Elections Nova Scotia

Returning Officer Recruitment

Elections Nova Scotia is currently recruiting for returning officers in two electoral districts. Please see the information below to find out how to apply on-line.

Returning Officer Recruitment

Appointed by Nova Scotia’s Chief Electoral Officer, a provincial returning officer administers the electoral process in the electoral district in which they live. The position calls for broad management experience and a variety of skills. The work is diverse, challenging and rewarding. And, by its nature, it is impartial and non-partisan. Click here for more information on returning officer appointments including a list of duties.

Elections Nova Scotia is currently recruiting returning officers in the following electoral districts:

  • ED12 – Colchester North
  • ED24 – Glace Bay-Dominion

If you are interested in being a returning officer, click here to complete the online Returning Officer Application. The returning officer application should be completed online. If you have difficulty with the application, please call 902-424-8584 or email elections@novascotia.ca.

If you are interesting in working an election, please click here for more information on election employment recruitment.

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