Public Notices

Student summer jobs 2019

Student Summer Jobs 2019 - The Town of Amherst is currently accepting resumes for the following Summer Student positions:

Turf & Trail Maintenance - Assist with turf and trail maintenance and upkeep such as, but not limited to: mowing, trimming, raking, weeding, litter pick up and turf repair.

Landscape Maintenance - Duties will include, but are not limited to: assistance with the installation and maintenance of all floral displays such as planting, weeding, edging, mulching and watering of flower beds, trees and hanging baskets. Litter pick up and general beautification duties will also apply.

Robb Sports Complex - Assist in daily operations and overall tidiness of Robb Sports Complex. Duties will include but are not limited to, field maintenance and repair: mowing, trimming, lining ball fields, painting and litter pick up.

Recreation Programmers & Events - Responsible for the development and co-ordination of programs and events to support family first and will also work to promote tourism, recreation and arts and culture within the town.

All positions will require:

  • Availability to work holidays, evenings and weekends.
  • Must have been a full-time student in 2018/2019 and returning to full- time schooling in the fall of 2019.
  • Post secondary- Availability to commence work on or close to May 1, 2019, with a projected end date of August 31, 2019.
  • NEW - High school students - must be 16 years or older- Availability to commence work on or close to July 2, 2019, with a projected end date of August 31, 2019.


Please submit resumes in confidence to:

Krista Crossman, Human Resources

Town of Amherst

98 East Victoria St.

P.O. Box 516

Amherst, NS B4H 4A1

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We thank you in advance for your application however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.