The Municipality of Sioux Lookout provides quality of life to those who live, work and play in Sioux Lookout – a culturally vibrant, economically diverse community with a population of approximately 5,500.

There are many reasons to consider working for the Municipality, from our great team environment to competitive wages, comprehensive benefits and pension package. Check out our FAQ section below for more information about applying for a job and the interview process. A variety of opportunities exists for people who want to contribute to a team environment that continues to make a difference for others throughout the community

Thank you for your interest in the Municipality of Sioux Lookout. We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

Visit our current vacancies page to learn more about our current job opportunities.

Why Work Here

The Municipality is a rewarding place to work and contribute to making this town a great place to live, work and play.

Our dedicated staff work in a variety of jobs and fields, from finance, planning, economic development, arts and culture, and so much more. We work each day to make a difference in the lives of local residents, with a focus on delivering upon our strategic plan and living up to our vision and values.

Reasons to work here

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package - We offer an attractive and comprehensive benefits package
  • Diversity – We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in our workforce
  • Employee Assistance Program – We provide a confidential program through which employees can seek support and practical solutions on a range of personal and work-related issues
  • Health and Safety – We are committed to maintaining a safe and healthy work environment for employees
  • Involvement – There are lots of opportunities to get involved, whether it is helping out with a staff or fundraising event
  • Saving – We can help employees save for the future through automatic deductions for the Canada Savings Bonds program
  • Training and Development – We support our employees with learning opportunities to foster their career development

These are only some of he reasons why the Municipality of Sioux Lookout is a great place to work!

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Human Resources office located and what are the hours of operation?
The Human Resources office is located in the Municipal Building at 25 Fifth Avenue. Hours of operation are between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. To contact the office call 807-737-2700 or email the Human Resources Department. The mailing address is P.O. Box 158, Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1A4.
Are you currently accepting applications?
We accept general applications for employment and retain these applications on file for six (6) months. We recommend that you check our Current Vacancies page frequently and apply directly for any position that may be of interest to you.
How can I apply for a job at the Municipality of Sioux Lookout?
Resumes may be submitted to the Human Resources Department by email, mail to: P.O. Box 158, Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1A4, or by fax to: 807-737-8067. Please make sure that all applications are clearly addressed to the attention of the Human Resources Department.
What is your hiring process?
All positions falling within the scope of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 2141 are posted internally first for one week. In the event that a position is not filled internally, we then post the position externally on the Job Postings site of our Municipal Website and through local venues such as the Sioux Bulletin and the Sioux Hudson Employment Services Centre. Once applications are received for a position, they are reviewed and scored to determine a short list for interviewing. Those applicants selected for an interview are contacted and an interview with the HR Manager, Department Head, and position Supervisor (if applicable) is arranged. Reference checks are completed following the interview and a candidate is selected for recommendation to the CAO for hire. Upon approval of the CAO, all interviewed candidates are contacted and advised of the results.
I am related to a staff member. Can I apply for work at the Municipality too?
Yes, provided the job you are applying for is not in the same department as the one your relative works in.
I am related to a member of Council. Can I apply for work at the Municipality?
Yes, however if the position is a full time position, the consent of Council must first be obtained.
I am a student and am interested in summer employment. When should I submit my application?
Applications for summer employment are received between January 1st and May 31st for all positions. Check out our Current Vacancies page often for specific position information.

Salary Grid

Our Management and Non-Union/Non-Management salary grid is available publicly for transparency.

Download the 2022 Salary Grid (PDF).