Community Engagement Events

Recruitment is a top priority for the Halifax Regional Municipality. Attracting and retaining talent with the required skills and knowledge to deliver municipal services now and into the future is key to our success. We're pleased to be partnering in a number of upcoming job fairs and information sessions. Learn more about working with us by registering for an upcoming engagement session. 

BIPOC Atlantic Job Fair

BIPOC Atlantic Job Fair | presented by Diversity Employment Network (DEN)
Date: September 15, 2022
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Halifax Tower Hotel, The Lakelands Hall, 15 Lakelands Blvd, Halifax
To Register:  BIPOC Atlantic Job Fair | Eventbrite

Halifax Universities Career Fair

Halifax Universities Career Fair | presented by Dalhousie University, Saint Mary’s University & Mount Saint Vincent University
Date: September 20, 2022
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Halifax Convention Centre, 1650 Argyle St, Halifax
To Register:  Halifax Universities Career Fair | Registrant Login

Out & Equal Job Fair  

Out & Equal Job Fair – designed to match members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community to employers | presented by YMCA/Nova Scotia Works
Date:  September 22, 2022
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location:  2269 Gottingen Street
To register:  Out & Equal Job Fair | Eventbrite

YMCA Information Sessions for Francophone and Bilingual Community

Hosted by the YMCA, these sessions are designed to provide members of the Francophone and bilingual community with an overview of working for the municipality as well as resume writing and interview skills
Dates & Times: 
September 21 | 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
September 27 | 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
October 4 | 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Virtual
To Register:  Call 902.292.8739

Community Circle for transit job opportunities

Co-hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion/ANSAIO and Halifax Transit to highlight transit job opportunities
Date: September 28, 2022 
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Upper Hammonds Plains Community Center, 711 Pockwock Road, Upper Hammonds Plains
To Register:  Drop In


Working with Us

The Halifax Regional Municipality is proud to be recognized as one of Atlantic Canada’s Top 100 Employers and Nova Scotia’s Top 100 Employers for 2022 by Canada’s Top 100. Below are a few reasons for the municipality being selected:

  • Training and development opportunities for individuals at various stages of their career, from the internship for recent grads to an Aspiring Leaders program for more experienced employees
  • In-house wellness programming, paid sick leave, and coverage for mental health practitioners as part of its benefits program 
  • Flexible work program that offers eligible employees hybrid work options and alternate work hours
  • Discounted Transit passes through payroll deduction 
  • Commitment to a diverse workforce that reflects the community it serves

Anyone who has an interest in serving our community, and is looking for a challenging and rewarding career opportunity, is encouraged to visit our website or contact 311 for more information.

For a list of all open positions and information on the benefits of working for the municipality, visit our website.  New opportunities are posted on a weekly basis.

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