Employment Opportunity - Business Development Officer (Renewables)

The Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG) is seeking an executive to join the
senior management team and become the primary point person to help capitalize on economic
opportunities associated with the Renewable Industry. The successful candidate will also assist
with the management of the Municipality's own renewable projects.

MODG has significant strategic land holdings that help position the Province of Nova Scotia to
harness onshore and offshore renewable resources; from the production of green energy to fuel
the hydrogen and ammonia industry to an assortment of burgeoning green energy development

The Business Development Officer will have the primary responsibility to manage all third-party
energy developments tied to the transitioning energy sector, emerging renewables and green
hydrogen developments within MODG. This will involve communication; liaison with developers,
other levels of government, residents, and stakeholders to advance wind development projects
that are sustainable, responsible, and beneficial for our Municipality.

The preferred candidate will have a thorough understanding of the evolving energy industry in
Nova Scotia and strong demonstrated economic and business acumen. A strong record and
history of community engagement would be considered an asset. A background in business or
community development, engineering, or some combination of experience preferably in the
renewables sector would be preferred.

MODG is a progressive local government with a high level of current investment activity and
offers a unique opportunity for an individual to grow with our community. MODG offers a high
level of service and is an equal opportunity employer offering a full benefits and competitive
salary package, with the salary being negotiated based on qualifications. Our employees also
participate in a four day work week program. A relocation package may also be offered if

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Qualified candidates with serious interest should forward an application package to the
undersigned by Friday, June 09, 2023 at 12:00 pm. Packages should be clearly marked
“APPLICATION PACKAGE – Business Development Officer (Renewables)” and may be
submitted in person, by mail or email to the following address:
Kate Jamieson
Acting Municipal Clerk & HR Coordinator
Municipality of the District of Guysborough
PO Box 79, 33 Pleasant Street
Guysborough, NS B0H 1N0