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Become a Broker

Are you interested in a rewarding, challenging, fast paced, career as an insurance broker?

In Nova Scotia, there are over 1,100 insurance brokers representing multiple insurers, and helping thousands of consumers’ everyday in the province.

Insurance brokers are located in every town across Nova Scotia, helping people who live directly in their communities. They not only provide informative information regarding specific insurance needs, but they also play a key role in the community; sponsoring local events, volunteering at sporting games and  lending a helping hand in times of need.

General insurance, commonly referred to as property and casualty insurance protects people’s assets (ex: home, auto, commercial) from financial loss. They are trusted advisors and work closely with insurers to help clients recover from loss.  As front line professionals, insurance brokers go above and beyond to help clients manage risk.  They work on behalf of the consumer to find insurance that fits their specific needs.

When you think about it, a broker is there in some of the most happy and/ or devastating times in your life. The purchase of your first home, or an auto accident, you are depending on someone to guide you through the process, and that is exactly what your broker is there to do.

Insurance Brokers are committed to:

  • Life Long Learning – brokers are dedicated to learning about new products, policies, and legislation in order to best serve their clients.
  • Personal Growth – brokers are constantly improving their level of knowledge and skills to be on top of the latest trends.
  • Dedication – brokers are committed to finding the right coverage for their clients, and going above and beyond to meet their needs.

Nova Scotia’s Insurance Industry: Quick Facts*

  • The majority of Canada’s top insurance firms have a significant presence in Nova Scotia
  • Halifax has one of the highest concentrations of insurance industry firms and employment among urban centres across Canada
  • 4,500 direct employment at wage levels 38% higher than the Nova Scotia average
  • Expected 25% employment growth in the next three years
*Provided by InsurEconomy
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