Energy Sector Employment
Nova Scotia has a prosperous energy sector that contributes significantly to employment in the province. It provides employment to a wide variety of professional, trades and technical areas, each area fundamental to the success of Nova Scotia's energy industry.
The province of Nova Scotia has an active labour market and in attempt to harness its full potential, an online career information portal has been established. Careers.novascotia.ca is Nova Scotia's leading source for labour market information. The site can assist individuals who are searching for work or looking to make career decisions in any sector. Through this resource, one can view job postings, search for employment, or compare occupations within the energy sector.
With respect to 2013-14 activity in Nova Scotia's offshore oil and gas sector, additional information regarding careers in oil and gas can be found here.
A trained and capable workforce is imperative to the success of Nova Scotia. For further information on the Department's Energy Training Program, please click here.
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) has published the Atlantic Canada Offshore Petroleum Industry Standard Practice for the Training & Qualifications of Personnel, a concise description of the minimum qualifications and certified safety training required of individuals working in Atlantic Canada's offshore petroleum industry.