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Jobs and Volunteering

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Thank you for considering a career with the Town of Prescott. When any position with the Town becomes available, whether it be full-time, part-time, or temporary, it will be advertised on this website.

Current Opportunities

Click on the links below to view current employment opportunities available with the Town of Prescott:

The Town of Prescott does not accept unsolicited resumes. Resumes will only be accepted for positions currently being advertised.

The Town of Prescott is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of our recruitment processes. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. We thank all applicants for their interest and only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Information is collected solely for the purpose of job selection under the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 Administrative Assistant – Operations Department – Full-Time
 

This employee will interact with the public on a daily basis, mainly over the telephone and by email.
They would also occasionally receive in-person inquiries, complaints, etc. 

General duties may include general office duties, customer service, filing and entering data into a computerized data base. Must possess excellent computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite requiring a high degree of attention to detail with strong accuracy, communication and interpersonal skills. 

May include work on holidays or evenings, as required. Must possess at minimum a valid G2 class driver’s license. 

Specific duties may include:

  • Answer phone calls from general public and direct internally
  • Develop and maintain a filing system (electronically and hard copy) using the TOMRIMS classification system
  • Entering data into a computerized data base
  • Schedule work orders and manage work order system
  • Assistance with tourism and recreation events, and implementing marketing plans toward them
  • Compile agendas and take minutes at meetings
  • Reply to email, telephone or in-person inquiries
  • Receive, sort and distribute mail
  • Photocopy and print documents
  • Monitor and process invoices
  • Conduct research and develop reports
  • Other duties as assigned

Transferable Skills: listening, writing reports and proposals, writing skills, critical thinking, creativity, flexibility, ability to switch between tasks, problem solving, willingness to learn, tolerance, meeting management, cooperation, courteous public service, teamwork, empathy, time management, punctuality, scheduling, self-supervising and working as part of a team, telephone etiquette, typing skills, applying discretion, understanding of municipal functions


Employee will receive job specific training and work independently and touch base with supervisors daily

Work Term: May 6 - August 30 (1 position) - 35 hours per week 
                 

 Administrative Assistant – Finance Department/Building & By-law – Full-Time
This employee will interact with the public on a daily basis, mainly over the telephone and by email. 
They would also occasionally receive in-person inquiries, complaints, etc. 

General duties may include general office duties, customer service, filing and entering data into a computerized data base. Must possess excellent computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite requiring a high degree of attention to detail with strong accuracy, communication and interpersonal skills. 

A valid G2 class or higher driver’s license could be considered an asset. May include work on holidays or evenings, as required.

Specific duties may include:

  • Accurate maintenance of financial records taking into account the need for accuracy and confidentiality 
  • Collection of payments by cheque, cash, debit/credit
  • Preparing end of day bank deposit
  • Photocopying, scanning and filing documents for records management and audit purposes
  • Develop and update excel-based spreadsheets as required
  • Answer phone calls from general public and direct internally 
  • Monitoring accounts payable email and entering invoices into electronic filing program and initiating workflows
  • Reply to email, telephone or in-person inquiries
  • Photocopy and print documents

Transferable Skills: filing, attention to detail, istening, reading and writing reports and proposals, writing skills, critical thinking, flexibility, ability to switch between tasks, problem solving, willingness to learn, tolerance, meeting management, cooperation, teamwork, empathy, time management, punctuality, scheduling, self-supervising and working as part of a team, telephone etiquette, courteous public service, applying discretion, understanding of municipal functions


Employee will receive job specific training and work independently and touch base with supervisors daily

Work Term: May 6 - August 30 (1 position) - 35 hours per week 



 Operations Labourers – Full-Time
 

These employees will interact with the public face-to-face on a daily basis, during regular field work.

General duties may include manual labour, painting and building maintenance, general yard/field/turf maintenance, safely operating tools, vehicles and equipment.

Must possess at minimum a valid G2 class driver’s license, and be physically able to perform medium to heavy work.

Specific duties may include:

  • Carrying out general labour assignments
  • Respond courteously and appropriately to public inquiries
  • General yard, fields, and turf maintenance
  • Collect and remove debris/litter/sharps at various locations in town
  • Working in extreme weather, working in indoor and outdoor environments
  • Tree and brush trimming
  • Debris, garbage, leaf, yard waste pick-up
  • Placing asphalt
  • Installation of signs, posts, etc.
  • Painting of signs, posts, equipment, etc.
  • Safely operating power tools and non-powered tools
  • Cleaning of facilities
  • Moving of equipment and furniture
  • Safely operating Town vehicles and equipment, abiding all traffic laws Placing seed and sod
  • Gardening duties
  • Erecting signs, banners, seasonal decorations
  • Event setup and takedown
  • Overseeing facility rentals
  • Invasive weed control
  • Heavy machinery function
  • Other duties as assigned

Transferable Skills: time management, team work, staying on task, self-monitoring, results- oriented, listening, non-verbal communication, problem solving, adaptability, critical thinking, resourceful, willingness to learn, enthusiasm, cooperation, reliability, ability to prioritize work, build an understanding of municipal functions


Employees will receive job specific training and work independently and touch base with supervisors daily


Work Term: May 6 - August 30 (4 positions) - 40 hours per week 

  Parks Maintenance/Horticultural Support – Full-Time & Part-Time
 

These employees will interact with the public face-to-face on a daily basis, during regular field work.

General duties may include tasks related to planning and maintaining the Town’s landscape. This will include preparation and planting of annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs - including but not limited to planting, watering, pruning, fertilization, cultivation, mulching, edging, and other duties as assigned. 

Must possess at minimum a valid G2 class driver’s license, and be physically able to perform medium to heavy work. 

Specific duties may include:

  • Water and fertilizing plant material as required
  • Collect and remove debris/litter/sharps at various locations in town
  • Placing seed and sod
  • Gardening duties as assigned
  • Landscaping
  • Safe operation of tools/equipment
  • Invasive weed control
  • Horticulture learning - identify and care for a diverse palette of plants
  • Operation and maintenance of municipally-owned greenhouse
  • Establishing and maintaining streetscapes
  • Safely operating Town vehicles and equipment
  • Working in extreme weather, working in indoor and outdoor environments
  • Other related duties as assigned

Transferable Skills: creativity, non verbal and verbal communication, critical thinking, problem solving, research and troubleshooting, willingness to learn, project management, cooperation, working alone and with a team, self-supervising, reliable, time management


Employees will receive job specific training and work independently and touch base with supervisors daily

Work Term: May 6 - August 30 (2 positions) - 40 hours per week 
                  April 23 - October 31 (1 position) - 24 hours per week

  Marina Attendants – Full-Time & Part-Time
These employees will interact with the public face-to-face on a daily basis, during regular field work.


General duties may include providing excellent customer service, scheduling and planning, logging and paperwork, cleaning maintenance tasks, and fuel pumping at our premiere 148-slip marina facility. 

Schedule will include work on holidays and/or evenings, as required. 


Specific duties may include:

  • Greet and provide direction to visitors
  • Maintain superior customer relations
  • Fuel dock operations
  • Operate a cash register with cash, credit and debit terminals, and perform accurate opening and closing of cash
  • Assist with retail sales and general office duties
  • Perform multiple daily dock walks to check on vessels, vacancies, customers and dock conditions and safety
  • Monitor docks and vessels during inclement weather
  • Greet and assist guests with docking and departures
  • Ensure marina and adjacent area is clean; empty garbage receptacles and pick up litter
  • Ensure any work area is kept clean and clear of any potential hazards such as slippery objects or tripping hazards such as ropes or debris
  • Respond to customer requests for fuel, including fuel and waste water service pumping
  • Ensure sensitive material is kept secure and handled in an appropriate manner
  • Consult and collaborate with others as needed to ensure thorough and effective work productivity and to promote teamwork
  • Monitor and respond to marine radio calls
  • Provide a high level of customer service to all guests and slip-holders, both seasonal and transient
  • Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the health and safety program
  • Adhere to all environmental policies and programs as required
  • Complete paperwork such as dockage forms, daily cash balance sheets, fuel pump readings, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Transferable Skills: ability to work both alone and as part of a team, listening, verbal and nonverbal communication, problem solving, willingness to learn, conflict resolution, cooperation, enthusiasm, customer service, reliability, organization, multi-tasking and ability to switch between tasks, self-directed and self-monitoring, time management

Students will receive job specific training and work independently and touch base with supervisors daily

 

Work Term: May 6 - August 30 (4 positions) - 40 hours per week* 
                  July 2 - August 30 (2 positions) - 24 hours per week* 
                  * may be weather dependent - no guarantee of minimum hours 

  Tourism Ambassadors – Full-Time & Part-Time

These employees will interact with the public on a daily basis mainly in-person, and on occasion over the telephone and by email. 

General duties may include providing travel, hospitality and accommodation information to tourists, promote tourism, and assessing tourism opportunities for our community. 

This is a position that will involve rotating shifts including work on holidays, evenings, and weekends. 

Bilingualism and possession of at minimum a valid G2 class driver’s license will be considered as assets in the selection process. 

Specific duties may include: 

  • Maintain a “Visitor’s First” approach to their duties and responsibilities; offer friendly and courteous front line service by providing accurate and relevant information to visitors/residents making inquiries Posses a profound understanding and knowledge of the Prescott community and able to provide visitors with detailed information on: places to eat, sleep, shop, points of interested, events and directions
  • Distribution of tourism brochures and other marketing materials to various locations both inside and outside of Prescott
  • Respond in writing and over the telephone to any tourism related inquiries
  • Sells and promotes tourism products and services proactively
  • Gathers all relevant statistical data for visitors
  • Assisting with event logistics by executing a number of tasks before and after special events
  • Providing assistance during community events to ensure successful execution
  • Perform day to day operations of the Visitor Centre, including administrative duties, opening and closing functions, accurately placing and receiving food orders, safely dispensing ice cream for visitors, and performing cleaning and maintenance tasks
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary environment for customers and staff, in compliance with Safe Food Handling practices
  • Maintain an accurate cash drawer and perform daily deposits
  • Possession of safe food handlers certificate considered an asset, or willingness to receive training
  • Ability to engage visitors to solicit then log valuable visitation data for statistical purposes and marketing plan development.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Transferable Skills: planning, time management, verbal and non verbal communication, writing skills, customer service, professional telephone etiquette, critical thinking, research, willingness to learn, decision making, working both alone and as part of a team, friendly, enthusiasm, honesty, reliability, establishing interpersonal relationships, social skills, selling skills, self-directed, self-supervising


Students will receive job specific training and work independently and touch base with supervisors weekly

 

Work Term: May 6 - August 30 (2 positions) - 35 hours per week
                  June 1 - August 30 (1 position) - up to 24 hours per week (no guarantee of minimum hours)

  Aquatics Supervisor & Lifeguard/Instructor – Full-Time

This employee will interact with the public on a daily basis, during regular field work.

General duties include scheduling and supervision of the facility staff, and of the facility and patrons using it, responsive actions, delivering first aid where required, providing excellent costumer service to patrons of all ages and abilities, problem solving, and planning and implementation of programming and related special events.

This is a position that will involve rotating shifts including work on holidays, evenings, and weekends.

Must posses National Lifeguard Service - Pool, LSS Swim Instructor and LSS Lifesaving Instructor, and a current Standard First Air CPR-C certification. Experience coaching or instructing aquatic fitness classes is considered an asset.

Specific duties may include:

  • Oversee a safe and clean outdoor aquatic facility, including a supervised Class A Pool and unsupervised outdoor beach, with shared changing facilities
  • Schedule and supervise lifeguard/instructing staff
  • Ensure adequate lifeguard supervision for pool programs
  • Perform and delegate cleaning and other maintenance duties at the facility ensure safety and cleanliness standards of the facility are upheld
  • Develop and schedule recreational programming
  • Respond in writing and over the telephone to any programming related inquires
  • Maintain constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency
  • Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.
  • Present professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service. 
  • Instruct swimming lessons to all ages, from parent and tot to fitness to older adults, under our Lifesaving Society affiliate membership
  • Coach recreational swim team, ages 4-16 and coordinate participation join regional competitions
  • Schedule and lead aquatic fitness classes for adults 
  • Collaborate with third party instructors to deliver recreational programming
  • Perform various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility, including maintaining cleanliness of washrooms and changing areas, pool and deck, nearby beach area, and adjacent parkland
  • Prepare and maintains appropriate activity reports and logs
  • Receive cash payments
  • Perform miscellaneous recreation-related duties, as assigned
  • Gather all relevant statistical data for users
  • Complete all necessary maintenance and user logs


Transferable Skills: scheduling, details oriented, planning and organization, customer service, verbal and nonverbal communication, critical thinking, problem solving, conflict management and resolution skills, supervising, coaching, leadership, management


Students will receive job specific training and work independently and touch base with supervisors daily

Work Term: May 6 - August 30 (1 position) - 35 hours per week
                  * may be weather dependent - no guarantee of minimum hours  

  Assistant Aquatics Supervisor & Lifeguard/Instructor – Full-Time

This employee will interact with the public on a daily basis, during regular field work.

General duties include supervision of the facility staff and of the facility and patrons using it, responsive actions, delivering first aid where required, providing excellent costumer service to patrons of all ages and abilities, problem solving, and implementation of programming and related special events.

This is a position that will involve rotating shifts including work on holidays, evenings, and weekends.

Must posses National Lifeguard Service - Pool, LSS Swim Instructor and LSS Lifesaving Instructor, and a current Standard First Air CPR-C certification. Experience coaching or instructing aquatic fitness classes is considered an asset.

Specific duties may include:  

  • Oversee a safe and clean outdoor aquatic facility, including a supervised Class A Pool and unsupervised outdoor beach, with shared changing facilities
  • Supervise lifeguard/instructing staff
  • Ensure adequate lifeguard supervision for pool programs
  • Perform and delegate cleaning and other maintenance duties at the facility ensure safety and cleanliness standards of the facility are upheld
  • Develop and schedule recreational programming
  • Respond in writing and over the telephone to any programming related inquires Maintain constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency
  • Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.
  • Present professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service. 
  • Instruct swimming lessons to all ages, from parent and tot to fitness to older adults, under our Lifesaving Society affiliate membership
  • Coach recreational swim team, ages 4-16 and coordinate participation join regional competitions
  • Schedule and lead aquatic fitness classes for older adults
  • Collaborate with third party instructors to deliver recreational programming
  • Perform various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility, including maintaining cleanliness of washrooms and changing areas, pool and deck, nearby beach area, and adjacent parkland
  • Prepare and maintains appropriate activity reports and logs
  • Receive cash payments
  • Perform miscellaneous recreation-related duties, as assigned
  • Gather all relevant statistical data for users
  • Complete all necessary maintenance and user logs

Transferable Skills: scheduling, details oriented, planning and organization, customer service, verbal and nonverbal communication, critical thinking, problem solving, conflict management and resolution skills, supervising, coaching, leadership, management


Students will receive job specific training and work independently and touch base with supervisors daily

 

Work Term: June 1 - August 30 (1 position) - 35 hours per week* 
                  * may be weather dependent - no guarantee of minimum hours 

  Lifeguard/Instructor – Full-Time & Part-Time

These employees will interact with the public on a daily basis, during regular field work.

General duties include supervision of the facility and patrons using it, responsive actions, delivering first aid where required, and providing excellent costumer service to patrons of all ages and abilities.

This is a position that will involve rotating shifts including work on holidays, evenings, and weekends.

Must posses National Lifeguard Service - Pool, LSS Swim Instructor and LSS Lifesaving Instructor, and a current Standard First Air CPR-C certification. Experience coaching or instructing aquatic fitness classes is considered an asset.

Specific duties may include:

  • Maintain constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency.
  • Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.
  • Present professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service.
  • Instruct swimming lessons to all ages, from parent and tot to fitness to older adults, under our Lifesaving Society affiliate membership
  • Coach recreational swim team, ages 4-16
  • Lead aquatic fitness classes for older adults
  • Collaborate with third party instructors to deliver recreational programming
  • Perform various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility, including maintaining cleanliness of washrooms and changing areas, pool and deck, nearby beach area, and adjacent parkland
  • Prepare and maintains appropriate activity reports and logs
  • Receive cash payments
  • Perform miscellaneous recreation-related duties, as assigned
  • Gather all relevant statistical data for users
  • Complete all necessary maintenance and user logs
  • Other duties as assigned

Transferable Skills: ability to react calmly, details oriented, planning and organization, customer service, verbal and nonverbal communication, critical thinking, problem solving, conflict management and resolution skills, supervising, coaching


Students will receive job specific training and work independently and touch base with supervisors daily

Work Term: June 1 - August 30 (2 positions) - up to 35 hours per week*
                     June 1 - August 30 (2 positions) - up to 24 hours per week*

                     July 2 - August 30 (4 positions) - up to 35 hours per week*
                  * may be weather dependent - no guarantee of minimum hours  

 

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