Elections Nova Scotia

Returning Officer Recruitment

Elections Nova Scotia is recruiting for Returning Officers. Please see the information below to find out how to apply to be a returning officer.

Returning Officer Recruitment

Appointed by Nova Scotia’s Chief Electoral Officer, a provincial returning officer administers the electoral process in the electoral district in which they live. The position calls for broad management experience and a variety of skills. The work is diverse, challenging and rewarding. And, by its nature, it is impartial and non-partisan. Click here for more information on returning officer appointments including a list of duties.

Elections Nova Scotia is currently recruiting returning officers in the following electoral districts across the province:

  • ED21 – Eastern Passage
  • ED23 – Fairview-Clayton Park
  • ED24 – Glace Bay-Dominion
  • ED30 – Halifax Needham
  • ED53 – Victoria-The Lakes

If you are interested in being a returning officer, click here to complete the online Returning Officer Application. The returning officer application should be completed online. If you have difficulty with the application, please call 902-424-8584 or email elections@novascotia.ca.

If you are interested in working an election, please click here for more information on election employment recruitment.

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