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Employment Opportunities

The Municipality advertises for all positions as they become available. You can watch for Municipal job postings on this website or in local newspapers. The Municipality does not take applications when there are no positions available.


The Municipality of the District of Guysborough has an immediate opening for one Water & Wastewater Operator. This is a full-time, permanent position with a six month probationary period with a start date of May 1st, 2018. The normal working hours will be Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with weekend and overtime work as required.

A detailed job description for the position outlining all duties and qualifications is available by contacting the undersigned or by clicking here.

Certification in Level 1 or 2 Water and or Wastewater Treatment or the ability to achieve the required water certifications. Post-Secondary education related to water & wastewater systems will be given preference, training in Standard First Aid / CPR, WHMIS, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Confined Spaces Certificate, Gas Chlorine Handling, and Fall Arrest are considered to be definite assets. The beginning salary range for this position is $36,838-$ 46,047.
Applications (cover letter, resume, references) for this position will be received by the undersigned up to and including Friday, March 23rd, 2018 before 4:00 p.m. Applications should be clearly marked APPLICATION – Water & Wastewater Operator and may be submitted in person, by mail or email to the following address:

Ashley Cunningham
Municipal Clerk/HR Coordinator
Municipality of the District of Guysborough
33 Pleasant Street, P.O. Box 79
Guysborough, NS B0H 1N0


When opportunities on the horizon in the District come to fruition there will immediately be new job opportunities.  For example, the Melford Atlantic gateway will create 200 direct full time jobs, and as many as 1,500 in the related logistics park. In the resource sectors and tourism, there are also opportunities.


Milford Haven Home for Special Care

The Milford Haven Home for Special Care is currently seeking individuals who are interested in Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, & Continuing Care Assistants and Casual Food Service Staff positions. Competitive compensation is offered as well as health and pension benefits upon attaining eligible requirements.

Please contact Carol Rhynold, Administrator, at (902) 533-2828

Employment Opportunity - Casual RN, Canso Seaside Manor

Must possess a current license with the Nova Scotia College of Registered Nurses.
This application should be forwarded to the Canso Seaside Manor Administrator, PO Box 70, Canso, NS B0H 1H0.


Other Significant Employers within the District include:
Strait Regional School Board - Employment Opportunities
Nova Scotia Health Authority - Job Postings

Nova Scotia Government Careers

Government of Canada Employment Opportunities

Martin Marietta Careers

Sable Project Human Resources

Employment Services Center

For employment assistance, career planning or assistance finding employees to fill positions please contact the Guysborough Career Connections Nova Scotia Works Office by email at 

Chedabucto Centre
9996 Highway 16 Unit C
Guysborough, NS
B0H 1N0

Phone 902-533-2805
Fax 902-533-2150