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Current Job Postings:

See Below for more information on:

  • Mobile Ambassador (June, July, August Fulltime)
  • Systems Analyst (Fulltime Position)
  • Administrative Coordinator (Fulltime Position)
  • Development Officer (Fulltime Position)

A copy of the Ads and Job Descriptions can be found by clicking the "Current Job Postings" to the right of this page.


Development Officer - Community Development & Recreation Department (Posted May 18, 2022)

The Municipality of the District of Chester is seeking an individual for the full-time position of Development Officer.  This position is responsible for the administration of Municipal planning documents and responds to inquiries related to land use, development, and subdivision. 

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

This competition will remain open until successfully filled.  While we thank you for your interest, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Qualified candidates are invited to send their resume and cover letter along with three professional references, in confidence, using one of the following options:

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

The Municipality of Chester is committed to treating people fairly, with respect and dignity, and to offering equal employment opportunities based upon an individual's qualifications and performance — free from discrimination or harassment because of Age, Race, Colour, Religion, Creed, Ethnic, national or aboriginal origin, Sex (including pregnancy and pay equity), Sexual orientation, Physical disability, Mental disability, Family status, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, or other protected characteristics, in accordance with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Code.

The Municipality of Chester is committed to the principles of the Accessibility Act. As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment, and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact employment@chester.ca.


Administrative Coordinator - Infrastructure & Operations Department (Posted May 18, 2022)

The Municipality of the District of Chester is seeking an Administrative Coordinator who will provide administrative support to the Infrastructure and Operations Department and is the main administrative support for the Public Works and Engineering Department.

The successful candidate must have a diploma in Office Administration or equivalent as well as two years as an Administrative Coordinator or similar position in a similar business environment.

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

This competition will remain open until successfully filled.  While we thank you for your interest, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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

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

The Municipality of Chester is committed to treating people fairly, with respect and dignity, and to offering equal employment opportunities based upon an individual's qualifications and performance — free from discrimination or harassment because of Age, Race, Colour, Religion, Creed, Ethnic, national or aboriginal origin, Sex (including pregnancy and pay equity), Sexual orientation, Physical disability, Mental disability, Family status, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, or other protected characteristics, in accordance with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Code.

The Municipality of Chester is committed to the principles of the Accessibility Act. As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment, and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact employment@chester.ca.


Tourism Chester SUMMER EMPLOYMENT

Tourism Chester is looking for a Mobile Ambassador to staff the mobile information kiosk for summer 2022! We’re looking for a team member who loves meeting people, enjoys being out and about and is passionate about tourism. The ideal candidate also has an interest in social media and online marketing. This position allows the successful candidate to gain exposure to municipal government, while experiencing the excitement MOC has to offer! Submit your resume to:

Municipality of Chester
Corporate & Strategic Management
ATTN: Olivia Corkum
151 King Street, PO Box 369
Chester NS B0J 1J0
Email: ocorkum@chester.ca 
Phone: 902-277-1571

The position will remain open until filled.
Although we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  


Systems Analyst (Posted April 1, 2022)

The Municipality of Chester is the “gateway” to the South Shore, boasting ocean and lakeside waterfront, forest glades, farmland, and an abundance of amenities: the perfect blend of work and casual living. MOC offers an easy 40 minute commute to downtown Halifax.  We are the “perfect slice” of Nova Scotia, mingling tradition with the 21st century; leisure with business; rural with convenience. We are overflowing with local treasures to be explored and have opportunity aplenty. Enjoy the feel of close-knit, safe, community living within proximity to major centers, healthcare, schools, green spaces, childcare, and amenities such as shops, restaurants, trails, cultural venues, community centres, and much more.

 The Municipality of the District of Chester is seeking a Systems Analyst to assist in the responsibility of the day-to-day Information Services Department at the Municipality of the District of Chester and the Town of Lunenburg.

 The ideal candidate will have a University Degree or Community College Diploma in Computer Science, two to five years in a related position, working knowledge and experience in various software applications.

 A copy of the Job Description may be found at the link to the right of this page.

 Closing Date:   This competition will remain open until filled.

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

By email at employment@chester.ca  
By fax at 902-275-4771
By mail to:
Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk
151 King Street, PO Box 369, Chester, NS   B0J 1J0
Tel 902-275-4109

While we thank you for your interest, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

The Municipality of Chester is committed to treating people fairly, with respect and dignity, and to offering equal employment opportunities based upon an individual's qualifications and performance — free from discrimination or harassment because of Age, Race, Colour, Religion, Creed, Ethnic, national or aboriginal origin, Sex (including pregnancy and pay equity), Sexual orientation, Physical disability, Mental disability, Family status, Gender Identity, Gender Expression,  or other protected characteristics, in accordance with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Code.

 The Municipality of Chester is committed to the principles of the Accessibility Act. As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment, and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact employment@chester.ca .


 

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