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Employment Opportunities

View Employment Policies and Procedures3.3 Hiring Policy and Procedures (Policy #35)
It is the policy of Council to always hire the most competent and qualified candidates available for a position. Accordingly, where there is a vacancy, an open competition is held combining both internal and external candidates. The employer recognizes the value of a planned approach to recruitment and selection whereby vacant or new positions are filled by the most competent and qualified candidates possible. The Policy and Procedures document (PDF format) outlines the recruitment and selection process.

Environmental Service Manager

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Our vibrant community is seeking a motivated candidate to assume the role of Environmental Services Manager for our Engineering Department.

Position Summary: The position of Environmental Services Manager is responsible for the operations, maintenance and budgetary management of both the Public Service Commission of Bridgewater’s water utility and the Town of Bridgewater’s wastewater facility. The incumbent works under the direction of the Town Engineer to ensure effective and efficient operation of the water and wastewater facilities.

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Communications Technician (Part-time)

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Bridgewater Police Service is inviting applications for a responsible individual to fill the following permanent position:

Communication Technician

This half-time position is responsible for dispatching on-duty patrol officers and completing necessary documentation. The Communication Technician is also responsible for front-line service to the public (telephone and in-person) whether contacting the office for an emergency or a general inquiry.

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Casual Bus Drivers

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Are you a people-person with good driving skills? Are you interested in being a part of a new and exciting Town service? Join our team and become a casual bus driver with Bridgewater Transit.
If you are looking for employment that allows you to use your friendly and courteous personality to connect with your community, please apply today!

As the ideal candidate, you have:
• High School Diploma or equivalent (required);
• Completion of a defensive driving course (may be supplied by employer);
• A valid Nova Scotia Class 1 or 2 Driver’s license (required) and a clean driving record;
• Three (3) years of experience working in a service occupation dealing directly with customers;
• Five (5) years of recent driving experience;
• Ability to work in Canada;
• Driving experience in a public transit environment is an asset.

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By-law Enforcement Officer (Term)

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By-law Enforcement Officer


Our vibrant community is seeking a motivated candidate to assume the role of By-law Enforcement officer with Bridgewater Police Services.

Under the direction of the Chief of Police or their designate, the By-law Enforcement Officer is responsible for the day-to-day enforcement activities within the Town of Bridgewater or other locations if directed, relating to By-Laws.  This includes all Town By-Laws and parking provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act of the Province of Nova Scotia.  The duties will entail responding to calls for service, preventive patrols by foot, maintenance of computerized parking meters and such duties as directed by the Chief of Police.


As the ideal candidate, you have:

  • Previous experience in an enforcement related role;
  • Post-secondary education in policing or a related field;
  • Must be eligible for Special Constable status under the Department of Justice;
  • The ability to deal with people in a professional, tactful manner under trying circumstances;
  • A combination of education and experience may also be considered. 


View the full job description pdf here (134 KB)


Conditions of Employment

  • 1-year term position;
  • Unionized position (A.P.A Local 108);
  • 20 hours per week, various shifts, with ability to adjust as and when circumstances require.


Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume in confidence by Monday, January 21, 2019 to:


The Chief of Police

45 Exhibition Drive

Bridgewater, NS, B4V 0A6

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While we appreciate your interest in working for Bridgewater Police Service, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.