Lawyer or Human Resources Professional - Office of the Employer Advisor, Nova Scotia

Lawyer or Human Resources Professional - Office of the Employer Advisor, Nova Scotia

The Office of the Employer Advisor, Nova Scotia (OEA NS) is a not-for-profit society that assists employers and business associations with advice, advocacy and education in four main service areas including: workers’ compensation, workplace health and safety, human resources, and employment legislation. The Society is governed by an independent Board of Directors and funded primarily by the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia and fee-for-service revenue.

They are now seeking an individual with wide knowledge of workers’ compensation and occupational health and safety issues to work closely with employers and business associations throughout Nova Scotia.

What qualities are needed in this role?

As the ideal candidate, you have a legal or human resources background along with in-depth knowledge of workers’ compensation and OH&S legislation, workplace practices, case management, and overall labour and employment issues.

You understand best practices and emerging trends in this sector and in business, in general. As you will be in regular contact with key stakeholders such as government, business, and worker representatives, your interpersonal and communication skills must be top-notch. You are able to prioritize and organize your work efficiently, and exhibit good judgment, tact, and patience at all times. Experience in the development and delivery of training programs would be an asset.

Please contact Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. at for a full job description.

If this is you, please forward your resume and a thoughtful letter explaining how your background and experience meet the needs of the OEA NS. Applications can be emailed to Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. at, quoting project number 1724a in the subject line.

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