Work wellbeing score is 68 out of 100
3.5 out of 5 stars.
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Province of Nova Scotia Careers and Employment

Work wellbeing

Results based on 35 responses to Indeed's work wellbeing survey.
Work wellbeing score is Average, 68 out of 100


How enjoyable people find their day-to-day life at work


How manageable people find their work stress


How meaningful people find their work
Below average


How content people feel with the way things are at work
Below average

About the company

  • CEO
    Tim Houston
  • Founded
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    $6,4m to $30m (CAD)
  • Industry
    Government & Public Administration
  • Headquarters
  • Link
    Province of Nova Scotia website

Working with the Government of Nova Scotia is one of the most rewarding career paths you can take. With the Nova Scotia public service, one career can branch out into many....

Working with the Government of Nova Scotia is one of the most rewarding career paths you can take. With the Nova Scotia public service, one career can branch out into many.

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Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 35 reviews and is evolving.

3.80 out of 5 stars.20193.00 out of 5 stars.20204.00 out of 5 stars.20214.00 out of 5 stars.20222.57 out of 5 stars.2023


Administrative Assistant in Halifax, NS
on 5 October 2023
Ok experience I enjoy muted the people but sometimes the work was repetitive and boring. I spent a lot of time looking for another job and when I found one I left.
Social Worker in Nova Scotia
on 8 November 2023
No training, no support,
Drop you in with a full caseload, no training, no support. Asking questions is not welcomed. No work life balance, and expected to work unpaid overime on a regular basis to keep up.
Procurement Technician in Halifax, NS
on 24 October 2023
Absolute Nightmare
If you enjoy doing mind numbing and god awful repetitive work this is the place for you. Our province is completely out of wack and to say it's mismanaged is an understatement. There's no leadership or direction from those higher up, probably because they don't have a clue what they're doing. If you like having a meaningless existence than this might be the spot for you. Or if you enjoy NOT being ...
Legislative Page in Halifax, NS
on 20 June 2023
Very Political work environment (Shocker) and not a comfortable atmosphere. Ridiculous uniform.
Honestly, it was great to be a page and learn just how awful this system is. I can't believe we elect officials that make deals between each other without our input. Off camera you see politicians walking to the otherside and hashing out the specifics. I understand that an entire constituency can't be there but when it effects them their participation should be more direct. Yet, most in the house ...
Legal Assistant in Halifax, NS
on 23 April 2023
Fun place to work, management not the greatest
DOJ was great people wise. Any bullying or bad behaviour is quickly dealt with by management so that is a major plus. The office itself is in bad shape and needs new equipment.

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