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

Work wellbeing

Results based on 32 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

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 33 reviews and is evolving.

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Contract Manager in Halifax, NS
on 31 March 2023
Nice place to work
Great place to work. No real issues on an every day basis. People for the most part would very agreeable. Never had any conflict that could not be resolved.
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.
Financial Services Officer in Halifax, NS
on 1 February 2023
Overall good but it depends on what department or who is your manager
Province has many good policies to enhance work-life balance and well-being of employee. But there are still toxic managers who think they are too powerful with their titles. They can write a very nice emails because it leaves a record in system but when verbally communicating to staff, they are the worst people I have ever seen in my entire professional working life!
Wildlife Biologist in Kentville, NS
on 1 October 2022
Interesting work, management charge adverse
A very interesting place to work. Good job security and benefits. Very heavy workload. Working government is like being on a large ship. It actions are slow, direction is deliberate, and changeing coarse is hard.

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