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The Corporation of the Township of Melancthon is now accepting applications
for the position of:

ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE ASSISTANT
(Full-time permanent position)

The successful applicant will report to the CAO/Clerk Treasurer and Director of Public Works to assist in the day to day operations of the Municipality. Duties will include (but not limited to): accounts payable processing, assist with planning applications, processing tax payments, general reception/clerical duties, wildlife claim reporting, health and safety and public works administrative duties.

Applicants should possess a community college diploma with a background in office/business administration/accounting, and a minimum of three years’ experience. This position requires an applicant who is highly organized, detail oriented, has the ability to work with minimal supervision and who has excellent customer service and communication skills. Computer proficiency using WordPerfect, Word, Excel and Keystone Property Taxation/Accounting System, as well as experience with the TOMRMS file management system would be an asset.

The Township of Melancthon will offer the successful candidate a comprehensive benefit package, enrollment into the OMERS Pension Plan and potential opportunity for advancement within the organization. Salary to be determined.

Applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and resume in confidence no later than 4:00 p.m. on November 2, 2018 to:

Corporation of the Township of Melancthon
157101 Highway 10
Melancthon, Ontario
L9V 2E6
Attention: Denise B. Holmes, CAO/Clerk

The Township of Melancthon is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected and will only be used for the purposes of candidate selection. If you require an accessible format, please email dholmes@melancthontownship.ca. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

HEADWATERS HEALTH CARE CENTRE

Headwaters Health Care Centre is seeking the public’s feedback to help plan for the future of your community hospital. What can they do better to help care for the wellness of you and your family? You are encouraged to visit their website and complete the anonymous survey.

Take the survey:  https://imagineheadwaters.com/survey/

Visit Headwaters Health Care Centre Online:  https://imagineheadwaters.com/

Email Headwaters Health Care Centre Your Ideas:  imagine@headwatershealth.ca

Are you on the Voter’s List for the 2018 Municipal Election?

The Township needs 2,500 Electors to get its seat back at County Council next term and so far we are short of this number by approximately 100 electors. To make sure you are on the list, please call the Office at 519-925-5525. If you know someone that has recently moved into the Township, please have them contact the Office. To be added to the list, please come to the Municipal Office located at 157101 Highway 10 and fill out an Application to Amend the Voter’s List. Please bring identification with you.

The Township has extended its Office Hours for this purpose and will now be open on Thursday evenings until 7:00 p.m. effective Thursday, September 13th until Thursday, October 18th and on Election Day, October 22nd from 8:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

*NEW* – the Township Municipal Office now accepts Interac. 

The Council of the Township of Melancthon would like to thank those who submitted an entry for its Slogan Contest.  The contest which ran until September 30, 2016 was open to Melancthon residents, Council Members and Staff.  There were a total of nine slogans received.  The slogans were reviewed at the October 6th Committee of the Whole meeting and voted on and the following slogan, submitted by Denise Holmes, was chosen:  “Preserving the Past ~ Protecting Your Future”.

Good news!  The Township of Melancthon Yard has been approved by the Ontario Electronic Stewardship as a collector site for e-waste.  Please note that the collection container is located near the entrance to the Municipal Office and is open during business hours only:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Click here to see the acceptable e-waste items.