3.3 Hiring Policy and Procedures (Policy #35)
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.
The Town of Bridgewater is seeking applications to fill the following non-unionized position:
Museum Director (Term- 4months)
Under the direction of the Museum Commission and the Director of Planning & Recreation, the Museum Director is responsible for the overall operation and management of the DesBrisay Museum including exhibit development, programming, collections management, staff and volunteer management, as well as the administrative functions of the operation. The Museum Director is also the site manager for the Wile Carding Mill museum.
Are you a people-person with good driving skills? Are you interested in being a part of a new and exciting Town service? Join our team and become a casual bus driver with Bridgewater Transit.
If you are looking for employment that allows you to use your friendly and courteous personality to connect with your community, please apply today!
As the ideal candidate, you have:
• High School Diploma or equivalent (required);
• Completion of a defensive driving course (may be supplied by employer);
• A valid Nova Scotia Class 1 or 2 Driver’s license (required) and a clean driving record;
• Three (3) years of experience working in a service occupation dealing directly with customers;
• Five (5) years of recent driving experience;
• Ability to work in Canada;
• Driving experience in a public transit environment is an asset.
Wile Carding Mill Museum is seeking Heritage Interpreters, who are friendly, and enjoy welcoming and guiding visitors through a heritage site. You would be good with large groups, enjoy multitasking, giving tours and answering visitor inquiries. Familiarity with Bridgewater history and/or fibre arts and ability to speak French would be an asset. Your professional approach would include reliability, punctuality and a positive attitude.
This is a term position beginning on or about May 28 and running until on or about September 17, 2018. The Heritage Interpreter provides basic visitor services and interprets the site and its collections, supervises public spaces, performs light maintenance and assists with reception, information services and gift shop operations. Hours of work will be approximately 35 hours per week which will include weekends and holidays.
Applicants must be a high school graduate with demonstrated ability to work with the public; familiarity with local cultural, recreational or service resources; and be willing to wear a heritage costume. Applicant must have CPR/First Aid training and be willing to submit to a security check. Town of Bridgewater is an equal opportunities employer.
or drop off at DesBrisay Museum, 130 Jubilee Road, Bridgewater.
Community Engagement Coordinator (Summer 2018)
Are you looking for work experience in a dynamic environment this summer? Do you have a passion for active living, open spaces, and event planning that will work to support community development here in Bridgewater? Then we want to hear from you!
The Town of Bridgewater is seeking a Summer Community Engagement Coordinator. Deadline for applications is NOW April 20.
For more information, including instructions to apply, click here: https://www.bridgewater.ca/document-library/employment/1569-bridgewater-community-engagement-coordinator-summer-2018/file
Want to make a difference in Heritage?
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
60 Pleasant Street,