SUMMER EMPLOYMENT: Summer Student (Records Management Program Developer)


We’re recruiting for summer students to help our province achieve big things!

The Building Services Group at the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal supports Nova Scotia’s 2400 buildings and infrastructure assets across a wide range of clients. We maintain and support various government buildings and other built assets, including museums, core buildings and office buildings supporting the work of government, correctional centres, and justice centres.

About Our Opportunity

As the Records Management Program Developer student, you will be able to put the theory you’ve learned into practice as you develop a workplan to implement a STOR records management program.

About You

You are a student currently enrolled in a Master of Library and Information Studies or Librarian Information Technology program and returning to school in the fall (or in the next applicable semester for the education program).

As travel is a component of this position; a valid driver’s license and ability to travel across the province is required.

A records management career involves a lot of organization and attention to detail, and you need to have that particular mind set.

As the ideal candidate you:

  • Are a well-organized, tactful and capable individual who can work well in a team environment;
  • Are a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision;
  • Are proficient in a computer environment, with a working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, database applications, and e mail;
  • Possess a positive attitude and excellent communication skills;
  • Possess excellent attention to detail, with a focus on getting things right the first time;
  • Are committed to protecting the integrity and reliability of records.

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.


You will work collaboratively with Records Analysts as well as with frontline staff and management, to ensure alignment with TIR records management policies and procedures. Your work plan will:

  • Identify needs and key stakeholders
  • Address work related to: file creation, classification, transfer of files to off-site locations, and electronic filing/shared drives.

There will be opportunity to travel to various offices across the province to meet with staff and management, collect records, and deal hands-on with records creation, control, protection and disposal.

In your role, you will receive training and mentorship from highly qualified public service professionals. This is the perfect opportunity to jump start your career and gain an understanding of the provincial government.

Application Details

Other Considerations

This position has an anticipated end date of August 30, 2019.

Pay Grade:  Hourly

Salary Range:  $15.55 – $25.34 Hourly

Follow the link to apply for this position.