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JUNIOR ECONOMIST
Organization:    Ministry of the Environment
Division:    Integrated Environmental Policy Division
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    17PEC - Ecomcs & Stat (Ama Unit) PEC17
Salary:    $65,898.00 - $79,912.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    46194
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Make a positive contribution towards environmental protection by developing your career in the area of environmental policy, with a focus on economic analysis of environmental policy instruments.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• collect and analyze economic data from multiple sources to prepare reports, summaries, financial and statistical analyses
• develop data models and forecasts to support multi-year impact analysis of policy instruments
• measure the effectiveness of emissions trading and economic incentives
• assess the environmental, financial, and socio-economic impact of policies and programs
• develop and maintain databases for use by section staff and project teams
• conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis involving economic, environmental and financial factors

How do I qualify?

Technical Expertise:
• You have knowledge of economic forecasting, econometric modelling and financial analysis theories
• You have knowledge of environmental issues and trends
• You have knowledge of research and analytical methods, information management and statistical techniques

Analytical, Conceptual, Problem-Solving and Computer Skills:
• You can conduct economic research, analysis and modelling projects
• You have knowledge of database management and data modelling software including standard computer software programs (i.e. MS Office, email)

Organizational, Coordination, Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
• You can manage a high volume of research and analytical studies
• You can organize large volumes of information into databases
• You can produce reports and statistics in support of research and analysis
• You can work in a team environment and prepare reports and summaries

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, 77 Wellesley St W, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Finance and Economics
Posted on:   Wednesday, September 26, 2012
 
Note:
  • Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.
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.
 
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