Opportunities | Waterfront Development
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Seasonal Opportunity
Waterfront Ambassadors – Halifax Waterfront – 3 Positions
Closes: April 4, 2017, 1:00 PM (AST)

Waterfront Ambassadors are often the first point of contact for visitors to the waterfront by land and sea. As such, the position is responsible to communicate effectively with visitors — responding to questions, proactively promoting events and activities, and generally providing an enthusiastic, friendly information resource on the waterfront.

More information here

Seasonal Opportunity
Waterfront Custodian – 1 Position
Closes: April 4, 2017, 1:00 pm (AST)

Reporting to the Property Manager, or designate, the Waterfront Custodian is the face of Waterfront Development on the ground, working to enhance property presentation, assisting in daily operation of special events and other duties as required. Ultimately, the Waterfront Custodian works to support multiple business lines of Waterfront Development ensuring a world-class waterfront experience.

As front line staff representing Waterfront Development, this position requires an individual with excellent customer service skills and an engaging personality. As a member of a small team, the position also requires a high degree of co-operation with other members of the staff and the ability to work independently.

More information here


RFI: WDCOVE17: Request for Information: Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE)
This Request for Information is an invitation by Waterfront Development Corporation Limited (“WDCL”), on behalf of the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (“COVE”), to parties interested in participating in COVE through membership, its incubation program stream, short term on site license, long term lease and/or berthing agreement to provide information that will assist in shaping the COVE program and renovation.
For the RFI document please click here.
Administrative Contact:
Carolyn Gilbert, 902-422-6591, carolyn.gilbert@wdcl.ca.
Technical Contact:
John MacKenzie, John.mackenzie@wdcl.ca
Closing: April 21, 2017 at 2pm AST

At Waterfront Development, we engage with public and private sector companies in projects and transactions that contribute to the development of world-class waterfronts. We are committed to best practices in purchasing and in sustainability. Our procurement activities comply with the Nova Scotia Sustainable Procurement Policy and we are committed to supporting our environment, economy and society through adherence to this policy wherever possible by:

  • Ensuring that our requirements for goods, services, construction, and facilities are met through an open, fair, and transparent process that maximizes competition and value to Waterfront Development.
  • Ensuring bidders have reasonable notice and opportunity to tender.
  • Fostering economic development by ensuring every capable Nova Scotia supplier has the opportunity to do business with Waterfront Development.
  • Ensuring Waterfront Development procurement decisions consider the benefit to the environment and social fabric of Nova Scotia.
  • Adhering to all trade agreements which create economic opportunities for Nova Scotians.
  • Treating out of province bidders in the same way as their jurisdictions would treat bidders from Nova Scotia.
  • Being accountable for procurement decisions.