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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.

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.


MODG has an immediate opening for one permanent, part-time (29 hours per week on average) Facility Attendant / Fitness Centre Office Clerk at Chedabucto Lifestyle Complex, Guysborough. This position is subject to a six month probationary period. The hours of operation of the facility are Monday to Friday 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The successful applicant must have excellent communication and customer service skills along with the ability to deal directly with the public. Knowledge and the ability to utilize computers and word processing is a requirement. The individual must be bondable and have the ability to deal with financial transactions. Related work experience in a Recreation or Fitness Centre would be considered an asset. A current CPR and First Aid Certificate is also an asset. 

General responsibilities include collection of membership fees, booking the facility, dealing with the public who visit the Complex, answering inquiries and other duties pertaining to the day to day operations such as marketing and registration of Recreation Programs and light custodial duties. A copy of the job description is available by clicking here .

Applications for this position will be received by the undersigned up to and including Friday, November 23, 2018 before 4:30 p.m. Applications should be clearly marked APPLICATION - CHEDABUCTO LIFESTYLE COMPLEX FACILITY ATTENDANT/FITNESS CENTRE OFFICE CLERK and may be submitted in person to the Chedabucto Lifestyle Complex, by e-mail, or by mailing to the following address:

Mrs. Angela Tavares
Chedabucto Lifestyle Complex
60 Green Street, P. O. Box 79
Guysborough, Nova Scotia  B0H 1N0

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.

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