Employment

Employment Opportunities

Develop Nova Scotia is a professional organization powered by passionate and dedicated employees who are focused on helping to build a Nova Scotia that is irresistible to people and investment, through placemaking, infrastructure and programming.

Our employees have many things in common—we’re proud to live in Nova Scotia, we love our work and we believe that Nova Scotia can be among the world’s great places.

Develop Nova Scotia offers exciting careers in urban planning, finance, marketing and communications, property management and maintenance. We believe in the power of teamwork and we’re passionate about excellence. We strive to exceed our team’s expectations by providing competitive benefits and a compensation package in line with the Province of Nova Scotia, safe and enjoyable working conditions, recognition for special efforts and personal contributions and, above all, the fairness and respect we all deserve.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

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Nova Scotia is increasingly recognized as an incredible place—to live, to work, to invest, and to visit. Creating the platform for opportunities is key whether through the support of entrepreneurial ideas, small, authentic businesses, and family friendly events to innovation district partnerships and high-quality developments. We work together with partners around the province, and across…
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NEWS

Proposed Seawall Trail in Northern Cape Breton

The Seawall Trail is a proposed five-day, 48-kilometre wilderness hike in Northern Cape Breton, anticipated to  attract enthusiasts from around the globe and help establish Nova Scotia as a world-class hiking destination. Led by the Seawall Trail Society – a registered…

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Patio Lanterns Festival

The Patio Lanterns Festival will bring musical activity and live performances to patios, streets, and indoor or outdoor public spaces across the province throughout the summer and fall months.

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Join our Team - Marketing & Communications Officer

Our people are a passionate and industrious bunch of placemakers. We’re engineers, planners, architects, designers, program developers, property managers, storytellers, creatives, pragmatists, stewards of public investment, believers, dreamers, doers. We all work closely with community to ensure good ideas are…

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New Vice President, Planning and Development

Develop Nova Scotia is thrilled to welcome its new Vice President, Planning and Development Tanya Davis.  Tanya is a skilled leader and city builder who excels at bridging the gap between planning and engineering and bringing teams together to deliver…

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New Crown Accessibility Advisory Committee-Call for Applicants

Calling on applicants. Develop Nova Scotia, Events East, Innovacorp, Nova Scotia Business Inc. and Tourism Nova Scotia are seeking Nova Scotians with lived and learned accessibility experience to join a new Crown Accessibility Advisory Committee. Working together with members from each corporation, the Crown Accessibility Advisory…

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Exploring Georges Island - 2021 Season

Situated in the heart of Halifax Harbour this national historic site reflects the rich and varied heritage of Canada. For the first time in generations, visitors now have an opportunity to connect with Atlantic Canada’s rich and complex history. Georges Island…

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Lunenburg's Working Waterfront - Projects and Progress

Thanks to everyone who joined the virtual 17th Annual Lunenburg Waterfront Association Symposium on June 24/21.  With community and project updates from the Lunenburg Waterfront Association Inc. and Develop Nova Scotia, attendees also heard from guest speaker Inbal Newman – Picton…

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Province Invests in Revitalizing Sydney's Downtown Core

A $3 million investment to revitalize Sydney's downtown core to help support local businesses and attract new investment in the heart of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM).

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Peggy's Cove

Peggy’s Cove: Develop Nova Scotia to operate new provincial properties for 2021-22 season

Develop Nova Scotia is thrilled to share that our team has been tasked with operating new and renovated provincially-owned assets and infrastructure in Peggy’s Cove for the 2021-22 season.

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Heritage Recognition Award - Big Boat Shed

The Town of Lunenburg has established an annual Heritage Recognition Awards Program that recognizes and shows appreciation to property owners and developers on a job well done. Restoration work on important buildings and infrastructure continues to keep our communities thriving…

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