Our 2 Astrolabes, dated from the early 1600's were discovered near Channel-Port aux Basques. They are both in mint condition and in working order. A very rare and valuable find for Newfoundland and all of Canada.

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About our 2 Astrolabes
Explore our connection with age-old astronomical instruments used by navigators. Two astrolabes are featured in Channel-Port aux Basques, dating from the 1600's.

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Town Opportunities

The Port aux Basques Community Employment Corporation (CEC) was incorporated in 1987 for the purpose of supporting persons with barriers to employment, utilizing The Supported Employment Program. We seek, create and maintain educational and employment opportunities for persons who are considered to be employment disadvantaged. The CEC team provides professional support, training and employment services for adults with barriers to employment in the Port aux Basques and surrounding areas.

“Summer Recreation Program Supervisor”

Town of Channel - Port aux Basques


The Town of Channel - Port aux Basques is accepting applications for the position of
“Summer Recreation Program Supervisor”. The duties and responsibilities for this position are:

• Develop, organize and implement the Summer Recreation Programs.
• Supervise and evaluate Program Staff.
• Promote and generate awareness of active living, leisure and recreation in the area.
• Assist the Recreation Director in special events/activities.
• Perform duties/tasks as directed by the Town’s Recreation Director/Facilities Manager and/or Town Manager.

Applicants must be currently attending a secondary or post secondary educational institution as a full time student and must be returning in the Fall. An academic background and/or experience in a Physical Education/Recreation setting is preferred.

Deadline for accepting applications is 4:00 p.m., Monday April 27th, 2015

Applications may be dropped off or mailed to Town Office, P.O. Box 70, Port aux Basques, NL A0M 1C0
Posted: April 16, 2015 1:46 pm NFLD
Employment Opportunity Office Clerk



The Town of Channel - Port aux Basques is presently accepting applications for the position of Office Clerk. This a full time 35 hour per week position. The successful applicant will perform the following duties:

▸ provide clerical administrative support;
▸ perform the normal day to day accounting and secretarial duties required in the daily operations of municipal administration;
▸ perform duties at locations other than the Town Office.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

▸ Office or Business Administration diploma from a recognized post secondary institution;
▸ strong computer skills including the ability to do spreadsheets and word processing;
▸ knowledge of Simply Accounting;
▸ possess strong written and oral communication skills in addition to the ability to carry out verbal and written instructions accurately and quickly;
▸ possess good organizational skills and have the ability to multi task;
▸ be able to work in an individual and/or team setting as well as a demanding work environment;

Salary for this position is as per the Collective Agreement.

Please forward resumes, giving complete details of qualifications along with two references, to: Town of Channel - Port aux Basques, P.O. Box 70, 67 Main Street, Port aux Basques, NL A0M 1C0; Fax: 695-9852; email: townchannelpab@nf.aibn.com Deadline for applications is Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

The Town of Channel - Port aux Basques thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected to complete a document preparation, typing and accounting test will be contacted.

Posted: April 13, 2015 9:00 am NFLD