Municipality of the County of Inverness

Volunteer Opportunity: Joint Police Advisory Board

Joint Police Advisory Board for the Municipality of the County of Inverness, the Town of Mulgrave, and the Town of Port Hawkesbury

The Municipality of the County of Inverness is seeking one (1) member of the public to serve on the Joint Police Advisory Board for the Municipality of the County of Inverness, the Town of Mulgrave, and the Town of Port Hawkesbury, (the “Joint Police Advisory Board”). The appointment shall be for a term of 4 (four) years.

The purpose of the Joint Police Advisory Board is to provide advice to the Councils of the Municipality of the County of Inverness, the Town of Mulgrave, and the Town of Port Hawkesbury in relation to the enforcement of law, the maintenance of law and order, and the prevention of crime in their respective municipal units.

Volunteer Qualifications:

  • Resident of the Municipality of the County of Inverness for at least the last six (6) months before making an application and must continue to be a resident of the Municipality throughout the term of the appointment (Note: Councillors and employees of the Municipality of the County of Inverness, the Town of Mulgrave, or the Town of Port Hawkesbury are ineligible);
  • Considerable knowledge of community issues and an understanding of policing values and governance;
  • Good character;
  • At least 18 years of age;
  • Consent to criminal and background checks (Note: an applicant will be ineligible if criminal and background checks show that the applicant has been convicted of any criminal offence or has been or is the subject of a disciplinary proceeding in any jurisdiction that, in the opinion of the Council of the Municipality of the County of Inverness, would reasonably be expected to have a negative impact on their acting as a member of the Joint Police Advisory Board);
  • Willingness to:
  • make the commitment of time and effort required to carry out responsibilities of the Joint Police Advisory Board; and
  • take the oath of office or affirmation and abide by the code of conduct required by the Police Act and its regulations;
  • All members of the Board shall serve without pay; and
  • Members must not be ineligible for an appointment pursuant to the Municipality’s Public Appointment Policy.

Applications will be received until Friday, October 1, 2021 at 4pm.

To submit this application:

Mail to:

Municipality of the County of Inverness

c/o Debbie Nicholson, Joint Police Advisory Board

P.O. Box 179

Port Hood, Nova Scotia

B0E 2W0

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