Program and Event Coordinator (Winter 2020 Co-op)

  • Province of Nova Scotia
  • Halifax, NS, Canada
  • Sep 11, 2019
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Job Description

Program and Event Coordinator (Winter 2020 Co-op)

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Date: Sep 10, 2019                                                                                                        

Apply By: 9/30/2019  

Energy and Mines 

Program and Event Coordinator (Winter 2020 Co-op), Co-op, HALIFAX  

Competition # 20264 


About Us

The Business and Technology Division of the Nova Scotia Department of Energy and Mines promotes the energy-related capabilities of Nova Scotia companies and develops strategic approaches to ensure Nova Scotia businesses are positioned to maximize opportunities arising from the development of the province’s energy resources.


About Our Opportunity

As a Co-op Student with the Business and Technology Division you will help promote, market and administer programs including the Pengrowth-Nova Scotia Energy Scholarship Program and the Energy Training Program for Students which are designed to encourage post-secondary students to pursue energy related careers.


You can expect to:

  • Assist with the development and updating of promotional and marketing material
  • Track, analyze and enter data
  • Assist with organizing and managing special events (trade shows, conferences, receptions, etc.)
  • Communicate and liaise with Nova Scotia stakeholders in the energy sector


In addition, you will provide support and input in Divisional projects that promote the energy-related capabilities of Nova Scotia companies.


About You

You are currently enrolled in a relevant post-secondary co-op program (Public Relations, Business Administration, Commerce, Management, etc.)  and returning to school full-time in the next applicable semester.

In addition to the above, the below will also be key for your success within this role:

  • Interest in the energy sector
  • Awareness of companies working in the Nova Scotia energy sector
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical and computer skills
  • The ability to deal with highly confidential material


Other Considerations


This Department of Energy and Mines co-op term is expected to run from January 6 - May 1, 2020.

Pay Grade:  HOURLY 

Salary Range:  $17.50 - $21.26 Hourly   


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