Citizen of the Year Award

Council will be accepting nominations for the Citizen of the Year Award from Schreiber residents until 12:00pm November 17th, 2021. Please provide a brief summary outlining the reasons for the nomination and the areas of community service.

Nominations can be mailed to:
Township of Schreiber – Attn: Cecile Mayry
P.O. Box 40, Schreiber, ON P0T 2S0
Or emailed to:

Ontario Senior of the Year Award – Rona Godin

The Ontario Senior of the Year Award is given annually by Council to recognize an outstanding senior who, after age 65, enriches the social, cultural or civic life of the community. The individual may have contributed in many different areas, such as the arts, literature, community service, volunteering, education, environment, fitness and humanitarian activities, making his or her community a better place to live. This year, Council has chosen Rona Godin as the recipient of the Ontario Senior of the Year Award. Congratulations, Rona and thank you for your contributions to the community of Schreiber.

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Employment Opportunity

Director of Operations

The Township of Schreiber, located on the northern shore of Lake Superior, is a vibrant, friendly community where family and community values are appreciated and lifestyle opportunities are second to none.  Residents enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities and a rich cultural heritage.  The Township is currently looking to recruit a Director of Operations to fill a vacancy.

Reporting directly to the CAO/Clerk the Director of Operations is a key member of the senior management team and is responsible for effectively and efficiently directing and supervising all activities of the Public Works, Recreation Facilities, maintenance staff, water distribution, wastewater collection, and overseeing contracted municipal services in accordance with the policies and direction provided by Council. 

Applicants should possess at least 5 years experience in directly related employment (preferably municipal), with at least 3 years of management or supervisory experience in a unionized environment. 

Desired qualifications include:

  • Thorough knowledge of municipal operational and capital budgeting practices and procedures, current regulations, acts, contractual agreements and cost estimating.
  • Familiarity with water treatment and distribution systems; wastewater treatment and collection systems; as well as current Ontario legislation related to water and wastewater, including the Safe Drinking Water Act; Sustainable Water and Sewage Systems Act; and the Drinking Water Quality Management Standard.
  • Excellent communication skills and a good understanding of quality public relations.
  • Competent within the meaning of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Demonstrated competence with standard Microsoft Office computer applications.
  • Have and maintain a valid Class G driver’s license (minimum).

Salary to be negotiated.  The Township offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package.  A Job Description is available at

Please forward a letter of application and resume by email, in confidence, to:

Nathan Dias, CAO/Clerk
Township of Schreiber

This posting will remain open until November 15, 2021, or until a suitable candidate is selected.           

If you need employment accommodation, please contact us to provide your contact information. The Township of Schreiber is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.  

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  The personal information gathered will be used solely for application selection in accordance with the Municipal Freedom and Protection of Privacy Act.

POSITION TITLE:                  Director of Operations

REPORTS TO:                       CAO/Clerk

POSITION DESCRIPTION:    To manage the Public Works and Recreation Departments, oversee provision of service contracts for solid waste collection, water and wastewater plants, and water distribution and wastewater collection systems.


  • Supervises staff, prepares work schedules, assigns duties, monitors performance, trains, evaluates, coaches and disciplines staff.
  • Acts as a member of the management team and directs staff as required in the absence of the CAO/Clerk or Treasurer.
  • Continuously promotes and maintains effective communications and teamwork practices with co-workers, other sectional staff and supervisors, organizes team building strategies, facilitates and participates in meetings and endorses accountability, flexibility and adaptability.
  • Recommends promotions, demotions, hiring and dismissal of departmental staff and completes annual evaluations of staff.
  • Prepares for approval and manages annual operating and capital budgets following Corporation guidelines.
  • Coordinates and delivers staff training as appropriate
  • Coordinates maintenance and general supervision of roads, street lighting, sewer collection and water distribution systems, municipal buildings, facilities and capital projects.
  • Responsible for all compliance reporting as required by provincial legislation and regulation.
  • Prepares and implements departmental policies.
  • Liaises with appropriate Provincial ministries.
  • Provides project management services and construction project administration.
  • Writes grants and researches government-funded assistance programs.
  • Provides technical assistance to maintenance staff.
  • Ensures that Health and Safety regulations are adhered to and documented, coordinates staff training.
  • Management appointee and Co-chair of the Occupational Health & Safety Committee.
  • Attends Council and committee meetings and reports as necessary.
  • Availability after hours to respond to operational, maintenance and emergency issues.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • Formal training such as Certified or Civil Engineering Technologist designation (CET), Certified Road Supervisor (CRS – AORS), or equivalent credentials suitable to the position.
  • Five (5) years supervisory experience in the municipal environment or construction field.
  • Experience and knowledge with water distribution systems; wastewater collection systems; as well as current Ontario legislation related to water and wastewater, including the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Sustainable Water and Sewage Systems Act.
  • Computer literacy utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Internet based applications, maintenance management System and GIS software.
  • Knowledge in planning, overseeing design/construction and maintenance of municipal infrastructure including roads, curbs, sidewalks, storm sewers, building maintenance issues.
  • Experience and knowledge in fleet maintenance and asset management (facilities and property).
  • Thorough knowledge of municipal operational and capital budgeting practices and procedures, current regulations, acts, contractual agreements and cost estimating.
  • Ontario Building Officials Association certification including General Legal for CBO’s, House, HVAC & Plumbing at a minimum, would be an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills and good understanding of quality public relations.  Must be capable of clear, understandable written and oral instructions.
  • Valid Class G driver’s license and a good driving record.
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Hydro One Outage Notification

Hydro One Zone: 7 Northwest Hydro One Operation Center(s): THUNDER BAY Hydro One Township(s) Affected: SCHREIBER, PATIENCE, MCALLISTER, WIGGINS, KILLRAINE, LAHONTAN, PAYS PLATT FN Reason for Outage: Performing Maintenance Interruption Date(s) and Time(s):Sun Oct 24 2021 from 08:00 until 16:00 (8 hrs)Hydro One reminds all members of the public to always stay clear of downed power lines or equipment. Never assume they are safe to approach.

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Municipal Office Closed September 30th

The Municipal Office will be closed on September 30th to honour the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day honours the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families and communities.  Commemoration of the history and ongoing impacts of residential schools is an important part of the reconciliation process.

We encourage all residents of Schreiber to honour the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

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Request for Proposal for Concession Services at Schreiber Arena

The Township of Schreiber invites Requests for Proposals for the provision of Concession Services at Schreiber Arena from November 1st, 2021 to March 27th, 2022. Concession services must begin on November 1st and include the events specified in this document.

Schreiber arena is the social and recreational hub of Schreiber throughout the winter. The Township of Schreiber is seeking a concession operator who can provide consistent, highly competent concession management and offers a product which responds to the expected Arena clientele.

Responses clearly marked CONCESSION SERVICES AT SCHREIBER ARENA will be received up until 4:00 p.m. October 5th, 2021 and should be delivered to:

Township of Schreiber
204 Alberta Street, Schreiber, On.

Please see the RFP Page on the Schreiber Website for more information and instructions on how to respond.

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Fitness Centre Reopening

The Schreiber Fitness Centre will be Reopening October 5th, 2021.

Please call 824-2711 ext. 226 if you have more questions.

Visit the Municipal Office to register.

For past members, please bring your Fitness Centre card when registering.

When registering, all patrons will need to be fully vaccinated (two doses plus 14 days) and provide their proof of vaccination along with photo ID.

For more information, please call 824-2711 ext. 226 OR visit