Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia
Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia manager shows off his role as a "Back Protection Agent" during NAOSH Week

Recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2016) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2016):

  • Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia helps employees develop their professional skills with tuition subsidies for courses at outside institutions as well as through in-house and online training programs
  • Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia supports its new moms 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) -- and encourages employees to balance their work and personal commitments with a range of flexible work options
  • Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia employees can plan for the future with retirement planning assistance and a defined benefit pension plan -- the employee health benefits plan also extends into retirement
Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia's CEO, executives and employees gather to officially open the office's new green space
Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia manager receiving a thank-you from Central Spryfield Elementary for a donation to the school's Breakfast Program

Highlights

Industry Administration of Human Resource Programs
Established in Canada 1917
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS, Sydney NS
Full-time employees in Canada 392
Part-time employees in Canada 4
Average age of employees in Canada 45
Longest serving employee 35 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
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
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training
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.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Administration of Human Resource Programs
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS, Sydney NS
Full-time employees in Canada 392
Part-time employees in Canada 4
Student opportunities summer jobs
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, online training, in-house training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Integrated Service Associate, Case Manager/Adjudicator, Technical Support Representative, Administrative Assistant, Return to Work Assistant, Programmer Analyst/Web Developer, Business Analyst
Starting salary $35K to $40K
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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