Human Resources

Human Resources Department

The Human Resources Department is responsible to recruit and support a team of professionals, skilled and accountable staff so that they are able to provide quality services to the City of Brockville.

The department takes care of all labour relation activities, health and safety administration, recruitment and succession planning, benefit and pension administration and policy development. The department is responsible for paying all City of Brockville Employee’s on a bi-weekly basis.

The City of Brockville has 3 bargaining agents and 5 separate collective agreements.

The City’s employment is a combination of full-time, seasonal and students and therefore ranges from 275 to 350 employees throughout the year. 

The Human Resources Department consists of 2 full time employees: the Manager of Human Resources and the Human Resources Payroll Coordinator.

In addition to supporting the City of Brockville employees, the Human Resources team also provides assistance to related City/Municipal Boards such as the Brockville Art Centre, the Brockville Museum, the Brockville Library, the Brockville Cemetery and the Aquatarium.

Why Work for the City of Brockville

The City of Brockville is a great place to work and it is rewarding to contribute to making the City a welcoming City to  all, whether raising a family,enjoying the outdoors, playing on the water, or easing into retirement.

City of Brockville employees are dedicated and enjoy serving their community.  There are a number of different types of careers to choose from: firefighting, police, public works, planning, engineering, finance and so much more.

What we have to offer

  • Comprehensive benefit package – We offer an attractive comprehensive extended health and dental benefits package and participate in the OMERS Pension Plan

  • Employee Assistance Program – We provide a confidential program through which employees can seek support and practical solutions on a variety of personal and work-related issues

  • Health & Safety – The City of Brockville has several health and safety committees and is committed to providing a safe work place for employees

  • Involvement – Employees are encouraged to contribute to local charities and participate in events as well there are staff BBQ’s, lunches and activities throughout the year that employees organize and enjoy

  • Savings – Starting in 2015 the City is offering the ability to Voluntarily Contribute to OMERS through AVCs.These are a great vehicle to save and assist employees with retirement planning

  • Training & Development – Employees participate with on-the-job training and regular opportunities for training such as health and safety and career specific courses and seminars

These are only a few of the reasons to work for the City of Brockville.  Check out the current job opportunities if you are interested in working here.

Please note that the City of Brockville’s Human Resources Department does not accept resumes unless there is a job posted and you are applying for a specific opening.

Accommodation at the City of Brockville

The Corporation of the City of Brockville is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes.  Accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities are available upon request.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect to any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

Seasonal Employment Opportunities

Consider joining our team.  Each year we recruit for a variety of seasonal positions, including outdoor maintenance, parks, water services and transportation services.

Check our website under Careers for job openings.

Summer Student Employment

Each year the City of Brockville hires students for roles within the City.  First priority goes to those returning students and also to residence of the City of Brockville.  We have a variety of positons within many different departments and Divisions such as Water Treatment, Pollution Control, the Cemetery, the Museum, Parks and Public Works, St. Lawrence Park and the Habour as well as By-law, Planning and Engineering.  However in some cases such as specialty positions, such as Life guards or Civil Engineers, we expand our criteria and accept applicants from surrounding areas.

Student job opportunities will be posted at the beginning of January.  Please visit the Careers page.

Firefighter CPS&OS Test Results Participants 

Stage 2 of the Brockville Firefighter recruitment process, CPS & OS test results for participants that wrote on November 30 and December 1, 2019.

Human Resources Staff

Krista Vandewal - Manager of Human Resources
    Tel: (613) 342-8772
    Email Krista Vandewal

Cathy Hopkins - Human Resources and Payroll Coordinator
    Tel: (613) 342-8772
    Email Cathy Hopkins