SUMMER EMPLOYMENT 2022: Summer Student (Customer Service Assistant)

  • Location: Sydney, NS
  • Deadline: March 24, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Summer Student (Customer Service Assistant)

Competition # : 34753 

Department: Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

Location: SYDNEY

Type of Employment: Student

Union Status: Exclusion – Non Union – NSPG

Closing Date: 3/24/2022 (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)

About Us

At Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services, we impact every citizen, business and municipality and business in Nova Scotia. Our mandate is to design and deliver programs and services to meet the needs of our clients and the public good through a culture of excellence.  Our vision is to be a recognized leader in service and public protection that delivers trusted, accessible, modern programs, and contributes to Nova Scotia as a safe and desirable place to live, work and do business.

About Our Opportunity

Working in a fast paced customer service environment, you support various customer service activities related to the Registry of Motor Vehicles counter transactions, Land Registration transactions and other Business Programs

Qualifications and Experience

To be considered for this summer student opportunity, you are currently a full-time University or Community College student entering or returning to study in the fall or next applicable semester. Service industry experience is required. In addition, you demonstrate:

  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Problem solving skills;
  • Team player skills, with the ability to work collaboratively within a team environment;
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment;
  • Strong keyboarding and computer skills (Word, Internet and Email).

Data entry skills, cash handling and balancing accounts experience and bilingual ability in French and English would be viewed as assets. Proof of educational enrolment may be required.

We will assess the above qualifications and competencies using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks.

Working Conditions

This competition is to fill a summer student position. The successful candidate must be available to work during all hours of operation (ie. Monday & Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:30am-7:00pm).

Additional Information

Please note, this is expected to be a summer student casual status position with an end date of August 26, 2022; however, the position status (“term”, “temporary” or “casual”) is dependent on the start date of the successful candidate.

Pay Grade:  HOURLY

Salary Range:  $16.75 – $27.30 Bi-Weekly

Employment Equity Statement:

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve.  The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy, and we welcome applications from Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.

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Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer. We thank all applicants for the interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All questions and concerns may be directed to