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Employment Opportunity

Deadline to apply has been extended to May 25th!
Employment Opportunity
Community Ambassador Summer Coordinator – 1 Position
Community Ambassador – 2 Positions
The Municipality of Shelburne and Town Shelburne are working cooperatively to hire qualified individuals for Community Ambassador summer positions. Three positions are available, two summer Community Ambassadors and one summer Community Ambassador Coordinator.
Our Community Ambassadors will help showcase Shelburne’s tourism and business assets and demonstrate how residents and visitors alike can enjoy their time in Shelburne. Our ambassadors will promote our community through existing social channels by providing content creation and social engagement as well by assisting the Economic and Community Development Departments build a comprehensive and inclusive business directory and mapping database. All available positions will also work together to operate Shelburne’s Visitor Information Centre. On the job training will be provided, no experience necessary.
Candidates for the summer Community Ambassadors positions must be between 15 and 30 years of age (Summer Coordinator Position is open to all ages 16 and over). They must also have knowledge of the area, excellent communication skills, strong organizational skills, ability to work independently and have or be willing to take training in First Aid and CPR. There are other criteria related to Canada Summer Jobs program funding. Details are available from the contact below.
For a more detailed job description please visit the Town’s website (www.town.shelburne.ns.ca) or with other questions about the position please contact Sarah Mattatall (Manager of Administration & Human Resources) at 902-875-2991 ext 4.
Applicants are invited to submit their resume by email (sarah.mattatall@shelburnens.ca) or fax (902-875-3932), no later than 4:00 p.m. on May 25th, 2022.

Positions are dependent on funding approval.

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Request for Proposals-Zero Turn Mower

Town of Shelburne

Request for Proposals:
Zero-Turn Mower
SCOPE OF PROPOSALS
The Town of Shelburne is seeking a commercial zero-turn mower and invites vendors to submit quotes.
Proposal Description
The Town of Shelburne’s request for quotes for a zero-turn mower must include the following specifications:
• 52” minimum cutting deck (maximum 54”)
• Heavy duty deck
• Commercial engine with a minimum of 24 hp
• Deluxe suspension seat
• Rollover protection system (ROPS)
• Minimum 24” rear wheels
• Hour meter and monitor
The Town requests the vendor to provide the price plus HST, availability, warranty information as well as information on a service agreement.
The bidder is responsible for FOB.
Proposal Submission
Proposals must be submitted by 2 PM on May 6th, 2022, to Sarah Mattatall, Manager of Administration & Human Resources for the Town of Shelburne (contact details below).
Questions
For any questions or clarification please contact Will Butler, Supervisor of Public Works for the Town of Shelburne.

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Tax Bills are in the Mail

Tax Bills are in the mail and due May 31st, 2022

Payments can be made by cash, debit, cheque or money order (payable to the Town of Shelburne) from Monday to Friday between 9am and 2pm at the Town Hall located at 168 Water Street.
The Town of Shelburne also accepts payments by Electronic Bill Payment Service(Online Banking) with several institutions (see below).
This service enables bill payment access through telephone, internet systems, automated banking machines as well as teller transactions. The proper payee name is required as well as your eight-digit Assessment Account Number(s). If you have more than one property you must enter each assessment number and the amount you are sending for each one.
Online payments are possible with the following banking institutions:
CIBC – payee name is: Shelburne (NS/Town of) Tax
Scotia Bank – payee name is: TOWN OF SHELBURNE (NS) TAX
Bank of Montreal – payee name is: Shelburne (NS), Town-Of-Tax
TD Canada Trust – payee name is: Shelburne Nova Scotia (Town of) Taxes
Royal Bank of Canada – payee name is: Town of Shelburne (Nova Scotia) - Tax
Please ensure that you are using the correct payee name when using this service.
The Town of Shelburne has added an additional payment option for our ratepayers who wish to pay their Tax, Water and Port Authority bill using a credit card. This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Plastiq will charge you for the use of their service to cover the cost of the payment handling and processing. The Town of Shelburne does NOT receive any part of this service fee. Plastiq is an independent third-party company providing a service for the Town of Shelburne.
The service fee charged by Plastiq for Tax, Water and Port Authority account payments is 2% of your payment amount. This amount will be billed directly to your credit card. For example:
Any questions regarding account information for this payment option please contact:
Jennifer Perry
(902) 875-2991 Ext. 2 or

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Home Warming Program Nova Scotia

The Home Warming Program is a fantastic program for low-income homeowners and thanks to being fully funded by the Province of Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia Power, it is 100 % free to all qualified home owners in the province.

The qualifying factors for participation in the program are home ownership and fitting into our LICO-based net-income brackets.
1. 1 person in the home - $27,250 or less per year
2. 2-4 people in the home - $50,635
3. 5+ people in the home - $72,113
We service all heating types (electric, oil, wood, coal, natural gas, etc.) and on average, people who go through the program can see an annual savings of up to 20-30% off their annual heating bills.
Please see the website below for more info:
We also have copies printed here at the Town Office for anyone wishing to pick up.