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Current Opportunities

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The Town of Paradise regularly has openings for a range of employment opportunities. We are an equal-opportunity employer that encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

For questions regarding employment opportunities or to submit your resume, please contact the Human Resouces division.

Planner (Full-Time, Temporary) Closing Date: December 13, 2018

The Town of Paradise is inviting applications for the position of Planner. Under the direction of the Director of Planning and Protective Services, this position is primarily responsible for conducting research and analysis in matters related to long range land use planning and interpreting and applying the content of the Town of Paradise Municipal Plan and Development Regulations in relation to development proposals. 

The Planner performs research and provides advice and recommendations on matters related to land use, development proposals, zoning, subdivision design, economics, population, transportation, parks and recreation space development and allocation, environmental and social matters.  The Planner prepares reports for the Director, Planning Committee and Council and presents their content as necessary. The Planner prepares submissions related to land use appeals and attends appeal hearings on behalf of the Town.  The Planner prepares amendments to the Plan and Development Regulations as well as other Town bylaws.


  • Graduation from an accredited institution with a University Degree in Planning
  • Experience working in a municipal office or equivalent.
  • Membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret applicable municipal, provincial and federal codes, regulations and laws applicable to planning and development administration. Specific documents of principle importance include the Town of Paradise Municipal Plan and Development Regulations, the Urban and Rural Planning Act and Regulations, and the Municipalities Act.
  • High level of interpersonal skills and ability to deal well with the public.
  • Demonstrated writing ability.
  • Knowledge of planning principles and practice.
  • Practical skills with software and technology utilized by the Department.
  • Report and document preparation abilities including formatting.
  • Experienced in the use of geographic information systems.

Salary as per the Collective Agreement.                              

Closing Date: December 13, 2018

Apply in confidence by submitting an updated resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources, Town of Paradise
28 McNamara Drive
Paradise, NL   A1L 0A6
F: 782-2643
Recreation Workers (Part-Time, Temporary) Closing Date Extended: December 7, 2018

The Town of Paradise is one of the fastest growing Municipalities in Newfoundland and Labrador.  The Recreation Worker reports to the Recreation Supervisor and is accountable for providing exceptional service to citizens in the day-to-day support of the Town’s recreation facilities.


  • Successful completion of High School and a Diploma in Community Recreation Leadership program or equivalent.
  • Experience in working in community recreational facilities including, but not limited to, set up and removal of gymnasium and other equipment, fitness equipment instructions, administrative functions, such as receiving bookings, handling cash, and keeping accurate records.
  • Demonstrates satisfactory customer service skills.
  • Ability to work with a variable work schedule.

Applicants must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license; a valid first aid certificate; and a satisfactory Police Records Check with a “Vulnerable Sector Query” from the RCMP or local police authority is required.

This is a unionized position with a varied work schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays.  Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Town of Paradise is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Annual Salary: $32,560.50 - $40,700.62

Closing Date Extended: December 7, 2018

Apply in confidence by submitting an updated resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources, Town of Paradise
28 McNamara Drive
Paradise, NL   A1L 0A6
F: 782-2643