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Updated Jul 2, 2021

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Found 69 of over 81 reviews

3.9
97%
Recommend to a Friend
82%
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Province of Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil
Stephen McNeil
21 Ratings
Pros
  • "Safe amd stable with good benefits(in 8 reviews)

  • "Great work life balance, respectful workplace, opportunities for growth and advancement and pride in public service(in 5 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Rigid governing structure, political interference and low pay(in 3 reviews)

  • "No orientation or expectation setting(in 2 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good working environment

      Jul 2, 2021 - Data Analyst in Halifax, NS
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good benefits for employees; secured job.

      Cons

      Less challenging works and promotion

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      A good place to work, that seems to be changing for the better

      May 22, 2021 - Wildlife Biologist in Kentville, NS
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Small departments mean that you are close to your coworkers. Work life balance is good. Work is interesting.

      Cons

      There are few entry level positions. There are few opportunities for career advancement. It is a small province that thinks way too small. Policy and procedures are 10-20 years behind the times

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good Place to Work

      May 23, 2021 - Fire Crew Member 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Mentorship, Benefits, Training, Work Outdoors

      Cons

      Hard to move up in organization

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Best job out of univeristy!

      May 13, 2021 - Financial Services Officer I in Halifax, NS
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      *Great benefits *Great Salary *Great team environment *Room for advancement *Work life balance

      Cons

      *work can be repetitive need to have strong attention to detail

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      good work life balance organization

      May 20, 2021 - Classification Analyst in Halifax, NS
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      reasonable workload and good benefits coverage

      Cons

      pace is sometimes too slow

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee

      mixed thoughts

      Jun 25, 2021 - Director in Halifax, NS
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      access to good benefits and pension

      Cons

      unionized teams create excessive waste

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      May 10, 2021 - Clerk in Port Hawkesbury, NS
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Very flexible room for advancement

      Cons

      Too much casual jobs and not enough full time

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Jun 9, 2021 - Service Manager in Truro, NS
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good place to be if you don't want to work

      Cons

      people working towards a pension

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Competitive

      Apr 12, 2021 - Coordinator in Halifax, NS
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Salary is comparable to those in Canada

      Cons

      Needs to be more in this day and age

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      normal gov

      Apr 8, 2021 - Senior Technical Architect 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Stable place to work in nova scotia

      Cons

      slow to get things done

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