60 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater, NS, B4V 3X9
Tel: 902-543-4651 Fax: 902-543-6876

Employment Opportunities

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It is the policy of Council to always hire the most competent and qualified candidates available for a position. Accordingly, where there is a vacancy, an open competition is held combining both internal and external candidates. The employer recognizes the value of a planned approach to recruitment and selection whereby vacant or new positions are filled by the most competent and qualified candidates possible. The Policy and Procedures document (PDF format) outlines the recruitment and selection process.

Museum Summer Employment Opportunities

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Bridgewater Heritage Advisory Committee and DesBrisay Museum needs a Heritage Advisory Committee Assistant, a Community Culture and Tourism Assistant, and a Museum Program Assistant.

This is a full time, term position beginning on or about May 22, 2018 and running until on or about August 25, 2018.

Applicants must have an interest in history, and enjoy working with people.

A knowledge of local history, architecture and a second language (French or German) as well as experience working with the public and program or event coordination are considered an asset.  A criminal records information and Child Protection check will be required. This term is for approximately 35 hours per week.  Evening weekend and holiday work is required. 

These positions are made possible through funding support from the following programs:

- Young Canada Works in Heritage Institutions Program.
- Canada Summer Jobs
- NS Student Summer Skills Incentive (SKILLS)

Applicants must have been a full-time student; intend to return to full time studies and be eligible for the appropriate funding support.  Job Descriptions available upon request.

DesBrisay Museum is an equal opportunities employer.

Submit cover letter and resume by 5 pm, April 20, 2018 to

DesBrisay Museum
60 Pleasant Street,
Bridgewater, NS
B4V 3X9


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Explore Bridgewater Intern (9-weeks)

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Reporting to Program Coordinator with Bridgewater Parks, Recreation and Culture. The 9-week intern will be mainly responsible for assisting with the delivery of environmental education and outdoor recreation based programming, and public outreach initiatives in connection to the use of active transportation and open spaces. The intern will also take the primary role with the walking and biking groups, acting as a guide. Each day will be unique, with a mixture of desk work, and hands on leadership and promotion opportunities. The successful candidate will be high school or post-secondary student who has an interest in environmental education and recreational program planning. They will also have an understanding of social and traditional media, as well as an outgoing personality and determination to help create a culture of outdoor activity and environmental awareness in the Town of Bridgewater.

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GIS Intern (15 - weeks)

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Position Title: GIS Intern
Location: Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
Position Status: Temporary, 15 weeks [May 14, 2018 – August 24, 2018]
Hours: Full-time [35 hours per week]
Wage: $15.00

Reporting to the Development Officer in the Planning Department. As the GIS Intern, you will be mainly responsible for assisting the Development Officer with the Environmental Data Management project. Your activities will include project management, database development, analysis of trends, evaluation of energy efficiency, affordability, connectivity and servicing at a neighbourhood and property level within the Town; and developing mapping products for communications. The candidate must have strong project and time management skills, be able to work independently and take initiative. The project is technical in nature but with higher-level aspirations of shaping urban form and building resilient community in the face of climate change, so applicants should have an interest in these areas.

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Operator-in-Training/Facility Operator (12-month term)

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The Public Service Commission of Bridgewater is seeking a responsible individual to fill the following unionized position:

Operator-in-Training / Facility Operator (12-month term, maternity leave)

This 12-month term position with the Public Service Commission of Bridgewater is a hands-on position that includes operator training specific to operation and maintenance of the Water Facility System consisting of the following major components: Treatment, Distribution and Source Water Area. The incumbent will be responsible under the supervision of the Water Facility Supervisor for the effective and efficient operation of the water facility in accordance with the facility’s operation manual.

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Summer Positions with Parks, Recreation, and Culture

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The Parks, Recreation, and Culture Department is now accepting applications for a variety of summer positions for the Outdoor Pool, DesBrisay Museum, and Day Camp program.

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