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Req ID: 143179

Company: Nova Scotia Health

Location: Western Zone, Digby General Hospital Department: OPWZ Site Manager DGH

Type of Employment: Casual Hourly PT long-assignment (80% FTE) x 1 position(s)

Status: Management/Non Union Position

Posting Closing Date: 26-Oct-22

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We're on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.

Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

About The Opportunity

The incumbent provides office managerial support to the Site Manager at Digby General Hospital. The incumbent functions as a primary point of contact for the Manager responding to general information requests related to the site and above programs or referring calls to others as appropriate. Provides confidential administrative service with high quality of organizational and communication skills to assist and support the Manager in ensuring the effective and efficient operation of the office on a daily basis.

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Graduate of a recognized office administration program/business program/secretarial program.
  • Minimum of three years of administrative experience OR a combination of equivalent education, training, and experience.
  • Advanced working knowledge of computers required, including Windows, Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Database Programs.
  • High degree of initiative, diligence, attention to detail and self-discipline/focus required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision required.
  • Proven team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to respectfully work with a variety of inter-professional team members required.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, prioritizing and organizational skills.
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred.

Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.


  • Long Assignment, Part-time (80%) position; 60 hours bi-weekly
  • Beginning November 14, 2022 with a duration of November 15, 2023
  • Dates are approximate

Compensation and Incentives

$21.00 - $26.19 hourly

Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.

Once You've Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Some opportunities may be eligible for our Employee Referral Program. If a Nova Scotia Health employee refers a candidate who is not working for the organization and the candidate is hired, the employee who made the referral may be eligible to earn up to $1000. For more details and instructions, please visit Recruitment - Incentives

This is a Management/Non Union bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.

As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021.

Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Immigrants/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.

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