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PRIMARY CARE PARAMEDIC PERMANENT POSITION
The Town of Winterton is accepting applications for the position of Primary Care Paramedic.

Qualifications:

Must have successfully completed the Primary Care Paramedic education program.

Must be registered with the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador and successfully complete the annual provincial exams.

Must have a valid Class 4 driver’s license.

Wage is commensurate with experience.

Please submit resume no later than 4:30 p.m. February 2, 2015

Winterton Town Office

Attn:  Primary Care Paramedic Position

P.O. Box 59

Winterton, NL   A0B 3M0

Email:  clerk@winterton.ca

Fax:    709-583-2099

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  

Posted: Jan 20, 2015 9:19 am NFLD


Sign our Website Guest Book !!
Let us know how much you enjoyed your visit to Winterton. Publish your experiences for others to read. We plan to preserve guest book entries for many years to follow.. [View Guest Book]
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Review Our Town Council Minutes
Winterton residents are encouraged to review our town council minutes, which will be regularly posted on our town website. Your suggestions are very important to us. Please email your feedback or call (709) 583-2010. We look forward to your participation. [View Minutes]
Posted: Oct 21, 2012 9:35 pm NFLD


Perfect Destination for Visitors
Situated on Trinity Bay - on the western side of the Avalon Peninsula on Newfoundland's east coast, Winterton makes a perfect destination for visitors. We offer a large RV Park, scenic hiking trails and so much more. Make the town of Winterton part of your Newfoundland vacation - you'll be glad you did.  [View Our Attractions]
Posted: Oct 21, 2012 8:51 pm NFLD


Maritime Heritage of Winterton
The town of Winterton has a rich maritime heritage of fishing. Winterton (known as Scilly Cove) was first settled in the 1600s. The first known census was taken in 1675. At that time, there were three planters, forty servants and eight boats recorded in the town. [More Details]
Posted: Oct 19, 2012 7:37 pm NFLD




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Winterton, Newfoundland was first settled in the 1600's.

Scilly Cove (now known as Winterton) was first settled in the 1600s. The first known census was taken in 1675. At that time, there were three planters, forty servants and eight boats recorded in the Town.

Three of the fishing captains living in Scilly Cove during this time were recorded as being Hopkins, Wicksell and Peyton. Some of the early settlers were fishermen whom originated from Dorset & Devon, England. The abundant catch of fish would be salted and dried on flakes and shipped to England in the fall.

The next record of settlement in Scilly Cove is found in the 1697 journal of Jean Baudoin - a priest who accompanied Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville (New France explorer) on an expedition around the coast of Newfoundland.

Jean Baudoin reported that there were four houses along with fishing structures as well as livestock, which were all destroyed before the French soldiers departed Scilly Cove. English settlers fled to the nearby forest to escape the invaders.

In 1912, Scilly Cove changed its name to Winterton. Winterton took its name after Sir James Spearman Winter - a former Premier of Newfoundland.


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