New Job Customer Service Leader (Program Admin Officer 3) In Nova Scotia

Customer Service Leader (Program Admin Officer 3)
Customer Service Leader (Program Admin Officer 3)

Customer Service Leader (Program Admin Officer 3)

Company : Province of Nova Scotia
Salary : $4,794–$5,827 a month
Location : Nova Scotia

Full Description

Department: Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services


Type of Employment: Permanent

Union Status: NSGEU - NSPG

Closing Date: 7/12/2022 (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)

About Us

Putting yourself in the shoes of customers, understanding their needs and creating a good first impression are important elements in delivering excellent customer service. We all know the power of first impressions. How people perceive us during the first few seconds of an encounter has a major influence on whether they will do business with us. To create a positive first impression, we need to provide our clients with an exceptional interaction.

At Service Nova Scotia, we touch every citizen, business and municipality in Nova Scotia. We conduct over five million client interactions each year through the various programs and services we deliver on behalf of government. We continuously strive to make our programs and services more responsive to the needs and expectations of Nova Scotians.

Are you a collaborative leader who is effective at building strong relationships? Do you thrive in a continuously evolving environment where you need to manage competing priorities? Are you interested in leading a team that makes a difference? If so, we hope to hear from you.

About Our Opportunity

As Customer Service Leader (Program Admin Officer 3), you will provide supervision and leadership to service delivery employees in a frontline environment. You will provide leadership and supervision to Customer Service Representatives, Senior Customer Service Representatives and other support staff. You will also ensure the delivery of quality customer service through the development of customer service-oriented teams.

Other responsibilities include: recruitment and selection of staff, performance planning/management, forecasting staffing levels and scheduling staff. In this position, you play a key role in the administration of program and human resource policies. You will also step in on an acting basis when a Manager is absent (as required).

Qualifications and Experience

To be successful in this position, you possess a Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of related experience. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered. You have experience in a leadership role where you have coached employees and performance managed teams. You demonstrate a strong customer service orientation through the ability to assist customers while following policies and procedures.

Other required skills include:

  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, and team-building skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills;
  • Proficiency in standard office software applications (word processing, presentation software, spreadsheets);
  • Ability to multi task in a fast-paced environment.

The following would be viewed as assets: knowledge of the programs and services delivered by Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (in particular Registry of Motor Vehicles) and bilingualism (French & English).

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 offerings and eligibility criteria.

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 [email protected].