Employment Opportunities

The Corporation of the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley is an equal opportunity employer, following rules and regulations set out by the Human Rights Code and the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation.  The Township does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications.

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Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley

Director of Public Works

The Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley, located in Eastern Ontario, in the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville is a flourishing community with both rural and urban areas. Elizabethtown-Kitley is a beautiful, safe and diverse community of 10,000 residents, serving a regional catchment area of 90,000+. Ottawa and Kingston are less than an hour’s drive and Toronto and Montreal are but 200 kilometres.

The business profile of the township includes a mix of agricultural, manufacturing, industrial businesses, contracting and tourism.

To live in the township, is a captivating experience. Elizabethtown-Kitley provides affordable residential real estate, including rural residential and heritage homes, hobby farms and full agricultural operations, village settings, and subdivisions.  Relax in a rural setting and enjoy the beautiful St. Lawrence River and lakes, all within a short drive. Every season offers activities, be this recreational, educational or cultural.

The Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley, which covers 558 square kilometres, works closely with the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville in the maintenance of roads.

Your Opportunity to Make a Difference

As the ideal candidate and our new Director of Public Works you are an inspiring leader known for both your insightful technical acumen and your ability to build and sustain collaborative relationships with stakeholders, partners and staff at all levels in order to continue providing exceptional service to our community.

The Director of Public Works is a key management team member and will report to the Administrator-Clerk. You will oversee a department of 12 full-time and seasonal employees and provide leadership and strategic advice in the areas of roads, drainage and waste management.  The successful candidate will be required to manage special capital projects and the day to day activities of the department, consultants and contractors. 

In addition, you will be a leader capable of effectively directing and mobilizing labour and equipment, planning and directing capital works projects, providing oversight for the Township’s public works operations, communicating effectively with members of the public, community stakeholders and Council and directing a workforce while adeptly dealing with personnel issues.

The Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.  Join a dedicated team which strives to make our community the best place to live, work and play.

To explore this opportunity please apply via email by June 17, 2019 to careers@waterhousesearch.ca quoting project EK-DPW. Should you wish to speak to our Executive Recruiter please contact Jon Stungevicius at 416-214-9299 x1,  jon@waterhousesearch.com or Amy Oliveira at 416-214-9299 x4,  amyoliveira@waterhousesearch.com.


Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley


Volunteer opportunities are often available.  Contact the Township Office with your interests if you would like to know how you can help our community.


Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used to determine qualifications for employment.  Questions about the collection of information should be directed to the Administrator-Clerk at the address indicated above.    The Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley is an equal opportunity employer.  Accommodations under the requirement of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) will be provided upon request.


Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley, 6544 New Dublin Rd, RR 2  Addison, ON, K0E 1A0
Tel. 613-345-7480 or 1-800-492-3175, Fax. 613-345-7235, Email: mail@ektwp.ca
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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