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Approximately 133 individuals applied for this opportunity.

We are currently screening ALL applications received on or before the closing date against position criteria. Applicants whose resume and cover letter best demonstrate how they meet the qualifications to do the job will proceed in the hiring process. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

STUDENT - ASSISTANT RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN
Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Various Divisions and Branches
City:    Kirkland Lake, Parry Sound, Sault Ste Marie, South Porcupine, Wawa
Job Term:    8 Temporary positions between 10 – 16 weeks duration
Job Code:    Student 1 - Student Level 1, Student 2 - Student Level 2
Salary:    $10.25 - $11.10 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    51971
 

*Targeted to Post-Secondary students*

This job posting represents multiple positions across Ontario. Job location details are listed below. You are required to identify the ministries and cities you are interested in applying to. Note: relocation expenses are not covered by ministries.

Applications are accepted online. Resumes and cover letters are not accepted. Describe your skills, knowledge and relevant paid work or volunteer experience in the related questions on the application form.

To assist you with the application process please visit the Summer Employment Opportunities website and view the following resources:
- (a href='http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/SEOEligibilityCriteria.asp') Eligibility Requirements (/a)
- (a href='http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/SEOKeyResources.asp') Student Application Guide (/a) -item 1 in Key Resources
- (a href='http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/SEOKeyResources.asp') Explanation of Rating Scale for Application Questions (/a) -item 2 in Key Resources

Detailed Position Breakdown:

Ministry of Natural Resources
1 position at 10 Government Road East, Kirkland Lake
1 position at 7 Bay Street, Parry Sound
1 position at 1235 Queen Street East, Sault Ste. Marie
2 position at 64 Church Street , Sault Ste. Marie
2 positions at 5520 Highway 101 East, South Porcupine
1 position at 48 Mission Road, Wawa

What can I expect to do in this role?

Work Description:

You may be required to work on some or all of the following tasks:
• Aid staff with information management of Crown land through the distribution of land use permits, work permits, leases, etc. and by conducting site visits
• Supporting the Aggregates program through the inspection of aggregate operations and assisting with compliance monitoring
• Provide assistance to the Fish and Wildlife program by conducting research including fieldwork to assemble and draft information, including writing reports on fish and wildlife resources
• Provide assistance to the Forestry program by conducting field work involved with Silvicultural Effectiveness Monitoring and assisting with forest compliance inspections
• Provide administrative support including organization of files and publications
• Provide support to local office programs and committees including the Joint Health and Safety Committee, Wellness Committee
• Assist with outreach activities such as speaking with the public/doing presentations, providing information to the public to educate/generate awareness
• Operation of boats, motors, ATVs and other specialized equipment/tools may be required.
• Position works outdoors and in diverse weather conditions

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
Some positions require students to be 15-24 years of age (or 15-29 years of age if you are a person with a disability) due to program funding.

Some positions may require the successful candidate(s) to undergo a personal security screening check as a condition of employment.

Qualification Requirements:
Communications and Interpersonal Skills
• You apply your written communication skills to prepare a variety of documents (e.g. reports, document findings, record data, letters, fact sheets etc.)
• You apply your interpersonal skills to work in a team environment and have a strong work ethic to work independently
• Some positions may require skills in oral French

Technical Skills and Knowledge
• You apply your experience using Microsoft Office product suite, such as word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), database management (Access), presentations (PowerPoint); email and internet to conduct research and prepare a variety of documents

Analytical and Organizational Skills
• You apply your planning and organizational skills to collect, organize, review and verify information/data through review of files, reports, and other means
• You work independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize and prioritize your work to meet competing deadlines

Other Requirements
• Ability to work in an outdoor environment with some physical activity involved, including lifting and carrying weighted items in accordance with the Employment Standards Act and Workplace Health and Safety regulations
• Operation of boats, motors, ATVs and other specialized equipment/tools may be required.
• Travel with staff on multi-day outdoor field trips
• Some positions may require you to have a valid Ontario G2 (or higher) driver's Licence
• Some positions may require you to have or acquire a Pleasure Craft Operators Card and certification in Standard First Aid and CPR

Pre-Screening Questions

  • *Are you a resident of Ontario?

  • *Are you legally entitled to work in Canada?

  • *Are you 15 years of age or older?

  • *Are you either 15-24 years of age (or 15-29 years of age for a person with a disability)?

  • *Please indicate your student status:

  • *Please indicate when you will be available to start work:

  • *If you are considered for a job that requires a personal security screening check, will you consent to the screening?

  • *Relocation costs are not covered for summer student positions. Are you willing to cover the cost to relocate if you are selected for a position outside your local area?

  • *Describe why you are interested in this position

  • *Describe all relevant skills, knowledge and/or experience (volunteer/paid work) which would contribute to your success in this role

  • *Continue to describe all relevant skills, knowledge and/or experience (volunteer/paid work) which would contribute to your success in this role

  • *Describe your key accomplishments and/or academic achievements

  • *Provide alternate contact information e.g. a secondary email address or phone number or enter "nil"

  • *Experience providing information to clients including answering the phone, e-mail and in-person inquiries

  • *Experience planning, organizing and coordinating routine office work e.g. assemble and prepare information and materials, prioritize tasks to meet competing deadlines

  • *Experience developing and distributing a range of documents e.g. spreadsheets, reports, graphs, agendas, presentations, correspondence etc

  • *Experience conducting research, performing analysis and compiling, synthesizing and summarizing information

  • *Are you willing to work in an outdoor environment with some physical activity involved, including lifting and carrying weighted items within safety regulations?

  • *Are you willing to participate in field work that may require multi-day trips involving overnight travel?

  • *Do you have an Ontario G2 driver's license (or higher)?

  • *Do you have or are you willing to acquire a Pleasure Craft Operators Card, and Standard First Aid and CPR certification?

  • *Knowledge and experience in resource management and conducting field work

 

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 16 weeks, 10 Government Rd E, Kirkland Lake, North Region
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 16 weeks, 7 Bay St, Parry Sound, North Region
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 16 weeks, 1235 Queen St E, Sault Ste Marie, North Region
  • 2 Temporary, duration up to 16 weeks, 64 Church St, Sault Ste Marie, North Region
  • 2 Temporary, duration up to 16 weeks, 5520 Hwy 101 E, South Porcupine, North Region
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 16 weeks, 48 Mission Road, Wawa, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   33.5
Category:   Student Summer Employment Opportunities - MNR/Parks
Posted on:   Friday, February 15, 2013
 
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 1, 2013 11:59 pm EST. 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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