Winter 2021 Co-op – HR – Nova Scotia Power

  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: October 1, 2020

HR Co-op Student

Reference Number: 7341

Department: Talent Acquisition, Human Resources

Location: Halifax, NS

Type of Employment: Term, FT (January 2021 – April 2021)

Number of Positions: 2

*** 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, we’re
committed to providing exceptional service to our customers and rewarding jobs to our employees.
We’re hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future. We are currently
looking to fill

two term positions of HR Co-op Student in our Talent Acquisition and Human Resources department.

Please be aware there is a possibility that this will be a work-from-home position should
directives from the Public Health or NS Power recommend this course of action in response to


As a member of the Talent Acquisition team, you will:

• Conduct background checks

• Submit requests for pre-employment testing and assessments

• Schedule and coordinate interviews; calling candidates, liaise with hiring managers, booking
calendar appointments and meeting rooms, sending confirmation e-mails

• Update requisitions in Taleo on a daily basis and throughout recruitments

• Other recruitment-related projects as required.

As a member of the Human Resources team, you will assist with administrative and generalist duties
such as:

• Performance management

• Organization development

• Employee orientation, development, and training

• Administration and documentation of policies and programs

• Employee relationship management

• Committee facilitation

Skills, Capabilities and Experience:

• Currently enrolled in post-secondary education in Human Resources or Business

• Experience in using SharePoint and applicant tracking systems (ATS) such as Taleo, considered
an asset

• Previous experiencein a recruitment environment considered an asset

• Results oriented and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

• Strong attention to detail

• Proactive in nature with high level of energy

• Superior customer service and interpersonal skills

• Ability to work with minimal supervision, to multi-task and prioritize

• Ability to work well with a team as well as independently

• Experience with MS Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word) required.

Reports to: Sr. Manager, Human Resources and Talent Acquisition; Sr. Manager, Human Resources

Form of Application: Apply online at:

Salary: To commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Must Be Received By: All interested candidates should apply no later than October 1 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’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.