RECREATION DIRECTOR SOUGHT - The Town of Amherst is seeking a talented Director of Recreation to join the senior management team. This is an exciting opportunity to provide strategic leadership in recreation and community engagement to the Town and community. We offer a great opportunity for growth and professional development, an organizational commitment to excellence and a professional team-based work environment.
The Director of Recreation will have the responsibility to continually develop and manage a community recreation service, and ensure that there is a sustainable recreation business strategy which promotes and reflects the needs of the community and residents of the Town of Amherst.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - The Amherst Cumberland Multisport Program is seeking a minimum of two (2) Program Coordinators to help facilitate this new and exciting initiative for children in grades primary and one.
Program Coordinators must be organized, energetic, and positive individuals who are interested in helping children in Amherst & area grow through sport.
Program Coordinators will report to the Town of Amherst Active Living Coordinator. Program locations will vary between Spring Street Academy and the sport specific facilities. Amherst Cumberland Multisport Leaders will facilitate program delivery as outlined in the position summary below.
DATA COLLECTION - Mike Johnson is going to be knocking on a lot of doors between now and mid-September as he seeks contact information from folks living on or near the Tantramar Marsh – including portions of the Town of Amherst – who may be affected by flooding due to rising sea levels and more intense weather systems.
WEEKLY ORGANICS COLLECTION - The weekly collection of organics (green bins) within the boundaries of the Town of Amherst is in effect from now until Sept. 28, 2019. Materials must be placed out for collection on your regularly scheduled collection day.
SUMMER HOURS - Amherst town hall's summer operating hours will go into effect on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Those hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday. They are in effect until Friday, Aug. 30, 2019.
OPERATING, CAPITAL BUDGETS - The final report on the Town of Amherst's 2019-20 operating budget of $17,671,426 and capital budget of $3,694,229 can now be viewed online at https://amherst.ca/budgets.html. The Amherst Water Utility's $2,246,938 operating budget and $2,086,082 capital budget are included in the report. A paper copy can also be picked up at town hall, 98 Victoria St. E., during regular office hours.