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Manager, Policing & Public Safety Consulting Services

Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: HALIFAX, NS, CA, B3J 2L6

Company: The Government of Nova Scotia



Apply By: 2/22/2019  




Manager, Policing & Public Safety Consulting Services, Permanent, HALIFAX  


Competition # 17993 


About Us


The Public Safety Division is dedicated to providing service based on mutual respect, consultation and collaboration with Government, our stakeholders and the diverse communities we serve. We are committed to continuous improvement and to being just and fair in our efforts to reduce crime and its effects. We strive to enhance public confidence in the justice system.


About Our Opportunity


Reporting to the Director, you are accountable for providing direct human resource and budget management in the delivery of the broad range of Audit and Inspection, Policing Governance, and Consultative Services offered, ensuring planned outcomes are achieved.  You manage and lead a team consisting of Client Services and Policing & Public Safety Services Consultants and Administrative Support on a day to day basis. Providing advice, assistance and support to ensure quality service to stakeholders, clients, the offices of the Minister and Deputy Minister, as well as all Divisions of Justice and multiple government departments and agencies, as well as the federal/provincial/territorial community, involved in public safety and policing issues.


You represent the Minister and Deputy Minister, ensuring adequate and effective policing is delivered to communities across Nova Scotia, ensuring the development, implementation, and effectiveness of the auditing and inspection review process, renewal of Governance Standards, approving training for core policing responsibilities and facilitating policing reviews, when municipalities across Nova Scotia are considering new policing service providers.  You manage multi-year projects, partnering with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders, respond to public inquires, and facilitate crime prevention initiatives to reduce or prevent crime in partnership with communities.


About You


To be successful in this role, you will have a university degree, such as, the Social Sciences, business, or administration, with several years experience in a related field, or an acceptable combination of education and experience.


You will have strong leadership skills with effective team-building abilities, including experience developing and training staff. You have strong community awareness, with effective partnering and relationship building to communicate with internal and external stakeholders, including marginalized communities.  You will have experience developing policy and procedures, auditing and inspection reviews.


You have a professional approach to responsibilities, effective interpersonal communication, organizational skills and the ability to set priorities, as well as tact and independent judgement.


Other leadership competencies required at this level of work are:  Decisiveness, Strategic Orientation, Self-Awareness and Personal Impact, and Intercultural and Diversity Proficiency.


We will assess the above qualifications and competencies using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks.


Other Considerations


Requirement for Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) security clearance, as approved by the Province.



Pay Grade:  EC 12 


Salary Range:  $2,918.05 - $3,647.58 Bi-Weekly   


All current employees who wish to be considered an internal candidate, please click here.


Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve.  The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.


Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer.


 We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


For questions or concerns, please contact



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