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HALIFAX NS Permanent Posted: Saturday, 16 March 2019
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Transportation & Infrastructure Renewal

Summer Student (Administrative), Student, HALIFAX

Competition # 18293

About Us

Building and maintaining our provincial infrastructure is no small job. We're recruiting for summer students to help our province achieve big things!

At the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (TIR), we manage 23,000 kilometers of roads and highways and 4100 bridges across Nova Scotia. At head office in TIR, we operate in a fast-paced environment with ever changing priorities.

We are looking for an engaged summer administrative student who is eager to undertake new activities to enrich and enhance our environment.

About Our Opportunity

As the Clerical student, you will gain practical administrative experience, and receive training and mentorship from highly qualified public service professionals. You will support Highway Programs within TIR Head Office.

You will assist administrative staff with a wide range of duties which contribute to the overall effectiveness and efficiency our operations. You will be involved with:

  • Answering and redirecting phone calls to appropriate personnel
  • Providing top-notch customer service to various stakeholders including public, contractors, and department staff
  • Organizing, filing, and preparing documents (such as digitizing files and highway reports)
  • Preparing correspondence
  • Reviewing a variety of reports
  • Working with other summer students on building wide initiatives
  • Other duties are required

There will be opportunity for you to participate in and collaborate with various staff on special projects or assignments; helping you further enhance and develop your skills. We also provide you with the opportunity to participate in various training opportunities including First Aid and WHMIS.

About You

You are currently enrolled as a student and returning to a postsecondary institution in the fall (or in the next applicable semester for the education program).

As the ideal candidate you:

  • Are familiar with computers including office software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint;
  • Are well-organized, tactful and maintain a courteous disposition;
  • Possess a positive attitude and excellent communication skills;
  • Have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Are a quick learner and have ability to adjust to changes in priorities;
  • Maintain confidentiality in your work

We will assess the above qualifications and competencies using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks.

Other Considerations

This position has an anticipated end date of August 30, 2019.

Pay Grade: HOURLY

Salary Range: $14.81 - $25.34 Hourly

All current employees who wish to be considered an internal candidate, please click here .

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 electronic application.

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.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For questions or concerns, please contact (see below)

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Province of Nova Scotia
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2019-03-16 12:57:22 AM

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