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Acadia First Nation | Request for Tender | Snow Removal

The following Requests for Tender (RFT) have been issued for Yamrouth, Ponhook, Hammonds Plains, Gold RIver, Medway and Wildcat:

Snow Removal
  Ponhook RFT-2020-01 (242 KB)
  Wildcat RFT-2020-02 (241 KB)
  Medway RFT-2020-03 (240 KB)
  Gold RIver RFT-2020-04 (257 KB)
  Yarmouth RFT-2020-05 (259 KB)
  Hammonds Plains RFT-2020-06 (241 KB)

Job Opportunity | CASHIER/SECURITY | AFN Entertainment Centre

AFN Entertainment Centre


  • To maintain a secure and comfortable environment for staff and customers
  • To guard against theft and vandalism
  • To maintain order and enforce regulations
  • To receive and record payment from customers
  • To provide a change service for V.L.T. customers and tobacco purchases
  • Fast paced environment


  • Enforce regulations of establishment to maintain order
  • Establish or identify price of goods and services and tabulate bill using cash
    register or optical price scanner
  • Receive payment by cash, credit card or automated debit card
  • Place merchandise in bags
  • Calculate total payments received at the end of work shift and reconcile with total
  • Account for shortages and overages in cash at the end of each shift
  • Enforce regulations of establishment to maintain order
  • Performs security checks as required
  • Monitor daily activities throughout the building
  • Clean washrooms, equipment, shelves, floors surrounding environment
  • Stock shelves
  • Greet customers and direct to appropriate area
  • Any other duties deemed necessary by the Management, AFN Gaming Commission and/or Chief and Council
  • Willing to take additional training as deemed necessary and provided by AFN


  • Must be 19 years of age or older
  • Pleasant personality and excellent customer service skills
  • Willing to work as part of a team
  • Must be bondable
  • Must be in good physical condition
  • Must work over night shifts, night shifts, day shifts and weekends
  • Willing to take additional training as deemed necessary and provided for by AFN


Salary: Minimum Wage

Start Date: As soon as possible


In person: AFN Entertainment Centre
10552 Highway 3, Yarmouth, NS B5A 5J7
By Fax: (902)742-5503
By Email:

Deadline: October 21, 2020 @ 12 NOON

Job Opportunity | Post Secondary Education Navigator | Medway

TERM POSITION (November 2, 2020- July 30, 2021)
Post Secondary Education Navigator
Location: Medway Office


The Post Secondary Education Navigator (PSN) will be under the direct supervision of the Education Director. The position would require the PSN to routinely check in with post secondary students through on-site visits and/or other available technological resources. The PSN will assist in ensuring each student’s academic success, by assisting students to navigate, access and coordinate available education and training supports within the post secondary institutions and other service providers.


  • Communicate with post secondary students to ensure they are aware of the programs and services available to them
  • Work in collaboration with the post secondary institutions to ensure adequate supports and services are available to students and that access is readily available
  • Work in collaboration and report to the Education Director and Native Employment Officer
  • Follow up with students on a regular basis in hopes of identifying and addressing issues/concerns before they become a problem
  • Coordinate and act as a liaison person with the student, post secondary institutions and service providers to arrange services and supports for the student
  • Carry out exit interviews with students who have decided to withdraw
  • Be in contact with student liaison officers at the different post secondary institutions on a regular basis
  • Provide a monthly briefing/report to the Education Director which outlines the students contacted, outstanding issues, additional services required and travel requests
  • Become familiar with Acadia First Nation programs and policies
  • Provide guidance to students that will enhance their access, success and quality of learning
  • Advocate on behalf of the student
  • Participate in events, celebrations, ceremonies or professional development workshops that promote education and success of students
  • Connect students to additional resources and provide supportive services
  • Network with external agencies and organizations as required
  • Assist with accessing emergency funding sources (Covid-19 supports)
  • Adheres to All AFN policies and procedures
  • Other duties as deemed necessary


  • Diploma or Certificate from a recognized Post Secondary Institution, Community College or University
  • Knowledge of Post Secondary institutions and services available to students within
  • Demonstrated computer skills, e.g. Word, Excel, etc
  • Good interpersonal skills, organization ability, and both written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated effective time management and problem-solving abilities
  • Perform duties with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Valid drivers license and reliable vehicle
  • Criminal records check, Vulnerability and Child Abuse Registry screening
  • Member of Acadia First Nation

TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Fax: 902-685-2237

Deadline: October 21, 2020 at NOON.

JOB OPPORTUNITY | AtlantiCann Medical | Position: Trim and Harvester

Job Descriptionatlanticann

Position: Trim and Harvester
Job Type: Full Time, Hourly
Location: Lower Sackville, NS
Reporting to: Trim & Harvest Manager
$14.50 per hour + Incentives

Position Summary:

Accurately and efficiently complete the harvest, trimming and packaging of cannabis while maintaining a contaminate free workspace.


  • Ability to learn to trim 120 grams per hour and or more.
  • De-fanning plants
  • Post-harvest breakdown and clean-up
  • Waste removal
  • Loading and unloading trays with plants
  • Clean and sanitize drying rooms and trim room
  • Scouting for imperfections
  • Tray and workstation sanitation


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment

Requirements of Applicant:

  • Must be 19 years of age or olde
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the facility
  • Can work rotating shifts, weekends and holidays if necessary
  • Have the physical ability to sit, squat, bend, lift, push, pull 50 pounds and kneel repetitively throughout a workday
  • Able to stand and walk for extended periods of time

Working Conditions:

The Trim and Harvester is exposed to pollen, allergens, and chemical pesticides at the facility. As well as fumes, dust, odors, extreme heat temperatures, heights, indoor AC, no AC, motion, noise, protective gear, vibrations, and water


  • Dental Care
  • Extended health care

About AtlantiCann Medical

AtlantiCann Medical is majority owned by the Mi’kmaq First Nations of Nova Scotia.
We are proud to be producing quality cannabis in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People. The 8-point star, a symbol very important to the Mi’kmaq community, often presents with 4 colours signifying unity between the four races of people as well as the 4 directions (North, South, East and West), emphasizing balance within oneself and mother earth.
We are proud to embrace these values and provide Mi’Kmaq product to NS and across the nation.
We are an equal opportunity employer and adhere to fair employment practices.

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