Land Registry Manager/Senior Deputy Registrar General of Land Titles

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Competition # 13544 
Land Registry Manager/Senior Deputy Registrar General of Land Titles, Permanent, HALIFAX  
Office of Service Nova Scotia 
Posting Closing Date: June 15, 2018  
Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume.

The Land Registry Manager is responsible for the correct interpretation of the acts and that the confidence in the external stakeholders and public is retained in the Land Registry system. The Land Registry Manager is the Senior Deputy Registrar General. This position plays a critical role in the relationship management with key stakeholders such as the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society and Association of Nova Scotia Land Surveyors and is a leadership position within the Land Programs section and a member of the divisions and departmental management team. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for:
  • The provision of expert advice regarding any matter arising from the Land Programs statutes and supporting regulations, policies, standards and processes.
  • Identifying and mitigating potential risks to the Province related to the Land Registry to protect the integrity of the system.
  • Establishing and maintaining professional working relationships with other program managers, service providers, production support groups and program integration partners (e.g., Municipal Relations).
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders on short and long-term solutions to improve legislation, regulations, policies and practices.
  • Provision of support to the Director/Registrar General in the short and long term operational planning, short and long-term budget planning and Human Resources planning and development.

A member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society and Qualified Lawyer as defined in the Land Registration Act, with experience in real estate practice, or a person with significant experience with the Land Registration Act and system as a paralegal, government employee or otherwise. The successful candidate will have proven management and leadership skills.

Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders is required.

Experience with administrative law, regulatory enforcement, interpreting legislation and policies are assets, along with quality assurance and risk management.


Conceptual Thinking 
Strategic Orientation 
Outcome Focus 
Effective Interactive Communication 
Partnering & Relationship Building 
Intercultural Diversity Proficiency 

Pay Grade: EC 12  

Salary Range: $2,874.00 - $3,953.00 Bi-Weekly
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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer.

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Expiry Date: 
Saturday, June 16, 2018