Elections Nova Scotia

Returning Officer Recruitment

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Looking to supplement your income? Have extra or flexible time on your hands? Whatever your reason, the position of returning officer might just be the opportunity you are looking for.

A returning officer administers the election within their electoral district. This role requires extensive management experience focusing on administrative and personnel management. For background on this challenging and rewarding position, check out the returning officer page on this website.

This is an excellent opportunity for professionals seeking part-time flexible work. Successful candidates must be impartial and declare they are non-partisan.

Elections Nova Scotia will be hosting public information sessions regarding this role and the recruitment process.

If you are interested in finding out more, please register for a session near you by contacting Elections Nova Scotia at 1-800-565-1504 or elections@novascotia.ca.

The following sessions will take place in the Halifax area:

• Halifax – February 20, 2019 – Elections Nova Scotia, 7037 Mumford Road, Suite 6A, 7 PM TO 8 PM - REGISTRATION FULL

• Dartmouth – February 25, 2019 – Hampton Inn & Suites, 65 Cromarty Drive, 7 PM TO 8 PM in the Bedford-Banook Room - REGISTRATION FULL

• Bedford – February 26, 2019 – Holiday Inn Express, 980 Parkland Drive, 7 PM TO 8 PM in the Bicentennial A Room - REGISTRATION FULL

• Halifax – February 27, 2019 – Elections Nova Scotia, 7037 Mumford Road, Suite 6A, 7 PM TO 8 PM

Other sessions will be held across the province in the spring.

If you are interested in applying for the position of returning officer check out our Employment listings.

Once online applications are received, they will be assessed, and qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview and technical test.

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