Nova Scotia Health Authority
Full Time
Halifax, NS
Up to $1,000 a week
Posted 14 days ago
Job description
Req ID: 133624 Company: Nova Scotia Health Location: Central Zone, Halifax Infirmary Robie Street Entrance - QEII Department: FMS Maintenance Facilities HI Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s) Status: Support Position Posting Closing Date: 16-Jan-23 Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today. Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here. About the Opportunity Reporting to the Manager, Facilities Management and Support, the Carpenter is responsible for completing repairs/alterations to building structures, i.e. millwork, walls, ceilings, doors etc., and may include cutting keys, building cores for our lock system (training will be provided). The incumbent is also responsible for in-house renovations and additions, as required. This work must be done in accordance with all codes and Provincial Acts as with all pertinent policies and procedures. About You We would love to hear from you if you have the following: Nova Scotia Journeyperson Carpentry certificate with National Red Seal Inter-Provincial ticket. One year of post Journeyperson experience required, four years preferred. Working knowledge of applicable safety codes. Demonstrated communication and problem-solving skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Eager to learn new skills and participate in on-the-job training. Ability to work with minimal supervision and in emergency situations. Valid training in the following would be considered an asset: WHMIS, confined space awareness, fall protection, Arc flash, first aid, lock-out tag- out and infection control. Travel to other sites may be required If personal vehicle must be used, reimbursement will be made available Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred. Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information. Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications. Hours Permanent, full-time position; 75 hours bi-weekly Compensation and Incentives $26.84 - $28.82 Hourly Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan. Successful candidates may also be eligible for a signing bonus with a defined Return of Service contract. Once You've Applied Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Some opportunities may be eligible for our Employee Referral Program. If a Nova Scotia Health employee refers a candidate who is not working for the organization and the candidate is hired, the employee who made the referral may be eligible to earn up to $1000. For more details and instructions, please visit Recruitment - Incentives This is a Support bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position. As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021. Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotians, Persons of Colour, Immigrants/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify. Follow Us!

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