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At CRNNS, we believe in working hard while fostering an environment that encourages collaboration, innovation and solid communication. We understand that a strong foundation is built upon our greatest assets – our people – and this allows us to enhance all of the work we accomplish as a team with common goals.  CRNNS offers a strong, values-based work environment that supports professionalism, integrity, leadership and teamwork. In our 2015 Employee Satisfaction Survey, 100% of the CRNNS staff said they would “recommend CRNNS as a good place to work”.

Technology Applications Officer (Full-time)

We are seeking  a Technology Applications Officer to join our dynamic team on a full-time basis.

As the regulatory body for the province’s 10,300 registered nurses and nurse practitioners, the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia (CRNNS) sets the standards for registered nurses’ education and practice, issues nursing licences, supports continuing competence, and intervenes when standards for nursing practice are not met.

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia (CLPNNS) is the regulatory body for Nova Scotia’s 4,500 licensed practical nurses. The college’s purpose is to protect the public by promoting the provision of safe, competent, ethical, and compassionate nursing services.

The two colleges are currently embarking on a venture to create one nursing regulator for Nova Scotia.

The successful applicant will have to the unique opportunity of supporting CRNNS and CLPNNS in the creation, implementation and support of the new entity’s technology enterprise architecture. He/she will assist in the maintenance of existing applications and support the selection and implementation of new technology solutions that will support our stakeholders’ use of our network, portals, website and intranet.

Candidates will bring the following skills and experience:

  • Degree or College Diploma in Computer Science or a related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution coupled with a minimum of 5 years’ complementary experience.
  • Excellent problem solving skills coupled with the ability to take action and execute.
  • Knowledge of IT infrastructure in the small business space including network permissions, security, desktops, and peripheral equipment such as printers and mobile devices.
  • Knowledge of cloud based technologies.
  • Knowledge of Windows Server 2012.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and listening skills in order to correspond with clients, diagnose issues, resolve problems, and correspond with team players.
  • Experience using and managing remote monitoring and alerting systems.

Preference will be given to candidates who hold current technical certifications in one or more of the following technologies: SharePoint, MS SQL, MS Office (including Cloud) VMware, HP, Fortinet, Cisco or Citrix.

Information about CRNNS is available on its website:

Information about CLPNNS is available on its website:

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In your cover letter, please address how you meet the above-noted qualifications and why you believe that you are a good candidate for this position. Applications that do not provide this requirement will not be considered.

Interviews will commence on July 31, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate has been found.

No telephone, email or recruiter enquiries please.

Please forward your résumé and cover letter to:




Director of Corporate Services

College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia

7071 Bayers Road, Suite 4005

Halifax, NS B3L 2C2