Mississippi River Power

Mississippi River Power Corp. is the generation side of the former Almonte Hydro. The Corporation of the Town of Mississippi Mills owns 100% of the shares in MRPC.

Mississippi River Power Corp. owns and operates a 4.6 Megawatt Generating Station in Almonte, Ontario. This station was built in 2008-09 and came online on April 9, 2010.

Proud member:

“Mississippi River Power produces renewable electricity safely, reliably and profitably and will focus efforts on stewardship of present assets and operations while pursuing growth opportunities.”

Summer Student Employment

Job Title: Summer Student – Hydroelectric Power Generation (one position)

Company: Mississippi River Power Corporation

Location: 12B Mill Street, Almonte, ON

Job Type: Summer Student (35 hours per week for 14-16 weeks)

Pay Rate: $20 per hour

We are hydroelectric power generation company looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic summer student to join our team for 14 – 16 weeks, starting in mid-May. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in both the administration and operation and maintenance of a hydroelectric power generation station and adjacent park.


  • General maintenance and operation of the generation station and adjacent park
  • Basic office work and general administration
  • Research and reporting


  • Should be a current University or College student or recent graduate
  • Ability to work 35 hours per week for 14-16 weeks (May – Aug)
  • Basic computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office

Conditions of Work:

  • Must be prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Must be capable of performing physical tasks

Experience, education or particular interest in renewable energy, electrical or general machinery maintenance would be considered an asset.

We offer a supportive work environment and the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the hydroelectric power generation industry. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience or education and why you would be a good fit for this role.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to snewton@mississippiriverpower.com prior to April 7th at noon. Email subject line should read, “Summer Student Employment”.

For more information on MRPC visit www.mississippiriverpower.com


Interested in a tour of the Brian J. Gallagher Generating Station?

Contact MRPC General Manager Scott Newton at snewton@mississippiriverpower.com 


Spring has arrived.

The warmer weather and melting snow brings potential for flooding.

For data on flows and levels in the Mississippi River in addition to flood warnings and helpful information, please visit www.mvc.on.ca