CBU CO-OP ONLY – Financial Clerk, Nova Scotia Public Service Commission


Summer Student (Financial Clerk), Student, HALIFAX

Community Services

Posting Closing Date: 3/23/2018

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 Aboriginal 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 the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume.


The successful applicant will have demonstrated skills in spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), an email program, and word processing, and will have the ability to learn new computer applications as required. Knowledge of web based programs and accurate data entry skills are required. Must have a demonstrated ability to work independently in a busy and challenging team environment, exercising good judgement around issues requiring a high degree of tact and diplomacy. Excellent organizational, communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills are essential.



The Financial Clerk is responsible to coordinate and maintain accounts receivable and accounts payable, arrange necessary contractual services, prepare purchase orders, maintain petty cash systems, complete payroll submissions, arrange all purchases, maintain inventory system, and attendance management record keeping, and backup administrative support to the office Secretary/Receptionist.

Application Details

Please note, students must apply via jobs.novascotia.ca by March 23, 2018.

Special Statement

This is a summer student opportunity with an anticipated end date of August 31, 2018.

Candidates must be returning to school in the fall.

Pay Grade: HOURLY

Salary Range: $15.55 – $20.85 Hourly

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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.

For questions or concerns, please contact Competitions@novascotia.ca