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The Municipality of the District of St. Mary's

Municipality of the District of St. Mary's
8296 Hwy #7
P.O. Box 296 Sherbrooke,
Nova Scotia, B0J 3CO

Telephone: (902) 522-2049
Fax: (902) 522-2309


Employment Opportunities

Director of Community Development and Recreation (Maternity Leave)
Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia
Full Time, Term Position

Position Summary:

Working under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Community Development and Recreation will plan and manage recreational and community development programming in accordance with the Shared Strategy for Advancing Recreation in Nova Scotia.

The Community Development and Recreation Director will work with residents and community organizations to take collective action towards generating a better St. Mary's for the future.

This position shall represent a positive image for St. Mary's by maintaining liaison with the public, community groups, businesses and other Provincial and Federal Government Agencies/Departments, local School, and outside Recreation Associations to enhance the overall community development and recreation opportunities for the citizens of the Municipality.

Education/Work Experience:

A degree or diploma in: recreation, community development, human kinetics or related field as well as certification in recreation training and past experience in municipal recreation or related work is desired. Candidates with a combination of related education and work experience will be considered.

Skills and special knowledge:

Required to have experience in coordinating initiatives, project management, planning, evaluation, research and working with community groups.Requires excellent public relations and communication skills, both oral and written. As well as proven training/experience in recreation and organizing and implementing recreation programs and activities.Must possess strong supervisory, leadership, planning, organizational and administrative skills and ability to multi-task.Computer Skills EssentialMust be able to work independently and as part of team

Terms and Conditions:
-          Apply by resume, cover letter and references in person at the Municipal Office, by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., fax at 522-2309 or by mail to 8296 Hwy. 7, PO Box 296 Sherbrooke, NS, B0J 3CO. Deadline to apply is Monday, December 21st, by 4:00 p.m.
-          Only applicants with scheduled interviews will be notified
-          Please note, this is a temporary, Maternity Leave position for the current Community Development and Recreation Director.