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Engineering Technologist 

This Competition will remain open until filled (posted March 30, 2021)

The Municipality of the District of Chester is seeking an Engineering Technologist to provide assistance on a variety of engineering projects and working on construction supervision and design tasks as well as other general office and field assignments. The Engineering Technologist will coordinate on various assigned public works operations and capital construction projects.  The scope of these projects is diverse and includes work on public works infrastructure such as roads, sewer and drainage systems, public works buildings and parks, as well as work with the Kaizer Meadow Environmental Management Facility. 

A copy of the position description may be requested from the undersigned or found by using the links at the right of this page.

Please send your resume along with three professional references, in confidence, using one of the following options:

By email at employment@chester.ca   or fax at 902-275-4771

By mail to:
Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk (902-275-4109)
151 King Street
PO Box 369
Chester, NS   B0J 1J0

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Director of Finance & Information Services/Treasurer

This Competition will remain open until filled (posted March 8, 2021).

The Municipality of Chester is seeking a Director of Financial and Information Services/Treasurer to be responsible for day-to-day financial reporting and controls, accounting and treasury functions, payroll and purchasing, and budget preparation and forecasting. The Director works with executive management within the Municipality to provide timely advice and recommendations to Council on important issues and ensure that policies and procedures are followed and that services are delivered on their behalf.  The Director is also responsible for the Information Services function through collaboration with the Director of Information Services.

The successful candidate must have a university degree/diploma in accounting, finance, or business administration, or a closely related field and ideally with five (5) years’ work experience in municipal finance. The professional designation of CPA would be an asset.

A copy of the position description may be requested from the undersigned or found by using the links at the right of this page.

Please send your resume along with three professional references using one of the following options:

  1. E-mail at employment@chester.ca
  2. By fax at 902-275-4771
  3. By mail to:
    Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk (902-275-3554) 
    151 King Street
    PO Box 369, Chester, NS, B0J 1J0

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Mobile Ambassador - Closing Date 4:00 p.m. on  Friday, April 30, 2021.

We’re in the midst of an exciting new approach to Tourism throughout the Municipality of Chester and we’re looking for someone to be a part of it.  We’re looking for someone who loves meeting people and enjoys being out and about in a different spot each day.  We’re looking for someone who enjoys social media and is eager to learn new skills in online marketing. If you’re up for a ‘one of a kind’ kind of summer - join the Tourism Chester Team this summer and be our Mobile Ambassador.

A copy of the Position Description may be requested from the undersigned or found by using the links at the right of this page.

Please send your resume along with three professional references using one of the following options:

  1. E-mail at employment@chester.ca
  2. By fax at 902-275-4771
  3. By mail to:
    Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk (902-275-3554) 
    151 King Street
    PO Box 369, Chester, NS, B0J 1J0

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Recreation & Parks Summer Employment - Closing date April 16 for high school positions

Municipality of Chester Recreation & Parks Services is seeking applications from students to be part of our Summer Staff Team. Specifically, we are looking for four Youth Leaders (starting late June). If you are creative, energetic, organized, and enjoy working with youth and the public, submit your resume to:

Municipality of Chester Recreation & Parks Services
ATTN: Jody Conrad
151 King Street PO Box 369
Chester NS B0J 1J0
Email: jconrad@chester.ca
Phone: 902-275-2712
Fax: 902-275-3630

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Summer Planning Student

The Municipality of the Chester Community Development Recreation Department is seeking applications for a Summer Planning Student position for a full-time term position that provides research and technical support to planning and development staff. (expected to run May-August concurrent with University and College Summer break period)

A copy of the Position Description may be requested from the undersigned or found on the Municipality’s website www.chester.ca

Due date for applications 23: April 2021

Please send your resume along with three professional references using one of the following options:

1. Email at planning@chester.ca
2. By mail to:
    Garth Sturtevant, Senior Planner
    PO Box 369
    186 Central Street, Chester, NS   B0J 1J0

Although we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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