Contracts & RFPs

Blue Route Development Officer

This is a 240hr, 6-8 week summer employment opportunity. (Download PDF of job description.)

The successful candidate:

  • Must be enrolled in a post secondary education institution in Canada.
  • Desired fields of study include urban planning, transportation planning, 
resource management, or related field. Additional desired qualities include:
  • Have strong communication and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with active transportation planning subject matter, including 
basic design of bicycle facilities
  • Knowledgeable about needs of people who bicycle.
  • Understanding of basic land use planning
  • GIS mapping skills
  • Graphic presentation skills
  • Adept at working within a team environment

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Reporting to the Director of Bikeways and Blue Route Implementation of BNS, the Blue Route Development Officer will assist with planning and development tasks, such as:

  • Wayfinding plan development;
  • Route planning, facility design, and mapping;
  • Project impact evaluations;
  • Administration of supporting program materials, such as road safety 
awareness or bicycle friendly business programs;
  • Developing bi-weekly project reports to the Director of Bikeways and Blue 
Route Implementation;
  • Delivering an end of term presentation to the Board of Directors of BNS on 
key lessons learned and recommendations; and
  • Acting as a liaison with community and trail groups throughout Nova 
Scotia.

Compensation: The hourly wage of this position is $15.00/hr.

Application Process: Interested applicants must submit cover letter and resume to: Bicycle Nova Scotia 5516 Spring Garden Road Halifax 4th Floor, NS, B3J 1G6 or email: staff@bicycle.ns.ca. Please include 2 references in your cover letter. 
Deadline for Application is: June 9th, 2017.

Bicycle Tourism Marketing Officer

This is a 240hr, 6-8 week summer employment opportunity. (Download PDF of job description.)

The successful candidate:

  • Must be enrolled in a post secondary education institution in Canada.
  • Desired fields of study include business, tourism, sport and recreation, 
planning, marketing, management, general arts or related field. Additional desired qualities include:
  • Have strong communication and organizational skills
  • Strong detail orientation
  • Graphic presentation skills
  • Strong understanding of marketing, business development, and web- 
based communication, particularly in a Tourism setting
  • Adept at working independently and within a team environment

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Reporting to the Director of Bikeways and Blue Route Implementation of BNS, the Nova Scotia Cycling Tourism Marketing Officer will be responsible for executing projects related to the development of promotional materials and web resources promoting cycling tourism in Nova Scotia including:

  • Liaising with local cycling clubs to identify opportunities for visiting cyclists to join established club rides
  • The development of an interactive online map of public cycling trails
  • Developing and managing a program website for the Bike Friendly Certification Program
  • Liaising with business associations, chambers of commerce, and local tourism boards
  • Developing regional promotions and incentive packages

Compensation: The hourly wage of this position is $15/hr.

Application Process: Interested applicants must submit cover letter and resume to: Bicycle Nova Scotia 5516 Spring Garden Road 4th Floor, Halifax, NS B3J 1G6 or email: staff@bicycle.ns.ca. Please include 2 references in your cover letter. 
Deadline for Application is: June 9th, 2017.

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