Returning Officer Recruitment
Register to Attend a Returning Officer Information Session
If you are interested in finding out more about being a returning officer, please register to attend a public information session in Halifax or Dartmouth by contacting Elections Nova Scotia at 1-800-565-1504 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Halifax on June 7 at 6:00 PM
NSCC Institute of Technology Campus, 5685 Leads St.,
Halifax, NS B3K 2T3
Dartmouth on June 8 at 6:00 PM
Elections Nova Scotia Training Centre, 202 Brownlow Ave., Suite 505,
Dartmouth, NS B3B 1T5
Returning Officer Role
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.
Returning Officer Recruitment Across the Province
Elections Nova Scotia is currently recruiting returning officers in the following twelve electoral districts across the province:
- ED18 – Dartmouth North
- ED21 – Eastern Passage
- ED23 – Fairview-Clayton Park
- ED24 – Glace Bay-Dominion
- ED25 – Guysborough-Tracadie
- ED26 – Halifax Armdale
- ED28 – Halifax Chebucto
- ED30 – Halifax Needham
- ED37 – Kings West
- ED45 – Queens
- ED48 – Sackville-Cobequid
- ED53 – Victoria-The Lakes
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 email@example.com.
If you are interested in working an election, please click here for more information on election employment recruitment.