News & Notices

Second Reading Notice Amendments to Streets and Sidewalks By-law

This is to advise that Council, at its meeting planned for Thursday, October 11th, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., will consider Second Reading and if deemed advisable approve amendments to the Streets and Sidewalks By-law.

Council will consider written and oral presentations at that time.

A copy of the proposed amendment is available for viewing at the Town Office during normal office hours or by clicking the link below:

  pdf Streets and Sidewalks By law Amendments 2018 (123 KB)

Solid Waste Resource By-law

This is to advise that Council, at its meeting held on Thursday, September 13th, 2018, approved Second Reading of the Solid Waste Resource By-law.

The by-law becomes effective on the date of this publication. The by-law is available for viewing at the Town Office during normal office hours or by clicking the link below:

  pdf Solid Waste Resource Bylaw Revised 2018 (193 KB)

Active Living Coordinator Term Position

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - Yarmouth Recreation

Active Living Coordinator – TERM POSITION (to June 28th, 2019)

We are currently seeking résumés from interested applicants for our Active Living Coordinator (ALC) position with Yarmouth Recreation, serving the Town and Municipality of Yarmouth. 
This is a term position to June 28th, 2019.

The ALC will coordinate the implementation of the Yarmouth Active Living Strategy which will help to increase physical activity levels in the community. This strategy addresses the entire
population and will deal with policy, built and natural environments that support physical activity, social environments including leadership, active transportation and social communication
promoting awareness of the benefits and opportunities.

Our strategy can be viewed at:  https://www.district.yarmouth.ns.ca/index.php/municipal/active-yarmouth/plysical-activity-plan 

 The successful candidate will work with Yarmouth Recreation and community partners and must be comfortable working with the general public.

-Position is 35 hours per week and hourly wage is negotiable based on experience.  -Pay range is from $18 .00- 22.00/ hr.

Please send cover letter and résumé to: Frank Grant, Director, Yarmouth Recreation email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - office: 902-742-8868

A copy of the job description will be sent to you upon request.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday, October 12th , 2018, at 4:30pm

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

Street Closure - Sept 17-22, 2018

Please be advised that a third party contractor will have Parade Street from Brunswick Street to Seminary Street closed September 17th starting at 6:00 a.m. up to and including September 22nd at 6:00 p.m. for underground work at the new Elementary School.

Public Participation Meeting, October 2nd, 2018

There will be a Public Participation meeting, Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 at 7:00pm in Council Chambers at Town Hall  to discuss creating a new zone. All are welcome to attend. pdf Planners Report (685 KB)

We need your feedback. If you cannot attend the meeting you can give your input to the Town Planner by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , mail to 400 Main Street, Yarmouth, NS, B5A 1G2, attention Planning Department or join the discussion and vote at getinvolvedyarmouth.ca

Second Reading - Repeal and Replace Solid Waste Storage, Collection and Disposal By-law

This is to serve notice that the Council of the Town of Yarmouth, at its meeting on September 13th, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., will consider and if deemed advisable approve Second Reading to repeal and replace the Solid Waste Storage, Collection and Disposal By-law.

Council will consider written and oral presentations at that time.

The By-law showing the amendments can be viewed at the Town Office, 400 Main Street, Yarmouth, N. S., or by clicking the document link below:

  pdf Solid Waste Resource Bylaw Revised March 2018 (193 KB)

Student Employment Opportunity

The Town of Yarmouth is seeking applications for the positions outlined below.

Parks Labourer – 1 position
The Parks summer student will work closely with our Seasonal Parks employees. He/she will assist in the maintenance of all Town of Yarmouth Parks and green areas, as well as, the waterfront area. This will include painting, mowing, weeding, planting flowers and shrubs and maintenance of the multi-use trail.

Green Team – 2 positions
The Green Team summer students will be responsible for litter abatement throughout the Town of Yarmouth. Previous WHMIS and First Aid Training would be considered an asset.

Parks and Green Team applicants must be physically fit with the ability to lift heavy equipment. Must possess a valid driver’s license and provide a driver’s abstract record. The successful candidates will be required to work outside in all weather conditions and be comfortable working independently. Previous experience working with lawn maintenance tools and equipment is required.

If you are interested in one of these opportunities, please forward your cover letter and resume to:

The Town of Yarmouth
Human Resource
400 Main St.
Yarmouth, NS
B5A 1G2

Closing date – May 9th, 2016

We thank all candidates for their interest; 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

Contacts

Town of Yarmouth
400 Main Street
Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

  (902) 742-2521
  (902) 742-6244

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