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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 fairly 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 Tuesday, 4:00 PM, June 20th, 2017. 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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SWASP 2017

Applications are now being accepted for SWASP. Students who have already submitted resumes and want to be considered for a Swasp placement must reapply. There is an application available at the Town Office to be completed by students interested in SWASP.

Students complete a 280-hour community service placement (normally over an 8 week period) The student will receive a Tuition Voucher (valued at $1,470 in 2017), redeemable at any recognized post-secondary institution upon completion of 280 hours; and Receive a cash stipend (valued at $1,540 in 2017) over the course of the placement, paid or bi-weekly. Typically students employed under SWASP received more hours ie. more money than those on other student programs.


Students must meet ALL these criteria:
* Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or refugee under Immigration Refugee Protection Act;
* Must be planning to attend a post-secondary institution on a full-time basis in the coming academic year;
* Must have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year;
* Must be between 15 and 30 years old (inclusive);
* May NOT hold another full-time job (30 hours per week or more) while on the SWASP placement;
* May NOT be attending classes full-time while on the SWASP placement.

Deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Apply IN PERSON at the Town Office.

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Job Opportunity
Part Time Maintenance Person
The Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm invites applications for a Part Time 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 be responsible to 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.
• Assist with any projects such as Job Creation Program and Community Employment Enhancement Program when needed.
• It is expected that this person will assume the role of Superintendent of Works in his/her absence.

As Part Time Maintenance Person, you will 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 references on or before 4:00 pm, May 12, 2017 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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Canada Summer Jobs

The Town is now accepting applications for student summer employment under the Canada Summer Jobs funding. The positions are 35 hours per week for 7 weeks. Work will start the last week of June/first week of July.
To be eligible students must:
• be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
• have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
• be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and,
• be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.
Students must apply in writing with a resume to the undersigned on or before 4:00 PM, May 15, 2017. Resumes received after this date may not be considered.
Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm
81 Major’s Street
P.O. Box 10
Roddickton, NL
A0K 4P0

Fax: 709-457-2663
Email: roddickton@nf.aibn.com

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The Town is hosting a cold plate supper on April 25. We are looking for individuals who are willing to help prepare, serve and clean up after the event. It will be approximately 2 days of paid work, April 24 and 25. If you are interested please contact the Town at 457-2413 or email roddickton@nf.aibn.com by Tuesday, April 18, 4:00 pm.

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Reminder: The deadline for those interested in applying for the Superintendent of Works position with the Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm is today, Jan 24, 17 at 4:30 pm.

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