Employment - Tax Clerk / Cashier

The Township of Essa is a dynamic and growing municipality with a current population of approximately 23,500, offers an excellent quality of lifestyle with a mix of rural and urban amenities, located in the heart of County of Simcoe and southwest of the City of Barrie. The Township is currently seeking an individual for the position of Tax Clerk/Cashier.

Under the direction of the Deputy Treasurer, this position’s primary focus will be general accounting and data entry services related to the processing and documentation of a property tax database, municipal cash receipts and front-line customer service.


Key Qualifications:

  • Post-Secondary education/training or college diploma in Business or equivalent.
  • Good knowledge of bookkeeping procedures.
  • Minimum one (1) year of accounting or business experience or retail experience.
  • Completion of the Municipal Tax Administration Program (MTAP) would be an asset.
  • Valid Class “G” Driver’s License in good standing.

This is a full-time position involving 35 hours per week. Salary range is $47,911.89 - $56,375.81 (2024). The Township of Essa offers excellent benefits and a competitive compensation package. Satisfactory Criminal Record and/or Vulnerable Sector Check will be required upon start. 


Qualified candidates are invited to submit their covering letter and resume via email, by 3:00 pm, February 23, 2024 to:

Tax Clerk/Cashier Recruitment
Athena Piskopos, Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator
Township of Essa, 5786 County Road #21, Utopia, Ontario L0M 1T0
apiskopos@essatownship.on.ca 

The Township of Essa is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices and we will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require Code-protected accommodation and we will work with you to meet your needs.


We thank all applicants who apply and advise that acknowledgement will only be forwarded to those applicants who are invited for an interview. Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection.

Tax Clerk / Cashier Job Description

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