Human Resources Specialist Position – Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission



Position:  Seeking an experienced Human Resources Specialist for a position located in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia.

The Human Resources Specialist (HRS) will have responsibility for the day-to-day human resources management of the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission (The Commission). The HRS will maintain knowledge of the human resource priorities of the Commission, and will work closely with the Internal Operations Director (IOD) to achieve the deliverables. The HRS must also have a broad range of knowledge relating to the activities and policies of the Commission.

Ideal Abilities and Skills

  • University Degree, or College Certificate, in Human Resources Management, and five years of relevant experience.
  • Overall, the incumbent must possess excellent writing and communication skills, including attention to detail and accuracy, strong organizational skills, and a capacity to work under pressure of deadlines and multiple competing priorities.
  • The incumbent must be able to perform demanding duties which require the ability to work independently or as part of a team, initiative and judgment in areas where established routines and guidelines do not always exist, in matters of extreme confidentiality and sensitivity.
  • Ability to work in a high stress environment is an asset.
  • Proficiency with personal computers including knowledge and facility with programs such as Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel;
  • Proficiency in preparing written reports and documents.
  • Hold a valid driver’s license, as some travel within Nova Scotia will be required.

Salary Level:  Under review

Deadline for Applications:  Friday, May 4, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Reply To:
Submit your resume with cover letter to:

Amy Dickson
Operations Administrative Assistant
920-1701 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS    B3J 3M8

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve.  We have an Employment Equity Policy and welcome applications from historically disadvantaged groups, including: Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities, and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or resume.

While we appreciate receiving all applications, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  All applications will be held in strict confidence.