We thank all applicants 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 the Township by email or by phone at 613-752-2222.

Current Career Opportunities

Land Use Planner (Hybrid/Remote) - Posting will remain open until filled

The Township of Greater Madawaska is located in Calabogie, ON, in the heart of the Ottawa Valley. The Township is surrounded by rivers, lakes, and mountains and offers a small-town feel mixed with country living. With around 3,000 permanent residents, the Township is growing each year and expanding while maintaining the history and country living lifestyle. Additionally, the Township welcomes seasonal residents and vacationers during the summer and fall seasons.

Role Description

This position is responsible for providing effective leadership and direction in the planning, coordination and management of Planning applications and Policy development at the Township.

As the Planner, you will be responsible for day-to-day tasks such as processing development applications, reviewing and approving site plans, conducting site visits, and preparing reports. In addition, you will be responsible for liaising with developers, contractors, and the public.


  • Manage the processing of all planning applications
  • Manage planning and strategic projects, including Sustainability Plans, Growth Studies and other special planning initiatives
  • Manage long-term planning and development policies affecting the overall growth of the Township
  • Provide professional planning advice to Council, staff, and the public
  • Provide staff direction, assisting with resolution of contentious issues; motivate and support staff
  • Develop, implement and administer the annual operating budget
  • Prepare reports, documents and presentations to Council, Committees and at statutory public meetings
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Degree or diploma in Planning, Geography, or a related field
  • Minimum 3 years of related progressive experience in land use planning, preferably in a municipal environment
  • Professional Planner designation, or working towards
  • Canadian Institute of Planners and the Ontario Professional Planners Institute member
  • Knowledge of planning principles, statutory requirements, by-laws, provincial policies and regulations applicable to municipal planning; familiarity with current literature and trends
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, ArcGIS, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

The Township of Greater Madawaska offers a comprehensive benefits plan, OMERS, and an opportunity for remote work arrangements.


For more information regarding this opportunity, please email cao@greatermadawaska.com

Volunteer Fire Firefighter

Are you interested in being an active part of our community ensuring safety and enhancing public education to the youth and families within the Township, do you want to challenge yourself to try something new? If this interests you, we invite you to join the Greater Madawaska Fire Department. Currently we have two stations one located in Calabogie and a station located in the Griffith. 

To apply to the fire department please complete the Volunteer Firefighter Application

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