We currently have the following Summer Student opportunities:

Public Works/Recreation Labourer – Two (2) Positions

$15.50/hour 40 hours a week with an approximate start date of May 8th, 2023 until August 25th, 2023.


  • Use of data collection software to accurately locate and document infrastructure and utilities within the Township of Horton.
  • Participate in Public Works employee related activities such as safety training and other job-related training as assigned.
  • Assist the roads staff with road-related work, including cold patching and traffic control.
  • Assist with other maintenance work including grass cutting, recreation maintenance, landscaping, and shop clean-up.
  • Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and other applicable legislation, department policies/procedures/practices, operational guidelines, and perform safe work practices.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to assist the Public Works, Recreation or Waste Management Departments.
  • Valid Class “G” license.
  • Criminal Records Check.
  • CSA approved safety footwear.

Students MUST be returning to school in Fall 2023.

Please forward your resume with cover letter (in MS Word or PDF format), referencing the specific position being applied for by 4:00 p.m. on April 3rd, 2021 by e-mail; aknapp@hortontownship.ca; or by dropping off at the Municipal Office.

The Township is committed to providing a barrier-free workplace. If accommodation is required during the selection or interview process, it will be available upon request. The job posting is available in an accessible format upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information Act and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

Contact Information

Adam Knapp, Public Works Manager

Township of Horton

2253 Johnston Rd.

Renfrew, ON. K7V 3Z8