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Approximately 125 individuals applied for this opportunity.

We have completed the recruitment process. Applications that have been successfully screened but not offered a position will remain on file for future student positions available for the summer of 2012. Resumes will be screened against selection criteria for any additional positions. Thank you for your interest in the Ontario Public Service.

STUDENT - ASSISTANT WATER RESOURCES TECHNICIAN, FISH AND WILDLIFE ASSISTANT, WETLANDS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT, OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Various Divisions / Branches
City:    Aylmer, Tillsonburg
Job Term:    8 Temporary , 7-11 weeks
Job Code:    Student 1 - Student Level 1
Salary:    $10.25 - $10.25 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    35053
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Are you serious about making your mark, getting hands-on work experience and learning more about careers in the Ontario Public Service? Summer Employment Opportunities are available for students in a wide variety of locations across the province.

This job posting represents several positions. Review the duties and qualifications and the 'View more information' link below for each position. After selecting 'apply online' use the questions to identify the position(s) you are interested in.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Student - Assistant Water Resources Technician
Assist with the collection, entry and analysis of water resources data. Data may be related to one or more of the following: groundwater, surface water, geomorphology, meteorology, water quality (benthics and chemistry) or fish. Specialized equipment will be used and maintained in the collection of the data.

Student - Fish and Wildlife Assistant
Conduct research in the office and potentially in the field, analyze and draft reports on fish and wildlife resources. Assist with fish and wildlife marketing and communication initiatives, including maintenance of slide files, electronic photos and intranet sites.

Student - Wetlands Information Management Assistant
Update technical documents, reports and web links and assist with the coordination of wetland evaluations, information management training sessions and surveys; as well as help develop follow-up documentation.

Student - Office Administrator
Prepare / file correspondence, respond to inquiries. Plan, organize, coordinate and manage daily assigned work. Support a team on a range of administrative activities. Perform data entry, prepare documents and manage schedules.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
Student - Assistant Water Resources Technician
You have strong organization, analytical, verbal and written communication, and computer skills to collect data, perform data entry and analyze data. The assistant must be willing to work outdoors and in adverse environmental conditions.

Student - Fish and Wildlife Assistant
You have strong organization, analytical, verbal and written communication, and computer skills to manage data, analyze fish and wildlife program information, respond verbally and in writing to client's inquiries regarding fish and wildlife resources, and provide administrative support with files and intranet updates.

Student - Wetlands Information Management Assistant
Strong computer skills will be needed to help with the scanning and electronic storage of historical wetlands data and reports. Excellent organization abilities are required to update the inventory listing of Wetland reports, slide shows and files. There may be an opportunity for formal training (a five-day course) in the use of the Ontario Wetland Evaluation System.

Student - Office Administrator
You respond to phone, e-mail, and in-person inquiries and provide information to internal clients and/or public using your customer service and oral communications skills

All positions:
You use computer software applications including word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, email, electronic file management systems
You use office equipment such as photocopier, fax machine, scanner to complete administrative tasks
You work independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize and prioritize your work to meet competing deadlines

Pre-Screening Questions

  • .Are you a resident of Ontario and legally entitled to work in Canada?

  • .Are you a student currently attending secondary school, college or University or have you completed all academic requirements for graduation from an educational institution within 6 months of May 2011 (eg. December 2010 to May 2011)?

  • .Are you 15 - 24 years of age (or up to 29 years of age for a person with a disability)?

  • .If you answered NO to the question above, are you 25 years of age or older?

  • .Aylmer - Please select your preference for this location, where 1 is the most preferred.

  • .Tillsonburg - Please select your preference for this location, where 1 is the most preferred.

  • _Student - Assistant Water Resources Technician; Please select your preference for this position, where 1 is the most preferred.

  • _Student - Fish and Wildlife Assistant; Please select your preference for this position, where 1 is the most preferred.

  • _Student - Wetlands Information Management Assistant; Please select your preference for this position, where 1 is the most preferred.

  • _Student - Office Administrator; Please select your preference for this position, where 1 is the most preferred.

  • .Experience performing reception duties including answering the phone, e-mail and in-person inquiries, providing information to internal clients and/or public and excellent customer service

  • .Experience using Microsoft Office software applications to perform word processing, data entry activities, create spreadsheets, presentations, and update/track projects.

  • .Experience using office equipment and technology such as a photocopier, fax machine and/or scanner to generate copies and transmit files.

 

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 8 Temporary, duration up to 2 months, Various, Aylmer, West Region or Aylmer, West Region or Tillsonburg, West Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   33.5
Category:   Student Summer Employment Opportunities - MNR/Parks
Posted on:   Monday, March 7, 2011
 
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from applying and/or accepting a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from applying and/or accepting a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
 
Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, March 18, 2011 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.



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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
 
 
 
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