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W. Laurence Sweeney Fisheries Museum Interpreters

The W. Laurence Sweeney Fisheries Museum is receiving applications for Seasonal Museum Interpreters (3).  One position will begin May 22, 2018 and continue until approximately October 5th, 2018.The two additional positions will also start May 22, 2018 and will end August 31st, 2018.    

The successful applicants will share the history of one of the most significant fishing and shipping enterprises in Southwest Nova Scotia.   The interpreter will assist the public in their exploration of the Sweeney marine heritage through unique exhibits, including a simulation of a traditional fishing wharf, complete with fishing, processing and ship repair sheds, wharf decks and a coastal freighter.

 Other duties include: opening/closing of museum, balancing cash, making deposits, utilizing a cash register, responding to various inquiries from local and traveling public.

 Applicants must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be knowledgeable about other tourism and cultural attractions in the area.  Previous experience working in tourism, hospitality or a museum setting is required.  We are looking for applicants with a professional attitude and an excitement for all that our Museum, and Yarmouth and surrounding area has to offer.   For a complete job description please contact the email address listed below. 

You may visit the W. Laurence Sweeney Fisheries Museum at the following website: 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume to the attention of Human Resources; by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; by fax to 902-742-6244; or by mail to Town of Yarmouth, 400 Main St., Yarmouth N.S., B5A 1G2.  Applications must be received by 4:00 pm, April 6th, 2018. 

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

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


Town of Yarmouth
400 Main Street
Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

  (902) 742-2521
  (902) 742-6244

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