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.

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The Town of Channel - Port aux Basques is presently accepting applications for the position of Office Clerk. The successful applicant will perform the following duties:

▸ provide clerical administrative support;
▸ perform the normal day to day accounting and office duties required in the operation of municipal administration;
▸ be involved with, but not limited to, budget preparation; application process relating to Municipal Capital Works and Gas Tax Funding Programs; asset management; Occupational Health & Safety and Workers Compensation requirements; and liaise with various government departments.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

▸ A post secondary diploma in business or office administration (or an equivalent program) . Knowledge and experience in an office environment would be a definite asset. Preference will be given to applicants with the most suitable combination of qualifications and experience;
▸ 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 efficiently;
▸ possess good organizational skills and have the ability to multi task;
▸ have the ability to work with little supervision;
▸ be able to work in an individual and/or team setting;
▸ be able to work in a very demanding environment.

This is a unionized full time position with a 35 hour work week; benefits and salary in accordance with the Collective Agreement with NAPE Local 1805. The successful candidate will be required to provide a recent Certificate of Conduct and a Medical Certificate. Successful candidate must be bondable.

Please forward detailed resume, copy of diploma and any other relevant certificates, 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 Friday, January 2nd, 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: Dec 17, 2014 4:39 pm NFLD