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Municipality of the District of Lunenburg

Director of Engineering, Project Management and Public Works

Canada-Nova Scotia-Bridgewater


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The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg is the third largest rural municipality in Nova Scotia in terms of total property assessment and encompasses a geographic area representing over 432,000 acres. Our municipality surrounds the towns of Bridgewater, Lunenburg, and Mahone Bay, which are incorporated separately and not part of the district municipality.

The Municipality is home to a population of over 24,863.

Rich in charm and history, we offer a safe, rural lifestyle with wonderful seaside communities, sparkling coves and beaches, miles of Atlantic shoreline and numerous recreational lakes. All of this within a short commute to the large metropolitan area of Halifax.

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Job Description


The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, located on Nova Scotia’s beautiful South Shore, is seeking a Director of Engineering, Project Management and Public Works.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director holds primary responsibility for the operations of the Municipality’s wastewater treatment facilities, the construction and maintenance of Municipal facilities, and for ensuring the sustainability of the Municipality’s infrastructure. The Director provides strategic advice and project management expertise to Senior Management and Council for capital projects and is accountable for their timely completion.

As the ideal candidate you possess strong project management and human resource management skills, and have a proven track record of delivering successful capital projects.

You possess excellent communication skills supported by superior technical knowledge. Your career shows progressive success leading teams and managing relationships with diverse stakeholders.

Essential Criteria and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and registration with Engineers Nova Scotia (or the ability to become registered with ENS)
  • Demonstrated experience with project management
  • At least 5 years of experience in progressively responsible leadership and management roles, including experience providing strategic advice and perspective to a senior leadership team
  • Experience in a Municipal Government environment is considered an asset
  • A valid Nova Scotia driver’s license

Interested candidates should provide a cover letter and resume to by December 11, 2017.  The position is a full-time permanent position with benefits. Salary is currently under review.

Contact Information

Municipality of the District of Lunenburg
Rachel Eisenhauer
Posting Date: 27-Nov-2017Engineering Permanent, Full-Time 1 ASAP
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