“EMPLOYER ADVISOR” Position with EMPLOYER ADVISOR NOVA SCOTIA SOCIETY (OEA NS)

Posted on: March 02 2022

Wanting to make a lasting and positive impact on Nova Scotia business and workplaces?  Our Employer Advisor position presents the opportunity for an experienced individual to create change and navigate countless issues and situations in a diverse practice of employment management.

Serving employer in Atlantic Canada, Employer Advisor Nova Scotia (OEA NS) is a not for profit society and also registered with Nova Scotia Barristers Society, navigating employers, business associations, groups and agencies with assistance, advice, representation, advocacy and education with employment and human resources issues, including workplace health and safety, investigations into complaints, workers’ compensation, appeals, harassment investigations, training and workplace policy development.  Our office is located in Bedford, NS.  The Society is governed by an independent sector-based Board of Directors and receives a funding subsidy and also generates fees for revenue. In this position you will navigate real issues and make lasting impact for individuals and business in Nova Scotia.  This is a game changing HR position! 

We have an immediate opening for an Employer Advisor on our interdisciplinary team.   We are looking for someone with post-secondary education in Human Resources, Education, Health, Law, Occupational Health, Labour Relations or related equivalent educational preparation and relevant job experience.   You must possess 5 – 10  years direct experience in Human Resources  with progressive responsibilities including workers’ compensation legislation, policies and claims management, labour and employment issues, workplace health and safety, appeals, workplace complaints, conflict resolution and demonstrate experience and knowledge with administrative boards and tribunals. We are looking for someone always focussed on customer service because you will be assisting employers and business groups across all industry sectors.  You must exhibit superb interpersonal and conflict management skills, tact, good judgement and patience at all times.  Your writing skills match your interpersonal skills for extremely high accuracy and quality. Managing multiple priorities with a quickly changing work load and schedule are common and you handle these with ease.  Experience with legislative interpretation, understanding collective agreements and other insurance related contracts, preparing appeal documentation are required.  You must have a valid driver’s license and be able to do periodic travel.  Experience in the development and delivery of education programs, presentations and policy writing is required.  Professional designations in Human Resources (CPHR), Health, and/or Law are assets. 

If you are interested to apply, please send a cover letter, detailing your interest, along with your interview will be contacted.  Visit our website for more information about OEA NS at www.oeans.ca.

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