The Student Summer Skills Incentive (SKILL) is a provincial program that offers wage assistance to non-profit organizations that hire post-secondary students for summer jobs.
Find more information on their website here: https://novascotia.ca/programs/student-summer-skills-incentive/
Deadline is January 31, 2020.
Our county is full of hardworking volunteers. People who make our county a better place to live.
Now is your chance to thank them.
Nominate someone today and they could be this year’s top Victoria County volunteer and represent us at the provincial Volunteer Awards ceremony in Halifax in April. An awards dinner will be held in Victoria County in April to honor all nominees.
You can choose a youth to celebrate volunteers, a person or a whole organization. Deadline for nominations is Friday, February 21, 2020.
For more information: Victoria County 2020 Volunteer Nominations Info & Form
Looking for information on immigrating to Canada and settling on Cape Breton Island? The Cape Breton Partnership has lots of information to help.
Check out the 'New To Cape Breton' website here: http://newtocapebreton.com/
Find more information on the Cape Breton Partnership's other Immigration Iniatives here: https://capebretonpartnership.com/initiatives/cblip/
Beginning January 1, 2020 the following items are now accepted at Recycle Depots in Victoria County:
Are you involved in a registered non-profit,a school or a First Nations organization that provides recreational programming?
The Municipality of the County of Victoria can help your group to provide healthy food options that follows Canada's Food Guide in these settings.
Funding is 50% cost shared with your organization to a maximum of $1000. This means if you have a $2000 project, your organization contributes $1000 and this funding can provide $1000 more).
Application deadline is February 28, 2020 so get your applications in today!
For more information, contact Lydia Kerr, Recreation & Active Living Coordinator
The Municipality of the County of Victoria is hiring a full-time, permanent Public Works Technician for the Department of Public Works.
Reporting to the Director of Public Works, the Public Works Technician is responsible for the supervision and operations of the municipal water supplies. The position also provides assistance with the operational activities our compost and soil remediation facilities.
• Post-secondary certificate or diploma in a technical program.
• Class I Distribution or higher Operator’s certificate issued by the Province of Nova Scotia preferred.
o If not, willingness to complete the training and certification process.
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in engineering or public works or equivalent.
• 3+ years of experience in a leadership or supervisor position.
• Experience in water treatment and distribution systems is an asset.
• Valid Nova Scotia Class 5 Driver’s License.
Salary and benefits are as per the Collective Agreement. The rate of pay is $27.00/hour.
Job Description here.
Please send a cover letter and resume detailing your background and experience as it relates to the position. This position will remain open until it is filled.