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Employment Opportunities

The Municipality advertises for all positions as they become available. You can watch for Municipal job postings on this website or in local newspapers. The Municipality does not take applications when there are no positions available.

When opportunities on the horizon in the District come to fruition there will immediately be new job opportunities.  For example, the Melford Atlantic gateway 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.

MODG- Waste Collection Truck Driver

The Municipality has an immediate opening for a Permanent Full Time Truck Driver at the Waste Management Facility. The Truck Driver will report directly to the Landfill Operations Manager, and will be responsible for safe operation of: Waste collection trucks, heavy equipment, vehicles, sorting materials and general maintenance of equipment. The hours of operation (40 hours per week) are Monday to Thursday 7:00 am- 5:00 pm.

The candidate must possess a Class III license to operate Waste Collection Trucks, experience truck driving, experience operating equipment would be an asset. Training in Standard First Aid/ CPR, WHMIS, Transportation of Dangerous Goods or other formal training would be considered to be definite assets. The salary range for this position ranges from $43,198-$53,997 depending on experience and education. Job description can be viewed here.

Resume, Cover Letter and references for this position will be received by the undersigned up to and including Tuesday, December 1st, 2020. Applications should be clearly marked APPLICATION –WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY TRUCK DRIVER 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
33 Pleasant Street, P.O. Box 79
Guysborough, NS B0H 1N0

Milford Haven Home for Special Care- Casual Custodial Care Attendant

The Milford Haven Corporation - Home for Special Care is a 51 bed facility located in Guysborough, Nova Scotia and has immediate openings for Casual Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Continuing Care Assistants. Individuals interested in these positions should be registered in Nova Scotia.  Milford Haven Corporation offers a comprehensive medical package and pension benefits.  Salary is based on current NSNU and CUPE collective agreements and depends on education and experience.

Hiring immediately positions for casual Custodial Care Attendant. 

Interested individuals should submit their letter of application and resume to the following:

Ms.  Lee Kelly
Milford Haven Corporation - Home for Special Care
P. O. Box 300
Guysborough, N. S.
B0H 1N0
Phone   902-533-2828
Fax   902-533-4024

Other Significant Employers within the District include:
Nova Scotia Health Authority - Job Postings

Nova Scotia Government Careers

Government of Canada Employment Opportunities

Martin Marietta Careers


Employment Services Center

For employment assistance, career planning or assistance finding employees to fill positions please contact the Guysborough Career Connections Nova Scotia Works Office by email at 

Chedabucto Centre
9996 Highway 16 Unit C
Guysborough, NS
B0H 1N0

Phone 902-533-2805
Fax 902-533-2150