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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.


The Municipality of the District of Guysborough has an immediate opening for a Finance Assistant. This is a fourteen week term position. The normal working hours are between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (35 hours per week). Education will preferably be a Business Administration Diploma. Accounting related experience considered an asset.

The Finance Assistant’s responsibilities will include assisting with the day to day financial transactions of the Municipality, including cash management, purchasing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, assessment, tax billing and tax collection. The Finance Assistant should have solid knowledge of accounting theory &, principles, internal control procedures & accounting procedures & systems.

A detailed job description for the position outlining all duties and qualifications is available by contacting the undersigned or by visiting

Applications will be received by the undersigned until the position is filled.  Applications should be clearly marked “APPLICATION –FINANCE ASSISTANT” and may be submitted in person, by mail or email to the following address:

Kate Jamieson
Municipal Clerk & HR Coordinator
Municipality of the District of Guysborough
P. O. Box 79, 33 Pleasant Street
Guysborough, NS  B0H 1N0


Canso Seaside Manor - Employment Opportunities

2 positions - Please click on the links below for details

1 Year RN Position

2 Year RN Position

Milford Haven Home for Special Care

The Milford Haven Home for Special Care is currently seeking individuals who are interested in Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, & Continuing Care Assistants and Casual Food Service Staff positions. Competitive compensation is offered as well as health and pension benefits upon attaining eligible requirements.

Please contact Carol Rhynold, Administrator, at (902) 533-2828.

Other Significant Employers within the District include:
Strait Regional School Board - Employment Opportunities
Nova Scotia Health Authority - Job Postings

Nova Scotia Government Careers

Government of Canada Employment Opportunities

Martin Marietta Careers

Sable Project Human Resources

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