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(Full-time, Permanent)

Who we are

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg is a progressive and innovative municipal government on the beautiful South Shore of Nova Scotia. We work collaboratively with other municipalities and are an economic leader.

We value our team members and their contributions to achieving our ultimate goal–providing exemplary service to our residents and visitors. We believe in a healthy work life balance for all employees that respects their personal time and allows them to lead fulfilling, impactful lives. We support the physical and mental health of our team through popular workplace wellness initiatives, generous EFAP services and an excellent benefits package. Lifelong learning is valued – we invest in educational opportunities for our employees.

As an equal opportunity employer, we’re taking action to change and grow to be a truly diverse, equitable, and inclusive municipality.

 About the role

The Director of Recreation, Parks & Tourism is responsible for providing direction and operational management of the parks and recreation system as well as the promotion of tourism, events and visitor information services. This work includes planning and organizing workflow, initiating and implementing operating procedures and policies, personnel and budget management & project planning.

Is this you?

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Management or related field, and
    • A minimum of 7 – 10 years relevant community development and recreation experience; OR
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong human resource management and leadership skills
  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement short- and long-range plans
  • Strong commitment to community development principles and inclusion
  • Experience with budgeting, cost estimating and fiscal management principles and procedures.
  • Knowledgeable of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skills in grant writing and project administration


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Salary: $92,524 - $ 115,654, commensurate with qualifications and experience.


To apply, submit a resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Ashley Chase, Human Resources Officer, by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The deadline to apply is May 27, 2022

Competition#:  MODL_DIRREC_2022

While we appreciate all candidates who express an interest in coming to work with us, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.