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Public Works - Transportation Supervisor

The Town of Yarmouth has an immediate opening for a Public Works Transportation Supervisor.

This position will be directly responsible for supervising the day to day activities of a unionized work force. This includes responsibilities for the overall operations and maintenance of the Town of Yarmouth above ground infrastructure - streets, sidewalks, curbs, street lights, traffic lights, signage, etc. He/she will work collaboratively with other departmental supervisors to ensure the scheduling and coordination of the daily work activities are carried out. The supervisor will be required to enforce applicable by-laws related to parking regulations and perform routine inspections.

The position will be filled by an individual with a minimum of grade 12 education. Post-secondary education or vocational training in a work related field is preferred. Candidates shall have strong communication, leadership and organizational skills, as well as, the ability to solve problems and multi task. The individual shall have or the ability to obtain level 2 certification in both water distribution and wastewater collection. The successful candidate must possess a valid class 5 driver’s license and provide a current criminal record check form.

For a complete list of job functions, a detailed job description is available by contacting the email address listed below.

Please forward your résumé with a covering letter to: Human Resource, Town of Yarmouth, 400 Main St., Yarmouth, NS B5A 1G2 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Application review will begin on April 12th, 2017.

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

Notice of a Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that Yarmouth Town Council intends to consider, and if deemed advisable,

  1.   pdf Amend the Land Use By-law to permit the establishment of a Microbrewery at 270 Main Street as outlined in the Planner's report. (311 KB)
  2.   pdf Amend the Land Use By-law to rezone the Town owned property located at 28 Jarvis Road from (CD) Comprehensive Development to (O-1) Open Space as outlined in the Planner's report. (4.85 MB)

Copies of the proposed amendments may be inspected by any interested persons at the office of the Town Clerk, 400 Main Street, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday exclusive of holidays. The Planning Report may be viewed on-line at www.townofyarmouth.ca.

Town Council will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, Arpil 13th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Town Hall to receive all written or oral submissions concerning the proposed amendments. Any written submissions should be filed with the Town Clerk at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the meeting. Please note that any written submissions will become a public document.

Street Closure - Starting Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Main Street from John Street to Cumberland Street will be closed to traffic for an extended period of time beginning Wednesday, March 22, 2017, due to the construction of the Cliff and Brown Streets Sewer Separation Project and the Main Street bumpouts.

Information Technology Support Specialist

The Town of Yarmouth is seeking applications for a part-time Information Technology Support Specialist.

This position supports all departments assisting in the maintenance of systems and the development and execution of various IT initiatives.

Some key responsibilities include:

  •  Overseeing and/or implementing IT infrastructure projects (building rewiring, server virtualization);
  •  Responsible to monitor and maintain server back-ups; 
  •  Hardware procurement;
  •  Desktop set-up with appropriate applications;
  •  Provide training to users as necessary;
  •  Initiative and ability to plan improvements to existing processes, including via script;
  •  Provide day-to-day technical assistance and support for incoming queries and issues related to computer systems, software and hardware at various sites;
  •  Responsible to keep documentation current and accurate.

Qualifications:

Graduation from a Network or Information Systems Administration program with a minimum of 2 years experience in an information technology position is preferred. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their strong hardware and network administration skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Small Business Server 2011 would be considered an asset.

Consideration will be given to those applicants who prefer to be engaged on a contract basis.

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

To apply, please forward your cover letter and resume to:

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

or by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing date – March 30th, 2017

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

Applications Invited for Citizen Representatives on Committees

The Town of Yarmouth appoints citizens to a variety of Citizen Advisory Committees and Boards. Individuals interested in serving on any of the following should submit their expression of interest by completing an application form identifying the committee or board he/she would like to be appointed to and providing relevant background information to assist Council in understanding the assets he/she would bring to the committee or board. Application forms are available at the Town Office, 400 Main Street, Yarmouth, N. S. B5A 1G2 or by clicking here pdf Application Form for Citizen Appointments to Committees (14 KB) . Completed applications can be mailed to the address above or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, March 28th, 2017, at 4 p.m.

· Communities in Bloom Advisory Committee

· Heritage Advisory Committee

· Yarmouth Recreation Committee

· Planning Advisory Committee

· Police Advisory Board

· Mariners Centre Management Board

· Yarmouth Waterfront Development Corporation

· Yarmouth & Acadian Shores Tourism Association

MuseFund established to assist museums in Nova Scotia

A new endowment fund has been launched to benefit accredited museums in the province. Click here for more.

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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