Local area jobs

Automotive Technician- Cruickshank's Garage

POSITION: Licensed Automotive Technician/ Mechanic

 COMPANY: Cruickshank’s Garage

START DATE: Immediately

SALARY: Depending on Experience 

HOURS: 8am -5pm Monday – Friday (Flexible FT/PT)

                

JOB DUTIES:

  • Preform vehicle inspections, diagnostic and repairs
  • Complete vehicle maintenance (oil changes, tire rotations, brakes etc.)
  • Complete and review repair orders
  • Up to date on knowledge of operation, maintenance and repairs to most domestic, and imported vehicles
  • Complete other tasks as necessary

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Valid Automotive technician/mechanic license
  • Work independently and/or with a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License

HOW TO APPLY:

Email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or phone: 902-684-5016 (Jeff)

Mechanic

JOB TITLE: Mechanic

REPORTS TOOwner

LOCATION: Terry Brown’s Garage-209 Irishman’s Rd. Newport Station.

START DATE: Immediately

SALARY: Negotiable depending on experience

HOURS: Monday -Friday 8am to 5pm

POSITION SUMMARY

As the main function of our business is Vehicle repair, the mechanic is an integral part of our team.  They are responsible for the complete repair to vehicles and completion of regular vehicle maintenance.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Mechanic is responsible for:

Mechanical Repairs (100%)

  • Completion of vehicle maintenance including oil changes, tire rotations, etc.
  • Installing lights, car batteries, fuses, hoses, etc.
  • All vehicle motor repairs

Other duties as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

The Mechanic must know:

  • How to operate a vehicle
  • Have a strong understanding of how an automobile works and the mechanics involved
  • Have basic math skills

The Mechanic should be able to:

  • Follow and understand detailed instructions
  • Work efficiently and independently
  • Manage time and deadlines

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must possess certificate or post-secondary skills training in Automotive Repair and Mechanics
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license (minimum Class Five)
  • Red Seal preferably

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

The Mechanic should demonstrate the following competencies

Essential Employability Skills

  • Reading – Must be able to read instructions for repairs; will receive instructions from owner and mechanic on tasks required to complete
  • Oral Communication- Will at times interact with customers with regards to their vehicle repairs
  • Job Task Planning- to identify and plan daily job tasks and repairs
  • Problem Solving- Has to be able to solve problems as they arise with regards to vehicle repairs

LANGUAGE

  • Must have understanding and ability to speak, read and write English

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The typical physical demands of the Auto Body Repair Person include:

  • Strength Requirements:

Required to lift a minimum of 50lbs; lifting of auto body parts onto vehicles

  • Motion Parameters:

Must be able to bend, stand and crawl, in, around and under vehicles; use hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity when operating equipment such as sanders, welders, hoists, etc

  • Work Environment:

Will be working indoors, outdoors, in a garage environment; working in an environment with fumes, dust and hazardous materials; temperatures in garage environment can fluctuate depending on work being completed.

Please phone Terry Brown at 902-790-1146

Thank you.

Picker/Labourer

COMPANY: High Tide Eco Management Ltd.

 

START DATE:  Immediately

 

SALARY: To Be Determined

 

HOURS: Tues-Friday (Approx. 30 hours/week)

                

JOB DUTIES:

  • Working on a Garbage Truck, 25 yard, rear load
  • Transporting and disposing of garbage in a safe, effective, and environmentally friendly manner, at an approved dump site
  • Visiting numerous residential and commercial locations, on a daily basis, to collect solid and liquid waste by manually collecting the garbage.

 

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Ability to endure tough working conditions
  • Must be physically fit
  • Able to supply own steel toe work boots and work gloves
  • Experience preferred but not necessary
  • WHMIS and First Aid
  • Reliable and punctual

HOW TO APPLY:

 

Please send resumes and references to Kevin Murphy at:

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Seniors Care Aide

COMPANY: R.E.A.L Residence Inc.

START DATE:  Immediately

SALARY: $13.00 per hour to start

HOURS: Flexible hours- shifts are: 7a-7p, 7p-7a,3p-11p, 7a- 3p- Weekends included – 40 hours per week

JOB DUTIES:

  • Assisting clients with various tasks around the house
  • Helping clients take the correct medication prescribed by doctors (will be trained)
  • Providing mobility and ambulatory assistance around the household, as well as outside
  • Assisting with grooming and personal hygiene
  • Helping in dressing the clients
  • Preparing and planning meals and clean up
  • Household cleaning duties (mostly done on night shifts)
  • Acting quickly in case of an emergency
  • Reporting any unusual or suspicious occurrences and events
  • Helping the clients with their everyday needs (including bathroom and toilet habits)
  • Making beds each day and changing sheets when required

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High levels of compassionate and empathy
  • Reliable and diligent
  • Respectful behavior and mannerisms
  • High ethics and moral standards
  • Basic first aid
  • Do not need to be a CCA but is an asset
  • Good levels of stamina and physical strength
  • Good time management skills with the ability to work alone

HOW TO APPLY: Drop off resume at: 122 Victoria St. Windsor( ask for Carrie) or email resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Concrete and Siding Workers (FT)

COMPANY: Ruggles Contracting

START DATE:  Immediately

SALARY: Depending on experience

HOURS: 40-45 hours/ week, Mon-Fri (some weekends may be required)

                

JOB DUTIES:

  • General labour duties as required
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions (heat and cold)
  • Operating various power tools
  • Must be able to work at heights
  • Shovel snow to clear out work area

 

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Roofing/ Siding/ ICF Concrete experience
  • Must have WHMIS certificate
  • Willing to train
  • Steel toed work boots and tool belt (hammer, chalk line, knife etc.) required
  • Valid Driver’s License/Own transportation

HOW TO APPLY:

 

Please email resumes to:

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Internet Sales Coordinator

Start Date ~ Immediate

Position Rate of Pay ~ 15.00/hour

The Internet Sales Coordinator Position is a casual position and hours fluctuate as required.
Weekly hours would be approximately between 15-25 hours.

Job Description ~ Internet sales coordinators use the Internet to promote and/or create sales.

Job Duties ~ Some job duties may include creating online ads, photography,  managing websites, setting appointments, communicating closely, and maintaining records of sales data. You may also be responsible for following up on Internet leads and attempting to convert these leads into actual sales. In some instances, you may be required to find leads by doing online research or promote positive customer relations via e-mail or an instant messaging program. Will be required to close sales and promote customer relations online.

The Internet Sales Coordinator Position Skill Requirements:

  • Must be mature
  • Display excellent written and oral communicative abilities
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Have own transportation
  • Show initiative and self-confidence
  • Have excellent organizational skills
  • Have basic computer experience with programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Have a high school diploma
  • Have prior sales, marketing, advertising, or business background
  • Have previous sales experience

Please send resume and cover letter to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Perishable Products Staff


Location:
Falmouth, NS

Job Summary

Avon Valley Floral exists to serve customers well with quality products delivered to the customer's requirements and place of business.

Employees must be dedicated to:

  • Serving our customers needs
  • Products and services that contribute to our customers success
  • Openness to continuous process improvement and change
  • Product knowledgeable skills that add value and solutions in serving customers
  • Respect for our customers, our fellow employees, and our suppliers

This translates into a dedicated team of 'Customer Service - Perishable Products Staff' that are: customer service oriented, product knowledgeable, quality assurance aware, and performance accurate.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Product Care, Maintenance and Prep
    • Understand and apply proper Care & Handling practices of fresh cut flowers which include proper rotation and cleaning of area inclusive of tools, floors, buckets, pack tables and the cooler.
    • Organize area before distributions & holidays by preparing carts, cleaning work spaces, getting soil, containers, picks and various plant material allocated.
    • Provide recommendations and solutions for product related problems.
    • Pack, seal, label, boxes and carts or racks for shipping.
    • Use of equipment such as box making and strapping machines.
    • Assist with shipping organization of loads and transport readiness including documentation and shipping information.
    • Value added products manufacturing and assembly
  • Time Management and Planning
    • Work independently unsupervised or in a group environment
    • Work in a refrigerated environment for extended periods of time especially on holiday peeks and weekends when the largest shipping cycle occur in the week.
    • Employee must be flexible with hours to work when customer demand requires.
    • Showing up when scheduled and reliable transportation are a must.
    • Weekly scheduled hours can also involve a night shift to accommodate incoming truck schedules.
    • Shifts can involve early mornings, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays as a matter of regular scheduling Follow Process and Directions.
  • Communication and Customer Service
    • Correspond both verbally and orally with purchasing, sales and production staff to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages and cultural concerns.
    • Use sound judgement/decision making skills if the lack of senior management support is absent and/or recognizing the importance of reaching out for assistance.
    • Demonstrate and apply Leadership qualities
  • Attention to detail
    • Examine contents of incoming and outgoing shipments and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy and quality standards.
    • Record damages and discrepancies, for reporting, recordkeeping purposes and farm claims.
    • Fill orders accurately according to pick tickets and pre-booked documents, as well as pre-pulled orders. Special care must be paid to UPC codes as well as specific distribution information.
    • Following guidelines and recipes is critical.
    • Learn and use sales computer systems for inventory look up, labels, UPC information
    • Maintain accurate inventory of stock.

Knowledge, Ability and Skill Requirements

  • Numeracy
  • Leadership
  • Cut Flower and Greens products identification, handling, and care
  • Basic Computer (Ex. Word, Excel, Email) with the willingness to learn more.
  • Heavy lifting required of cut flower/green boxes and buckets up to 501bs.

Organization Relationships

  • The Perishable Products Staff works directly with the Invoice Clerk, the Shipping Coordinator and the Sales Team.

Accountability of Performance

  • The Perishable Products Staff is accountable to the Manager of Operations — Wholesale with the support of scheduling and staff coordination of the Shipping Manager

Wage scale follows the collective agreement rate schedule.

To apply:

  • email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • subject line should include Perishable Products Staff

H & R Block are looking for Receptionist/Data Entry and Tax Prep People

H & R Block need both receptionists and tax preparers in the following office locations: Truro, Mahone Bay, Lunenburg, Liverpool, Shelburne, Barrington, Yarmouth, Digby, Bridgetown, Middleton, Greenwood, Berwick, New Minas and Windsor.   All these locations potentially need staff.

For both of the positions, some of the following attributes and skills are required:  adaptable, teamwork, decision making, time management, problem solving, positive attitude, courteous, respectful, consider of privacy and confidentiality, punctual, experience in customer service, able to follow instructions.  Someone that is analytical, math oriented, computer skills (including specific programs related to taxes, pos, email, CRA website). Previous experience in customer service, clerical skills.  We will train the tax knowledge.

Positions start mid January with hands on training starting in late January to mid February.  Depending on the position, hours could be 20 – 45 per week.  Range of renumeration will be $13.00 –$ 15.00 based on experience.

Course for tax preparation – Fundamental Level 1 begins September 11, 2019…duration is 13 weeks.  It is an online class – registration is completed at www.hrblock.ca.   Cost $ 343.85.  Most of the course material needed is provided online except for the workbooks which will be available at the closest local office.

If interested, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 902-681-2201 ext. 213.

Christine Hillier, General Franchise Manager

Master Tax Professional | H & R Block

8748 Commercial Street, New Minas, NS B4N 3C5

Tel. 902-681-2201 ext. 213 | Fax 902-681-3600 |www.hrblock.ca  

Scotia Recycling

URGENT NEED FOR STUDENT EMPLOYEES

CKF has an urgent need to hire several students as quickly as possible for packing jobs in our manufacturing plant.  They will get full time work for the remainder of the summer and may have an opportunity for part time work throughout the school year and full time work again next summer.  It is 12 hour shifts, some nights and weekends, and they will be expected to work four shifts per week.  The pay is $15.85 for day shift and $16.82 for night shift.   They will be packing product and standing on their feet in the heat for 12 hours so need to be resilient.  Please spread the word and ask them to apply immediately at www.ckfinc.com/careers or send their resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

GENERAL LABOUR/PACKER - CKF

CKF, a manufacturing plant in Hantsport, Nova Scotia, is looking for several employees to work in our production facility.  We operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week year round, and need physically fit people who can work 12 hour shifts in a fast paced environment.  Successful applicants must be able to stand for long periods of time and perform repetitive tasks.  All employees begin their career at CKF packing our molded pulp products and then have the opportunity to advance to other more challenging positions, such as Machine Operator, over a period of time.  We are a unionized organization offering competitive wages and an extensive benefits package.  All interested candidates must complete an application at www.ckfinc.com/careers.

CKF has 5 plants across Canada manufacturing food service and other packaging products, and employs over 700 people.  The Hantsport plant is located in the beautiful Annapolis Valley, 50 minutes from Halifax.

Casual CCA - Dykeland Lodge

Job Description: Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, CCA assists all residents in accordance to their care plans and activities of daily living.

Qualifications:

-CCAs will work within their Scope of Practice

-Reliable with good attendance and cheerful disposition

-Personal care of residents, including restorative care and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs

-Maintenance of a clean and sanitary environment

-Possesses exemplary Customer Service skills

-Effective communication both written and verbal in English

-Ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy in all aspects of the organization

-Must take initiative and able to work with minimum supervision

-Respectful and hardworking team player

-Police check and Vulnerable Sector Screening Request in the last 3 months is required

-Will be accepting RN, LPN and CCA students

-Will hire PCW working towards CCA Certification once Clinical Placement has begun

Training & Experience:

- Standard First Aid or Basic Life Support- CPR/Choking Adult

-Successful completion of CCA/PCW course

-Experience in a long term care or similar environment is considered an asset

-Alzheimer's Disease Course preferred

Offers & Incentives:

-Free parking

-Comprehensive Package

-Comprehensive Orientation

-A supportive work environment

-"Kudos" Internal Recognition Program

-Referral/Incentive Program

-Employee Recognition Gathering (BBQ, Christmas Party, Potlucks)

-Casual staff will be paid 4% in lieu of vacation

Salary Range:

In accordance with the Collective Agreement with Dykeland Lodge

 

To apply, please send your Cover Letter and Resume to Gabrielle Tullis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Continuing Care Assistants (CCA) – Casual & Part Time

About the Windsor Elms Village (Falmouth, NS):  Windsor Elms Village is an Eden Registered Home with a resident-directed philosophy of care.  It builds on a rich history and reflects our commitment to continue to evolve to meet the emerging needs of seniors in Nova Scotia.  We will continue to embrace life, provide compassionate support and encourage meaningful relationships with residents, families, staff and the community.  We are creating a home environment where residents can continue to grow and experience the fullness of life.

Creating a Sense of Home:  We are home to 108 residents.  At Windsor Elms Village there are three distinct neighbourhoods. Each neighbourhood has four houses of nine residents.  With such a diverse group of residents, you will find each house has its own character.  At WEV, we strive to create flexibility that mirrors life in the communities and homes our residents have known.

Continuing Care Assistants (CCA):  

We are seeking CCAs to fill casual and part time positions in our home located in Falmouth, NS (just 40 minutes from Halifax)

As a CCA you will be providing care and services to meet the needs of our residents.  As a CCA within our team, you will be creating a positive and pleasant environment in the Resident’s home by working collaboratively and respectfully with all care partners including residents, co-workers, families, physicians, community and professional agencies.  In everything you do, you will strive to enhance and strengthen the groups and individuals who live and work at the Windsor Elms Village.

As an important member of our team -- working with all care partners — you do what it takes to enrich relationships and                           well-being for residents. 

Qualifications:

  • Nova Scotia Certification as a Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) or current enrollment as an LPN or RN student from a recognized institution
  • Good communication skills
  • Education and experience in long-term care, geriatrics, and dementia is preferred
  • Standard First Aid and CPR certification
  • Computer literate

 

Special Notices regarding Pension Plan

  • The Windsor Elms is an active participating employer with Nova Scotia Employees’ Pension Plan (NSHEPP). If you are a member of NSHEPP, your pension is portable to Windsor Elms!

 

Interested in applying?

Windsor Elms offers a competitive compensation package and a work environment where team work and individual contributions are valued.   Submit a resumé to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax 902-798-3302. 

Queries Can Be Forwarded to the Director of People, Denise Turnbull   E.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    P.   902 472-3659

Buffer Technician

BioVectra Inc. is a leading bio-science business in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, focused on contract manufacturing and product development of active pharmaceutical ingredients, pharmaceutical intermediates, and bio-reagents.

BioVectra Inc. has multiple positions available for Buffer Technicians. These are permanent, full-time positions located in Windsor, Nova Scotia.

The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Hands-on operation of physical and automated equipment to prepare buffers for Microbial Fermentation and Purification.
  • Handling, dispensing, and weighing out of raw materials in accordance with procedures.
  • Mixing solids and liquids in accordance with recipe documents in a clean and controlled environment.
  • Performing general warehousing, material staging and preparation, cleaning and housekeeping duties.
  • Preparing production equipment for maintenance/service/changeover.
  • Performing In-process testing including pH, conductivity, spectrophotometry etc.
  • Providing feedback and recommendations for procedural and process improvements.
  • Complying with safety requirements, GMP/GDP, SOP, hazardous materials and manufacturing documentation.
  • Actively participating in BioVectra's quality management system, focusing on the batch production records, work instructions and adherence to policies and standard operating procedures at all times.

The successful candidate for this position should have:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Degree or diploma in Biotechnology, Chemistry, or Biology considered an asset.
  • Industrial experience in a pharma and cGMP facility an asset.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Ability to work independently and communicate effectively in a dynamic team environment
  • Excellent attention to detail, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work 12-hour rotating shifts, required to use a respirator and able to lift up to 25 kg.

BioVectra offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Interested candidates are asked to apply by

http://www.biovectra.com/careers/ and click on career opportunities.

Production Technician

BioVectra Inc. is a leading bio-science business in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, focused on contract manufacturing and product development of active pharmaceutical ingredients, pharmaceutical intermediates, and bio-reagents.

BioVectra Inc. has multiple positions available for Production Technicians. These are permanent, full-time position located in Windsor, Nova Scotia.

The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Hands-on operation of physical and automated equipment to perform Microbial Fermentations and Purifications.
  • Controlling processes from start-up to shutdown, including unit operations of microbial growth, expression, recovery, filtration, and purification.
  • Performing In-process testing including pH, conductivity, spectrophotometry, osmometry, densometry, etc.
  • Writing manufacturing work instructions, training procedures, departmental procedures and SOPs.
  • Writing and assembling commissioning packages or Turn over Packages and qualifications for utilities and equipment.
  • Executing commissioning test functions and qualification documents for manufacturing and lab equipment, utilities and systems.
  • Providing feedback to their manager on recommendations for procedural and process improvements.
  • Complying with safety requirements, GMP/GDP, SOP, hazardous materials and manufacturing documentation.
  • Actively participating in BioVectra's quality management system, focusing on the batch production records, work instructions and adherence to policies and standard operating procedures at all times.
  • Performing general warehousing, material staging and preparation, cleaning and housekeeping duties.
  • Preparing production equipment for maintenance/service/changeover.

The successful candidate for this position should have:

  • Post-secondary diploma in an applicable area of study, or minimum two years direct work experience in a field related to GMP BioPharma.
  • Industrial experience in a pharma and cGMP facility an asset.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Ability to work independently and communicate effectively in a dynamic team environment
  • Excellent attention to detail, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work 12-hour rotating shifts, required to use a respirator and able to lift up to 25 kg.


BioVectra offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Interested candidates are asked to apply by:

http://www.biovectra.com/careers/ and click on career opportunities.

Restaurant Team Member - Backshift

POSITION:  Restaurant Team Member

COMPANY: Glooscap Landing: Tim Hortons

                                             

START DATE:  Immediately

SALARY: $11.55

 

HOURS:  Back-shift/Float (must be able to work days/evenings/nights)

                

 

Position Description:

As a team member your top priority is guest satisfaction. Whether you are the very first person our guests encounter or producing quality finished bakery items that our guests come to enjoy and love you will have the opportunity to deliver and create exceptional guest experiences.  Your energy and passion for guest service are what make you a top team member in this fast-paced environment while your ability to multi-task and communicate with your fellow team members will contribute to your success.

 

Apply to this job if you:

  • Demonstrate a passion for guest service and creating exceptional guest experiences
  • Enjoy working with a successful team in a safe environment
  • Have a strong work ethic and are committed to your team
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As part of our team we offer you:

  • Comprehensive training
  • Incentive and recognition programs
  • Team Tim Hortons Scholarship Program
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Community involvement

HOW TO APPLY:

 

Applicants can apply by email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or drop off resumes to: Nova Scotia Works (80 Water Street, Windsor)

(please specify that it is for the Glooscap Landing position)

 

Restaurant Team Member - Production

Position Description

As a production team member your top priority is guest satisfaction.  You take pride in producing quality finished bakery or menu items that our guests come to enjoy and love.  You assist in serving guests where necessary and respond to special guest requests in a friendly manner. You follow Tim Hortons standards and guidelines when preparing products for our guests as well as follow all operating guidelines for each piece of equipment.  You support a clean environment through regular clean up; maintain a neat and professional appearance in accordance to our company policy, minimize food waste and maintain freshness of products. Your energy and passion for guest service are what make you a top team member in this fast-paced environment while your ability to multi-task and communicate with your fellow team members will contribute to your success.

Apply to this job if you:

  • Demonstrate a passion for guest service and creating exceptional guest experiences
  • Enjoy working with a successful team in a safe environment
  • Have a strong work ethic and are committed to your team
  • Previous food preparation experience considered an asset.

As part of our team we offer you:

  • Comprehensive training
  • Incentive and recognition programs
  • Team Tim Hortons Scholarship Program
  • Community involvement

Hours of position are 11:30 am - 7pm

Position Location:  All Windsor locations along with Hantsport and Glooscap Landing (410 Ben Jackson Rd. Lockhartville)

To Apply: Please drop off resume to Nova Scotia Works at 80 Water St. Windsor or email resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.