Archive for September, 2018

Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm

Employment Opportunity – Job Creation Partnership (JCP) (Pending Funding)
Temporary Position

Applications are being invited from qualified individuals for a Foreman and Labourers under JCP. Individuals will be involved in Town entrance enhancements. All duties involve physical labour, including but not limited to carpentry work.

Successful applicants must meet the following qualifications:
• Be able to work independently and follow instructions,
• Capable of working in adverse weather conditions,
• Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident legally entitled to work in Canada,
• Are unemployed, and
• Have a current claim for Employment Insurance (EI) benefits or had an unemployment benefit period that ended within 36 months (3 years) prior to date of requesting assistance.

Please apply in confidence in person, by mail, email, or fax. Resumes must be received by 4:30 p.m., Oct 12, 2018. Applications received after that time or date may not be considered.
Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm
P.O. Box 10
81 Major’s Street
Roddickton, NL
A0K 4P0
Email: roddickton@nf.aibn.com
Fax: (709) 457-2663

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Pick up Truck Tender

Pick Up Truck Tender

The Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm is requesting tenders for a pickup truck to be used by the town for day to day operations. The truck must be current model year that is available at the time the tender is received. Please contact the town office at 457-2413 for an emailed or faxed copy of details.

Closing date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 12:00 pm (Noon)

Return, in sealed envelope, to: Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm
P.O. Box 10
81 Major’s Street
Roddickton, NL
A0K 4P0
Attention: Truck Tender

Opening date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 1:15 pm at the Green Moose Interpretation Centre (Town Office), 81 Major’s Street

The lowest of any tender not necessarily accepted or awarded.

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Scotiabank Meeting

Scotiabank is holding a public meeting TONIGHT, Monday, September 24, 6:30 pm at the Gerry Byrne Room.

The Town encourages all residents, and residents of surrounding communities to please come.

Please share and inform your neighbours.

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Bank Closure

There’s a public meeting happening September 24th (details of time and location will be posted). We need everyone to come out from our Town and surroundings Towns to express our disagreement! This decision to close the one and only bank we have will impact everyone on the Northeast side of the GNP … the power is in numbers ~ we can’t let this happen!

Contact Scotiabank for more information and to voice your concerns as well, 1-800-700-0043.


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Boil Order Lifted



The Boil Water issued on September 4th , 2018 for 99 to 169 Major’s Street, 96 to 210 Major’s Street, Circular Road, Collegiate Drive, Weir’s Avenue, Reid’s Lane, Dawe’s Lane, Decker’s Lane, Grenfell Place, Norman’s Lane, Harbour Drive and Tiggie’s Lane has been lifted as of
September 14th , 2018.

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Job Opportunity
Part Time Call-In Maintenance Person
The Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm invites applications for a Part Time Call-In Maintenance Person. We are looking for an individual who can provide quality service to the citizens of the town.
Position Overview:

• The successful candidate would help with the operations and delivery of services for the water and sewer systems, maintenance of streets, ditches, town properties, repair and maintenance of equipment and any other related duties that may arise.


As Part Time Call-In Maintenance Person, you will be working as part of a team and report directly to the Superintendent of Works. The successful candidate would ideally have practical experience. Trades course would be an asset. The successful candidate must have:
• excellent time management
• be a team player
• possess a valid driver’s license
• working knowledge of modern computer technology
• strong organizational skills
• be willing to complete any courses as required.

Interested individuals should forward a cover letter and resume with three references on or before 4:00 pm, Friday, September 21st, 2018 to:
Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm
P.O. Box 10
Roddickton, NL A0K 4P0
Fax: 709-457-2663
Or by email

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants

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Town Clerk Position

Job Posting
Town Clerk

The Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm is now accepting applications for the position of Town Clerk. The individual shall be energetic and vibrant applicant with a combination of educational training and work experience to fulfill the duties of Town Clerk.


The successful applicant will be responsible for, but not limited to, acting as secretary to the Town Manager and as Corporate Secretary to Council; attending meetings of council and functions, and being responsible for the safekeeping of all documents and records. The Clerk will also act as Treasurer and is responsible for such things as payroll, cash receipts, accounts payable, financial recording, working with the public and similar duties. All other duties as outlined in the Municipalities Act.


The successful applicant must have the following qualifications: (the Town reserves the right to evaluate based on work experience and education)

1. A degree, certificate or diploma in business administration or office administration from an accredited institution would be an asset
2. Excellent written and oral communication skills
3. Computer training and experience
4. Be proficient and knowledgeable in Microsoft Office, email etc.
5. A working knowledge of computer accounting
6. Combined education and experience will be considered
7. Be bondable

All applicants must apply in writing with a resume and three work related references to the undersigned on or before Friday, 4:00 PM, September 21st, 2018. Applications received after that time or date may not be considered.

Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm
P.O. Box 10
Roddickton, NL
A0K 4P0
email: roddickton@nf.aibn.com

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Regular Council Meeting

The following regular meetings scheduled for Tuesday, September 18 and October 3, 2018 have been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 8:00 pm at the Green Moose Interpretation Centre.

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Mayor’s March

The Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm has joined with others in signing a proclamation declaring September 2018 as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

On Tuesday, September 11, 2018 starting at 6:00 pm the Council and staff be participating in the Mayor’s March for Prostate Cancer Awareness. Residents, businesses, and organizations are encouraged to meet at the Green Moose
Interpretation Centre to join in this short walk.

Anyone wishing to collect donations can get a pledge sheets from the Town office. With any $25 pledge you receive a Mayor’s March t-shirt. Hope to see you there!

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Health Care Forum Survey

Survey Health Forum

Forgot to complete the Health Forum survey and would like to have your say? You are in luck! The survey deadline has been extended to the end of this week.

The Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm along with St. Anthony and partnering communities on the tip of the Northern Peninsula, are working together to host a Health Forum in the fall of 2018.

In preparation for this Forum, we are asking the public to complete an online survey that will determine the Health Forum topics. If you receive medical service from the White Bay Central Health Centre in Roddickton, Strait of Belle Isle Health Centre in Flowers Cove or the Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony, we ask that you complete the survey by clicking on this link:


This survey will only take a few moments to complete and will be available for input for the remainder of the week.

If you have any questions regarding completing this survey, please contact one of the following people:

Thresa Burden, Town of St. Anthony
Phone: (709) 454-3454
Email: tburden@nf.aibn.com

Paula Snook-Randell, Roddickton-Bide Arm
Phone: (709) 457-2413
Email: roddickton@nf.aibn.com

We will have printed copies available at the Roddickton-Bide Arm Town Office if you would like to have a printed copy to complete.

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