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Posting Number: 3977
Company Description: Nova Scotia Power Inc.
Department Description: Trans. Gen. System Plan. &Op.
Number of Open Positions: 1
Location: CA - Ragged Lake, Halifax, Nova Scotia


Department:   Control Centre
Location:   Ragged Lake, NS
Type of Employment: Term, Full-time

*This is a one year term position.*

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 Administrative Assistant IV (one year term).


As the Administrative Assistant IV, you will provide a high level of administrative support to the Control Center Operations. Judgment, initiative, confidentiality, work ethic, quality, and the ability to meet deadlines are of prime importance. You will be required to perform at a high level of competency and independence.  Responsibilities may involve interacting with and supporting staff, preparing reports and department financial data, maintaining filing systems, processing invoices, arranging meetings, managing calendars and email, making travel arrangements, preparing electronic presentations and spreadsheets, performing payroll time entry, as well as formatting and filing regulatory documents. You will assist in the development and maintenance of standard office procedures.  This position requires flexibility, excellent customer service and the ability to work with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients and vendors. 

You will be responsible for personal safety, and that of coworkers, by observing and ensuring compliance with all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations. You will be accountable for environmental performance as it relates to the environmental management system processes and initiatives.

Skills, Capabilities and Experience:

You have a grade XII education or equivalent, office administration training, and a minimum of five years of related administrative experience.  You have superior communication and organizational skills.  You are a self-starter who has the willingness and ability to learn new processes. A natural aptitude for technology and a high level of proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) is essential. Experience with various software including Oracle, PeopleSoft, and SharePoint is considered an asset.

Reporting To:  Sr. Manager, Control Centre Operations

Form of Application:  Click on the APPLY button at the end of the online job posting. Complete all required information fields, and copy and paste your covering letter and resume into the online form.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Must Be Received By:  All interested candidates should apply no later than April 27, 2018.  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.  Applicants from these designated groups wishing to self-identify may do so through a series of questions in the on-line application process.

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.


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