Summer Student Employment Opportunities

The Township of Greater Madawaska is currently inviting students to apply for 2023 summer employment opportunities.

Applications will be accepted until April 3, 2023 by 4:00 p.m. 

Please note that the application form will follow the listing of Summer Student Postions below. Students are able to apply to more than one position of interest. 

Summer Student Employment Opportunities

Public Works Labourers (2 positions available) 

Summary: Public Works Labourers will assist the Public Works Staff with a vaiety of maintenance related duties such as, but not limited to, traffic control, removing debris and litter from right of ways, installing roadway signage, and reparing fences.
Duration:  14 week program - beginning May 15, 2023
Hours of Work:  40 hours per week - Monday to Thursday
Compensation:   $15.50 - $16.50/hour

Facilities Grounds Labourer (1 postion available)

Summary: The ideal candidate will have experience working in the outdoors in all types of weather and performing physical tasks. The Grounds Labourer will assist the Facilities Staff with a variety of maintenance related duties such as, but not limited to, grass cutting and trimming, watering flowers and cleaning exterior of buildings. The candidates will also be required to assist at the Transfer Stations on alternating weekends and on an as needed basis.
Duration: 12 week program - Beginning June 5, 2023
Hours of Work:  This will be a full-time, summer contract position working 40 hours per week, weekend work will be required. 
Compensation:   $15.50 - $16.50/hour

Tourism Ambassador

Summary: Experience working with the public in a tourist environment and knowledge of tourism attractions and businesses in the Township of Greater Madawaska and the Ottawa Valley is considered an asset. Excellent customer service, communication and data entry skills combined with the ability to work independently are required. Travel within the Township may be required. 
Duration: 8 week program - Beginning July 4, 2023
Hours of Work: This will be a full-time, summer contract position working 35 hours per week, weekends will be required. 
Compensation:   $15.50 - $16.50/hour

Eiligibilty Requirements

All summer student applicants must meet the following requirements on the first day of employment with the Township of Greater Madawaska.

  • You must be 16 years of age to 30 years of age (with the exception of the Facilities Grounds Labourer which can be a minimum of 15 years of age)
  • You must be enrolled in a secondary or post-secondary program
  • You must be returning to a secondary or post-secondary program on a full-time basis in 2023.
  • You must have a minimum of a class 'G2' licence and present a clean drivers abstract (with the exception of the Facilities Ground Labourer if only 15 years of age)
  • A satisfactory Criminal Reference Check is required prior to commencement of employment for applicants that are 18 years and older.


We thank all applicatants and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Township of Greater Madawaska is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request. Please contact Jessica Schroeder by email to or by phone at 613-752-2274.

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