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Volunteer Opportunities - Citizen Appointees for Various Boards & Committees

The Municipality of Colchester is currently seeking volunteers to fill vacancies on various  Boards and Committees for the 2020-2024 term of Council.  Applicants must reside within the Municipality of Colchester (unless noted otherwise below).

Agricultural Working Committee:  1-2 representatives from the farming industry;

Citizens Monitoring Committee (Kemptown Host Community):  3-6 host community representatives (applicants must reside in Kemptown) and 3-6 members at large;

Citizens Monitoring Committee (Wind Turbines): 1-2 citizen representatives from each Greenfield and Nuttby, and three from each Truro Heights and Hilden;

Debert Business Park Advisory Committee:  1 business representative;

Debert Source Water Protection Advisory Committee:  1 business and 1 citizen representative

Flood Advisory Committee: 1 citizen representative;

Tatamagouche Planning Advisory Committee:  3-5 citizen representatives (applicants must reside in the Village of Tatamagouche);

Tatamagouche Source Water Protection Advisory Committee:  1 representative from the Village Commission;

Tatamagouche Water Utility Committee:  3 citizen representatives (applicants must live in the area serviced by the Tatamagouche Water Utility).

Letters of interest, including relevant background information, or any questions for the above appointments, should be submitted to:           

The Nominating Committee, c/o The Municipality of Colchester

1 Church Street

Truro, NS    B2N 3Z5

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Expressions of interest should be received no later than Noon on Thursday, December 3, 2020.

Dated November 21, 2020

Rob Simonds

Chief Administrative Officer  

Part-Time MRF Sorters - Closing Monday, December 7, 2020

The Municipality of Colchester is accepting applications for part-time Recycling Sorter/Labourers at its Materials Recovery Facility located in Kemptown.  These part-time positions are scheduled to fill in for full-time Sorters during periods of vacation and/or illness, or during periods when production requires additional staffing.

For more information,  pdf click here (315 KB)

Balefill Casual Utility Worker - Closing Friday, December 4, 2020

The Municipality of Colchester of is a seeking casual on-call Balefill Tipping Floor Traffic Controller/Utility Worker to join our team. Duties include directing traffic on the tipping floor, inspecting incoming loads for banned, hazardous or unbalable materials, separating salvageable materials from refuse, assisting in miscellaneous cleaning and maintenance around the facility, removing snow and litter, operating mobile equipment as required and performing other related duties as directed by the Manager of Balefill and Compost Operations.

For more information,  pdf click here (180 KB)

Cliffs of Fundy Geopark - Committee Members Needed

The Cliffs of Fundy UNESCO Global Geopark isThe Cliffs of Fundy UNESCO Global Geopark islocated along Nova Scotia’s Fundy shore, from LowerTruro, Colchester County, to Apple River, CumberlandCounty. It highlights and promotes the region’sextraordinary, world renowned geology, archeologyand cultural heritage.

We are currently seeking committee members tojoin one of our many committees to further the workof the Geopark.

For more information,  pdf click here (91 KB)

Cliffs of Fundy Geopark - Part Time Administrative Assistant

The Cliffs of Fundy UNESCO Global Geopark is located along Nova Scotia’s Fundy shore, from Lower Truro, Colchester County, to Apple River, Cumberland County. It highlights and promotes the region’s extraordinary, world renowned geology, archeology and cultural heritage.

The role of the Geopark Administrative Assistant is to provide office support for the other staff in achieving the goals of operating a leading UNESCO Global Geopark.

For more information,  pdf click here (197 KB)

Lower Truro Water Spring

The Lower Truro Water Spring will be closed to the public from 8am to 4:30pm on Thursday, October 29th for necessary repairs. Thank you for your patience.