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Notices of Approval

This is to serve notice that the Council of the Town of Yarmouth, at its meeting on November 17, 2022, at 6:30 pm, approved the following...

Winter Parking 2022/23

Winter Parking Regulations for the 2022/2023 season take effect this Thursday, December 1st.

Jr. Building Official

The Town of Yarmouth is seeking applications for a Junior Building Official to assist our Senior Building Official with the administration of the Nova Scotia Building Code, Building By-law, the Minimum Housing Standards By-law, and Municipal Government Act provisions related to dangerous and unsightly premises. 

As a member of the Town of Yarmouth team, you will be mentored by our Senior Building Official to perform a variety of tasks.  Outlined below are some of those key responsibilities:

  • Administer the Nova Scotia Building Code Act and Regulations and the Municipal government Act provisions related to dangerous and unsightly premises.
  • Receive and review building, occupancy and demolition permit applications and review plans.
  • Issue building, occupancy and demolition permits.
  • Undertake inspections to ensure compliance.
  • Respond to public inquiries.
  • Enforce By-laws, as directed.

Education and Experience

  • Qualified Level 1 Building Official or Building Official courses that meet the level 1 requirements with the willingness to complete level 1 Qualification.
  • Minimum of five (5) years commercial and/or residential construction building experience.
  • Member of the Building Officials Association of Nova Scotia (NSBOA) or eligible for membership. (Once qualified, officials employed with the Municipality will be expected to achieve Level 1 building official qualification within 3 years and Level 2 within 5 years).
  • Consideration will be given to those applicants with 2 years of relevant post secondard or red seal.

Join our Team!

  • Permanent Full-time (35 hours per week)
  • Optional compressed work week (as per Town policy)
  • Competitive health benefits
  • Defined benefit pension plan - Nova Scotia Public Service Superannuation Pension Plan
  • Satisfactory proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is required, in accordance with Town policy

A complete job description is available by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To apply, please forward a cover letter and resume in a single PDF document to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This vacancy will remain advertised until a suitable applicant is selected.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Notice of Second Reading

This is to serve notice that the Council of the Town of Yarmouth, at its meeting on Thursday, December 8th, 2022, at 6:30 pm, will consider and if deemed advisable approve the Second Reading to amend its Building Code Bylaw.

Town partners with Crohn’s and Colitis Canada

There was an exciting development at Yarmouth town hall this week that will help advance the town's goals around improving accessibility. Town hall is now listed on the App “GoHere” as part of the Crohn’s and Colitis GoHere Washroom Access Program.

NOTICE OF TAX SALE

A tax sale will be held on Wednesday, December 14th, at 10 am in council chambers. Read more for details.

The Town of Yarmouth recognizes our employees as our greatest resource in our organization.  We are committed to the investment in our people.  We seek candidates with knowledge and expertise in their field as well as individuals with a collaborative approach to working with others.  We offer diverse career opportunities with competitive salary and benefits packages. 

All employment opportunities within the Town of Yarmouth will be posted here as they become available.    

The Information Edge is a monthly column bringing you important news and information from the Town of Yarmouth. This column is printed monthly in the Saltwire publication "The Southwest Wire", and is always available online, including past articles, on this page.

Town of Yarmouth

 This is an exciting time for the Town of Yarmouth. By working together, we can meet today’s challenges and build a better future.”

Pam Mood

Contacts

Town of Yarmouth
400 Main Street
Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

  (902) 742-2521
  (902) 742-6244

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