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Green Team and Parks Attendants

The Town of Yarmouth is accepting applications for the following positions from May to August 2021.

Parks Attendant - 2 position

The Parks Attendant performs a wide range of duties contributing to the overall maintenance and beautification of our Town's parks, grounds, and green spaces.  

Green Team - 2 positions

The Green Team summer students will primarily be responsible for litter abatement throughout the Town of Yarmouth.  This includes servicing all Town of Yarmouth public parks and green spaces.  In addition to their Green Team role they will be responsible to complete some of the Parks Attendant tasks as required.  

Hours of work - Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm 

Term - ASAP to  August 2021


  • High School completion certificate or equivalent
  • Physically fit with the ability to lift heavy loads
  • Experience using lawn maintenance tools and equipment
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationship with co-workers 
  • Must be punctual and reliable
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 Nova Scotia Driver's license
  • Certification in Emergency First Aid and WHMIS (Employer to provide)


  • Operation and use of a variety of hand tools and maintenance equipment
  • Prune, weed and cultivate landscaped areas within the Town
  • Collect and dispose of garbage and litter
  • General maintenance (painting, repair picnic tables, etc.)
  • Clean up duties, move supplies, picnic tables and equipment as directed
  • Assist with the set-up and tear-down of Town or community events
  • Participate in workplace safety initiatives
  • Participate in facility safety inspections (including playground inspections and regular toolbox meetings)
  • Adhere to all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Policies of the Town of Yarmouth

To apply please forward a resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We thank all candidates for their applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Town of Yarmouth

 This is an exciting time for the Town of Yarmouth. By working together, we can meet today’s challenges and build a better future.”

Pam Mood


Town of Yarmouth
400 Main Street
Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

  (902) 742-2521
  (902) 742-6244

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