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Richmond County Property Tax Sale - June 17, 2022

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Please Burn Safely

Check the Nova Scotia Safe Burning webpage before you burn


Community Garbage Pickup - May 22

Contact Lance Anderson at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

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Employment Opportunities

Municipal Employment Opportunities


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Public Works Technologist Employment Opportunity
Internal / External Job Posting –Bargaining Unit Position (NSGEU Local 161)

The Municipality of the County of Richmond is currently accepting applications for the full-time permanent position of Public Works Technologist. Please note that this is a unionized position and bargaining unit employees (NSGEU Local 161) are given priority consideration. External applications will only be reviewed if there are no qualified internal candidates.

The Public Works Technologist, reporting to the Director of Public Works, is generally responsible to perform complex administrative and professional tasks in the planning, organizing and management of public works operations including construction and maintenance of streets, sidewalks, water and wastewater infrastructure, buildings and solid waste management infrastructure.

A two (2) year certificate or diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent and three (3) to five (5) years’ relevant experience in a public works setting. A Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) designation would be considered an asset.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
The regular hours of work for the position are Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. The wage scale for this position is Level 7 on the approved Municipal wage scale with a current salary range of $61,192 to $76,489 plus benefits.

For further details, the full job description can be found at: Public Works Technologist 2022

Interested candidates should forward their resume by 4:00 PM, Thursday, August 11, 2022 to:

The Municipality of the County of Richmond
c/o Carla Martell
2357 Highway 206
Arichat, Nova Scotia
B0E 1A0
or via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
We sincerely appreciate all applications and note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly.

Plan Eastern Nova - 2 Weeks Left to Have Your Say!

We want to hear from you! We’re in the final weeks of the initial consultation period for Plan Eastern Nova project and we want your input on the future of your community! There are four ways to share your input, all open until the end of February:
1. Fill out the Community Vision Workbook (can take as little as 10 minutes to fill out!)
3. Visit the Online Interactive Map and tell us about areas where you see opportunities, or where you might have concerns:
4. Send us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or give us a call at the UPLAND office at (902) 423-0649
There will be another round of engagement later in the spring/early summer, so visit the project website to sign up for updates!

Tax Sale 2022 - Successful Bidders

Tax Sale 2022 Results

Serve your community - Apply to join the Police Advisory Board as a Provincial Appointee

Richmond County is looking for a volunteer to join the Police Advisory Board as a Provincial Appointee.  Mileage will be paid.  If you or someone you know is interested please click here to apply:  then scroll down and choose Police (RCMP) Advisory Boards (30)



Accessibility Plan

Richmond County Accessibility Plan

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The Municipality of the County of Richmond put out a Request for Proposal searching for a proponent to help create an Accessibility Plan for the County.

Intelligent Futures and Level Playing Field were chosen in December of 2021 and have been working extremely hard alongside the Accessibility Advisory Committee in order to create this document.

On April 25, 2022, Richmond County's Accessibility Plan was officially approved by Council.  You can view the plan below:

Richmond County Accessibility Plan