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LaMPSS Corporate System Consultant (Program Admin. Officer 3)



Competition # : 34064 

Department: Labour, Skills and Immigration

Location: HALIFAX

Type of Employment: Permanent

Union Status: NSGEU - NSPG 

Closing Date: 1/26/2022​ (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)

About Us


The Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration works to provide fairness, safety and prosperity for all Nova Scotians by helping them live, learn and work to their highest potential.  We have a staff of more than 500 employees working from offices throughout Nova Scotia.  Together we are responsible for workplace safety, fire safety, pensions, apprenticeship, adult education, and many other facets of everyday life.


On October 6, 2021 the Government of Nova Scotia announced full vaccination will be a condition of employment for new staff being hired. View News Release

About Our Opportunity


Under the leadership of the Manager of the LaMPSS Business Support Unit, you are responsible to support business areas using the Labour Market Program Support System (LaMPSS).  This will involve developing relationships and working collaboratively with staff, managers, and stakeholders of the Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration (LSI) Skills and Learning Branch, the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration and Population Growth (NSIPG), the Department of Advanced Education (DAE) Private Career Colleges Division and the Department of Community Services (DCS) Employment Support Services and Disability Support Program Divisions.


This position reports to Manager, LaMPSS Business Support Unit. 


Primary Accountabilities


As the Consultant:


  • You will proactively support business areas to ensure they achieve maximum benefits and efficiency from the system, while helping them adapt to the LaMPSS model of a common system and business processes.
  • You will lead onboarding of new business areas, users, and programs.   
  • You will also work to ensure the learning needs of all LaMPSS user groups are met through the development and maintenance of learning materials.
  • You will participate in and often lead various projects in collaboration with the LaMPSS Operations Support & IT teams as well as subject matter experts. 
  • You are responsible for the creation and maintenance of deliverables, including communication plans, change management plans, training curriculums, business processes, implementation plans and other resources to support service delivery. 


Qualifications and Experience


To be successful you have a university degree, with a minimum of 5 years’ related experience or equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.  You also must have strong interpersonal skills and experience working with diverse groups of stakeholders.


You also demonstrate the following:

  • Exceptional communication skills – both written and verbal with the ability to move toward with common goals or visions on behalf of the department.
  • Excellent analytical skills and experience solving complex problems
  • Demonstrated facilitation skills working with groups of all sizes
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage competing priorities and concurrent projects
  • Experience developing and delivering training
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (e.g. PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, Visio)
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, and as part of a team


Any of the following experience or credentials would be considered an asset:

  • Knowledge of LaMPSS functionality
  • Experience with or certification in change management methodologies
  • Experience with or certification in project management techniques
  • Knowledge of labour market programming in Nova Scotia


 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.



Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application.



Based on the employment status and Union agreement, 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 offering and eligibility criteria.

Working Conditions


Some travel, within Nova Scotia, may be required.

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:  PR 13  

Salary Range:  $2,396.86 - $2,913.59 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.


This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU). If applying from outside a government office, employees must apply correctly via this link:



 Failure to apply correctly means that your application will not be given first consideration as a bargaining unit applicant, and will only be included if external applications are pursued. 


External applicants and current casual employees will only be considered if there are no qualified civil service bargaining unit candidates. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information. 


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