Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Current Job Postings.

  pdf Emergency Management Coordinator - Two Year Term (Full-Time)   (199 KB)

The Antigonish Regional Emergency Management Organization (AREMO) is seeking a full-time Emergency Management Coordinator (EMC) for a two-year term.  The EMC has overall responsibility for the coordination of emergency preparedness in the Antigonish area.  Specifically, the EMC will be tasked with:

  • Reviewing and updating the Antigonish Regional Emergency Management Plan;
  • Collaborating with the Nova Scotia Emergency Management Office (NSEMO) to facilitate training and skill development for municipal officials;
  • Coordinating emergency planning among key stakeholders, specifically between the AREMO and St. Francis Xavier University; and
  • Developing a regional approach to comfort and warming centres by engaging with community partners and facilities.

To read the full job description and list of responsibilities and qualifications, pdf click here (199 KB)

The deadline to apply is Friday, February 7, 2020, at 4:30 p.m. Applications should be submitted via email to Steve Scannell, Director of Community Development at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


pdf Water/Wastewater Operator - Temporary (7 Month Term) (112 KB)

  • Department: Public Works Water Treatment Facility
  • Salary: Pay and benefits are competitive and are established through the Town's Collective Agreement and IBEW Local 1928. Hours of work are 40 hours per week on a rotating schedule. 
  • Status: Full-time, Temporary 

The Town of Antigonish has an opening for a Water/Wastewater Operator at its Treatment Facilities, encompassing a Water Treatment Plant, Sewage Treatment Plant and Storage tanks. The successful applicant will be responsible to operate the various facilities to meet the standards of the Town's Permit to Operate set out by NSE. The preferred candidate would have a two-year technical program related to water and/or wastewater treatment or a one-year technical program related to water/wastewater treatment plus specialized industry training or courses recognized equivalency. Submit proof of education with the application. 

To read the full list of qualifications and responsibilities,  pdf click here. (112 KB)

To apply, submit your cover letter and resume with copies of all relevant certificates via email to Diane Wilson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Deadline to apply is January 20, 2020, at 12 p.m. AST. 


pdf Destination Development Coordinator   (184 KB)

  • Department: Community Development
  • Salary: $18/hour
  • Status: Part-time (21/hours per week)

Reporting to the Marketing and Communications Officer, the Destination Development Coordinator will develop, support and deliver communications, marketing and event projects and activities for the Town. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated the following personal attributes: interpersonal skills, conceptual thinking, personal accountability, self-management, teamwork, problem-solving, and decision making. The successful individual has a passion for building a great brand while working collaboratively with internal teams and external partners.

To read the full job description, pdf click here. (184 KB)

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume outlining your interest and qualifications for this position via email with attention to Kate Gorman, Marketing and Communications Officer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In the subject line of your email, please indicate ‚ÄúDestination Development Coordinator Application." Deadline for applications Friday, January 17, 2020 at 4 p.m.  

The Town thanks all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Town of Antigonish
274 Main Street
Antigonish, Nova Scotia
Canada B2G 2C4

Phone: (902) 863-2351
Fax: (902) 863-0460 / (902) 863-9201

Town Hall hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm