Employment / Volunteer Opportunities

Causal Lock-up Guards - Employment Opportunity

Municipality of the District of Shelburne is seeking applications to fill casual Lock-up Guard positions for the Municipality’s Lock-up Facility in Shelburne. Applicants must be able to get to the Lock-up within 30 minutes of a receiving a call.

A job description is available here . Resumes will be accepted until 12:00 noon on September 30, 2021.

We appreciate all expressions of interest for this position however; only those applicants receiving an interview will be contacted.

Trudy Payne, Chief Administrative Officer
Municipality of the District of Shelburne
P.O. Box 280, 136 Hammond Street
Shelburne, NS B0T 1W0
E-mail:

Wastewater Lagoon Solids Removal - Request for Proposal

The Municipality of the District of Shelburne is seeking to identify interested and qualified Bidders for the desludging and dewatering of the wastewater lagoon at the Sandy Point Sewage
Treatment Plant (STP), located at 507 Sandy Point Road, Shelburne NS. This project includes the transportation and disposal of the dewatered sludge at a provincially approved environmental disposal facility.

This  Request for Proposal document includes the requirements for work to be completed by the successful bidder.

August 26, 2021 -  pdf Addendum (109 KB)

Community Art - RFP

In partnership with The Municipality of the District of Shelburne, through their Community Arts Fund, the Shelburne County Arts Council is seeking proposals from a qualified Nova Scotian artist or group of artists working collaboratively, to design, create, and install public art within the Municipality of Shelburne.

The Municipality of Shelburne is an inclusive, accessible, and diverse municipality, and the artist(s) proposal should incorporate an innovative point of view to the existing beautiful outdoor space in which the finished artwork will be installed. The specific location should be indicated by the artist within their proposal.

The selected project will add artistic enhancement to an outdoor publicly accessible space within the Municipality of Shelburne and will also engage our community in it’s creation. Examples of engagement could range from public consultation regarding parts of the project prior to or during creation, to involvement of the community within the physical creation of the project.

We encourage artists to be innovative in their proposals in regards to how they will include a level of community engagement within their project. The Shelburne County Arts Council will work to support artists in the community
engagement components of their project.

Request for Proposal

Community Art Fund Policy

Request For Submissions

The Municipality of the District of Shelburne is looking for professional submissions of high-resolution, edited local video and photos for purchase.

We have interest in, but are not limited to, expanding our photo/video library in the following areas:

• Ariel Photography
• Fishing Industry - (wharfs and boats)
• Seasonal Landscapes (fall colors, spring birds, after a snowfall)
• Food (lobster, seafood, ice cream, locally sourced dishes)
• Interior and Exterior of our local businesses
• Adventure or Experiences
• Quality of Life
• Resident and Business attraction highlight video

If you have any questions, would like to submit your work or would like to discussion content creation, please contact:

Val Kean, Community Development Coordinator

902-875-3544 ext 232

The Municipality reserves the right to accept or reject any and all submissions. It is the responsibility of the photographer/videographer to obtain permissions, and include with your submission, any necessary release forms from property owners or persons included in the content.

Seeking Community Representatives - Local Government Matters

Get Involved

Get involved - VOLUNTEER TODAY!

The Municipality of Shelburne seeks Community Representatives Municipality of Shelburne has vacancies on three Boards or Committees where staff, Council and community collaborate on important issues and topics.

Are you money and business savvy?

You may be interested in our Audit & Internal Control Committee.

Want to influence growth and expansion?

Become a member of the Economic Growth Strategy Committee.

Please submit your letter of interest to:

Erin Hartley,
Director of Corporate Services

or drop off at 136 Hammond Street, Shelburne.