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Summer Student - Clerical (Road Safety Collision Team)

Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: HALIFAX, NS, CA, B3J 3Z8

Company: The Government of Nova Scotia



Apply By: 2/22/2019  


Transportation & Infrastructure Renewal 


Summer Student - Clerical (Road Safety Collision Team), Student, HALIFAX  


Competition # 18064 




About Us


We’re recruiting for summer students to help our province achieve big things!


The Road Safety Collision Team at the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (TIR) is responsible for processing collision reports received from police agencies across the province. Collision data informs road safety initiatives which is a critical component of public safety and a top priority for the department.  

About Our Opportunity


As the Clerical student, you will gain practical administrative experience and receive training and coaching from subject matter experts. This is also the perfect opportunity to gain an understanding of the workings of provincial government.  


You will assist staff with a range of duties which support the work of the collision team and contributes to the overall road safety mandate by:


  • Providing customer service to both the public and Road Safety staff
  • Organizing, filing, and preparing documents
  • Sorting, scanning and distributing incoming correspondence and reports
  • Maintaining and updating files and records
  • Processing collision records (electronic or hardcopy)   
  • Providing backup in other sections of the Road Safety division 


There will be opportunity to gain exposure to a regulatory environment where decisions and actions are governed by the provincial Motor Vehicle Act and associated regulations. You’ll also learn about other government departments, as well as have exposure to sources of external information including Law Enforcement and Insurance industry.

About You


You are a first-year student enrolled in a business administration or related program and returning to school in the fall (or in the next applicable semester for the education program).   


As the ideal candidate you:


  • are familiar with computers including office software such as Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • are organized and able to prioritize your work;
  • demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills when responding to enquires by phone or email;
  • are detail oriented and accurate in data entry/processing;
  • consistently maintain confidentiality.


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.

Other Considerations


This position has an anticipated end date of August 30, 2019.


Pay Grade:  HOURLY - HOURLY  


Salary Range:  $15.55 - $25.34 Hourly   


All current employees who wish to be considered an internal candidate, please click here.


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 Aboriginal 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 the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.


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 their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


For questions or concerns, please contact



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