Mechanic - Yarmouth - Permanent (2 Vacancies) #2022-024(3)





Tri-County Regional Centre for Education

The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education encompasses the three counties of Shelburne, Yarmouth, and Digby serving 5757 students in twenty-two (22) schools, composed of 13 Elementary Schools, 6 High Schools, 1 Middle School, and 2 Elementary/High Schools.


Regional Centres for Education have Employment Equity Policies and/or processes and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups, particularly people of African Nova Scotian, African Canadian and African ancestry and Mi’kmaw/Indigenous ancestry. Please ensure that you complete the self-identification portion on the position application.


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS (mm,dd,yyyy):   at 11:59pm.


Effective Dates (mm,dd,yyyy): 05/02/2022 


Position Type: Permanent




TO APPLY: Complete the online profile/resume - you can attach a resume to your profile, security checks, and reference letters if applicable . (Please note: Failure to include your references will cause delay in processing your application.)



     Position:               Mechanic


      Reports to:            Coordinator of Transportation


      Location:               Yarmouth Bus Garage (2 Vacancies)



Live in South-West Nova Scotia, where the views are beautiful, seafood is always fresh and abundant, people are friendly, and housing is affordable! The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education is located in South-West Nova Scotia and includes Shelburne, Yarmouth and Digby Counties. Currently, there are approximately 5700 students within 22 schools among the various unique communities in the area.


The successful candidate for this position will be responsible to maintain and repair school buses as well as other fleet vehicles.  Internal CUPE Local 964 Members given first consideration.



  • Valid journeyman certification, or registered as a Truck / Transport Mechanic - registered apprentices will also be given consideration;
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs;
  • Completion of WHMIS and First Aid, or willingness to obtain upon hire.


  • Ability to work collaboratively with transportation staff and school administration and work alongside diverse cultural and racial backgrounds;
  • A team player who is able to work independently and within deadlines;
  • Demonstrated ability to value the voice and contribution of others while remaining open to corrective feedback.


  • Perform all mechanical duties as assigned in accordance with approved standards, the laws of the Province of Nova Scotia and TCRCE policies and procedures;
  • Keep accurate record of vehicle inspections and maintenance;
  •  Complete all assigned work orders and record hours and materials used;
  • Keep work area clean and safe;
  • Work cooperatively with other garage staff on jobs that require more than one worker;
  • Maintain the safe operation of all equipment used in the bus garages;
  • Conduct road tests as required;
  • Other related duties as assigned.


What we can offer you:

  • Benefits (Health, Dental, etc.);
  • Pension Plan with company contribution for eligible employees;
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program;
  • Vacation Entitlement;
  • Professional Development fund;
  • Free on-site parking;
  • Employee discounts to the local gym;
  • Member of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE Local 964);
  • And much more…



  • Apply online by creating a profile/resume; (**New - TCRCE employees contact for your internal login)
  • FAX resume to 749-2834 (Centrex ^2834); or
  • Drop off/mail resume to Human Resources, Yarmouth office, 79 Water Street, Yarmouth, NS   B5A 1L4; or
  • Email resume to




Recreational Facilities: Visit the local beaches and lighthouses, join one of our many gyms or yoga classes, take a walk along one of our beautiful nature trails or watch the lobster boats come into the harbour. There are several golf courses, tennis courts and parks in the area. The seasonal operation of the Cat Ferry travelling from Yarmouth to Maine.


History and Culture: Acadian Museums, Churches of various denominations, Fishing Museums, a wide variety of charities and clubs.


Entertainment: Go see our local hockey team play at the Mariners Centre, watch the arrival of the tall ships, enjoy Lobsterfest, Seafest, the Shark Scramble, live theatre at Th’Yarc Playhouse, Yarmouth Farmers Market, various auctions, a new Empire Theatre, a bowling alley, numerous restaurants, local breweries, and eateries and much more!



Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.



The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education requires that all newly hired employees provide a satisfactory Child Abuse Register Check and Criminal Record / Vulnerable Sector Checks. If you have current ones less than 3 months old you can attach these checks to your profile / resume.


For more information about the TCRCE visit our website at