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  • 15 Feb 2018 8:53 AM | Kerri Schuttel (Administrator)

    The County of Huron, known as “Ontario’s West Coast,” is a mosaic of vibrant communities along the shores of Lake Huron.  The County has a population of 60,000 people.  Amidst pastoral and marine scenery, the County’s economic strengths are agriculture, manufacturing and tourism.

    The County of Huron requires a Director of Economic Development who serves as a senior leader in community economic development for the County of Huron and will be involved in planning, developing and implementing new economic opportunities. The Director of Economic Development must have the ability to make good strategic decisions, demonstrate strong civic community leadership; build relationships with staff, economic development partners, the business community and municipalities.

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    Please forward your letter of application and resume in one PDF document by 4:30pm, Friday March 23rd, 2018 to:

    Email: humanresources@huroncounty.ca

    The Corporation of the County of Huron -- Human Resources
    1 Courthouse Square
    Goderich, Ontario
    N7A 1M2

    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.

    The County of Huron is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

  • 14 Feb 2018 12:23 PM | Kerri Schuttel (Administrator)

    North Bay is a vibrant and progressive City situated between Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake in Ontario’s beautiful Near North. This growing city of 51,000 residents is conveniently located just three and a half hours from Toronto and Ottawa.

    The City of North Bay’s Economic Development Department is seeking a highly energetic and creative individual who enjoys working as part of a team.  Driven and self-motivated to contribute to the goals of the organization, the successful applicant will be an outgoing, independent professional who can effectively utilize their skills and network to advance our mandate.  Familiar with government programming and business support systems, this individual will work directly with community partners to implement relevant programming and provide industry with access to tools that support business growth. 

    The candidate’s effective, customer focused approach to business will result in opportunities for new investment and job growth in the community.  As a proven collaborator with strong project management experience, the individual will lead internal initiatives and provide end to end client support for businesses. 

    The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of Economic Development, the North Bay economy and Northern Ontario.  With relevant post-secondary education and a minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years on the job experience, or an acceptable combination of formal education and related experience, the successful candidate will be accustomed to working in the field of economic development and ideally has obtained, or be presently working towards, his/her professional designation in Economic Development. 

    We are seeking an individual who is proficient with office and online systems and available to work outside of traditional business hours.  With some requirement for travel, valid travel documents and a valid Ontario driver’s license are a must.  Bilingualism is considered an asset.  The candidate’s professional and thoughtful problem resolution skills are complementary to his/her responsive client focused approach.  This individual enjoys working in a demanding, fast pace environment where their ability to effectively manage competing priorities results in successful projects and innovative new ideas.

    Qualified individuals interested in being considered for this position are requested to submit, in confidence, a resume and covering letter clearly demonstrating how they meet the requirements and qualifications of the position, no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday, March 9th, 2018 to email:

    staffing@cityofnorthbay.ca

    While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

  • 14 Feb 2018 9:53 AM | Kerri Schuttel (Administrator)

    Reporting to the Manager, Tourism & Special Events this position will interact with stakeholders to facilitate the development and implementation of innovative strategies and resources that promotes the City of Brampton as a vibrant tourism destination and supports new business growth and development. The Tourism Development Coordinator will be responsible for facilitating marketing and communications initiatives, creating new tourism product offerings, and the development and implementation of a Tourism Strategic plan. This position works closely with Economic Development and the City’s Regional Tourism Organization to foster government and stakeholder alliances, partnerships and encouraging new business growth.

    Starting Salary: $76,060
    Various tests and/or exams may be 
    administered as a part of the selection criteria.
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    TO APPLY: Please apply online, quoting file number: 102824 by February 26, 2018 at: www.brampton.ca/employment or via www.workopolis.com and search for key words City of Brampton. If you require assistance with the application process, please contact us directly. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview with be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. We are dedicated to equal opportunity.

    The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 

  • 13 Feb 2018 3:20 PM | Kerri Schuttel (Administrator)

    In all we do, we have the freedom to be our best self, belong, excel….

    We want you to join us as a member of our collaborative and forward thinking Economic Development team! Working in a cross-functional and customer focused environment, you will work in a dynamic, entrepreneurial area as we move forward to grow, connect, and sustain our community. 

    Intrinsically motivated and proactive with exceptional time management skills, you will focus on creating awareness of the Town’s economic development opportunities through the promotion of marketing and advertising campaigns.  You will lead the charge to maximize marketing and advertising outreach by customizing and reformatting messaging in a variety of mediums including blogs, photo journals, YouTube, podcasts, etc.; and drive forward our marketing and advertising initiatives by supporting all outbound efforts. You will foster positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders by taking a One Town, One Team approach to facilitate excellence in customer service.  

    We are seeking a dynamic driven self-starter who thrives in a culture of innovation, is adaptable to our growing and changing municipality, and wants to make a positive impact on our corporation and the community. Your Community College diploma in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing/Advertising, Business Administration, or a related discipline is complimented by three years’ experience in a similar role including content distribution, digital marketing, social media management, content creation, engaging with customers, , managing completing priorities and proactively contributing to the team. Excellent interpersonal, time management, attention to details, communication and problem solving skills will underpin your success in the role. A valid Class "G" driver's license in good standing and a reliable vehicle to use on corporate business is considered an asset, as is the availability to attend evening/weekend meetings as required.

    To learn more about the Town of Innisfil and to apply, please visit innisfil.ca/employment.  Closing date is February 21, 2018.

    To apply to this position, submit your application online though our applicant tracking system. In the event you require an alternate method of submitting your application, please contact the Town’s People & Talent team by calling 705-436-3710.

    We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information will be used to determine eligibility for potential employment and is pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

    Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided, on request, to support candidate participation in all aspects of the recruitment process. To request accommodation, please contact People & Talent.

  • 06 Feb 2018 3:18 PM | Kerri Schuttel (Administrator)

    With offices in Canadian embassies and consulates in Europe, Asia and the Americas, the Ministry of International Trade's International Trade & Investment Offices are headed by people familiar with the needs of their particular market—and the business advantages Ontario can offer it. We are also an important resource for local economic development offices interested in attracting foreign investment or finding export markets.

    Situated in the Canadian Consulate General in Shanghai, China, a unique four-year opportunity exists with the Ministry to represent Ontario in Shanghai, Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao and Provinces of Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi and Zhejiang. Bring your strong knowledge of global economic development and trade issues to promote and project Ontario's image for business opportunities.

    Location:  Canadian Consulate General in Shanghai, China
    Salary Range: $86,046 - $132,564 per year
    Additional Information: 1 Temporary, duration up to 48 months
    Full job description

    Please apply online, only, at www.ontario.ca/careers, quoting Job ID 118260, by Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

    If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

  • 06 Feb 2018 3:14 PM | Kerri Schuttel (Administrator)

    With offices in Canadian embassies and consulates in Europe, Asia and the Americas, the Ministry of International Trade's International Trade & Investment Offices are headed by people familiar with the needs of their particular market—and the business advantages Ontario can offer it. We are also an important resource for local economic development offices interested in attracting foreign investment or finding export markets.

    Situated in the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, China, a unique four-year opportunity exists with the Ministry to represent Ontario in Beijing, Chongqing and Tianjin and Provinces of Gansu, Guizhou, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, , Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Menggu, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Xizang and Yunnan. Bring your strong knowledge of global economic development and trade issues to promote and project Ontario's image for business opportunities.

    Location: Canadian Consulate General in Beijing, China
    Salary Range: $86,046 to $132,564 per year
    Additional Information: 1 Temporary, up to 48 months
    Full job description

    Please apply online, only, at www.ontario.ca/careers, quoting Job ID 119999, by Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

    If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.    

  • 06 Feb 2018 1:58 PM | Kerri Schuttel (Administrator)

    We are looking for a dynamic, experienced, well-connected, community builder and outside the box thinker to support our existing community networks and develop new ones. The right person to fill our position would best have a background in community, workforce or economic development and strong presentation and facilitation skills. You will work with existing and new stakeholders in the field of workforce development and labour market information.  

    This exciting, flexible and always interesting mid-level position offers you lots of creative freedom in how you achieve your goals and objectives and every day is always different.

    If you think you might like to join our small but mighty team, please send us your resume and a cover letter telling us why you think you’d be the best fit to info@workforceplanningboard.com by 4pm, Friday, February 16, 2018. For a detailed job description please visit our website at www.workforceplanningboard.com.

    The Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin is an equal opportunities employer. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

    This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.

  • 06 Feb 2018 1:04 PM | Kerri Schuttel (Administrator)

    Are you looking for an opportunity where you can showcase your trade policy skills, and are interested in supporting the implementation of Ontario's Global Trade Strategy as well as developing Ontario's negotiation, implementation and defence strategies for international trade agreements? Join the Ministry of International Trade's (MIT) Trade Strategy, Analytics and Partnerships Branch's Trade Strategy and Intelligence Unit!  We are seeking seasoned policy advisors and creative thinkers to bring cutting edge trade policy advice and innovative approaches to international trade practices that will enable Ontario businesses and people expand, strengthen and diversify their export potential in the modern global market place.

    At MIT, we play an important role in coordinating international trade activities and strategy in Ontario. We work with the business community, key organizations and partner ministries to advance the province's economic interests around the globe. We are responsible for international trade strategy and policy, trade missions and promotion with our ministry partners to increase Ontario's exports and identify new markets.

    Salary Range: $70,538 to 103,944 per year
    Three permanent positions
    Full job description

    Location:  80 Grosvenor Street, Toronto

    Please apply online, only, by Wednesday, February 21, 2018, by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers and entering Job ID 116036 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

    If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

  • 01 Feb 2018 2:20 PM | Kerri Schuttel (Administrator)


    The Township of South Glengarry is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual. Reporting directly to the General Manager of Community Services the Economic Development & Tourism Promotions Coordinator will be responsible for facilitating the Township’s community and economic development and promotional initiatives. 

    The ideal candidate will have the following experience and preferred qualifications:

    • University degree or College diploma in Marketing/Promotions, Community Economic Development and/or Business Administration combined with related financial experience.
    • Demonstrated understanding of local government, rural issues and affairs, provincial legislation affecting agriculture and rural communities are essential.
    • Demonstrated working knowledge in Community Economic Development theories and practices.
    • Practical experience with the preparation of media releases, newspaper articles, speeches and presentations.
    • Effective computer skills and practical experience working with website Content Management Systems, social media platforms and Microsoft Office Suite of products.
    • Experience with the preparation and strategic implementation of the website and social media.
    • Must be available to attend Township events and functions including evenings and weekends.
    • Maintain a valid Ontario Class G Drivers’ License and have a clean driver’s abstract.

    Qualified and interested candidates must submit their cover letter and resume via email to: Cyndi DeVries Human Resources Advisor   cyndi@southglengarry.com no later than February 23, 2018 4:00pm.  A complete job description can found on the Township of South Glengarry website. www.southglengarry.com

    In accordance with the “Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act”, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

    Accommodations of persons with disabilities are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.  Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance to the Human Resources Advisor, or designate.

    We thank all applicants and advise that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • 24 Jan 2018 10:45 AM | Kerri Schuttel (Administrator)

    Community Futures Peterborough is a not-for-profit organization that stimulates economic development, diversity and employment opportunities throughout Peterborough County by providing an array of community and business development, counseling and lending services. We are committed to supporting the efforts of entrepreneurs and forward-thinking community leaders in building community wealth in diverse and innovative manners.

    Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for leading the CFP to successfully meet objectives and achieve the mission of the organization. 

    CFP is dedicated to creating jobs by providing financing for new businesses and small and medium sized businesses wanting to expand.

    A full job description is available at http://communityfuturespeterborough.ca/recruitment/

    Please submit resumes and cover letter to gail@cfpeterborough.ca prior to firm deadline of February 16th, 2018 at 12:00 noon.


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