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Employment Opportunities

View Employment Policies and Procedures3.3 Hiring Policy and Procedures (Policy #35)
It is the policy of Council to always hire the most competent and qualified candidates available for a position. Accordingly, where there is a vacancy, an open competition is held combining both internal and external candidates. The employer recognizes the value of a planned approach to recruitment and selection whereby vacant or new positions are filled by the most competent and qualified candidates possible. The Policy and Procedures document (PDF format) outlines the recruitment and selection process.

Energize Bridgewater -- Project Administrator

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Energize Bridgewater Project Administrator (Term- 4.5 year)


Over the past decade, the Town of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, has emerged as an international leader in sustainability and energy transition planning and programming. Winner of a GLOBE award in 2018 as well as the national Smart Cities Challenge in 2019, the community's Energize Bridgewater program has been recognized for its approach to innovation in a municipal setting.

Through this program, the Town is moving toward a transition to a clean, energy efficient economy within 30 years, while simultaneously lifting its residents out of energy poverty, a condition that affects nearly 40% of the population. With funding in place for the next five years, Bridgewater is expanding its sustainability team by seeking highly motivated professionals who want to be at the forefront of climate, energy, and social innovation in Canada.


Reporting to the Energize Bridgewater Project Manager, the Energize Bridgewater Project Administrator will be in charge of assisting the Project Manager and the Energize Bridgewater team in organizing, tracking, and reporting various aspects of the Energize Bridgewater project. This role involves monitoring and maintaining project plans, schedules, status records, procurement materials, budget and expenditure records, as well as organizing and participating in stakeholder meetings, and working with the Project Manager to ensure that project deadlines are consistently met in a timely manner.  The Project Administrator is accountable to ensure efficient project procurement, including being the project’s primary point of contact with the Town’s procurement function. This role is also responsible for monitoring and flagging emergent project risk, maintaining risk logs, and proposing mitigations, as well as being responsible for overseeing that project changes are described and reflected across all relevant project documentation.

To learn more, you can download the following documents:

pdf Energize Bridgewater -- Project Admin Posting Notice (194 KB)

pdf Energize Bridgewater -- Project Admin Job Description
(265 KB)

Deadline to apply is November 30, 2020.

Economic Development Officer

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The Town of Bridgewater is seeking an experienced Economic Development professional to join our staff team.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, this position supports the strategic goals of the Town and the implementation of the Town’s Economic and Business Development priorities with specific responsibility for investment attraction; business retention and expansion; relationship building; local and external business engagement, communications and development; and, land marketing, sales and acquisition. 

This position has senior strategic project management responsibilities for major initiatives undertaken within the Town. This position also has responsibility for developing briefing papers, research reports, staff reports and policy development. This role will be actively engaged with other departments and other economic development stakeholders to ensure that the economic development efforts are aligned, integrated and consistent with all of Council’s strategic priorities and directions.

Economic Development Officer -- Position Summary

Economic Development Officer -- Detailed Description

Casual Bus Drivers

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Are you a people-person with good driving skills? Are you interested in being a part of a new and exciting Town service? Join our team and become a casual bus driver with Bridgewater Transit.
If you are looking for employment that allows you to use your friendly and courteous personality to connect with your community, please apply today!

As the ideal candidate, you have:
• High School Diploma or equivalent (required);
• Completion of a defensive driving course (may be supplied by employer);
• A valid Nova Scotia Class 1 or 2 Driver’s license (required) and a clean driving record;
• Three (3) years of experience working in a service occupation dealing directly with customers;
• Five (5) years of recent driving experience;
• Ability to work in Canada;
• Driving experience in a public transit environment is an asset.

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