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Title:  First Nations, Inuit and Metis - Customer Care Advisor - Remote/Work@Home - Nova Scotia




Requisition ID: 129321

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.



Our Customer Contact Centre team is the ‘heart of our operation’ 


In order to qualify for this opportunity, candidates must meet the requirements of a "Remote Applicant." 
You must reside within the province of Nova Scotia and live a minimum of 60 km (1 Hour) outside of the Halifax Regional Municipality. For business continuity purposes, it is required that you be within 1 Hour of a Scotiabank branch.
Note:  Applicants residing within the Halifax Regional Municipality are not considered “Remote Applicants."



Who we are
When you join our Customer Contact Centre, you’re joining an inclusive, award-winning workplace that delivers superior customer care for our customers. In your career as a Scotiabanker, you can expect to experience the support of a culture built around recognition and rewards, diversity and inclusion, and our core values of respect, integrity, passion, and accountability.

Your skills and abilities will be nurtured and supported by banking leaders, with the focus on your success and development. At Scotiabank, we value diversity and what it brings to our teams and customer experiences. 
You will be welcomed into our Scotiabank family and have access to a large and growing Indigenous community, where you will be able to connect, share, and learn with our Indigenous team members and their allies. We also uplift voices that value intersectionality and have a variety of Employee Resource Groups to fit your lifestyle and background.

What you can expect
In the first phase of the role, support is our main priority. Our training team will guide you through a designated 6 weeks of training where we encourage curiosity to ask questions as part of your learning journey. 

•    For three weeks, you will join a small team of up to 15 new team members and develop your banking knowledge with the aid of a pre-assigned coach
•    You will be learning one product at a time maximizing your opportunity to be as comfortable with our products as possible.


The next phase of your journey will involve a blend of building supportive relationships with your new manger and team while also finding the space to develop at your own pace. 


You will start participating in:

•    Our Quarterly Incentive Program
•    Coaching and development sessions and team meetings 
•    Development plans to build out your personal career aspirations through monthly meetings with your manager
•    Ongoing training opportunities geared to help you build your skills and discover your full potential.
•    Opportunities to join areas of expertise focusing on, Loans, Credits Cards, Mortgages etc.


Skills and traits – What you bring and what you will learn:
•    You self-identify as First Nations/Inuit/Metis
•    You’re passionate about customer service and have experience in customer-focused roles
•    You know your way around a computer and can easily multitask between numerous internal platforms, while dealing directly with your customers.
•    You have a high school diploma (or a recognized equivalent) 
•    You’re comfortable connecting with customers over the telephone to make the customer experience uniquely personal and champion the Scotiabank brand.


Perks you can look forward to

From day one of your new career, you will enjoy: 

•    Ask me anything sessions with leaders within your department
•    Access to thousands of FREE internal learning courses
•    Global Tuition Program 
•    An extensive suite of customizable benefits 
•    Wellness programs 
•    Opportunities for long term savings (employee share program, RRSP’s, pension)
•    Free employee banking 
•    Employee discount programs 
•    A number of allotted personal days to help with personal and cultural commitments 


Hiring & Training Details
•    Training is mandatory and non-negotiable                            
•    Training Duration:  5-6 weeks
•    Start Date:  Jan 11, 2022
•    Location:  Remote/Work @ Home Position
•    Position Status: Full -Time
•    Training Dates:  Jan 11 – Feb 18th, 2022
•    Work Schedule During Training:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm AST

Regular Work Schedules
We are seeking flexibility from candidates, as work schedules can be anytime within our hours of operation -- Monday to Sunday 7 am – 1 am AST.
Permanent, ongoing work schedules will be finalized with new employees approximately 4 weeks before the end of training.
We are committed to providing our employees with a balanced working environment, and your work schedule will be fixed, once assigned, not subject to rotation.



Posted pursuant to Scotiabank’s Special Program under the Employment Equity Act and Canadian Human Rights Act.
While you must be an Indigenous person in order to submit your resume, participation is completely voluntary. Please use the definition below to make sure you’re eligible and open to self-identifying as an Indigenous person:
North American Indians or Indigenous people include status, non-status First Nation, Métis and Inuit people. Only those Indigenous persons who come from Canada and the United States should identify themselves as belonging to this designated group. Other Indigenous peoples, such as those from Mexico, Central and South America, Australia or elsewhere, should identify themselves as members of a visible minority group.



For additional information and resources please visit our Indigenous Talent Program page:






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Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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