Director of Municipal Operations - County of Annapolis

County of Annapolis

Director of Municipal Operations

Competition # 2021-02

Lifestyle: Have you ever dreamed of living on the coast? With over 160 km of coastline on the Bay of Fundy, your dream could become reality in the County of Annapolis. The County is located in the western end of Nova Scotia and borders on two towns, has one village and over one hundred communities in the geographical region; it is an area of rich history and deep roots and there is so much to explore. Get outside for a walk on the scenic harvest trail or go paddling in the winding Annapolis River. Take in the sights at Kejimkujik National Park or immerse yourself in history at Port Royal Habitation. In the summer months check out the week long Annapolis Valley Exhibition or one of the many festivals or carnivals that take place within our County. In the evenings relax at one of our fabulous restaurants that thrive off local fare with ingredients provided by our farmers and fisherman along with a drink from a local winery or brewery. With a population of over 18,000 residents, the County is a community of communities; strangers will turn to neighbours and neighbours become friends in no time at all.

Overview: As Director of Municipal Operations you are part of a senior management team with vast experience. You will be leading a department with diverse responsibilities including public works operations, water and sewage treatment, solid waste management, facility & building management as well as parks maintenance. You have considerable experience with managing priorities in a busy department and you are competent dealing with staff and other levels of government as well as citizens. You understand the challenges and problems that municipalities are facing and comprehend best practices in operations, budget preparation for your department and management of people. You bring with you a history of accomplishments and success and have well developed skills in communication, problem solving and leadership. You also share our goal to develop a diverse workforce that represents the citizens in which we serve.

Qualifications: Preferably you have a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience coupled with post-secondary education in a related engineering/technical discipline. You hold a Professional Civil Engineering or C.E.T (Certified Engineering Technologist) designation or equivalent and you have an excellent understanding of provincial policies and legislation as they affect municipal government and specific areas of responsibility.

To further explore this opportunity including details pertaining to the County and the position, please visit or call Louis Coutinho at 902-532-3130 or email

Applications: All interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to Louis Coutinho before 4:00 PM on April 26, 2021. Applications must reference competition # 2021-02 Director of Municipal Operations.

Registered mail: PO Box 100, Annapolis Royal, NS B0S 1A0
Drop off: 752 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, NS

*Applications that are dropped off or sent via registered mail must be enclosed in a sealed envelope addressed to Louis Coutinho marked private & confidential and reference the competition number.

Organization: County of Annapolis
Location: Annapolis Royal, NS
Region: Western Region
Professional Category(s): Engineering, Public Works & Operations
Posted: April 6, 2021, 12:15 pm
Expires: April 26, 2021, 4:00 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: 5 years or more

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