We are hiring!!

 Seasonal Staff - 2024


The Village of Pugwash is an equal opportunities employer, offering seasonal employment that starts in early May. Funding assistance regulations may affect eligibility with preference given to students or young adults aged 16-30.

All job descriptions have been updated and some are completely new.

Please send a resume and covering letter to the contact information given.

Click on the name of the job that interests you for a job description and more information.

Applications are due Thursday, March 28th 2024.

Assistant to the Administrator and Events Coordinator
A fun office space to hone your office skills and learn so much more! Help prepare for the County's biggest Canada Day celebration, assist with recreation programming and office administration.  Must have very strong computer skills, organizational abilities, be a problem solver and work with the public. To start April 2024.

Visitor Information Councilor
The traveling public want to know all about what is going on in the area.  Bring your local knowledge and welcoming smile to the Village VIC.  May include additional administrative duties. Conversational level French an asset.  To start May 2024

Parks Maintenance - new position!
We are looking for a gardener and groundskeeper all rolled into one.  Be prepared to be busy in the growing season and willing to help out other team members when required.  Bring a strong back, nimble knees and new ideas to be part of the team that keeps the Village looking so beautiful through all the seasons. Starts in May part time and will quickly become full time as the flowers (and weeds) start growing!

Public Works Assistant - new position!
Expect a wide variety of jobs coming your way as you assist the Public Works supervisor and the Parks Maintenance staff. Hours will depend on growing season weather conditions and festival preparation. 



Pugwash is Number One!!

First conference on nuclear disarmament - Thinkers Lodge, Pugwash 1957

Pugwash Conference shares Nobel Peace Prize - 1995

First community in North America with bilingual street signs - 1951

First memorial to a Canadian-born female in Canada - 1870

Only underground salt mine in Nova Scotia -  since 1959

Oldest Silver Spray Rebekah Lodge in Atlantic Canada, second oldest in Canada - 1887

Home of the award winning Supertunia Bordeaux petunia - 2004

Communities in Bloom - National winner 2014
       - Five Blooms, Silver 201
7 and 2022


Free Wifi service

Pugwash Village Hall, 124 Water Street
Password:  freewifi

The old CN Train Station, 10222 Durham Street
No password required



It Takes a Village

Current edition

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website maintenance

The Village website is in the process of being re-built.  Pugwash and area not for profit organizations will be included as before.  If you wish to be included as a new listing or update your old one, please send your information to the Village Clerk.

Village Hall and VIC hours

Clerk Treasurer's Office
124 Water Street
Monday to Friday
9am to 1pm or by appointment
Phone: 902.243.2946
e-mail: villagecommission@

Visitor Information Centre
124 Water Street

Monday to Friday
CLOSED/open by chance
Phone: 902.243.2498 (summer)

Next Regular Village Commission Meeting

Monday, 11th March 2024 at 7pm. Agenda.

Standard agenda

Regular meetings are generally the second Monday of the month.

The general public is invited to attend any meeting of the Commission but may not participate in any way unless invited to speak by the Commission.

Any meeting that falls on a holiday will be postponed to the next (third) Monday of the month. There is no meeting in July.  Proposed agenda is published the Friday before a meeting, Monday noon time latest. The agenda may be amended by the commission at the beginning of the regular meeting.

For more information on meetings, please go to this page    


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