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Legal Assistant (Secretary 2)
Canada, Halifax
Competition # : 31412 Department: Justice Location: HALIFAX Type of Employment: Temporary Union Status: NSGEU - NSPG Closing Date: ​7/1/2021​ (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time) About Us The Legal Services Division is the government's law firm, providing a full range of legal advice and services to support government operations and help government achieve its corporate priorities. With a staff of more than 150 lawyers, paralegals, researchers and administrative professionals, the Division is one of the largest law offices in the Province. We are skilled in administrative law, negotiation and drafting of agreements, commercial transactions, corporate governance, property transactions, the development of legislation and regulations to implement the public policy goals of government, support in employment and labour matters, and day to day advice on routine legal matters. We represent government in all legal proceedings, except prosecutions. This includes formal litigation on behalf of the Crown before all levels of courts in the Province, the Federal Courts, and the Supreme Court of Canada. Typical cases brought before these courts include judicial review applications, statutory appeals, contractual disputes, constitutional issues, class actions, child and adult protection proceedings, and other claims made by or against government. We also represent government before administrative bodies and tribunals, and in arbitrations and mediations. We assist government departments and agencies navigate the procedural and substantive aspects of these proceedings and help them resolve disputes. As well we are home to the Registry of Regulations, which is responsible for filing, consolidating, and publishing Nova Scotia regulations. The Registry is responsible for the publication of the Royal Gazette Part 1 and Part II. The Registry reviews all draft regulations to ensure the regulations meet the required plain language standards, and to ensure that the regulations are consistent in form, style and content with current legislation and regulations. For more information on the Department of Justice Legal Services please visit our website: About Our Opportunity As the Legal Assistant you will provide high quality, specialized legal administrative assistance, and file management support under the direction of two or more lawyers. You will utilize strong secretarial/administrative skills, knowledge of legal terminology and specialized procedures pertaining to certain areas of law. You will perform effectively under the pressures and strain of inflexible deadlines in a highly confidential office setting under minimal supervision. You will be responsible for creating, tracking, and managing family litigation files. The opportunity requires you to be able to adapt to shifting priorities, balance your efforts between providing legal assistance and administrative support, respond in a timely and appropriate manner to inquiries and to be organized in your day to day file management. Primary Accountabilities Legal Assistance / Support to Lawyers Provide specialized legal assistance for lawyers who provide legal advice/litigation services to government departments and various agencies, boards, and commissions Ensure documents assigned by a lawyer are prepared, filed, and/or served within prescribed or assigned deadlines Query and retrieve legal case law, precedent materials/documents, or other relevant information as identified by a lawyer Secretarial / Administrative Support Prepare correspondence, presentations, and documents of a legal and non-legal matter Respond to inquiries from internal and external clients and the public Schedule appointments and maintains lawyers’ calendar and schedule and book rooms, court reporters, travel, discoveries, witnesses, interpreters, case conferences Books travel and related accommodations when necessary Works in a team environment, providing coverage to assistants on their team and other teams as assigned by the Legal Services Coordinator Responding to Inquiries and File Management Acts as a point of contact to ensure clients have the appropriate information including file updates, process or procedural changes, Division updates and other general matters Responds to inquiries from the public to ensure appropriate and relevant information is provided Manages files in the Central Registry filing system, electronic shared directory and in the file/document management databases Organize all hard copy and electronic files including filing of documents, data entry and the use of the STAR/STOR classification system Ensures that files/filing is up to date and brought forward for review by lawyers as required Qualifications and Experience As our successful candidate, you will possess a certificate/diploma from a Legal Assistant or Paralegal program and 3 years’ experience in a legal practice or an acceptable combination of education/training and experience. Duties include, but are not limited to the following: Preparing correspondence, presentations and documents from handwritten material and Dicta/digital dictation Organizing and maintaining files Answering phones, e-mails and responding to inquiries from internal and external clients and the public Scheduling meetings and booking boardrooms Mail duty Making travel arrangements and preparing travel expenses You have experience and competency in an automated environment, with proficient and accurate typing, dicta typing, MS Word, and data entry skills. You have knowledge of legal terminology, procedures, and documentation, as well as excellent research, analytical and organizational skills. Your excellent communication skills both written and oral giving you the ability to deal with clients, lawyers and co-workers in a fair, caring, and impartial manner communicating in a clear and concise manner while maintaining confidentiality and impartiality. Assets include: Experience preparing Executive Council forms Knowledge of provincial government departments and agencies Knowledge of legal terminology, procedures, and documentation Experience utilizing STAR/STOR record classification system, or other file management systems We will assess the above qualifications using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks. Equivalency Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Salary Information CL 21 $1,719.83 - $1,917.08 Bi-weekly Benefits Based on the employment status and union agreement, the Government of Nova Scotia offers its employees a wide range of benefits such as Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Pension, General Illness (Short and Long Term), Vacation and Employee and Family Assistance Programs. Click to learn more about our various benefits offerings and eligibility criteria. Working Conditions May be required to work overtime on occasion Typically located in comfortable office environment Considerable periods of time sitting at desk interspersed with movement to and from printers, file storage areas or to deposit/retrieve mail At times required to bend and lift file boxes from storage shelving and transport to review area. Regular need to read and analyze information and significant time focusing on a computer monitor Must balance multiple priorities and the demand for accuracy and attention to detail in the preparation of legal documents requires acute concentration and may increase physical and mental stress The nature of the work environment may bring staff into contact with individuals who are verbally abusive and physically threatening, exposure to disturbing images or content in some files may occur Additional Information This is a temporary 6 month employment opportunity based in Halifax. The appointment status (‘term’, ‘temporary’ or ‘casual’) is dependent on the start date of the successful candidate and the overall duration of the assignment, in accordance with the collective agreement. What We Offer Career Development where you have access to career guidance, tools, resources, and ongoing training for every stage of your career. Engaging workplace. Our Employees feel valued, respected, connected, and tuned in. We have forward-thinking policies and strategies. Mentorship through iNSpire; a new formal, interdepartmental mentorship program that connects employees so they can gain knowledge and experience to support their career development. Countless Career Paths for Nova Scotians. Department Specific Flexible working schedules. Pay Grade: CL 21 Salary Range: $1,719.83 - $1,917.08 Bi-Weekly Employment Equity Statement: 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 Indigenous 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 these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application. This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU). If applying from outside a government office, employees must apply correctly via this link: Failure to apply correctly means that your application will not be given first consideration as a bargaining unit applicant, and will only be included if external applications are pursued. External applicants and current casual employees will only be considered if there are no qualified civil service bargaining unit candidates. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information. 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 the interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Government of Nova Scotia
Business, Accounting, Human Resources & Legal
Contract
1720 $
3 months ago
Legal Assistant (Secretary 2)
Canada, Halifax
Competition # : 31412 Department: Justice Location: HALIFAX Type of Employment: Temporary Union Status: NSGEU - NSPG Closing Date: ​7/1/2021​ (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time) About Us The Legal Services Division is the government's law firm, providing a full range of legal advice and services to support government operations and help government achieve its corporate priorities. With a staff of more than 150 lawyers, paralegals, researchers and administrative professionals, the Division is one of the largest law offices in the Province. We are skilled in administrative law, negotiation and drafting of agreements, commercial transactions, corporate governance, property transactions, the development of legislation and regulations to implement the public policy goals of government, support in employment and labour matters, and day to day advice on routine legal matters. We represent government in all legal proceedings, except prosecutions. This includes formal litigation on behalf of the Crown before all levels of courts in the Province, the Federal Courts, and the Supreme Court of Canada. Typical cases brought before these courts include judicial review applications, statutory appeals, contractual disputes, constitutional issues, class actions, child and adult protection proceedings, and other claims made by or against government. We also represent government before administrative bodies and tribunals, and in arbitrations and mediations. We assist government departments and agencies navigate the procedural and substantive aspects of these proceedings and help them resolve disputes. As well we are home to the Registry of Regulations, which is responsible for filing, consolidating, and publishing Nova Scotia regulations. The Registry is responsible for the publication of the Royal Gazette Part 1 and Part II. The Registry reviews all draft regulations to ensure the regulations meet the required plain language standards, and to ensure that the regulations are consistent in form, style and content with current legislation and regulations. For more information on the Department of Justice Legal Services please visit our website: About Our Opportunity As the Legal Assistant you will provide high quality, specialized legal administrative assistance, and file management support under the direction of two or more lawyers. You will utilize strong secretarial/administrative skills, knowledge of legal terminology and specialized procedures pertaining to certain areas of law. You will perform effectively under the pressures and strain of inflexible deadlines in a highly confidential office setting under minimal supervision. You will be responsible for creating, tracking, and managing family litigation files. The opportunity requires you to be able to adapt to shifting priorities, balance your efforts between providing legal assistance and administrative support, respond in a timely and appropriate manner to inquiries and to be organized in your day to day file management. Primary Accountabilities Legal Assistance / Support to Lawyers Provide specialized legal assistance for lawyers who provide legal advice/litigation services to government departments and various agencies, boards, and commissions Ensure documents assigned by a lawyer are prepared, filed, and/or served within prescribed or assigned deadlines Query and retrieve legal case law, precedent materials/documents, or other relevant information as identified by a lawyer Secretarial / Administrative Support Prepare correspondence, presentations, and documents of a legal and non-legal matter Respond to inquiries from internal and external clients and the public Schedule appointments and maintains lawyers' calendar and schedule and book rooms, court reporters, travel, discoveries, witnesses, interpreters, case conferences Books travel and related accommodations when necessary Works in a team environment, providing coverage to assistants on their team and other teams as assigned by the Legal Services Coordinator Responding to Inquiries and File Management Acts as a point of contact to ensure clients have the appropriate information including file updates, process or procedural changes, Division updates and other general matters Responds to inquiries from the public to ensure appropriate and relevant information is provided Manages files in the Central Registry filing system, electronic shared directory and in the file/document management databases Organize all hard copy and electronic files including filing of documents, data entry and the use of the STAR/STOR classification system Ensures that files/filing is up to date and brought forward for review by lawyers as required Qualifications and Experience As our successful candidate, you will possess a certificate/diploma from a Legal Assistant or Paralegal program and 3 years' experience in a legal practice or an acceptable combination of education/training and experience. Duties include, but are not limited to the following: Preparing correspondence, presentations and documents from handwritten material and Dicta/digital dictation Organizing and maintaining files Answering phones, e-mails and responding to inquiries from internal and external clients and the public Scheduling meetings and booking boardrooms Mail duty Making travel arrangements and preparing travel expenses You have experience and competency in an automated environment, with proficient and accurate typing, dicta typing, MS Word, and data entry skills. You have knowledge of legal terminology, procedures, and documentation, as well as excellent research, analytical and organizational skills. Your excellent communication skills both written and oral giving you the ability to deal with clients, lawyers and co-workers in a fair, caring, and impartial manner communicating in a clear and concise manner while maintaining confidentiality and impartiality. Assets include: Experience preparing Executive Council forms Knowledge of provincial government departments and agencies Knowledge of legal terminology, procedures, and documentation Experience utilizing STAR/STOR record classification system, or other file management systems We will assess the above qualifications using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks. Equivalency Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Salary Information CL 21 $1,719.83 - $1,917.08 Bi-weekly Benefits Based on the employment status and union agreement, the Government of Nova Scotia offers its employees a wide range of benefits such as Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Pension, General Illness (Short and Long Term), Vacation and Employee and Family Assistance Programs. Click to learn more about our various benefits offerings and eligibility criteria. Working Conditions May be required to work overtime on occasion Typically located in comfortable office environment Considerable periods of time sitting at desk interspersed with movement to and from printers, file storage areas or to deposit/retrieve mail At times required to bend and lift file boxes from storage shelving and transport to review area. Regular need to read and analyze information and significant time focusing on a computer monitor Must balance multiple priorities and the demand for accuracy and attention to detail in the preparation of legal documents requires acute concentration and may increase physical and mental stress The nature of the work environment may bring staff into contact with individuals who are verbally abusive and physically threatening, exposure to disturbing images or content in some files may occur Additional Information This is a temporary 6 month employment opportunity based in Halifax. The appointment status ('term', 'temporary' or 'casual') is dependent on the start date of the successful candidate and the overall duration of the assignment, in accordance with the collective agreement. What We Offer Career Development where you have access to career guidance, tools, resources, and ongoing training for every stage of your career. Engaging workplace. Our Employees feel valued, respected, connected, and tuned in. We have forward-thinking policies and strategies. Mentorship through iNSpire; a new formal, interdepartmental mentorship program that connects employees so they can gain knowledge and experience to support their career development. Countless Career Paths for Nova Scotians. Department Specific Flexible working schedules. Pay Grade: CL 21 Salary Range: $1,719.83 - $1,917.08 Bi-Weekly Employment Equity Statement: 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 Indigenous 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 these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application. This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU). If applying from outside a government office, employees must apply correctly via this link: Failure to apply correctly means that your application will not be given first consideration as a bargaining unit applicant, and will only be included if external applications are pursued. External applicants and current casual employees will only be considered if there are no qualified civil service bargaining unit candidates. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information. 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 the interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Government of Nova Scotia
Business, Accounting, Human Resources & Legal
Contract
1720 $
3 months ago
Rink Guard - North York District
Canada, York
Important: Do not apply to this job opportunity if you are a returning City of Toronto employee, instead please complete an . The Community Recreation Branch is responsible for the delivery of high-quality, community-based recreation programs and services to the diverse neighbourhoods of Toronto. We provide a variety of programs that promote the social and physical development for people of all ages, with an emphasis on children and youth. The Community Recreation Branch strives to ensure Toronto residents have positive recreational experiences that enhance quality of life and contribute to lifelong active living. Req ID: 18622 Job Category: Skate Job Type: Temporary, Part-time Hourly Rate: $14.98 Number of Positions: 20 Start Date: TBD Work Location: North York District - Various District: North York District Season: Fall; Spring; Winter Duration: TBD Shift Information: TBD Division: Parks, Forestry & Recreation Section: PFR CR Community Recreation Posting End Date: 08/09/2021 Responsibilities: Monitors and regulates recreational skating activities. Ensures a safe skating environment. Directs, monitors and controls access to the program and/or facility. Takes action to deal with incidents, accidents, problems and emergencies, as outlined in the divisional policies and procedures. Interacts with staff and participants. Participates in the planning and implementation of special events. Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions. Follows the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs. Qualifications: Must produce original current Emergency First Aid certification as recognized by the WSIB. Demonstrated strong competence performing skating skills. Experience working with various age groups preferred. Must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer can view the City of Toronto's Leadership Guide to find and register for PHCD course. The City is committed to providing Code-protected accommodation throughout its hiring process. Please visit for further details. Vulnerable Sector Check: One of the requirements for working with children and vulnerable adults is applicants providing the results of a Vulnerable Sector Check. For Recreation Worker positions, we are only able to consider candidates who obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check. Once an applicant is given a conditional offer of employment, we will obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check for applicants who reside within the City of Toronto. Applicants who reside outside of the City of Toronto will need to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check from their local Police Service. For further information on the vulnerable sector screening, please contact your local Police Service. City of Toronto
Local Jobs & Service
Contract
15 $
3 months ago
Skate Programs Assistant Instructor - Etobicoke/York District
Canada, York
Important: Do not apply to this job opportunity if you are a returning City of Toronto employee, instead please complete an . The Community Recreation Branch is responsible for the delivery of high-quality, community-based recreation programs and services to the diverse neighbourhoods of Toronto. We provide a variety of programs that promote the social and physical development for people of all ages, with an emphasis on children and youth. The Community Recreation Branch strives to ensure Toronto residents have positive recreational experiences that enhance quality of life and contribute to lifelong active living. Req ID: 18681 Job Category: Skate Job Type: Temporary, Part-time Hourly Rate: $15.20 Number of Positions: 20 Start Date: TBD Work Location: Various District: Etobicoke/York District Season: Fall; Spring; Winter Duration: TBD Shift Information: TBD Division: Parks, Forestry & Recreation Section: PFR CR Community Recreation Posting End Date: 08/09/2021 Responsibilities: Assists the instructor with the teaching of lessons. Assists with the preparation of classes. Ensures the safety of participants while on and off the ice. Assists with the testing of skaters. Performs administrative tasks to support the program. Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions. Qualifications: Must produce original current Emergency First Aid certification as recognized by the WSIB. Demonstrated technical competence performing skating skills . Experience working with various age groups preferred. Must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer can view the City of Toronto's Leadership Guide to find and register for PHCD course. The City is committed to providing Code-protected accommodation throughout its hiring process. Please visit for further details. Vulnerable Sector Check: One of the requirements for working with children and vulnerable adults is applicants providing the results of a Vulnerable Sector Check. For Recreation Worker positions, we are only able to consider candidates who obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check. Once an applicant is given a conditional offer of employment, we will obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check for applicants who reside within the City of Toronto. Applicants who reside outside of the City of Toronto will need to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check from their local Police Service. For further information on the vulnerable sector screening, please contact your local Police Service. City of Toronto
Data Entry & Admin
Contract
15 $
3 months ago
Rink Guard - Etobicoke/York District
Canada, York
Important: Do not apply to this job opportunity if you are a returning City of Toronto employee, instead please complete an . The Community Recreation Branch is responsible for the delivery of high-quality, community-based recreation programs and services to the diverse neighbourhoods of Toronto. We provide a variety of programs that promote the social and physical development for people of all ages, with an emphasis on children and youth. The Community Recreation Branch strives to ensure Toronto residents have positive recreational experiences that enhance quality of life and contribute to lifelong active living. Req ID: 18624 Job Category: Skate Job Type: Temporary, Part-time Hourly Rate: $14.98 Number of Positions: 20 Start Date: TBD Work Location: Various District: Etobicoke/York District Season: Fall; Spring; Winter Duration: TBD Shift Information: TBD Division: Parks, Forestry & Recreation Section: PFR CR Community Recreation Posting End Date: 08/09/2021 Responsibilities: Monitors and regulates recreational skating activities. Ensures a safe skating environment. Directs, monitors and controls access to the program and/or facility. Takes action to deal with incidents, accidents, problems and emergencies, as outlined in the divisional policies and procedures. Interacts with staff and participants. Participates in the planning and implementation of special events. Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions. Follows the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs. Qualifications: Must produce original current Emergency First Aid certification as recognized by the WSIB. Demonstrated strong competence performing skating skills. Experience working with various age groups preferred. Must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer can view the City of Toronto's Leadership Guide to find and register for PHCD course. The City is committed to providing Code-protected accommodation throughout its hiring process. Please visit for further details. Vulnerable Sector Check: One of the requirements for working with children and vulnerable adults is applicants providing the results of a Vulnerable Sector Check. For Recreation Worker positions, we are only able to consider candidates who obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check. Once an applicant is given a conditional offer of employment, we will obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check for applicants who reside within the City of Toronto. Applicants who reside outside of the City of Toronto will need to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check from their local Police Service. For further information on the vulnerable sector screening, please contact your local Police Service. City of Toronto
Local Jobs & Service
Contract
15 $
3 months ago
Inspector Specialist 3
Canada, Yarmouth
Competition # : 31249 Department: Environment and Climate Change Location: YARMOUTH Type of Employment: Temporary Union Status: NSGEU - NSPG Closing Date: ​6/28/2021​ (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time) About Us Nova Scotia Department of Environment and Climate Change's vision is to be a leader in regulatory excellence, conservation, partnership and promotion. We protect the environment, human health, and the welfare of animals. Our goal is to educate, inspect and enforce to ensure compliance with legislation and regulations under the mandate of the Department. We strive 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. About Our Opportunity The Inspection, Compliance and Enforcement division is responsible for the majority of field operations relating to environmental protection. We are looking for well rounded individuals with technical and scientific skills, who enjoy working with the public and who have an interest in protecting the environment and environmental health of Nova Scotians. This exciting employment opportunity offers challenging field and investigative work in a diverse work environment. As a regulatory, enforcement and compliance agency, our Inspector Specialists must be able to deal with the public and provide superior client service, even in difficult or confrontational situations. Successful candidates must be able to work independently and think on their feet, confidently respond to environmental emergencies, and demonstrate strong investigative skills. As a problem solver, inspectors use their analytical skills to find solutions to daily challenges. Reporting to the District Manager, the Inspector Specialist 3 will work in a fast-paced and changing environment while being responsible for enforcing regulations and responding to complaints relating to the protection of the environment and public health. Primary Accountabilities On a typical day, you can expect to: Conduct inspections and audits of facilities to enforce regulations and compliance with approvals; Respond to environmental emergencies during and after normal working hours; Conduct investigations of complaints and gather detailed information for reports; Issue Summary Offence Tickets, Long Form Prosecutions and other enforcement; Testify and gather evidence for court appearances; Promote compliance by holding educational sessions in the community; Write letters, reports and prepare ministerial briefings; Utilize a computer notification and approval processing system; Explain technical concepts to a wide variety of audiences; Write terms and conditions for approvals; and Complete other duties as assigned. Qualifications and Experience To be successful within this role, you will have completed related trade or technical training in the specialty area (environmental technology, environmental studies, environmental engineering, and/or environmental health) as well as possess 7 years of related experience after course completion or an acceptable equivalent. Related experience and/or training in several of the core areas will be required which includes well construction; water treatment; water quality; waste water treatment; on-site sewage disposal systems; contaminated sites; watercourse and wetlands; air emissions; industrial activities; pesticides; solid waste; compliance; inspection and enforcement. As the successful candidate you will also: Be proficient in computer applications and report writing; Possess excellent interpersonal skills; Have the ability to plan and demonstrate strong organizational skills; Be able to interpret and explain legislation and technical matters; Demonstrate the ability to solve complex issues and make decisions; Be self-motivated and versatile in the work environment; Work well independently as well as in a team environment; and, Manage difficult or confrontational situations in a calm and efficient manner. We will assess the above qualifications using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks. Equivalency Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Benefits Based on the employment status and Union agreement, the Government of Nova Scotia offers its employees a wide range of benefits such as Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Pension, General Illness (Short and Long Term), Vacation and Employee and Family Assistance Programs. Click to learn more about our various benefits offerings and eligibility criteria. Additional Information Must be eligible for Special Constable Status, which requires a criminal record check. Must have a valid driver's licence and access to a reliable motor vehicle. This position requires the wearing of identifiable clothing. This is a Temporary employment opportunity with anticipated end date of November 12, 2021. The appointment status temporary is dependent on the start date of the successful candidate. What We Offer Career Development where you have access to career guidance, tools, resources, and ongoing training for every stage of your career. Engaging workplace. Our employees feel valued, respected, connected, and tuned in. We have forward-thinking policies and strategies. Countless Career Paths for Nova Scotians. Department Specific Flexible working schedules. Pay Grade: TE 27 Salary Range: $2,515.87 - $2,922.17 Bi-Weekly Employment Equity Statement: 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 Indigenous 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 these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application. This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU). If applying from outside a government office, employees must apply correctly via this link: Failure to apply correctly means that your application will not be given first consideration as a bargaining unit applicant, and will only be included if external applications are pursued. External applicants and current casual employees will only be considered if there are no qualified civil service bargaining unit candidates. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information. 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 the interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Government of Nova Scotia
Business, Accounting, Human Resources & Legal
Contract
2516 $
3 months ago
Inspector Specialist 3
Canada, Yarmouth
Competition # : 31249 Department: Environment and Climate Change Location: YARMOUTH Type of Employment: Temporary Union Status: NSGEU - NSPG Closing Date: ​6/28/2021​ (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time) About Us Nova Scotia Department of Environment and Climate Change’s vision is to be a leader in regulatory excellence, conservation, partnership and promotion. We protect the environment, human health, and the welfare of animals. Our goal is to educate, inspect and enforce to ensure compliance with legislation and regulations under the mandate of the Department. We strive 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. About Our Opportunity The Inspection, Compliance and Enforcement division is responsible for the majority of field operations relating to environmental protection. We are looking for well rounded individuals with technical and scientific skills, who enjoy working with the public and who have an interest in protecting the environment and environmental health of Nova Scotians. This exciting employment opportunity offers challenging field and investigative work in a diverse work environment. As a regulatory, enforcement and compliance agency, our Inspector Specialists must be able to deal with the public and provide superior client service, even in difficult or confrontational situations. Successful candidates must be able to work independently and think on their feet, confidently respond to environmental emergencies, and demonstrate strong investigative skills. As a problem solver, inspectors use their analytical skills to find solutions to daily challenges. Reporting to the District Manager, the Inspector Specialist 3 will work in a fast-paced and changing environment while being responsible for enforcing regulations and responding to complaints relating to the protection of the environment and public health. Primary Accountabilities On a typical day, you can expect to: Conduct inspections and audits of facilities to enforce regulations and compliance with approvals; Respond to environmental emergencies during and after normal working hours; Conduct investigations of complaints and gather detailed information for reports; Issue Summary Offence Tickets, Long Form Prosecutions and other enforcement; Testify and gather evidence for court appearances; Promote compliance by holding educational sessions in the community; Write letters, reports and prepare ministerial briefings; Utilize a computer notification and approval processing system; Explain technical concepts to a wide variety of audiences; Write terms and conditions for approvals; and Complete other duties as assigned. Qualifications and Experience To be successful within this role, you will have completed related trade or technical training in the specialty area (environmental technology, environmental studies, environmental engineering, and/or environmental health) as well as possess 7 years of related experience after course completion or an acceptable equivalent. Related experience and/or training in several of the core areas will be required which includes well construction; water treatment; water quality; waste water treatment; on-site sewage disposal systems; contaminated sites; watercourse and wetlands; air emissions; industrial activities; pesticides; solid waste; compliance; inspection and enforcement. As the successful candidate you will also: Be proficient in computer applications and report writing; Possess excellent interpersonal skills; Have the ability to plan and demonstrate strong organizational skills; Be able to interpret and explain legislation and technical matters; Demonstrate the ability to solve complex issues and make decisions; Be self-motivated and versatile in the work environment; Work well independently as well as in a team environment; and, Manage difficult or confrontational situations in a calm and efficient manner. We will assess the above qualifications using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks. Equivalency Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Benefits Based on the employment status and Union agreement, the Government of Nova Scotia offers its employees a wide range of benefits such as Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Pension, General Illness (Short and Long Term), Vacation and Employee and Family Assistance Programs. Click to learn more about our various benefits offerings and eligibility criteria. Additional Information Must be eligible for Special Constable Status, which requires a criminal record check. Must have a valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable motor vehicle. This position requires the wearing of identifiable clothing. This is a Temporary employment opportunity with anticipated end date of November 12, 2021. The appointment status temporary is dependent on the start date of the successful candidate. What We Offer Career Development where you have access to career guidance, tools, resources, and ongoing training for every stage of your career. Engaging workplace. Our employees feel valued, respected, connected, and tuned in. We have forward-thinking policies and strategies. Countless Career Paths for Nova Scotians. Department Specific Flexible working schedules. Pay Grade: TE 27 Salary Range: $2,515.87 - $2,922.17 Bi-Weekly Employment Equity Statement: 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 Indigenous 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 these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application. This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU). If applying from outside a government office, employees must apply correctly via this link: Failure to apply correctly means that your application will not be given first consideration as a bargaining unit applicant, and will only be included if external applications are pursued. External applicants and current casual employees will only be considered if there are no qualified civil service bargaining unit candidates. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information. 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 the interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Government of Nova Scotia
Business, Accounting, Human Resources & Legal
Contract
2516 $
3 months ago
Call Centre Agent
Canada, Ottawa
Are you looking for a new job that will let you exercise your customer service muscles? Do you enjoy talking to many different people each day and helping them out? Are you good at handling multiple priorities at the same time and still find yourself able to achieve great results? Would you consider yourself an expert at dealing with people and understanding their problems or concerns? If so, we'd love to speak to you! ... We are looking for Call Centre Agents to work remotely on a short term contract (4-5 weeks) with possibility of extension. You would need to be located in the Greater Ottawa region, be available between 8am and 8pm Monday-Friday, and have your own computer with stable internet access. Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply. Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch. Randstad
Sales & Marketing
Contract
15 $
3 months ago
Customer service agent - Work from home
Canada, Montreal
Does working for a company that aims to ensure the protection of the public appeal to you? Are you a dynamic person? Are you passionate about customer service? Well this job is for you! Randstad is looking for 2 Bilingual Customer Service Agents to work from home for a company located in Montreal. Salary: $ 21 to $ 23 per hour depending on experience ... Schedule: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (full time - 35 hours a week) Start of employment: as quickly as possible Temporary principal of 6 months with possibility of extension Advantages -Working from home during the covid-19 crisis -Be part of a dynamic team -Quick hiring process - Competitive salary Responsibilities Here are the tasks you will have to perform as a home customer service agent: - Acceptance of incoming calls regarding license revocations - Explain to members the nature and cost of the services offered - Respond to requests for information - Proceed with the registration process for members of the order Qualifications To deliver exceptional service, here's what you'll need as a Home Customer Service Agent : - Use good judgment - Bilingualism or advanced English (written and oral) - Comfortable with computers - Experience in customer service in a call center - Dynamism and initiative - Be independent Summary Location: Temporary work at home due to Covid-19. Salary: $ 21 to $ 23 per hour depending on experience Schedule: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply. Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch. Randstad
Data Entry & Admin
Contract
21 $
3 months ago
Bilingual Office Clerk
Canada, Quebec
Bilingual office clerk - $18 to $19 per hours - 3 month renewable contract - Anjou Our partner, an international construction company specializing in work safety, is looking for an office clerk to join their team in Anjou. This is a temporary contract of 3 months, with the possibility of permanence at its end. ... The office clerk will have to perform administrative tasks in order to participate in the expansion of the business. Bilingualism is mandatory, as the company has several offices around the world. Advantages The company offers to the office clerk: - Schedule from Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week. - Salary of $18 to $19 per hour. - On-site parking in Anjou. - Join a global company. - Possibility of advancement to a permanent position. Responsibilities The main tasks required of the office clerk will be: - Reception of calls and redirection to the designated person. - Invoicing. - Data input. - Archiving. - Other related tasks. Qualifications The ideal candidate for the office clerk position will have these skills: - DEP validated in office automation. - Bilingualism in French and English. - 2 years experience in a similar position. - Experience in the construction industry, an asset. Summary Do you want to develop your experience in the administrative sector? Is working for a global company part of your professional plan? We are awaiting your application. Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply. Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch. Randstad
Translation & Languages
Contract
18 $
3 months ago
Benefits Account Administrator - Full Time - Temporary - Regina
Canada, Saskatchewan
Randstad Staffing is currently looking for 2 benefits account examiners that can join a well reputable company in the insurance industry as soon as possible for a year long contract with the possibility to become permanent for the right fit. Interviews are being conducted this week! ... This is a remote work-from-home opportunity - all equipment will be provided - and can start as soon as June 15th! Do you enjoy working with numbers? Do you love data entry? Do you have a typing speed of a minimum of 40 WPM with 95% accuracy? Are you driven, organized, and work with high attention to detail? Do you have great analytical skills and pick up on errors quickly? If that sounds like something you are interested in, don't hesitate - reach out to us TODAY! Position Overwiew: Accurately and efficiently process distribution requests from retirement accounts. All requests must be prioritized and completed in accordance with departmental, IRS, DOL, and SEC regulations and requirements. Advantages - Competitive Compensation $15.81 /hr. - Working remotely from home - yes you can wear sweatpants! - After training is complete, the working hours can be flexible - Contract until the end of June with the possibility to become permanent for the right candidate - Working with a well-reputable company in the insurance industry - Benefits package available at a reduced cost. - Possibility of a contract extension or permanent employment. Responsibilities Review customer withdrawal requests to determine completeness for processing or detect incomplete and/or inaccurate requests. Process customer withdrawal requests within defined IRS, SEC, DOL, company guidelines. Update detailed system notes to ensure proper audit trail. Obtain all required information needed in order to process requests. Qualifications Post-secondary education or equivalent. Strong written communication skills. Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines. Detail-oriented, extremely high level of accuracy. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Position is 100% computer-based, and as such has a very high requirement for typing speed and accuracy. A successful applicant will have a minimum assessed typing speed of 40wpm with 95%+ accuracy Position is 100% work from home with equipment to be supplied by the employer. A successful applicant is required to provide a minimum internet requirement of a consistent 40mbps down. Security background check and fingerprinting required. Must follow US vacation schedule. At this time we are no longer accepting walk-in candidates to our office as it is closed due to COVID-19. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to hearing from you soon! We thank all applicants for their interest in this position and only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Randstad
Business, Accounting, Human Resources & Legal
Part Time
16 $
3 months ago
Assembler
Canada, Valcourt
You have a new goal in mind? You want to improve your skills in a manufacturing field, come work in a company that cares about your well-being! I have several Skii-doo parts assembler positions to be filled quickly with an expected start date very soon! This position in the Eastern Townships offers you the chance to join a dynamic team and work in a bright and positive environment! ... This temporary position (with possibility of permanence) of production assembler is from Monday to Friday on the day or evening shift (you must be available on both shifts) allows you to work in an ultra safe, organized, dynamic and human work environment. This is an ideal opportunity to gain experience in a manufacturing environment. This position as an assembler in the Eastern Townships offers you the chance to join a dynamic team and to work in a bright and positive environment! This temporary position (with possibility of permanence) of assembler is from Monday to Friday on the day or evening shift (you must be available on both shifts) allows you to work in an ultra safe, organized, dynamic and human work environment. This is the perfect opportunity to start your career! With all the opportunities in-house, your limits will only be set by you! Your main task will be to install parts on a continuous production line and ensure the conformity of the operations performed to provide a quality product. Here are the advantages of this position -Stable day or evening schedule, Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or from 3:30 p.m. You must pass the hiring tests. perfect for you. Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply. Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch. Randstad
Websites, IT & Software
Contract
19 $
3 months ago
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