Explore the possibilities of this opportunity to apply your technical expertise and help safeguard our natural resources.The ministry is committed to protecting and managing the province's natural resources and is looking for motivated, service and team oriented professionals who are eager to advance their career in natural resource conservation.What can I expect to do in this role?As a member of our enforcement team, you will:• participate in the delivery of a multi-service integrated compliance program• deliver planned compliance• provide education and information related to natural resource management and protectionPlease view our website prior to applying. http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/en/Business/Enforcement/2ColumnSubPage/243759.htmlHow do I qualify?Mandatory requirements:• possess a valid driver's licence to conduct field work• possess a valid Standard First Aid and CPR certificate or ability to obtain• possess a valid pleasure craft operator's card or ability to obtain• possess a valid Ontario hunting licence• ability to successfully complete the Canadian Firearms Safety Course or successfully challenge the exam• completed use of force training and firearms training• ability to qualify and be appointed as a Conservation Officer• ability to work shifts, weekends and holidays and are able to travel for extended periods of time• ability to work in remote and isolated locationsEnforcement skills:• proven experience enforcing natural resource and public safety related legislation, policies and regulations• knowledge of enforcement and investigation techniques, methods and procedures• knowledge of rules of evidence, lawful searches and seizures to conduct investigations and gather evidence• knowledge of legal documents and court procedures to prosecute violatorsTechnical knowledge:• knowledge of natural resource management principles including the areas of commercial and sport fisheries, game and non-game species of wildlife and forestry• ability to interpret and apply related legislation such as Fisheries Act, Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, Forest Sustainability Act, and Provincial Offences Act• proficiency in the sports of hunting and fishing, handling firearms and other sporting equipment• proficient in the operation of related recreation vehicles such as watercraft, snowmobiles, ATV'sCommunication skills:• ability to prepare legal court documents• ability to effectively provide testimony in court• ability to prepare and deliver presentations to public interest groups such as fish and game clubs, naturalist groups, and public schools• strong communication skills to respond to requests for information verbally and in writing• ability to deal tactfully with the public, staff and mediaAnalytical and investigation skills:• demonstrated skills to assess activities for compliance• ability to gather information and evidence• ability to identify problems and recommend solutionsGeneral skills:• demonstrated ability to work independently and without direct supervision• ability to independently make sound decisions and to work as a member of a team• proven organizational and planning skills• proficient with computers using various software applications, including word processing, spreadsheet, databases, email and internet
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