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Date/Time: October 26th at 6pm

Location: Council Chambers, 76 Morison Drive, Windsor (and also via Zoom and Facebook Livestreamed on our Municipal FB page https://www.facebook.com/RMWindsorWestHants)

Other info:  Following COVID restrictions and guidelines, masks are being worn and there is social distancing.  There are four seats available for public to attend.

Agenda:  Can be found at 4:30pm the Friday before the meeting on our website.

 

 

 

 

 

West Hants Regional Municipality
Manager, Parks & Recreation Facilities
Job Posting

BRING YOUR POSITIVE ENERGY AND BE A PART OF
NOVA SCOTIA’S NEWEST REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY

The West Hants Regional Municipality is a growing and vibrant community located just 30 minutes from the Provincial centre, and the Valley, and we are seeking an experienced professional for the position of Manager, Parks & Recreation Facilities.

This full-time position is responsible for the general oversight, day-to-day operation and ongoing maintenance of all municipally owned trails, parks, cemeteries, municipal recreation facilities and athletic fields.

Typical work week is from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday with some evening work required.

We offer a competitive compensation package and are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment.

The successful candidate must be able to work a flexible work schedule as required.

For a complete job description please click here:  pdf Manager Parks and Recreation Facilities October 2021 (129 KB)
Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Degree or diploma from a recognized University or College in business management, horticulture, facility management, recreation, related field, or equivalent experience in the industry.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in one or more of the above fields, which included budget development and supervisory roles.
  • Good knowledge of facility operations practices and industry standards.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Health and Safety guidelines.
  • Ability to make good judgment and quick decisions and an understanding of the importance of community diversity.
  • Ability to communicate on varying levels and to perform successfully in a complex growing environment.
  • Strong computer skills, using Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong customer service orientation and ability to establish and build effective relationships with staff, user and volunteer groups.
  • Strong organization, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Highly organized with excellent time-management proficiencies.
  • Ability to multitask while prioritizing.
  • Adaptability.
  • Knowledge and experience of municipal services and government an asset.
  • Strong experience with project management.
  • Valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their CV or resume with cover letter no later than NOON on Wednesday, November 17th, 2021, to:

Julie Brown, Administrative Assistant
West Hants Regional Municipality
76 Morison Drive
PO Box 3000, Windsor NS B0N 2T0
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Only those persons chosen for interviews will be contacted by the Municipality.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment and handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Nova Scotia.

West Hants Regional Municipality
Supervisor, Parks & Grounds
Job Posting

BRING YOUR POSITIVE ENERGY AND BE A PART OF
NOVA SCOTIA’S NEWEST REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY

The West Hants Regional Municipality is a growing and vibrant community located just 30 minutes from the Provincial centre, and the Valley, and we are seeking an experienced professional for the position of Supervisor, Parks & Grounds.

This full-time position is responsible for the general oversight and maintenance of all municipal trails, parks and outdoor recreation facilities, cemeteries, and municipal grounds under the purview of the Community Development Department.

Typical work week is from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday with some evening work required.

We offer a competitive compensation package and are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment.

The successful candidate must be able to work a flexible work schedule as required.

For a complete job description please click here:   pdf Supervisor Parks Grounds job description October 2021 (122 KB)

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Diploma in horticulture or a related field, supplemented by courses in turf management, landscaping or other related discipline or equivalent experience in the industry.
  • Training or demonstrable basic skill in operating a variety of current computer applications including a Microsoft Office type environment, spreadsheets, and other applicable municipal applications.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience related to park development and maintenance, trail development and maintenance, and grounds maintenance, including playing fields, and one-year supervisory experience.
  • Cemetery operations experience considered an asset.
  • Playground Inspector Certification considered an asset.
  • Valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License.
  • Considerable knowledge of equipment, tools, practices, materials, and methods related to park development and maintenance, playing fields and playground maintenance and construction, cemetery operations, and grounds maintenance.
  • Considerable knowledge of relevant safety regulations, policies, and procedures, together with the ability to introduce and implement new methods as they are developed or regulated.
  • Demonstrated leadership and coaching abilities, together with the ability to provide clear direction to supervised employees and to effectively supervise and co-ordinate the work of a group of employees.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain a variety of reports, work records, project estimates and budget estimates.
  • Ability to determine resources needed to perform assigned tasks and to establish and maintain effective work schedules.
  • Ability to work from written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to be courteous and tactful in a variety of demanding and difficult situations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts and to communicate tactfully and effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their CV or resume with cover letter no later than NOON on Friday, November 5, 2021, to:

Julie Brown, Administrative Assistant
West Hants Regional Municipality
76 Morison Drive
PO Box 3000, Windsor NS B0N 2T0
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Only those persons chosen for interviews will be contacted by the Municipality.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment and handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Nova Scotia.

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Project Name: Diversion of the Avon River, to provide freshwater resource for tourism and agriculture / Martock Freshwater Restoration Project.

Press Release Notification Graphic

pdf 2021-10-19 Diversion of the Avon River, to provide freshwater resource for tourism and agriculture - Martock Freshwater Restoration Proj (521 KB)

 

 

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