Recruitment of Vice-Chair for the Nova Scotia Police Review Board

The Nova Scotia Police Review Board is recruiting for the position of Vice-Chair.

The Police Review Board is a regulatory body established to, among other duties, be the final level arbiter of public complaints against municipal police member/forces; matters of internal discipline; and suspension of police members.

The Vice-Chair must be an experienced law practitioner and must be a member in good standing with the NS Barristers’ Society.

The Vice-Chair must display an ability to effectively and comfortably communicate in public forums and will be experienced in decision or report writing.

The Vice-Chair should have past experience with policing issues in a role other than direct experience as a sworn member of the RCMP or a municipal police force, and/or an understanding of the law and community service.

The Vice-Chair should also have past experience in community related activities and a good reputation among peers; prior experience with mediation, negotiation or arbitration. Must be able to demonstrate an ability to problem solve and above average communication skills.

This is a Governor in Council appointment for an adjudicative board for a term of up to 3 years. The Vice Chair receives $175 per meeting + expenses incurred. The time commitment would be approximately 25 days per year for generally 1-2 day hearings.

If you are interested in applying, please go to the NS Agency, Board and Commission website at: http://novascotia.ca/exec_council/abc/adjudicative-how-to-apply.asp

The deadline to apply is October 6.

For more background on the Police Review Board, please go to: http://novascotia.ca/exec_council/abc/pubs/adjudicative/policerevbrd.pdf  

 

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