News releases from Public Service Commission (Page 1)

Public Service Participates in Canada’s Largest Virtual Career Fair

Public Service Commission

Government will showcase its public service careers at Canada’s largest virtual career fair on Oct. 6 and 7. The virtual fair is expected to attract up to 20,000 job seekers.

Government Raises Pride Flag in Halifax

Public Service Commission

Pride Nova Scotia Network members, Premier Stephen McNeil and government officials were in attendance as the Pride flag was raised at Province House, in Halifax today, June 25.

Younger Workers Exploring Nova Scotia Government Careers

Public Service Commission

Government is opening its doors to showcase public service careers to younger workers.

Premier Recognizes Excellence and Dedication in Public Service

Public Service Commission / Premier's Office

Three individuals and three teams were honoured with the most prestigious government award, today, Sept. 30.

Government Raises Pride Flag in Halifax

Public Service Commission

Government employees, 2SLGBTQ+ community members, allies and supporters were in attendance as two Pride flags were raised at Province House and the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, in Halifax, today, June 27.

Office of Workplace Mental Health Open to Government Employees

Public Service Commission

The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU) and the Public Service Commission today, Oct. 3, officially opened the Office of Workplace Mental Health.

Province Hosts First Career Fair

Public Service Commission

The Government of Nova Scotia will showcase the public service as an employer to younger workers at its first career fair today, Oct. 2 from 10 a.m.to 3 p.m.

Premier Recognizes Excellence and Dedication in Public Service

Public Service Commission / Premier's Office

An individual, two teams and an entire office were honoured with the Premier’s Award of Excellence, today, Sept. 25, in recognition of their exceptional efforts.

Government Raises Pride Flag in Halifax

Public Service Commission

Government employees, 2SLGBTIQ+ community members, allies and supporters were in attendance as the Pride flag was raised at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, in Halifax, July 12.

Ralentissez et changez de voie, un rappel de sécurité routière pendant la longue fin de semaine

Public Service Commission

La fin de semaine de la fête du Canada est l'une des périodes les plus occupées de l'année sur les routes. C'est pourquoi le syndicat NSGEU (Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union) et la Commission de la fonction publique font partenariat sur une campagne dans les médias sociaux visant à sensibiliser les gens à la nécessité de ralentir et de changer de voie lorsque des véhicules des services publics se trouvent au bord de la route.

Slow Down, Move Over Campaign in Advance of Long Weekend

Public Service Commission

In advance of the Canada Day weekend, one of the busiest travel times of the year, the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU) and the Public Service Commission are partnering on a social media campaign to raise awareness of the need to slow down and move over for public service vehicles at the side of the road.

Jobs for Students

Public Service Commission

Government is now hiring students across the province for the spring and summer.

Premier Recognizes Excellence and Dedication in Public Service

Public Service Commission

Premier Stephen McNeil recognized the exceptional efforts of more than two dozen public servants with the Premier’s Award of Excellence today, Sept. 26.

Government Raises Pride Flag at Province House

Public Service Commission

Government employees, LGBTIQ+ community members and supporters cheered the raising of the Pride flag at Province House in Halifax, today, June 29.

Summer Jobs for Students

Public Service Commission

Government is hiring more than 80 students across the province this spring and summer.

Government Markets Public Service Jobs on New Site

Public Service Commission

Candidates seeking a job with the Nova Scotia public service can now find job listings on jobs.novascotia.ca.

Procureure de la Couronne nommée à Amherst

Public Service Commission

Vicky Doucette a été nommée procureure de la Couronne à Amherst.

Government Raises Pride Flag at Province House

Public Service Commission

LGBTIQ+ Nova Scotians and government employees were celebrated today, June 28, as the Pride flag was raised outside Province House in Halifax.

Le gouvernement appuie les employés transgenres et au genre variant

Public Service Commission

Dans le cadre de la Journée mondiale de lutte contre l'homophobie, la transphobie et la biphobie, aujourd'hui 17 mai, le gouvernement a publié des Lignes directrices relatives aux employés transgenres et au genre variant, à l'intention des fonctionnaires. La Nouvelle-Écosse devient ainsi la première fonction publique au Canada à adopter de telles lignes directrices.

Government Supports Trans and Gender Variant Employees

Public Service Commission

On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia, today, May 17, government released Guidelines to Support Trans and Gender Variant Employees for government workers, making Nova Scotia the first provincial public service in Canada to do so.