Municipality of the District of Guysborough


The Municipality advertises for all positions as they become available. You can watch for Municipal job postings on this website and in local newspapers. The Municipality does not take applications when there are no positions available.
When any of the opportunities on the horizon in the District come to fruition there will immediately be new job opportunities.  For example, the Melford Terminal 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.


The Municipality of the District of Guysborough, is seeking 8 (eight) organized, detail-oriented individuals to act as
Enumerators in each of the eight existing Municipal Districts. Eight candidates will be selected (one to enumerate each
District). The purpose of enumeration is to compile a complete list of residents who are eligible to vote in the October 15,
2016 Municipal & School Board Elections. 

Eligible applicants must be: 

• Organized, thorough and detail-oriented
• Proficient with computers 
• Able to adhere to confidentiality measures (Take Oath)
• Willing to travel/have access to reliable transportation
• Resident in the District you are applying for (in order to ensure familiarity with the area)


District 1 Guysborough, Riverside, Antigonish Guysborough Road, Roman Valley, South River Lake Road
District 2 Lincolnville, Sunnyville, Upper Big Tracadie
District 3 Boylston, Guysborough Interval, Highway 344 to Mulgrave Town Boundary, Auld’s Cove
District 4 Portion of Guysborough, Portion of South River Lake Road, Queensport, Whitehead
District 5   Portion of Fox Island, Hazel Hill, Little Dover 
District 6 Lundy, Larry’s River, Charlos Cove, Port Felix, Tor Bay, New Harbour, Coddles Harbour 
District 7 Country Harbour, Stormont, Goldboro, Drumhead
District 8   Tickle, Canso

Training is provided and experience working elections is preferred but not required. 

House to house enumeration will begin on Monday, June 13th, 2016 and will be completed by Friday, June 24th, 2016. 

Please submit a letter or email expressing your interest and qualifications as well as which District you are applying to enumerate to the undersigned: 


Ashley Cunningham
Municipal Clerk/Returning Officer By Mail:
Municipality of the District of Guysborough
33 Pleasant Street
Guysborough, Nova Scotia
B0H 1N0 
Tel 902-533-3705 ext. 224

Or Email



The Canso Seaside Manor has an opening for the position of Administrator/Director of Care at the Manor. This position is a 2 (two) year term (with possibility of becoming permanent). The normal working hours are between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday through Friday with occasional evening and weekend work as required. 
DUTIES: Responsible for the planning, organization, and direction of the operation of the Manor ensuring the needs of residents are met.  Financial planning and accountability, supervision and scheduling of employees, control and management of inventory, planning and supervision of programs and services, application and implementation of established policies, for ensuring that licensing and regulatory requirements are current. The Administrator maintains effective liaison between the governing Board of the Home; Staff, including Medical Staff and outside Agencies involved in the Home’s operations; as well ensures that the Home operates smoothly on a day to day basis. 
• Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, with a minimum of 5 years clinical experience, or a Diploma in Nursing with a minimum of 7 years clinical experience
• Registered Nurse in the Province of Nova Scotia
• Experience at a senior management level in Long Term Care an asset

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and the position start date will immediately follow candidate selection. A detailed job description for the position outlining all duties and qualifications is available by clicking the following link Job Description.

Applications will be received by the undersigned until Friday, June 3, 2016 @ 12:00 noon.  Applications should be clearly marked “ADMINISTRATOR CANSO SEASIDE MANOR” and may be submitted in person, by mail or email to the following address:

Ms. Carol Rhynold, Administrator
Milford Haven Corporation – Home for Special Care
P. O. Box 300
Guysborough, N.S.
B0H 1N0
Tel.   902-533-2828
Fax.   902-533-4024

Employment Opportunity - Casual RNs, LPNs, CCAs, and Casual Cook Staff, Milford Haven Corporation

The Milford Haven Corporation - Home for Special Care is currently seeking individuals who would be interested in a casual registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, continuing care assistant position, or casual cook staff. Competitive compensation offered as well as health and pension benefits upon attaining eligible requirements.

Please contact Darren Bennett, 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
Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority - Human Resources

Nova Scotia Government Careers

Government of Canada Employment Opportunities

Martin Marietta Careers

Sable Project Human Resources