Community Development Coordinator

Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Cape Breton Regional Municipality 
Community Development Coordinator

Regular Full Time

Reporting to the Director of Planning and Development in the Planning and Development Department, the Community Development Coordinator is responsible for leading the creation, coordinator, delivery, and evaluation of community capacity building initiatives. They will foster grass-roots community growth and development by strengthening community leadership, collaboration, and innovation with community groups and citizens.  This position also is the key facilitator amongst CBRM’s grant funding team for grant availability, research, and submissions.

Confidential Position

*Copies of all required certificates must accompany application to be considered.
  • A degree in Community Economic Development, Business Management, Public Administration or related field (must include copy);
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License (must include copy);
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Medical assessment must show the capacity of performing tasks of the classification (this is not required at time of application but will be required prior to hiring).

  • Certification by the Economic Developers Association of Canada or ability to pursue certification is considered an asset (must include copy);
  • Experience in a management or supervisory role;
  • Experience within a municipal government environment;
  • Experience with graphic design (Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and/or video editing; and
  • Understanding of the importance of GIS and other tools in supporting community development.

4:00 p.m., Monday, January 6, 2020

Applications quoting REFERENCE #19.33-E should be directed to:

Human Resources Department
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
320 Esplanade, Suite 303
Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 7B9
Fax: 902-563-5582 or Email:

Applications/Resumes may also be submitted in the drop-off box: Main Floor, City Hall during regular working hours (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.).

Applications may also be dropped off at the above address during regular working hours. Although we thank all applicants for their submissions, we will respond only to those we wish to interview.

CBRM is committed to the principles of Employment Equity and encourages applications from the designated groups; women, visible minorities, aboriginals and persons with disabilities.  CBRM encourages the need for respect, integrity, diversity, accountability and the public good.

Organization: Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Location: Sydney, NS
Region: Cape Breton
Professional Categories: Economic Development,Community Development
Posted: December 11, 2019, 1:14 pm
Expires: January 6, 2020, 4:00 pm

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