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:

NOW HIRING! – Canso and Surrounding Area
Traffic Control Personnel

McLeod Safety Services and Supplies is a leading safety services and supply company, specializing in traffic control, safety sales and training, with over 25 years of experience in the industry.  With an unmatched commitment to safety, quality and service, we continually strive to provide our customers with expert solutions to meet their safety needs. McLeod Safety is committed to being the most professional traffic control provider in the industry.

We are currently looking to hire traffic control personnel (TCP) who are safety conscious, professional, have a positive attitude and strong work ethic, to join our growing company. 

We offer above average wages, full benefits (health and dental) to employees and their immediate family, professional uniforms, and a safe work environment. 

Candidates must possess a commitment to customer service, a flexible work schedule, the ability to be available on short notice, and a strong commitment to working as part of a team.

Experience in the industry is an asset.

The TCP training can be provided. 

TCP Training:

This Course focuses on the importance of the traffic control person and the development of the survival skills required to work in this hazardous environment. Upon successful completion of the course, participants receive an accreditation card from the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal. Participants must be a t least 16 years of age. The cost is $75.00+tx.

Please apply on line at

Or email



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