New Job Orientation And Training Coordinator In Nova Scotia

Orientation and Training Coordinator
Orientation and Training Coordinator

Orientation and Training Coordinator

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $4,939–$6,003 a month
Location : Nova Scotia

Full Description

Department: Labour, Skills and Immigration

Location: HALIFAX

Type of Employment: Term

Union Status: NSGEU - NSPG

Closing Date: 3/22/2023 (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)

About Us

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

The LSI Safety Branch is the lead for achieving compliance in health and safety in workplaces, and technical safety of regulated equipment in public places. We strive to help build understanding about what is required to achieve compliance by providing current and accurate information while also ensuring compliance is achieved.

About Our Opportunity

Reporting to the Operations Manager, Safety Branch, the Orientation and Training Coordinator is responsible for the Safety Branch Training Program that supports Branch objectives/programs and employees in all regions across the Province. In this role, you will be responsible for multiple aspects of training program development and delivery, including needs assessments, course development, implementation, evaluations, and training program audits.

Primary Accountabilities

Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Collaborating and partnering with both internal and external partners to acquire, maintain, and develop resources in support of the branch training program and employee needs
  • Researching and actively applying new technologies and learning methodologies to enhance the skills, knowledge, and abilities of the branch workforce
  • Designing and facilitating orientation for all new hires, ensuring they are aware of and effectively trained on departmental and corporate policies, mandates, and procedures
  • Coordinating logistical and administrative functions required to ensure training is successfully delivered and records remain current

Qualifications and Experience

This may be the right opportunity for you if you have a Bachelor’s degree and at least five (5) years related experience utilizing adult learning principles and methodologies to design and facilitate inclusive learning experiences that recognize diverse needs of adult learners. Experience with E-design software such as Articulate (or equivalent) is considered an asset. Effective communication skills (verbal and written), creativity, and managing resources in a dynamic and timeline driven environment are also important factors.

An acceptable combination of training and experience may also be considered.

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.


An equivalent combination of training, education and experience will be considered. 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.

Working Conditions

Normal work week is 35 hours/week, 7 hours/day

Additional Information

This is a Term employment opportunity with an anticipated end date of October 27, 2023. The appointment status (‘term’, ‘temporary’ or ‘casual’) is dependent on the start date of the successful candidate.

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: $2,469.30 - $3,001.65 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].