Job title: Employee Engagement Advisor
Company: Government of Nova Scotia
Expected salary: $2211.68 – 2764.61 per month
Location: Bible Hill, NS
Employee Engagement Advisor Job Details:
Competition # : 40576
Location: BIBLE HILL
Type of Employment: Permanent
Union Status: Exclusion – Non Union – NSPG
Closing Date: 10-Oct-23 (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)
At the Department of Agriculture, our vision is to create a Nova Scotia agriculture and agri-food industry that is diversified, market-focused and profitable. We work to support the development of competitive, sustainable, and profitable agriculture and agri-business industries that contribute to the economic, environmental and social prosperity of Nova Scotia.
About Our Opportunity
Department of Agriculture works to promote, support and develop competitive, sustainable and profitable industries that impact the economic, environmental and social prosperity of Nova Scotia’s rural communities. Reporting to the Director of Engagement, Equity and Belonging, the Employee Engagement Advisor is accountable for coordination development and implementations of department programs to promote employee engagement.
As the Employee Engagement Advisor, some of your accountabilities will be:
- Researching and developing personnel programs and policies to meet department’s employee engagement goals.
- Working with Employee Engagement Committee and senior management to provide advice and make recommendations in relation to employee engagement.
- Consulting with employees to provide input to senior management.
- Developing and evaluating communication strategies and promoting department initiatives amongst employees.
In addition, you will deliver a broad range of products and services including communication planning, written communications, presentations, webcasts, and event planning.
Qualifications and Experience
As the successful candidate, you will have post-secondary education in a related field (such as human resources, psychology) as well as some experience with building a culture of employee engagement or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong data analysis and consulting skills are required for your success within this role as are experience with performance planning and feedback. You must also be a strong communicator, both verbally and written.
You are a team player who thinks quickly under pressure and are able to provide sound advice in sensitive and ambiguous situations. You think outside of the box while remaining flexible and viewing all potential angles of solutions and ideas.
Leadership competencies required at this level of work are: Analytical Thinking; Adaptability and Flexibility; Attention to Detail; Outcome Focus; Effective Interactive Communication; Teamwork and Collaboration; and Intercultural and Diversity Proficiency.
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.
Equivalent combination of training, education and experience will be considered.
The Government of Nova Scotia offers its employees a wide range of benefits such as Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Pension, General Illness (Short and Long Term), Vacation and Employee and Family Assistance Programs. Click here to learn more about our various benefits offerings and eligibility criteria.
What We Offer
- Career Development where you have access to career guidance, tools, resources, and ongoing training for every stage of your career.
- Engaging workplace. Our Employees feel valued, respected, connected, and tuned in. We have forward-thinking policies and strategies.
- Countless Career Paths.
- Department Specific Flexible working schedules.
Pay Grade: EC 07
Salary Range: $2,211.68 – $2,764.61 Bi-Weekly
Employment Equity Statement:
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 Indigenous 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 these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.
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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. We thank all applicants for the interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All questions and concerns may be directed to Competitions@novascotia.ca.
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