Mi’kmaq Relations Co-op: Nova Scotia Power Halifax

  • Location: Halifax, NS
  • Deadline: February 10, 2020 at 11:00 pm

*** Applications for this position must include a cover letter, resume and academic transcript (unofficial is acceptable). ***

Nova Scotia Power’s greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety and our customers, we’re committed to providing exceptional electricity service to Nova Scotians and rewarding careers for our employees. We’re hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future. We are currently looking to fill the position of Co-op Student to join our Mi’kmaq Relations team.

Accountabilities: The co-op student will assist the team with various tasks including but not limited to:

  • Assisting with activities to engage and build collaborative relationships with Mi’kmaq communities across Nova Scotia
  • Assisting with the communication and delivery of the Mi’kmaq Relations teams’ programs and activities related to Capital projects
  • Assisting with the preparation and delivery of presentations
  • Management and use of SharePoint site to maintain team documentation
  • Other related tasks as required

You will be responsible for your personal safety and that of co-workers, by observing and ensuring compliance with all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations. You will be accountable for environmental performance as it relates to the environmental management system processes and initiatives.

Skills, Capabilities and Experience:

The successful candidate will be working towards acquiring a Diploma or a Bachelor Degree in Science, Social Science, Environmental Studies, Indigenous Studies, Arts, Community Design or other related degree with an interest in environmental science, sustainability, sociology and or Indigenous studies. Candidates must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications and other typical business applications. The candidate must have strong organizational, written and oral communication skills, have the ability to multi-task, work within deadlines and be able to work well individually as well as part of a team. Previous experience working with Mi’kmaq communities is an asset.

6869 Communications Halifax, NS

Salary: To commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available. We’re 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 African Nova Scotians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles.

Normally, unless otherwise requested in advance, the supervisors of internal candidates selected for an interview will be contacted in order to facilitate scheduling of the interviews. The supervisor will maintain the confidentiality of the employee’s application.