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The Town of Marathon has new openings available on a regular basis – please visit this area of the site often for new job postings and employment opportunities. 

Career Opportunities   


Lifeguard/Instructor (Internal/External Posting)

Reporting to the Community Services & Communications Manager, this position will work with the Senior Guard to provide safe supervision, coordinate and instruct a wide variety of aquatic programs, complete required documentation, assist in the mechanical operation of the filter room, balance water chemistry and assist in the daily cleanliness of the facility.

This posting is open to all Town employees.  This position is encompassed by SEIU Local 2 BGPWU and applications will be processed in the following order:

1.         From SEIU members                        

2.         From all other Town staff   

3.         External applications


•  Minimum of grade 12 and one (1) year of experience in a related field

•  Valid National Lifeguard Service certificate with pool option; Swim, Lifesaving and Emergency First Aid Instructor certificates; standard          first aid and CPR/AED certificate and WHMIS certificate

•  Good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to teach children and adults

•  Able to supervise, guide and motivate staff

•  Working knowledge of Ontario Regulation 565/90 regarding Public Pools

•  Physically able to perform all activities related to this position

•  Willing and able to keep current and upgrade qualifications as necessary

•  Available to work days, evenings, as well as weekend hours, perform rotating shifts to fulfil the requirements of a seven-day a week              operation and able to work on short notice

•  Provide a vulnerable sector check satisfactory to the Employer

•  Valid Class “G” driver’s license

Hours of work:         Minimum twenty (20) hours per week – days, evenings and weekends

Rate of Pay:              $ 30.96 per hour

Applications complete with certificates, indicating “Lifeguard/Instructor” as the position being sought. The posting will remained open until filled.

Andrea Gauthier, Corporate Services Manager

P.O. Bag “TM”, 4 Hemlo Drive

Phone: 229-1340 x2234        Fax: 229-1999            E-mail:


 Solid Waste Utility Worker (Internal/External Posting)

The Solid Waste Utility Worker collects and handles solid waste generated by the residential and business sectors and assists Works & Operations as an equipment operator as necessary.

This position is encompassed by C.U.P.E. Local 87. This position is also open to all Town of Marathon employees, and internal applications will be processed according to the applicable collective agreement before external applications are considered.


  • Minimum Grade 12 and 1 year’ experience in a related field.
  • Minimum 200 operating hours on the loader, 5 ton dump and garbage trucks
  • Valid DZ class licence (and ability to operate heavy equipment on occasion)
  • Working knowledge of sewer equipment, water thawing machine, trackless asphalt reclaimer and steamer
  • Physically able to perform all activities required within this department (i.e., lifting 23kg or 51lbs, climbing, digging, working at heights, etc.)
  • Willing to work in inclement weather and in a team setting.
  • Working knowledge of Federal and Provincial Regulations pertaining to landfill/MHSW operations.
  • Completed work area & traffic protection, chain saw safety and confined space entry courses.
  • Good organizational, record keeping (paper & electronic), and time management skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively with the public and co-workers, handle concerns and complaints in an effective manner, and perform duties with minimal supervision.
  • Valid standard first aid certificate.
  • Provide a vulnerable sector check satisfactory to the Employer.

Rate of pay: $27.20 per hour plus 10% in lieu of benefits and 4% vacation pay

Hours of work:         Tuesday-Saturday   20 hrs per week

For your safety and the safety of others, you will be required to demonstrate (in writing from an Ontario Ministry of Health authorized site) that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as of your hire date. 

Applications indicating “Solid Waste Utility Worker” as the position being sought.

The posting will remain open until filled.

Andrea Gauthier, Corporate Services Manager

4 Hemlo Drive, PO Bag “TM”

Phone: (807) 229-1349 x2234          Fax: (807) 229-1999  Email:


Applications indicating position being sought should be sent to:

Andrea Gauthier
Corporate Services Manager
Town of Marathon
4 Hemlo Drive, P.O. Bag “TM”
Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0

Phone: 229-1340 x 2234 | Fax: 229-1999

For other job opportunities in and around the town of Marathon please visit the Northwest Employment Works Job Bank and/or the Canada Job Bank.

The Corporation of The Town of Marathon is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals for posted opportunities. The Team Member Services Department currently accepts applications/resumes for advertised positions only and does not keep resumes or applications on file.

You will receive a confirmation email once your application has been received. We thank everyone who applies but only those individuals chosen for interviews will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and all other applicable legislation, the Corporation of The Town of Marathon is pleased to accommodate individual needs for applicants with disabilities within the recruitment process. Please call Team Member Services at (807) 229 – 1340 ext. 2234 or email if you require an accommodation to ensure your equal participation in the recruitment and selection process.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), information submitted is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used for candidate selection only.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume to:

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