Town of Renfrew
Parks and Recreation Department
2018 Summer Employment Opportunities
Summer Maintenance Workers (2 Positions)
Summer Maintenance Workers will cut and trim grass in town parks using various hand and
motorized tools and equipment, pick up and dispose of garbage and debris, drag and line sports
fields, set up and take down programs or special events and complete other park duties as
assigned. Experience with tools and heavy equipment an asset. An Ontario Class G driver’s
licence and steel toe boots are required for this position.
Employment Term: 18 weeks (May – August), 40 hours per week including days, weekends and
Program Instructor and Event Leader (2 Positions)
The Program Instructor and Event Leaders are responsible for implementing programs and
activities for children, youth and adults at the Renfrew Recreation Centre, Ma-Te-Way Park and
other locations. An interest in a wide range of areas including sports, arts and crafts, drama and
the outdoors is beneficial. Previous experience leading groups or classes is required. Instructor
certification, coaching certification and NLS certification is an asset. A Driver’s licence and
access to a vehicle are also considered assets.
Employment Term: 18 weeks (May – August), 30-40 hours per week including days, weekends
Day Camp Leader (2 Positions)
Day Camp Leaders are responsible for implementing programs for children and youth at various
locations in Renfrew. A keen interest in sports, arts and crafts, drama and the outdoors is
beneficial. High energy, enthusiastic role models are best suited for this position. Students
studying in recreation, education or a related discipline are encouraged to apply. High School
Students are eligible for this position.
Employment Term: 8-12 weeks (June – August), 20-35 hours per week including days,
weekends and evenings
Tourist Ambassador (2-3 Positions)
Tourist Ambassadors will work throughout Renfrew offering visitors information about the area.
Gardening and community beautification is part of this position. Knowledge of Renfrew and the
surrounding area and previous customer service experience is required. Students studying
tourism, marketing or a related discipline are encouraged to apply.
Employment Term: 8-16 weeks (May – August), 20-35 hours per week including days,
weekends and evenings
Students must be 16 years of age or older, in school full time and returning to full time studies in
September. Successful applicants are required to have a current First Aid and CPR C
certification and Criminal Record Check completed before their employment start date.
Submit a Resume to the attention of Jo-anne Caldwell, Program Developer, clearly stating the
position you are applying for in one of the following ways:
In Person: Renfrew Recreation Centre 67 Argyle Street Renfrew, ON
By Mail: 127 Raglan Street S. Renfrew, Ontario K7V 1P8
By Fax: 613 432-5963
By Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Deadline: Wednesday March 7, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.
We thank all applicants for their interest – only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Town of Renfrew is an equal opportunity employer and all information collected will be
used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
for the purpose of job selection.
The Town of Renfrew will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation for a known disability
for an applicant or employee if requested.