|Company Description:||Emera Inc.|
|Department Description:||Corporate Legal|
|Number of Open Positions:||1|
|Location:||CA - Halifax, Nova Scotia|
Job Title: Articling Clerk
Posting number: 6353
Location: Halifax, NS
Type of Employment: Term (12 months), Full Time
Why Join Emera?
Emera is one of Atlantic Canada’s largest publically traded companies, and we’re growing to become a North American Top 20 utility. Regulated utilities are core to our business, but we’re also working in transmission projects, marketing and trading, contracted generation, asset management, utility services, pipelines, and renewable technology development.
Our ability to serve more customers in more places is thanks to the commitment of our 7,400 employees in Canada, the USA and the Caribbean. As we grow, we’re excited to welcome new team members who are committed to our purpose and our approach to business.
Emera values people who believe that safety and health, relationships, and excellence are integral to how we work. In return, we value the diversity of our people and invest in their growth through:
Emera Inc. is looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious, and results-oriented articling student to join the legal team in our Halifax, Nova Scotia headquarters. This position will include three consecutive three month rotations with the following affiliates within the Emera group:
To help ensure a well-rounded experience, the final three months of the articling year will consist of a secondment arranged by Emera at McInnes Cooper, a leading Atlantic Canadian firm.
Emera and its affiliates offer a fast-paced in-house legal department that is a perfect opportunity for a student interested in the energy field and in experiencing an in-house work environment. The student will rotate through different legal teams within the Emera group, gaining a one of a kind experience in Atlantic Canada.
Working closely with our teams of in-house lawyers, Emera will keep our articling student challenged with a wide variety of work, while providing exposure to our businesses. This is a perfect opportunity for an ambitious and confident student who wants to take on challenges and broaden their experience.
As the successful candidate, you will have the opportunity to assist in a variety of work assignments which may include:
Skills, Capabilities & Experience:
Preference will be given to candidates with strong academic performance, particularly in business law courses, an interest in the energy field, and the following skills and experience:
The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding our corporate values of safety, wellness, honesty, and respect for one another, as well as the Emera Inc. Code of Conduct. Past experience working in a corporate environment would be an asset but is not essential.
Application Requirement: To apply, please go to www.emera.com, careers section click on the APPLY button at the end of the job posting, complete all required information fields, and copy and paste your covering letter and resume into the online form. Inquiries may be directed to, Emera Human Resources.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Emera offers a salary competitive with other leading firms in the region. Salary is paid during Bar Exams and the successful candidate will have two weeks paid study time for the Bar Exams. These positions are for the 2020 - 2021 Articling Term, in accordance with the Nova Scotia Barristers Society requirements.
Application Deadline: October 18, 2019. Late applications may not receive consideration.
Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available. We are 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.
Complete for Returning Applicants (You have applied for a job with Emera, Nova Scotia Power, Emera Energy, Emera Utility Services or Emera Newfoundland, you are a returning applicant.)
Complete for First Time Applicants (You have never applied for a job with Emera, Nova Scotia Power, Emera Energy, Emera Utility Services, Emera Newfoundland.)
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