As Halifax students begin preparing to finish school for the semester, and new graduates from all over the country think about returning home to Nova Scotia for work, the hassle of getting a job in Halifax during the summer begins to linger on everyone's mind. In the hopes of helping our readers "stack that cheddar" as it were, we put together a list of companies that are currently hiring both part-time and full-time employees all over the HRM.
Some of the positions available require very little training and a flexible schedule, while others will require lots of commitment and certification! We've covered the board, compiling job openings in the technology field, real estate, retail and more. Take a scan, and happy job hunting!
1. Science Educator // Halifax Discovery Centre
The brand new Discovery Centre is looking for a full-time science educator whose responsibilities would include developing and delivering science-based programs for visiting young people. A post-secondary degree in the sciences or education with a concentration in the sciences is required.
2. Sales Associate // Banana Republic
The Dartmouth Crossing Banana Republic branch is looking for a new sales associates to start working part time who has a background in retail and an overall stylish, sociable vibe. Perks of the gig include an awesome Banana Republic, Gap and Old Navy employee discount!
3. Front of House // Bistro Le Coq
This popular French restaurant on Argyle Street is looking to hire a bilingual front of house staff member with restaurant experience and a friendly attitude! If you love their food, or you’re looking for some experience in the restaurant industry, be sure to email the bistro your resume through the link below.
4. Flight Attendant // Jazz Aviation
If you’ve always wanted a steady job that lets you travel the world, then consider applying to become a flight attendant with Jazz Aviation, an airline owned by Air Canada. Candidates must be bilingual, with a background in customer service and a flexible schedule.
5. Boutique Coordinator // Sattva
This new clothing boutique in the North End is looking to add an employee to their team who has a strong interest in high quality and socially aware products, visual design, and teamwork. Responsibilities include customer service, social media outreach, inventory management and more!
6. Field Rep // Carbon Autorace
Atlantic Canada’s first world class speed track will be opening up this summer in Enfield, and in anticipation of the launch Carbon Autorace has begun recruiting a team of field reps to help spread word all over Nova Scotia about the amazing luxury car rental opportunities their company will be providing.
7. Server // Ratinaud Halifax
This North End French Bakery is looking to bring on a new employee whose responsibilities will include serving customers and some baking prep. For those looking to build new culinary skills, this could be an awesome opportunity!
8. Retail Sales Representative // Eastlink
Part-time and full-time positions in the role of Retail Sales rep at Eastlink are currently open for applicants all over the HRM who are looking to work with one of the most popular video and communications providers in Canada. A high energy, team player with an interest in sales the ideal candidate for this position, which could be a great way to get your foot in the door at a massive company!
9. Production Assistant // C100 and Virgin Radio
Bell Media is currently looking to hire a production assistant who is capable of providing C100 and Virgin Radio Halifax with help maintaining station music backups, producing commercials, archiving production material and a variety of other duties.
10. Multiple Positions // IKEA Halifax
Of course, everyone at this point has heard the groundbreaking news about an IKEA opening up in Dartmouth this summer, but it was also awesome to learn that they’re hiring a team of interior designers, carpenters and graphic communication professionals to launch their flagship store in Atlantic Canada!
11. Pastry Maker // Canadiana Restaurant
Located on Lakelands Boulevard, this Halifax restaurant is looking to bring a new team member into the kitchen who is skilled with baking Mediterranean desserts and can also provide help with a few basic kitchen functions such as maintaining equipment, ordering supplies and organizing inventory.
12. Driver // Fed Ex
The Fed Ex location is Dartmouth has an opening for a casual courier position, and is looking for a candidate with a good driving record who is capable of lifting a package weighing up to 70lbs. Check out the link below to learn a bit more about the position!
13. Replenishment Manager // Michael’s Halifax
This awesome craft store is looking to hire a full-time presentation replenishment manager who can focus on organizing shipments of new supplies and displaying them in an appealing way for customers.
14. Cashier // Loblaws
The Atlantic Superstore in Bayers Lake is looking for a new part-time cashier – this could be a great position for a student or someone juggling another job who needs a few more hours each week!
15. Sales Clerk // Mic Mac Smoke Shop
If you’re looking to learn a little bit more about the complicated history of cigars, then this could be the perfect job for you. Located in the Mic Mac Mall, this Smoke Shop is looking for a part-time employee who is available to work 12 – 15 hours per week.
16. Customer Service Representative // Goodlife Fitness
The women’s only Goodlife branch in Halifax is looking to bring on a new customer service rep, or “motivator” as they put it, who is passionate about fitness and motivated about helping clients achieve their fitness goals.
17. Real Estate Associate // Royal LePage
Royal LePage is growing, and they’re looking for new employees who are confident, well spoken, and ready to corner the Halifax real estate market. Experienced realtors and those in the process of earning their real estate licences are both welcome to apply for this position.
18. UI Designer // Proposify
This Halifax software company is currently looking for a web designer who is passionate about creating interfaces and experience working in the tech industry. Two years experience and a college diploma are the prerequisites for this job with a very cool, quickly growing local company.
19. Project Coordinator // The Jameson Group
The Jameson Group is looking for a project coordinator who is comfortable working at home to help their company continue connecting investors with start-up business’s growing all over Atlantic Canada. The position is part-time, with the potential to turn into a full-time job – to learn more about the specific job requirements click the link below.
20. Sales Ambassador // Lush Cosmetics
In anticipation of their April opening, popular cosmetics brand Lush is holding a hiring fair to build a team of sales ambassadors, floor managers and senior sales ambassadors to help launch their new Halifax store. Be sure to attend this awesome event at the Halifax Shopping Centre on Sunday, March 26th for a chance to join this awesome company.