Student Employment

Summer employment positions are posted each year from approximately early December to late January. Details of employment opportunities are posted online and applications are accepted online only.

Summer student positions are typically found in the departments of Recreation and Culture, Parks and Open Space, Engineering and Construction, Roads and Works and Transit Services. Summer employment is geared to the following areas:

  • Children's Day Camps
  • Children's Tennis Camps
  • Tiny Tots Program
  • Aquatics (instructors, lifeguards, slide attendants/cashiers, etc.)
  • Cemeteries
  • Harbours
  • Horticulture
  • Turf & Sanitation
  • Sportsfield
  • Technical Services
  • Urban Forestry
  • Engineering Design and Construction
  • Roads and Works

Driver’s License Requirements

Any position with the town including student and part-time jobs that require a driver’s license, will now require at a minimum, a valid and unrestricted Ontario Driver’s License Class G at time of application. Please note that applicants must also have a driving record that demonstrates responsible and safe driving behaviour. Applicants with six or more points are ineligible for consideration.

Qualifications required for aquatics employment

Please note that all qualifications must be current for the full employment period.

Instructors

  • NLS
  • Standard First Aid+CPR'C'
  • Lifesaving Society Swim and Lifesaving Instructors
  • AED Responder

Lifeguards

  • NLS
  • Standard First Aid+CPR'C'
  • AED Responder

Aquatic Fitness Instructors

  • FOLP/Aquatic workshop and/or CALA or Speedo training/certification
  • Standard First Aid preferred
  • CPR 'C' preferred
  • AED Responder preferred

Slide Attendants/ Cashiers

  • Minimum 15 years of age
  • Bronze Cross
  • Standard First Aid and CPR 'C'
  • AED Responder