Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia
Employees at Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia test their skills in a safe driving simulator at the organization's Driving Games

Recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2018)

Here are some of the reasons why Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2018) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2018) :

  • Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia employees are only a short walk to numerous shops and restaurants in downtown Halifax or can join lunchtime yoga or Zumba classes at the office
  • 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 for new fathers and adoptive parents (to 93% of salary for 10 weeks)
  • Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia helps employees prepare for the future with retirement planning assistance and contributions to a defined benefit pension plan
Employees at the Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia attend a movie-themed work presentation

Highlights

Industry Administration of Human Resource Programs
Established in Canada 1917
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS, Sydney NS
Full-time employees in Canada 399
Part-time employees in Canada 1
Average age of employees in Canada 46 years
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
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
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.
Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia employees collaborating

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Administration of Human Resource Programs
Full-time employees in Canada 251 to 500
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS, Sydney NS
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, in-house career planning services, 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 benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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