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Summer Student Positions Available in Springhill & Parrsboro

The Municipality is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill several summer student positions located in Springhill and Parrsboro. All applicants must have been registered as a full time student in the previous academic year.

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Job Posting- Desktop Help & Support Administrator

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland is currently accepting resumes for the position of Desktop Help & Support Administrator. This position is primarily responsible for providing technical assistance and support to all employees and councillors at the Municipality as well as maintaining information technology hardware and software assets in various municipal locations.

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Staff Wear Jerseys to Support Humboldt

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On April 12, 2018, staff at the Municipality wore sports jerseys (or sported yellow and green) in support of Humboldt Broncos.

RFP-MCC-1801 Glooscap Campground Camping Site Water & Electrical Service Construction Addendum #1

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland is accepting requests for proposals for the Glooscap Campground Camping Site Water & Electrical Service Construction.

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VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION NIGHT!

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Tax Reduction and Exemption Policy

The Municipality of Cumberland is now accepting applications for tax reduction or exemption from organizations that pay property taxes and meet the following criteria:

  • property of a named registered Canadian charitable organization, and that is used directly and solely for a charitable purpose; or
  • property of a non-profit community, charitable, fraternal, educational, recreational, religious, cultural or sporting organization if, in the opinion of Council, the organization provides a service that might otherwise be a responsibility of Council.

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Low Income Tax Exemption Application

The Municipality of Cumberland Income Exemption provides assistance to homeowners to help pay their residential property taxes.  Qualified applicants will receive a credit which is applied directly to their tax account.

To Qualify

  • The ratepayer must own and occupy the assessed property as their principal residence
  • Annual income from all sources for the 2017 calendar year for all household members must be equal to or less than $20, 803
  • The Municipality requires a copy of the prior year’s Canada Revenue Agency Notice of Assessment for all household members prior to approving an application

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2018 Employee Recommended Workplace!

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland has been recognized as a 2018 Employee Recommended Workplace! 

The Employee Recommended Workplace Award is newly established by The Globe and Mail and Morneau Shepell.  This designation applauds companies and organizations that make the health and wellness of their staff a priority and recognizes excellence in achieving a healthy, engaged and productive workforce. It is the only award of its kind that is based entirely on feedback from employees. 

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