Career Opportunities

Employment Opportunities 

Destination Membertou Positions:

Job Title: Community Ambassador 
Department: Destination Membertou 
Reports to: Director of Marketing and Destination Membertou
Term: Seasonal (June – December)

Destination Membertou is seeking an eager and dedicated individual to work in our Welcome Centre from June - December as a Community Ambassador.  The Community Ambassador will provide guests with information about the community and the experiences that we offers.  The Community Ambassador will also be responsible for the sales and promotion of our Membertou Apparel that will be available for purchase from the Welcome Centre. 

The Community Ambassador is a dedicated individual that acts as a friendly representative for the community who will also assist with tourism research and planning. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Respond to visitor inquiries in person, by phone, and via email;
  • Promote, stock and sell Membertou merchandise and handle cash and debit transactions;
  • Conduct product research;
  • Assist Marketing Officer with Marketing duties including, but not limited to, capturing photos + video and gather and record accurate visitor statistics;
  • Ensure the Welcome Centre is well presented, organized, easy to use and accessible
  • Ensure brochure racks are fully stocked and resource materials are accurate and up-to-date;
  • Complies with Band Personnel Policy;
  • Maintain positive relationships with Membertou’s Internal and External Customers, ensuring transactions or information received on behalf of the Band and/or its members are kept confidential;
  • Maintain and improve Membertou’s Quality Management System as it relates to job related duties and/or department;
  • Any other related duties as required by the Director. 

Qualifications:

  • Customer Services experience considered an asset
  • Self-motivated 
  • Dependable
  • Flexibility and availability to work when necessary
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills 
  • Ability to speak Mi’kmaq and/or French are considered assets 
  • Preference given to Aboriginal peoples in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. 

Resumes and Cover letters/Applications can be submitted to: 

Membertou Human Resources Department 
Attention: Troy Paul 
111 Membertou Street 
Membertou, NS B1S2M9

Or via email to: jobs@membertou.ca

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 at 4:00pm.Thank you for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Job Title: Bus Driver 
Department: Destination Membertou
Reports to: Director ofMarketing and Destination Membertou
Term: Seasonal / On-call (June-November)

The role of the Bus Driver will be to safely and courteously transport tourists and visitors between the Port of Sydney and Membertou safely and efficiently via shuttle bus (26-seater bus). 

This role requires someone with a high level of professionalism when dealing with the public.  As the bus driver, the individual will be responsible to drive the shuttle bus during tourism season, along with driving for other Membertou activities as needed. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a clean and tidy bus;
  • Provide guests with a safe and pleasurable driving experience;
  • Flexibility and availability to work weekends and shift work;
  • Provide assistance to the department with planning and scheduling tours;
  • Complies with Band Personnel Policy;
  • Maintain positive relationships with Membertou’s Internal and External Customers, ensuring transactions or information received on behalf of the Band and/or its members are kept confidential;
  • Maintain and improve Membertou’s Quality Management System as it relates to job related duties and/or department;
  • Any other related duties as required by the Director.

Qualifications:

  • Commercial Class 2 driver’s license
  • Criminal Background check, medical examination required and Child Registry Check
  • Five years of driving with a clean record with no abstractions
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to speak Mi’kmaq and/or French are considered assets 
  • Preference given to Aboriginal peoples in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

Resumes and Cover letters/Applications can be submitted to:

Membertou Human Resources Department 

Attention: Troy Paul

111 Membertou Street

Membertou, NS   B1S2M9 

Or via email to:

jobs@membertou.ca

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:     Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 at 4:00 PM

Thank you for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Job Title:                       Cultural Tour Guide  
Department:                 Destination Membertou
Reports to:                     Director ofMarketing and Destination Membertou
Term:                              Seasonal / Part-time (June-November)

The role of the Cultural Tour Guide will be to conduct tours and provide guests with an engaging and informative experience within our community.  The Tour Guide will lead guests through a traditional medicine walk, conduct a cultural workshop, and then accompany guests to Petroglyphs Gift Shop. 

The selected individual must be prepared and willing to go through an intensive training program (consisting of botanic, cultural, communication and customer service) in order to prepare for the upcoming tourism season.  The Tour Guide will provide a memorable experience for anyone wanting to learn more about Mi’kmaq culture and the community of Membertou.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Tour guide - share Mi’kmaq culture with visitors through the Mi’kmaq Medicine Walk;
  • Provide guests with an engaging, informative and memorable experience;
  • Flexibility and availability to work weekends and evenings when necessary;
  • Share traditional knowledge of medicines and practices from the community;
  • Complies with Band Personnel Policy;
  • Maintain positive relationships with Membertou’s Internal and External Customers, ensuring transactions or information received on behalf of the Band and/or its members are kept confidential;
  • Maintain and improve Membertou’s Quality Management System as it relates to job related duties and/or department;
  • Any other related duties as required by the Director.

Qualifications:

  • Training, educational background or knowledge in botany and/or traditional medicine   
  • An appreciation for nature and the outdoors 
  • Passion and interest in sharing culture
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills 
  • Physically capable of hiking  
  • Ability to speak Mi’kmaq and/or French are considered assets 
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Preference given to Aboriginal peoples in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

Resumes and Cover letters/Applications can be submitted to:

Membertou Human Resources Department 
Attention: Troy Paul
111 Membertou Street
Membertou, NS   B1S2M9 

Or via email to: jobs@membertou.ca

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:     Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 at 4:00 PM

Thank you for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Job Title: Personal Care Worker – Full Time
Department: Social
Reports to: Continuing Care Supervisor/Director of Social

The PCW is an integrated part of the Home Care Team and works under the supervision of the Continuing Care Supervisor. The objective of this position is to provide home management and assistance to clients; based on their client assessment. The goal is to promote the client's ability to live independently.
 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all Continuing Care client information is kept confidential.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with clients, client families, colleagues, and community providers.
  • Provide in-home care services for Membertou seniors and disabled including
  •  washing dishes, laundry, sweeping, mopping, dusting, meal preparation
  • shopping and running errands
  • heavy duty cleaning such as washing walls, ceilings and baseboards
  • Keep supervisor informed on health and safety issues, and requests from clients for repairs and appliances.
  • Accompany clients to medical appointments.
  • Attend monthly Continuing Care staff meetings.
  • Complete Weekly/Monthly schedules and all forms as required by Supervisor

 

Qualifications:

  • CPR and First Aid
  • Excellent communications and people skills
  • Compassionate and positive attitude
  • Experience in providing Home Care to seniors and disabled
  • Knowledge of Mi’kmaq culture and traditions
  • Ability to speak Mi’kmaq is considered an asset
  • Recent criminal record check
  • Valid driver’s license and access to vehicle is preferred but not necessary
  • Preference is given to Aboriginal peoples in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preferences of the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

 

Resume and cover letter can be submitted to:
Membertou Human Resources Department
Attention: Troy Paul
111 Membertou St.
Membertou, NS   B1S 2M9   

Or via email to: jobs@membertou.ca

Detailed job description available upon request at: joandenny@membertou.ca

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:    Friday, May 31st 2019 at 4:30PM.Thank you for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.