Employment Opportunities

 Field Supervisor

Public Works Department


Specific duties and responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Director of Public Works:

-        Provides leadership and guidance in regard to day-to-day operations in the Public Works department
-        Assists the Director in developing work schedules to maximize the productivity of employees
-        Monitors and documents resources used to fulfill maintenance requirements on existing infrastructure
-        Will be required to obtain and maintain wastewater collections training and certification
-        Provides maintenance assistance to Wastewater Treatment Plant operator
-        Responds to urgent calls in adverse and variable weather conditions
-        Acts as supervisor in the absence of the Director
-        Participates in the development, documentation and implementation of maintenance, safety and
         operations procedures and improvements
-        Reports to the Director on operational and/or facility deficiencies in a timely manner
-        Other reasonable duties as assigned by the Director


-        High school diploma or equivalent
-        Hold a trade relevant to the work environment or experience/training in wastewater collections/treatment
-        Good communications skills and ability to deal with public in a professional manner
-        Familiarity with computers
-        Have and maintain valid NS Driver’s license
-        Show initiative and able to work with limited supervision
-        Experience supervising employees an asset
-        Ability and willingness to work outside in all weather conditions
-        Ability to troubleshoot problems with mechanical and electrical systems
-        Flexibility with work hours, availability to be on-call
-        Good time management skills and ability to prioritize workload
-        Be a team player and have a strong work ethic
-        Ability to operate and maintain heavy equipment
-        Willing to take other training as required
-        Class 3 driver’s licence an asset

Working conditions

-        Working outdoors, exposed to the elements (snow, rain, cold and hot temperatures, etc.)
-        Will be required to go into confined spaces and to heights
-        Physically demanding activities
-        Driving large vehicles and/or combination of equipment
-        Interaction with public
-        Respond to urgent calls in adverse and variable weather conditions
-        Will be required to obtain and maintain specific training.

To apply, please forward a résumé to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

(Please indicate “Field Supervisor” in the subject line)

Deadline for applications is 4:00pm, Friday, June 2nd, 2017



The Municipality of Yarmouth has been receiving inquiries concerning employment possibilities associated with the operation of the Yarmouth Ferry Terminal.  This is the responsibility of the Ferry Terminal operator. 

To download the Municipality of Yarmouth employment application form, click here.   Employment application forms are held on file for a period of six months.