Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia
Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia employees attend an internal training session  

Recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2021) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2021) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2021):

  • As part of their health benefits plan, employees receive a flexible health spending account (to $850 annually) to help with additional coverages as well as access to a free online health risk assessment tool, called My Good Health
  • New employees at Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia start with three weeks of paid vacation (working to maximum of six weeks) and receive up to four paid personal days off to help balance work and personal matters -- employees can also apply for self-funded leaves of absence (up to one year) as well as unpaid leaves of absence (up to two years)
  • Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia supports new mothers with maternity leave top-up payments (to 93 per cent of salary for 16 weeks) and offers parental leave top-up for new fathers and adoptive parents (to 93 per cent of salary for 10 weeks) -- and employees with kids pursuing post-secondary studies may be eligible for academic scholarships
Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia employees  

Highlights

Industry Administration of human resource programs
Established in Canada 1918
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS, Sydney NS
Full-time employees in Canada 428
Part-time employees in Canada 5
Average age of employees in Canada 45 years
Longest serving employee 34 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 70% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $850 each year
Flexible work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

The Career Directory

Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia employees collaborating

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Administration of human resource programs
Full-time employees in Canada 251 to 500
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS, Sydney NS
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, online training, in-house training, in-house career planning services
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Integrated Service Associate, Team Support, Administrative Assistant, Case Manager, Adjudicator, Return to Work Assistant, Communications Advisor, various information technology roles
Starting salary $40K to $45K
Work benefits flexible work hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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