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Infrastructure and Sustainability Officer Filled

Halifax, NS

The Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities (NSFM) is a non-profit organization that advocates to other levels of government on behalf of all 49 Nova Scotia municipalities. In addition to advocacy, they provide services to their members on infrastructure funding and asset management.

On their behalf, we seek a highly motivated individual knowledgeable of municipal operations to serve as their Infrastructure and Sustainability Officer.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, this role is responsible for developing and delivering projects, resources, and educational opportunities to support Nova Scotia municipalities to take advantage of existing programs and funding opportunities related to asset management and infrastructure projects.

What is required to succeed in this role?

Your experience working with municipalities has provided you with a background in asset management and municipal infrastructure. You have demonstrable knowledge of sustainability practices and climate change mitigation and adaptation coupled with a university degree in environmental planning or environmental science.

You are familiar with Nova Scotia’s land use planning process. A robust project management skillset complements your attention to detail and organizational skills.

In addition to a solid technical foundation, you are an excellent communicator, skilled and comfortable delivering presentations and facilitating workshops. Your strong interpersonal skills enable you to build and maintain constructive stakeholder relationships.

This is a 3-year term position. A full job description is available here.

If this sounds like you, please forward your resume and a cover letter explaining clearly how your background and experience will meet the needs of NSFM. Applications can be emailed to Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. at,  quoting project number 1921 in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until suitable candidates are found.

We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation or gender identity.