Employment / Volunteer Opportunities

Board Governance Training - Request for Proposal

The Municipality of the District of Shelburne is currently seeking proposals, for facilitation services to assist a local volunteer fire department board with board development, strategic focus, governance and training.

Request for Proposal

Wastewater Lagoon Solids Removal - Request for Proposal

The Municipality of the District of Shelburne is seeking to identify interested and qualified Bidders for the desludging and dewatering of the wastewater lagoon at the Sandy Point Sewage
Treatment Plant (STP), located at 507 Sandy Point Road, Shelburne NS. This project includes the transportation and disposal of the dewatered sludge at a provincially approved environmental disposal facility.

This  Request for Proposal document includes the requirements for work to be completed by the successful bidder.

Community Art - RFP

In partnership with The Municipality of the District of Shelburne, through their Community Arts Fund, the Shelburne County Arts Council is seeking proposals from a qualified Nova Scotian artist or group of artists working collaboratively, to design, create, and install public art within the Municipality of Shelburne.

The Municipality of Shelburne is an inclusive, accessible, and diverse municipality, and the artist(s) proposal should incorporate an innovative point of view to the existing beautiful outdoor space in which the finished artwork will be installed. The specific location should be indicated by the artist within their proposal.

The selected project will add artistic enhancement to an outdoor publicly accessible space within the Municipality of Shelburne and will also engage our community in it’s creation. Examples of engagement could range from public consultation regarding parts of the project prior to or during creation, to involvement of the community within the physical creation of the project.

We encourage artists to be innovative in their proposals in regards to how they will include a level of community engagement within their project. The Shelburne County Arts Council will work to support artists in the community
engagement components of their project.

Request for Proposal

Community Art Fund Policy

Request For Submissions

The Municipality of the District of Shelburne is looking for professional submissions of high-resolution, edited local video and photos for purchase.

We have interest in, but are not limited to, expanding our photo/video library in the following areas:

• Ariel Photography
• Fishing Industry - (wharfs and boats)
• Seasonal Landscapes (fall colors, spring birds, after a snowfall)
• Food (lobster, seafood, ice cream, locally sourced dishes)
• Interior and Exterior of our local businesses
• Adventure or Experiences
• Quality of Life
• Resident and Business attraction highlight video

If you have any questions, would like to submit your work or would like to discussion content creation, please contact:

Val Kean, Community Development Coordinator

902-875-3544 ext 232

The Municipality reserves the right to accept or reject any and all submissions. It is the responsibility of the photographer/videographer to obtain permissions, and include with your submission, any necessary release forms from property owners or persons included in the content.

Director of Economic Development

The Municipality is seeking an experienced municipal or business leader with exceptional leadership, administration, and financial skills to lead our Community and Economic Development Department. While the Municipality has a population of approximately 4,400, it provides services to 7,000 people, including two adjacent towns. The successful candidate will understand the need to maximize opportunities and efficiency that encourages business investment and fosters community and economic development.

Municipality of the District of Shelburne, located on Nova Scotia’s beautiful South Shore, is home to the world’s best lobster and seafood, unspoiled white sand beaches, quality educational facilities which attract numerous international students each year, year-round family oriented recreational facilities and programs, Black Loyalist Heritage Centre, one of the first rural municipalities to provide Fibre-to-the-Home broadband to over 95% of business and residents, a new collaborative health care clinic, and a new multi-government administration building in the design phase. Shelburne is only one hour from Yarmouth and Bridgewater and two hours from Halifax.

The Municipality of the District of Shelburne is an equal opportunity employer. The preferred candidate must have a completed post-secondary education in economic development or equivalent, possessing a strong understanding of municipal operations and oversight, plus five to seven years of related experience. Competitive wages, pension, and benefits package available.

View the job description .

The competition will remain open until successfully filled.

If you are a self-motivated, people oriented, team leader with strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills and looking for a challenge please submit your resume to .

The Municipality of Shelburne 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 accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact .