Winter Co-op/Internship – Nova Scotia Power an Emera Company

  • Deadline: September 24, 2019 at 11:59 pm


Skills, Capabilities and Experience:

  • Currently enrolled in post-secondary education in Business or Human Resources;
  • Experience in using SharePoint and applicant tracking systems (ATS) such as Taleo, considered an asset;
  • Previous experience in a recruitment environment considered an asset;
  • Results oriented and 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)


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 term position of HR Co-op Student.


  • 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

Application Details

Students must be registered and accepted into a CBU Co-op program or Internship in order to apply for this role.

Apply directly to our site. The posting will close on September 24 at 11:59pm.

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

HR Co-op Student

Department:              Talent Acquisition

Location:                    Halifax, NS

Type of Employment: Term (4 month co-op beginning January 2020)

Must Be Received By: All interested candidates should apply no later than September 24, 2019.

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.