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New curbside recycling program to replace current system of community bins

The Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission will be launching a new residential recycling program this year, replacing the current system of community bins. The new service will see new mobile recycling containers delivered to resident’s homes in the region beginning in July, with the program for picking up the containers starting in September. The new program will see an expansion of recyclables accepted, including more kinds of plastic and tin cans.

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Assistant Wharfinger – Seasonal

Town of Saint Andrews

Competition #2018- 12

The Town of Saint Andrews is currently seeking a full-time, seasonal, Assistant Wharfinger. The work period offered is of 10-12 weeks duration for the remainder of the 2018 season. The successful applicant may also be asked to assist with general labour duties within our public works crew.

The ideal candidate:

  • Must enjoy working with people
  • Be comfortable working in outdoor environment in various weather conditions
  • Possess good communication and organizational skills,
  • Has the ability to effectively enforce wharf policies and mediate disputes.
  • Ideally have a minimum of two years’ experience working on the water, fish farm, or commercial fisheries.

Reporting to the Wharfinger, the Assistant Wharfinger will assist in the day-to-day operations of Market Wharf. The job involves ensuring the safe movement of vessels, pedestrians, and vehicles, as well as the assigning of berths at Town-owned piers, slips, and moorings.. As a Town representative, the Assistant must maintain a professional attitude towards clients and ensure an optimal level of customer service.

Maintaining professional relationships with wharf users, collection of fees, resolving logistical issues, and record keeping of wharf operations will also be required. The position will also require the performance of light maintenance work.

The successful candidate must possess and maintain a valid NB driver’s license and a clear driver’s abstract as well as have their own vehicle, and must possess, or be willing to obtain, a valid Small Craft Operators Certificate and Small Vessel Operator Proficiency. Flexible work hours will be required, including weekends and holidays.

Interested candidates may apply by sending a resume, along with three work references, quoting competition # 2018-12 to:

Angela McLean
Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Saint Andrews
212 Water St.,
Saint Andrews, NB E5B 1B4

town@townofstandrews.ca

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Accounting Clerk

The municipal office of the Town of Saint Andrews is looking to fill the permanent, full-time position of Accounting Clerk. Reporting to the Treasurer, the ideal candidate will be responsible for the basic accounting functions of payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations and assisting with month-end procedures.

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Rural Lynx “Ride the Bus” Promotion

Rural Lynx in partnership with Maritime Bus will be offering a “Try the Bus” promotion to encourage ridership in Southwest, NB. Rural Lynx will be offering a $10 (plus $3.45 HST & handling) round trip fare from the Maritime Bus Agencies and/or Flag stops in Charlotte County to Saint John Maritime Bus terminal and the McAllister Mall. This promotion will run on the four Saturdays in June​:​ 9, 16, 23, & 30.

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Town of Saint Andrews Vision and Plan Update Survey

The Town of Saint Andrews is doing an update of the 2010 Municipal Plan and Zoning Bylaw. Throughout the next two years we will be looking to the community at large to ensure that the steering committee and SNBSC are on the right track. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to provide your input into the review process of the Municipal Plan.

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Seasonal Employment 2018

The Town of Saint Andrews is accepting applications for the following positions for 2018: Public Works Labour, Junior Wharfinger Market Wharf, Tour Guides – St. Andrews Blockhouse, Interpretive Guide – Sheriff Andrews House, Visitor Information Centre Attendants, Tour Guides – Ross Memorial Museum, Junior Librarian – Ross Memorial Library

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Ross Memorial Museum Open April 10-14

The Ross Memorial Museum will be open on the following days:

Tuesday, April 10: 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 11: 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 12: 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, April 13: 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 14: 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contact information
Phone: 529-5124
Email: kchrus@townofstandrews.ca

Admission
$3 per person

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Senior Interpreter: Sheriff Andrews House

This individual is responsible for assisting the Supervisor in carrying out the visitor experience at this historic site from late May to mid October.  The ideal candidate has the ability to work independently or as a member of the interpretation team, has good customer service skills and enjoys working with the public.  Bilingualism is considered an asset.

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