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ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER/ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT COORDINATOR
Organization:    Ministry of the Environment
Division:    North Region Air, Pesticides and Environmental Planning
City:    Sudbury, Thunder Bay
Job Term:    1 Temporary assignment/contract up to 18 months
Job Code:    12106 - Community Planner 4
Salary:    $1,237.88 - $1,559.75 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    49456
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Are you looking for an opportunity to provide environmental resource management, promote environmental protection, and conservation and engage with multiple stakeholders? If so, why not consider a career with the Ministry of the Environment's Northern Region.

NOTE: Option to work from one of two Ministry of the Environment office locations in the northern region - negotiable with successful candidate - 199 Larch Street, Sudbury or 435 James Street, Thunder Bay.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• promote environmental protection, pollution prevention and conservation
• provide legislative and policy advice and recommendations to various stakeholders
• identify environmental issues and conflicts and develop and integrate solutions
• review official plans, plans of subdivisions, amendments, as well as provide pre-submission consultation
• identify, develop and implement outreach and training to promote land use management and environmental assessments
• coordinate reviews by internal teams in areas of air, water and land
• evaluate applications and projects for approval under the class environmental assessment (EA) requirements of the Environmental Assessment Act
• prepare minister's correspondence, briefing notes and other documents

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirement:
• valid driver's licence required to travel to remote work locations within the Northern Region to conduct field work

Technical skills:
• proven ability to apply and interpret related theories and practices of land use planning and environmental assessment processes
• ability to apply and interpret relevant legislation and guidelines
• demonstrated ability to apply the practices of environmental science including ecosystem and media specific natural environmental management components

General skills:
• proven analytical, research, and planning skills to assess and identify environmental issues, conflicts and to implement solutions
• demonstrated project management skills
• time management and organizational skills to ensure submissions are completed within legislated timelines and established priorities are met to prepare reports, notes and correspondence
• strong computer skills to use a variety of software applications such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, database, and Excel

Communication and interpersonal skills:
• communication, presentation, and interpersonal to guide and lead in the proactive promotion of environmental management
• demonstrated skills in negotiation and arbitration to provide advice and recommendations
• ability to work in a team and to work independently

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 18 months, 199 Larch Street, Sudbury, North Region or 435 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3-A
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Thursday, January 3, 2013
 
Note:
  • N-ET-48354/12
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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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