Employment Opportunities

We know that you are looking for employees in this sector that have high school graduation diploma, accredited safety skills training and basic industry training.

In addition, you are looking for employees with an attitude of safety first as well as, professionalism and a willingness to continue to learn new skills. The CANSWorks Program has what you’re looking for!


View the CANSWorks Employer Information Flyer



Host Employer Benefits

Test drive your next employee while contributing to Nova Scotia’s construction industry by developing and retaining our future workforce.

What is required of a Host Employer?

  • Providing a CANSWorks participant with a 180 hour unpaid work placement in your organization
  • On the job training as needed
  • Ongoing support as needed

What you will receive:

A dedicated, enthusiastic employee who is prepared with the most-up-to-date safety and fundamental construction skills required to work in a variety of entry level commercial construction environments.

Interested in Becoming a Host Employer?

For more information, contact:
Michelle Fievet, CANSWorks Program Lead
p. 902-468-2267 x. 711