Municipality of the District of Guysborough


The Municipality itself 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.

Below are the current job opportunities:

Finance Officer 

The Municipality of the District of Guysborough is seeking to fill the position of Finance Officer. This is a one year term position. The position commences November 2nd and the normal working hours are between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with additional evening and weekend meeting work as required (35 hours per week). Education will preferably be a University degree in Business or Commerce (specialization in accounting considered an asset) and the applicant should have 3 to 5 years of accounting related experience in a municipal environment. The salary range for this position is $45,544 - $56,930 commensurate with education/experience.

The Finance Officer’s responsibilities will include assisting with the day to day management  of  the  financial  affairs  of  the  Municipality,  including  payroll, cash management, purchasing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, assessment, tax billing and tax collection. The Finance Officer will have a thorough knowledge of accounting theory &, principles, audit theory & practices, internal control procedures & accounting procedures & systems.

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

Applications will be received by the undersigned until Friday, October 9, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. Applications should be clearly marked “APPLICATION – FINANCE OFFICER” 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
P. O. Box 79, 33 Pleasant Street
Guysborough, NS  B0H 1N0




The Municipality of the District of Guysborough has an immediate opening for one (1) casual part-time PACY Adult Supervisor at Chedabucto Education Centre. The successful candidate will be required to work 3 to 4 days/evenings per week in the after school time period.
The PACY Adult Supervisor will be responsible to the Recreation Programmer, Physical Activity Coordinator and will maintain liaison with the Municipal Recreation Director, the School Board Administration and the custodial staff at Chedabucto Education Centre. The successful applicant must have excellent communication skills and the ability to deal directly with the public. Candidates must work well with children.
General responsibilities include overseeing the safety of the children, organizing and implementing age-appropriate games and activities, maintaining order and discipline, and supervising student leaders.
Applicants must have High School Diploma. Post-secondary education would be considered an asset. A current First Aid/CPR Certificate would also be considered an asset. The successful candidate must complete a Criminal Police check as well as a Child Abuse Registry check.
Applications for this position will be received by the undersigned up to and including Wednesday, September 30, 2015  before 12:00  Noon. Applications should be clearly marked APPLICATION - PACY ADULT SUPERVISOR  GUYSBOROUGH  and may be submitted by mail, email, or in person to:
Jeff Myers
Municipality of the District of Guysborough
33 Pleasant Street, PO Box 79
Guysborough, NS B0H 1N0


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