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Recruitment Timelines

Application/Recruitment ProcessTimeline
Job Advertisement is placed in News Advertiser and the City's websiteMid November - January
Application DeadlineEarly January
Interviews and selection of candidatesJanuary - April

Seasonal positions with the City of Pickering include:

March Break Camps

  • Camp Counsellor
  • Camp Counsellor, Special Needs
  • Assistant Director
  • Director

Summer

  • Camp Counsellor
  • Camp Counsellor, Special Needs
  • Camp Director
  • Coordinator, Special Needs & Volunteers (Camps)
  • Tour Guide/Museum Admissions (Pickering Museum Village)
  • Student Labourer (Parks & Roads)

Criteria

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be considered for employment in these positions:

  • must be currently enrolled as well as returning to full-time attendance at school in the fall to be eligible
  • must have attained the age of 16
  • must be residents of the City of Pickering (or their parents/guardians)*
  • only candidates with current certification in Standard First Aid (issued within 2 years) and Basic Rescuer CPR-C (issued within 1 year) will be considered for an interview for Camp and Museum positions (no exceptions)
  • must be willing to undergo a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment
  • must be willing to attend various mandatory training sessions
  • must be willing to work on weekends and holidays as required
  • must possess a valid Ontario Class G or G2 driver's license. A clean driving record is preferred**

* Non-residents of Pickering will be considered if there are no suitable candidates from the City.
** Applicable to Student Labourers and Camp Directors only.

Please note Student Labourers are not required to obtain a Criminal Reference Check or have current First Aid or CPR certifications.

Year Round Positions

  • Youth Leader
  • Event Leader
  • Coordinator, Youth Programs

Criteria

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be considered for employment in our Youth Program area:

  • must have attained the age of 16
  • only candidates with current certification in Standard First Aid (issued within 2 years) and Basic Rescuer CPR-C (issued within 1 year) will be considered
  • must be willing to undergo a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment
  • must be willing to attend various mandatory training sessions
  • must be willing to work on weekends and holidays as required

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