Web and Social Media Student

$15.42 – $17.64 an hour
Parks Canada – Mainland Nova Scotia Field Unit
Halifax (Nova Scotia)

Closing date: 28 February 2018
a full-time post-secondary student in an accredited institution
currently recognized as having full-time student status by the academic institution in which you are presently enrolled
returning to full-time studies in the next academic term
the minimum age to work in the province where the job exists

All eligible students who have legal status to work in Canada. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

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Combine your passion for storytelling with your strong writing and editing skills to develop engaging content for Parks Canada’s website and social media channels.

Develop and implement social media strategies, including several online campaigns, aimed at promoting and nurturing the online presence of Parks Canada’s programs in Halifax.

Encourage dialogue with our audiences about our special places on themes of camping, nature, wildlife, history, geography and conservation through Facebook and Twitter.

Monitor online interactions and gather analytics to support the direction of Parks Canada’s social media channels.

Work environment

If you are a fan storytelling through imagery, then this opportunity is for you!

Parks Canada is seeking a highly creative and motivated individual to join our dynamic communications team this summer as a Web & Social Media Student. Based in Halifax, you will work with colleagues across Mainland Nova Scotia to connect diverse urban audiences with Canada’s National parks and historic sites.

Successful students will work for approximately 16 to 18 weeks between May and August, 2018.
Positions require students to work variable hours, shift-work, weekends, and holidays, in addition to working in diverse of weather conditions.
Intent of the process

The intent of this process is to hire one student for the summer of 2018. We will only contact students who demonstrate clearly in the screening and follow up questions that they possess the education and experience required for this opportunity.

The work locations Halifax, NS.

Positions to be filled: 1
Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A covering letter in 2,000 words (maximum) “Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the Education and Experience criteria listed in the essential qualifications. Applicants must list both of these factors in their cover letter, and then write one or two paragraphs for each demonstrating how they meet these factors by providing concrete examples. Please note that it is not sufficient to only state that these factors are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Resumes will be used as a secondary source to validate the experience described in the cover letter.”

Contact information for 2 references.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Post-secondary students recently or currently registered in a College or University program with a focus on marketing, promotion or graphic design who have completed at least one (1) year of full-time education by May 2018.

Degree equivalency

Some experience with social media platform (e.g. Facebook, Twitter and Hootsuite)

Experience with computer software such as Microsoft Office Suite and the Adobe Creative Suite.

Experience assisting with planning and coordinating events.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Bilingual – Imperative (BBB/BBB)

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of Parks Canada’s mandate

Knowledge of techniques for researching, writing and editing content for a variety of mediums (e.g., websites, social media, and handheld devices)

Knowledge of web design, content management systems and photo-editing software (e.g., Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop)

Knowledge and experience in outdoor activities like paddling, hiking, camping, etc.

Ability to work independently (self-motivated) and as part of a team

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

Good organizational and multitasking skills

Personally connects with people

Strives for excellence


Takes responsibility
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Experience interacting with the public

Experience with Photography and videography considered an asset

Advanced oral and written abilities in English and French are considered an asset. Preference may be given to bilingual candidates or candidates with additional language skills.

Ability to draft impromptu short text in both English and French
Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

  • Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and occasionally a mascot costume
  • Willingness to work varied hours, weekends, holidays, and overtime
  • Willingness to work outdoors, sometimes in adverse weather conditions
  • Willingness to set-up, take-down and move equipment of varying weight
  • Willingness to travel to various locations outside of Halifax and participate in overnight or multi-night camping trips / events
    Other information

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Customer Service Representative


The Customer Service Representative performs customer transactions, providing legendary service & advice to create legendary customer experiences. This role is required to understand customer needs and identify opportunities to promote TDCT products and services to the customers, referring them to appropriate team members or internal Bank partners. The Customer Service Representative reports to either the Manager Customer Service or Manager Customer Service and Sales.

Job Requirements
Customer Experience

  • Create a legendary customer experience at every interaction and look for ways to contribute to the ongoing improvement of the overall branch customer experience
  • Complete financial transactions such as deposits, withdrawals, bill payments and/or other account transactions for customers in an accurate and efficient manner
  • Ensure the customer area is professional and inviting in appearance.
  • Ensure customer problems are handled appropriately, escalating issues when necessary.
  • Proactively demonstrate lobby leadership in the customer lounge, help & advice area and in self serve areas of the branch with the goal to deliver an enhanced customer experience and create a positive “First Impression’” by greeting and engaging customers in a range of sales, service and informational conversations

Develop and Manage the Team / Teamwork

  • Contribute to a positive working environment
  • Actively participate in the performance management process
  • Meet professional/personal development objectives by utilizing learning maps
  • Actively participate in regular meetings and coaching sessions

Business Results

Engage customers in conversation to understand and meet their current and future financial needs by proactively providing them with advice and appropriate products and services. Contribute to the achievement of branch business objectives by meeting or exceeding individual sales & referral goals. Understand and meet the needs of customers by providing them with advice on appropriate products and services, and/or identify sales opportunities and refer customers to appropriate team members or TD partners. Contribute to the timely and accurate completion of branch administration work

Internal Practices & Processes

  • Contribute to the branch objective for Operational Excellence
  • Be knowledgeable of and comply with Bank and industry codes of conduct and with securities laws and regulations
  • Understand and apply bank/branch operating policies and procedures – which may include assisting with the branch opening and closing procedures on a rotational basis
  • Ensure necessary due diligence to support the accuracy of all customer transactions

Additional Information

It is understood that you will have flexibility to work evenings and weekends when required on a rotational basis as part of the branch team.


At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Post Office Assistant – Term

If you have ambition, talent and drive, consider a fast-moving career with Canada Post. We are currently seeking an on-call Post Office Assistant who will use a customer-focused approach when providing counter services to customers.

Note: The ideal candidate should reside in the community. Applicants outside the community in which the Post Office is located may be considered as needed.

The successful candidate will Sell postal products and service to the business community and public Sort, distribute and process mail into appropriate classifications. Provide customers with information and forms Address delivery and service difficulties to resolve problems thoroughly and quickly

Job requirements (Education and Work experience) High school or provincial equivalency and/or experience in business administration
Training and/or experience interacting with the public in a retail and/or service environment, including sales and cash transactions
Understanding of general or post office accounting systems.
Physically fit to lift mail containers of up to 50 lb, push or pull boxes, sort mail and stand for extended periods of time
Flexibility to be available for temporary, on-call work

As part of the selection process selected candidates will be required to complete a security screening process

Notice to Applicants: In order for Canada Post Human Resources to invite applicants for interviews, please ensure Email Communication Consent preferences are set to allow emails. Consent may be found in the career profile. Applicants should check email junk/spam folders regularly as Canada Post communicates with applicants via email.

Our Leadership Behaviours and Corporate Values Decision Making – A champion of the organization who takes calculated risks and makes prudent, common sense decisions about current issues, future opportunities and resource requirements in a timely, well thought out manner, that aligns with the corporation’s best interests.
Accountability – An individual who strives for performance excellence and who holds him/herself and direct reports accountable for decisions and actions and for learning from mistakes when intended results are not achieved.
Business Orientation – A proactive individual who understands the competitive nature of the business, and is committed to sustaining the business through excellent customer service and new business opportunities.
Execution – A focused and self motivated individual who acts with a sense of urgency and delivers on time and within budget, by dealing effectively with challenges and ambiguous situations.
Leading People – A compelling communicator and leader who engages, motivates and inspires others to achieve results and who encourages personal growth and finding better ways of doing things.

Other information about this job: CANDIDATES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE:
A character reference letter

Canada Post offers Competitive pay
Potential for permanent opportunities
A strong community of employees: Our employees drive innovation and ensure that our business continues to evolve to meet our customers’ changing needs
The satisfaction of a job well done: You’ll be part of a winning team that touches the lives of millions

Careers that deliver If you’re ready to make a difference and discover your full potential, Canada Post delivers a variety of exciting and challenging career opportunities across the country. As one of Canada’s largest employers we’re committed to attracting, retaining and developing a winning team to meet the evolving needs of Canadians and secure our future.

Canada Post is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.

If you are contacted by Canada Post regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation.

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Data Entry/Systems Administrator

Company: Bain & Company
Location: Toronto, ON

When the leaders of the world’s largest, fastest-growing companies look forhelp with their most complex challenges, they call Bain & Company. Today,we are at the top of our field, helping organizations—many of which arebrands you’re familiar with—create change.

Under direction of the Manager we are looking for someone to roll up theirsleeves and take ownership of this project which involves reviewing andstandardising documentation and systems across the five branches.

The role is varied and will incorporate:

  •     Standardisation of company templates and file structure
  •     Assist in the rollout of a safety database
  •     Preparation of ISO documentation
  •     Document control
  •     Effectively communicating with internal and external parties

Skills and attributes required:

  •     Strong computer and data entry skills
  •     Great organisational and time management skills
  •     Can display accuracy and attention to detail
  •     An enthusiastic and results driven attitude
  •     Effective communication skills with a positive can-do attitude
  •     Down to earth and friendly personality

This is a fantastic opportunity for a University Graduate to gain work experience or someone that is familiar with databases and document control.

If you are wanting to be part of a professional and supportive team, working for a company with family values, and you believe that you have the appropriate skills, experience and attitude, we would love to hear from you.

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Warehouse Worker at Huyck Industrials Ltd.

About the Job

Huyck Industrials Ltd., located on the Langley/Surrey border, has been providing manufacturing companies Industrial
products and services in the lower mainland since 1961.  Huyck specializes in Coating Applications, Powder Coating and Liquid Paint applications providing quality finishing.

Start training on our Production Line in all stations (Prep, Hanging, Paint, Packaging), working with aluminum and some steel profiles up to 25′ long, plus a wide variety of parts.  Our work atmosphere is safety-focused, supportive, collaborative and performance driven.

Duties & Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):

  • Reading and completing work orders
  • Maneuver overhead steel transfer system
  • Oven Management
  • Quality Inspection
  • Preparing materials
  • Packaging materials
  • Daily maintenance tasks
  • Sanding / drilling materials (operating power tools)
  • Hanging materials and parts
  • Take down materials and parts, removing hooks & jigs

Qualifications & Abilities:

  • Achievement of Grade 12 Diploma or GED is required
  • Previous warehouse experience
  • Forklift experience an asset; willing to train
  • First Aid certificate an asset, but not required
  • Willing, able and comfortable performing repetitive tasks
  • Comfortable operating power tools (palm sander, drills, etc.)
  • Communication – Strong/Fluent English (Reading, Writing & Verbal)
  • Exceptional hand eye co-ordination (20/20 vision)
  • Possess basic math and measurement skills
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs repetitively

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