Here’s Who is Hiring in Nova Scotia

A look at what companies have been hiring lately - organized by industry.

Below are companies that have posted the most job vacancies between January 1st and March 31st, 2024, organized by industry.

Accommodation and Food Services

  • Compass Group Holdings
  • Subway
  • McDonald’s
  • Aramark
  • Tim Horton’s
  • Marriott International
  • Wendy’s
  • KFC
  • Boston Pizza

Administrative and Support, Waste Management and Remediation Services

  • Canadian Corps of Commissionaires
  • Paladin Security
  • OSL Retail Services
  • Merchandising Consultants Associates

Arts, Entertainment and Recreation

  • GoodLife Fitness Centres
  • Parks Canada

Construction

  • Coast Marine Services – Coast Marine Contracting
  • Firstonsite Restoration
  • Dexter Construction
  • Flynn Canada
  • Bird Construction
  • Carmichael Engineering
  • Colas
  • On Side Restoration Service
  • Viking Ventures Ltd.

Educational Services

  • Nova Scotia School Boards (NSSB)
  • Dalhousie University
  • Nova Scotia Community College
  • Oxford Learning 
  • Cape Breton University
  • Thales Canada
  • St. Francis Xavier University
  • Mount Saint Vincent University
  • Saint Mary’s University
  • Acadia University

Finance and Insurance

  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Scotiabank
  • CIBC
  • Intact Insurance
  • Medavie Blue Cross
  • TD Canada Trust
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Goeasy
  • The Economical Insurance Group
  • Manulife
  • Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Health Care and Social Assistance

  • Nova Scotia Health Authority
  • IWK Health Centre
  • VON
  • Shannex
  • Lifemark Health Group
  • Northwood
  • CBI Health Group
  • ParaMed Home Health Care
  • Bayshore HealthCare
  • FYI Doctors
  • Waycobah First Nation 

Information and Cultural Industries

  • Eastlink
  • TELUS
  • Bell Canada
  • Cineplex Entertainment
  • Rogers Communications

Management of Companies and Enterprises

  • Steele Auto Group
  • Armour Transportation 
  • Dentalcorp
  • JD Irving
  • GFL Environmental

Manufacturing

  • Irving Shipbuilding
  • BioVectra
  • Protocase
  • Intertape Polymer Group
  • PepsiCo Canada
  • Cooke Aquaculture
  • Michelin North America
  • Agropur Cooperative
  • Bell City Foundry
  • IMP Group
  • Great Canadian Salt Solution 
  • Labatt Breweries

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

  • CGI
  • NTT Data
  • Stantec
  • CBCL Limited
  • Mosaic Sales Solutions Canada
  • WSP Canada
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions
  • ADP Canada
  • IBM Canada
  • KPMG
  • Convergint Technologies
  • Emera Inc.

Public Administration

  • Nova Scotia Government
  • Halifax Regional Municipality
  • Canadian Armed Forces 
  • Government of Canada

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

  • Royal LePage County Realty
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • Penske Truck Leasing 
  • BGIS
  • Dexterra
  • Killam Apartment
  • Hertz Equipment Rental
  • U-Haul

Retail Trade

  • Loblaw Companies
  • Sobeys
  • Walmart
  • Shoppers Drug Mart
  • Home Depot 
  • Value Village
  • Circle K
  • Payzant Building Products
  • Canadian Tire
  • Lawton’s
  • Staples Business Depot
  • Old Navy
  • TJX Canada
  • Salvation Army
  • Giant Tiger
  • Gap
  • La Vie en Rose

Transportation and Warehousing

  • Canada Post Corporation
  • PAL
  • Day & Ross Inc.
  • FedEx
  • Canadian Helicopters 
  • Purolator
  • Lyft

Utilities

  • Nova Scotia Power

Wholesale Trade

  • Kent Building Supplies
  • Advantage Solutions
  • UAP Inc.
  • National Diabetes Trust
  • John Ross & Sons
  • Gordon Food Service
  • Guillevin International
  • Napa Auto Parts 

Source: Vicinity Jobs, Postings by Industry (2-digit NAICS) By Provided Employer Name, based on newly published job postings first found between 01Jan24 AND 31Mar24. 

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