Thank you for your interest in working with Selwyn Township.

The Township values integrity, accountability and professionalism.  We offer on-going learning and development opportunities for all employees and we are committed to maintaining a safe working environment.

We do accept unsolicited resumes; however, we do not acknowledge their receipt. Resumes will be kept on file for one year. 

We thank all applicants for their interest in Selwyn Township. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Employment Opportunities

Deputy Chief Building Official

The Township is seeking a Deputy Chief Building Official. In this position, the successful candidate will perform the duties and responsibilities of a Building Inspector, as defined in the Building Code Act (OBCA), its regulations and all other applicable legislation, and in the absence of the Manager of Building & Planning, delegated duties and responsibilities of the Chief Building Official (CBO) as defined in the OBCA. This person will also enforce by-laws and act as a By-Law Enforcement Officer.

The ideal candidate will have a post-secondary education or equivalent in Architecture, Civil Engineering Technology, or a related field, and a minimum of three years construction and/or inspection experience. Candidates holding the C.B.C.O. designation will be preferred.

Candidates should be a current member or willingness and ability to become a member of the Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA), as well as be qualified and registered with MMAH in the following categories: General Legal, Small Buildings, Plumbing All Buildings, Large Buildings, Building Services and Building Structural.  This person will have a good understanding of the OBS Act and Regulations, the Fire Code, the interpretations of Planning Documents, Property Standards By-law and appliable Federal and Provincial legislation.  principles of urban planning, the Township’s Zoning By-laws, Building Code and other relevant legislation.

The person requires superior organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills and must act professionally in providing service to the public and as a representative of the municipality. 

The expected hourly wage range for this position is $38.95 to $47.39 per hour based on a 35 hour work week.   

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their application, consisting of a resume and cover letter, to the undersigned by 12 noon, Monday May 27th, 2024.

Kim Berry, HR Coordinator
Township of Selwyn
Tel: 705-292-9507
Fax: 705-292-8964
e-mail: kberry@selwyntownship.ca

Public Works Labourer

The Township is seeking a Public Works Labourer who will provide a variety of general maintenance and construction services to municipal roads, properties, and facilities, such as patching and brushing, cutting grass and weeding. This position will also support the year-round sidewalk maintenance program and perform winter maintenance duties for Township facilities.

The ideal candidate will have Grade 12 education or equivalent and will hold a valid Class “D” driver’s license with “Z” endorsement. Three years, previous related experience and knowledge of road construction maintenance activities and safety procedures is considered an asset. 

The person must be flexible, adaptable and show a demonstrated ability to work well within a team. Preference may be shown to candidates with prior experience in a similar position within a public works department.

The person requires strong work ethic and customer service skills and must act professionally in providing service to the public and as a representative of the municipality. 

The salary range for this position will be $26.00 to $31.63 per hour based on a 42 hour work week.   

Qualified candidates are invited to apply by submitting a cover letter and resume by 12 noon, Monday June 10th, 2024 to:

Kim Berry, HR Coordinator
Township of Selwyn
Tel: 705-292-9507
Fax: 705-292-8964
e-mail: kberry@selwyntownship.ca

Public Works Labourer (Summer Student)

The Township is seeking Public Works Labourer (Summer Student), who will, provide support to our Public Works department on a variety of maintenance and construction services to municipal roads, property, and facilities. This position will conduct general maintenance functions such as patching and brushing, cutting grass and weeding and performing general maintenance at waste sites.

The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic and enjoy working outdoors. Knowledge of road construction, maintenance activities and safety procedures in a municipal public works environment, is considered an asset. A valid Class “G” driver’s license in good standing is required and Chainsaw certification is considered an asset.

This person will be expected to work independently, using initiative and good judgement in carrying out the duties of the position. The person must be flexible, adaptable and possess excellent communication, and interpersonal skills. This person requires superior customer service skills and must act professionally in providing service to the public. 

The 2024 hourly rate for this position is minimum wage based on a 42 hour work week.  

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their application, consisting of a resume and cover letter, to the undersigned by 12 noon, Monday June 10th, 2024. Interviews are expected to take place the week of June 17th–21st.

Kim Berry, HR Coordinator
Township of Selwyn
Tel: 705-292-9507
Fax: 705-292-8964
e-mail: kberry@selwyntownship.ca

Board & Committee Opportunities

There are no board or committee opportunities available at this time. Please check back!

Volunteer Opportunities 

Interested in helping out in your community? The Township of Selwyn is always looking for volunteers to help out as we rely on their support and dedication in delivering a variety of activities throughout the municipality. Here are the volunteer opportunities available with the Township:


Non Discrimination Statement

Selwyn Township is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise Human Resources to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated.

Please note: Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection.

Contact Information

Kim Berry, HR Coordinator
Township of Selwyn
1310 Centre Line
Selwyn, ON  K9J 6X5
Tel: 705-292-9507
E-mail: kberry@selwyntownship.ca 

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