Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia
Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia employees celebrate the launch of a safety campaign with Rod Stickman

Recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2017) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2017) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2017):

  • Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia supports new mothers with maternity leave top-up payments (to 93% of salary for 17 weeks) and offers parental leave top-up to new fathers and adoptive parents (to 93% of salary for 10 weeks)
  • Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia employees can plan for the future with retirement planning assistance and a defined benefit pension plan -- the organization's health benefits plan also extends into retirement (to the age of 65)
Employees at Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia participate in a fundraiser for mental health

Highlights

Industry Administration of Human Resource Programs
Established in Canada 1917
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS, Sydney NS
Full-time employees in Canada 386
Part-time employees in Canada 2
Average age of employees in Canada 46
Longest serving employee 36 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 70% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $800 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training
Scope of charitable involvement local, national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

The Career Directory

Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Employees at Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia participate in a team building event

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Administration of Human Resource Programs
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS, Sydney NS
Full-time employees in Canada 386
Part-time employees in Canada 2
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Integrated Service Associate, Team Support, Administrative Assistant, Case Manager, Adjudicator, Return to Work Assistant, Communications Advisor, various Information Technology roles
Starting salary $40K to $45K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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