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Employment Opportunities

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Opportunity: Grounds Keeper - Term

Who we are
The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg is a progressive and innovative municipal government on the beautiful South Shore of Nova Scotia. We work collaboratively with other municipalities and are an economic leader.

We value our team members and their contributions to achieving our ultimate goal - providing exemplary service to our residents and visitors.

Work with MODL
We believe in a healthy work life balance for all employees that respects their personal time and allows them to lead fulfilling, impactful lives. We support the physical and mental health of our team through popular workplace wellness initiatives, generous EFAP services and an excellent benefits package. Lifelong learning is valued–we invest in educational opportunities for our employees.

At MODL we understand that our uniqueness as individuals is how we become great as a team. We value the experiences and perspectives of all our team members, and we are proud that equity, diversity, and inclusion are among our core values. We’re committed to providing fair and equitable opportunities to all applicants, free from discrimination. We also strive to make our recruitment processes mirror our values and will provide accommodations to candidates to ensure access to and participation in our recruitment processes are accessible to all. If you require an accommodation, please reach out to us via email at Human Resources or call 902-543-8181.

About the role
As a grounds keeper, you are responsible for ensuring MODLS parks, trails and open spaces are safe, clean and welcoming spaces for all users. This position assists in the maintenance and upkeep of all our recreation sites, including the Municipal Activity Recreation Complex (MARC).

Is this you?
As the ideal candidate, you possess:

  • High School Diploma
  • A minimum of 6 months - 1 year of related experience in a maintenance role
  • Possess good construction and mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledgeable in the operation of power tools and landscaping equipment
  • Possess a valid driver license and maintain good driving record
  • Certifications: Emergency First Aid, CPR, WHMIS, Chainsaw Operation or willing to obtain
  • Hard working, efficient, pays close attention to detail
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Good customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment

Work Conditions

  • Exposure to elements and weather conditions
  • Physical effort including lifting to 25kg.
  • Extensive periods of continual movement/lifting
  • Work with tools and machinery
  • Hike trails with tools

Conditions of Employment

  • One (1) Term Position Available (April 1, 2024 – November 30, 2024)
  • Based on 40-hour work week
  • Additional hours will be required depending upon work demands, including Saturdays and Holidays
  • Wage: $ 22.38 - $ 29.10 / per hour (April 1, 2024), commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Work locations are spread throughout the municipality

  pdf View the full job description (241 KB) .

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Ashley Chase, Human Resources Officer
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COMP# MODLTERMGRDKEEP_2024

Deadline to apply: February 29, 2024

Employment opportunity: Grounds Keeper – Seasonal, Permanent

Grounds Keeper – Seasonal, Permanent (2 positions)

Who we are
The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg is a progressive and innovative municipal government on the beautiful South Shore of Nova Scotia. We work collaboratively with other municipalities and are an economic leader.

We value our team members and their contributions to achieving our ultimate goal - providing exemplary service to our residents and visitors.

Work with MODL
We believe in a healthy work life balance for all employees that respects their personal time and allows them to lead fulfilling, impactful lives. We support the physical and mental health of our team through popular workplace wellness initiatives, generous EFAP services and an excellent benefits package. Lifelong learning is valued–we invest in educational opportunities for our employees.

At MODL we understand that our uniqueness as individuals is how we become great as a team. We value the experiences and perspectives of all our team members, and we are proud that equity, diversity, and inclusion are among our core values. We’re committed to providing fair and equitable opportunities to all applicants, free from discrimination. We also strive to make our recruitment processes mirror our values and will provide accommodations to candidates to ensure access to and participation in our recruitment processes are accessible to all. If you require an accommodation, please reach out to us via email at Human Resources or call 902-543-8181.

About the role
As a grounds keeper, you are responsible for ensuring MODL's parks, trails, and open spaces are safe, clean, and welcoming spaces for all users. This position assists in the maintenance and upkeep of all our recreation sites, including the Municipal Activity Recreation Complex (MARC).

Is this you?
As the ideal candidate, you possess:

  • High School Diploma
  • A minimum of 6 months - 1 year of related experience in a maintenance role
  • Possess good construction and mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledgeable in the operation of power tools and landscaping equipment
  • Possess a valid driver license and maintain good driving record
  • Certifications: Emergency First Aid, CPR, WHMIS, Chainsaw Operation or willing to obtain
  • Hard working, efficient, pays close attention to detail
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Good customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment

Work Conditions

  • Exposure to elements and weather conditions
  • Physical effort including lifting to 25kg.
  • Extensive periods of continual movement/lifting
  • Work with tools and machinery
  • Hike trails with tools

Conditions of Employment

  • Two (2) Seasonal Permanent Positions Available (Seasonally from April 1 – November 30)
  • Based on 40-hour work week
  • Additional hours will be required depending upon work demands, including Saturdays and Holidays
  • Wage: $ 22.38 - $ 29.10 / per hour (April 1, 2024), commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Work locations are spread throughout the municipality

  pdf View the full job description (241 KB) .

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Ashley Chase, Human Resources Officer
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

COMP# MODLSEASGRDKEEP_2024

Deadline to apply: February 29, 2024

Summer Student Positions - Recreation, Parks & Tourism Dept.

We are looking for strong, creative leaders with energy, motivation, and communication skills to deliver our summer recreation programs in a fun, safe and inclusive environment.  Our summer programming spans across the District of Lunenburg encompassing all ages and abilities.  Reliable transportation is required to travel to different locations daily.  We welcome applications from all who feel their knowledge and skill set align with the goals of our department.

Please use the links below for the job descriptions of the available positions:

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Summer Employment Application Deadlines

April 12, 2024 (Program Leaders, 12 to 15 weeks)

May 10, 2024 (Program Leaders, 8 to 9 weeks)

Mail or drop off your resume to:  Tissy Bolivar, Program Coordinator, 10 Allée Champlain Drive, Cookville, NS B4V 9E4   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.