills to help you prepare for your future career.
  • Acquire new (and build on existing) skills through meaningful projects contributing to bettering our community.
  • Create relationships and grow your professional network with other students and New Tecumseth staff. 

Join our growing community – a future for jobs and affordable homes.

According to Statistics Canada 2021, the Town of New Tecumseth is one of the fastest-growing municipalities in Canada with a growth rate of +28.3% – ranked 7th in population growth for municipalities located within large and small urban areas. An ideal community to pursue permanent employment opportunities after you complete your studies!

Eligibility

  • Registered as a full-time post-secondary student at an accredited academic institution
  • Are legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Returning to full-time studies in the next academic term

Note: students in their final year of academic study who do not intend to return to full-time studies are eligible for student employment until the time they graduate

If interested in learning more, please view our listing of current job postings and apply for the individual position.

Our Recruitment and Selection Process

Step 1: Apply online

All applications are received online through our Applicant Tracking System (ATS). To apply to one of our posted vacancies, please click the green "I am interested" button at the bottom of the job posting page. If this is your first time applying for a job with us you will need to create a profile first. 

Please ensure you upload all required documents (i.e. cover letter, resume, copies of credentials) outlined in the posting at the time you apply.

The Town uses the ATS to communicate throughout the hiring process. For this reason, we ask that you consider providing consent to receive email communications when setting up your profile.

Should you experience any difficulties using the ATS, you can reach out to the helpdesk directly by email at candidate.njoynhelp@cgi.com or by phone at 1-877-427-7717. 

Information collected will be used solely for the purpose of candidate selection, in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act.

Step 2: Interview/Job Testing

Candidates selected for interviews will be contacted by email to select an interview time. Once you've confirmed a timeslot, you will receive a follow up email with details of your interview. Please complete the Reference Check Consent Form provided and upload to your profile. Interviews are currently being held virtually.

The Town follows a structured interview guide focusing on technical, competency and behavioural questions. The following video highlights some tips to help you prepare for your interview.

The Town of New Tecumseth is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an interview, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

Due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Some jobs will require job testing to evaluate skill performance related to the position. This step can take place before or after interviews. You will be notified of any job testing requirements when contacted about a vacancy.

Step 3: Reference Checking

The Town will contact the successful candidate to obtain consent to complete reference checks.

Step 4: Job Offer

Following satisfactory reference checks, the Town will provide a formal offer through the ATS. Please note that offers may still be conditional upon any of the following:

  • satisfactory driver's abstract
  • proof of valid driver's licence
  • satisfactory police record check

Please review your written offer and reach out to Human Resources to ask any questions prior to signing.

Step 5: Onboarding

Once you've accepted the offer, you will receive an email with instructions to complete onboarding documents. Please be sure to complete and upload these to your profile at least one (1) business day prior to your start date to allow adequate time for set up.

You will receive a call from your supervisor prior to your start date to provide additional details for your first week.


Contact us if you have any questions or concerns about our recruitment process.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Town of New Tecumseth offers volunteer opportunities for special events (i.e. Canada Day, Mayor's Charity Event, etc.). If you are looking to volunteer, please reach out to Human Resources.

Looking for other volunteer opportunities in your community? Please check out the New Tecumseth Public Library website or the Simcoe County online volunteer database for other options to give back to the community.

Employment Resources

If you need help finding a job, upgrading your skills, exploring career options, or are looking to hire, check out the employment resources we have available in our community.

If you are new to Canada, visit Simcoe County's Immigration Services website for a list of organizations across the County that offer various services that can help you on your job search journey, including resume writing support, language classes, credential recognition, and networking opportunities.