Co-op/Internship Student – Talent Acquisition (HR) – Nova Scotia Power

  • Location: Halifax, NS (Possibly Remote)
  • Competition Number: 7634
  • Deadline: November 6, 2020 at 11:59 pm

Co-op/Internship Student – Talent Acquisition (HR) – Nova Scotia Power
From our origins as a single electric utility in Nova Scotia, Emera has grown into an energy leader serving 2.5 million customers in Canada, the US and the Caribbean. Our companies include electric and natural gas utilities, natural gas pipelines, energy marketing and trading, and energy services. We’re investing in ways to make energy cleaner and to share it with customers in smarter and more reliable ways.
Our ability to serve more customers in more places is thanks to the commitment of our 7,400 employees. As we grow, we’re excited to welcome new team members who are committed to our purpose and our approach to business.
Emera values people who believe that safety and health, relationships, and operational excellence are integral to how we work. In return, we value the diversity of our people and invest in their growth.
We are currently looking to fill the term position of Co-op Student, Talent Acquisition.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
As the Co-op Student, Talent Acquisition you’ll become an active team member of Emera’s Corporate Talent Acquisition team and your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to;
  • Coordinating interviews;
  • Coordinating background checks and references;
  • Creating interview guides;
  • Researching recruitment & campus activities and industry events;
  • Creating engaging social media content and post on platforms such as LinkedIn;
  • Creating and uploading of HR documents to employee files;
  • Represent Emera at (virtual) career fairs and campus recruitment events;
  • Assist with several ad-hoc Talent Acquisition projects as required.

Our Winter term runs from January 4, 2021 until April 23, 2021.

Required competencies:

The preferred student will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, be curious in nature, customer focused and is able to work well in a dynamic team environment. Strong technology and writing skills are required in addition to a strong attention to detail, pro-activeness, and ability to multitask. Students will be entering into their second or third year of studies and enrolled in a co-op program with a focus in HR.

Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are recommended.

**Please note, only students enrolled in a formal co-op program at their current University are eligible to apply for this opportunity.**

Reports to: Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Form of Application: To apply please click on the blue ‘APPLY NOW’ button next to this posting. There you complete all required information fields and include your cover letter (including motivation), resume and transcript in one single document into the online application form.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application Deadline: November 6, 2020. Late applications may not receive consideration.

Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available. We are committed to providing employees with a fair and equal opportunity to compete for jobs. Hiring and promotion of employees is based on skills, capabilities, knowledge and demonstrated abilities.

We value diversity in the workplace and strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates including members of the visible minority community, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles. Applicants from these designated groups wishing to self-identify may do so through a series of questions in the online application process.

  • Please be aware there is a possibility that this will be a work-from-home position should directives from the Public Health or Emera Inc. recommend this course of action in response to COVID-19.

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