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The Town of Smooth Rock Falls is seeking an Investment Attraction Intern.

Smooth Rock Falls is a vibrant, culturally diverse and active community, a place for families and small businesses to thrive. Residents take pride in their community, with a unique small-town feel, a great natural environment and a high level of involvement and engagement. Our residents work together to strengthen our community and are welcoming of different cultures and viewpoints. The Corporation of the Town of Smooth Rock Falls is a proactive, forward thinking municipality where, through the provision of needed services, leadership in economic development and collaboration with other stakeholders, the Town ensures the wellbeing of the community and its residents, stimulating growth and initiative.

Under the supervision of the Director of Public Works, the Investment Attraction Intern will assist the Municipality in becoming more investment ready by assisting with the review of engineering drawings and project management for new developments, such as the Industrial Park and Waterfront Development. The intern will obtain balanced knowledge of the municipal environment to ensure nothing is overlooked in project management with the use of engineering principles and practical application in the field.


What will you find in Smooth Rock Falls itself?

Smooth Rock Falls is a vibrant, culturally diverse community that has the intimacy of a small town with the amenities of a large community. Home to 1,376 residents, the community is a perfect place to raise a family and run a business. Smooth Rock Falls has a rich history in the Forestry and Energy sectors. Established in 1916, Smooth Rock Falls lies on the Mattagami River, which was historically used to float millions of logs downstream to mills. The town’s location made it an ideal area for the development of hydroelectric power and other natural resources in Northern Ontario. Today, the town has diversified its economy with investments in health care, social services and education.

The current successes of our Municipality are thanks to the effective team we have built over the years. We are strong believers that a small group of committed people can make our Municipality the best place to live, play and do business.

Every team member is able and encouraged to weigh in and contribute to our varied projects. In our fast moving environment, we find it important to get as many views as possible on important projects, and be continuously open to new and better ideas. Being a level of government, it is paramount we remain transparent and open and we reflect that in our work environment.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • Graduate of post-secondary College or University with a diploma or degree in Environmental Sciences, Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • Legally entitled to work for any employer in Canada
  • Proficient in GIS, AutoCAD, Windows and Microsoft Office environment utilizing word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, website and the Internet;
  • Bilingual proficiency in both French and English is an asset
  • Valid Class “G” Ontario Driver License with a Clear Driver’s Abstract

*Please note that this position is dependent on funding

For a complete job description:

Investment Attraction Intern – Job Description


Please submit your resume and cover letter by regular mail, email, in person or via fax by end day of October 30th, 2020 to the following:


Shane Skinner, Director of Public Works

P.O. Box 249, 142 First Ave

Smooth Rock Falls, ON P0L 2B0

Tel.:  705-338-2717

Fax.: 705-338-2584



The Town of Smooth Rock Falls welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We appreciate the interest of all those who apply, but only those candidates selected for an interviewed will be contacted.

Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of job selection.

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