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Approximately 66 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 - AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT
Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Various Divisions and Branches
City:    Dryden, Dwight, Sault Ste Marie
Job Term:    4 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:    51986
 

*Targeted to Post-Secondary students*

This job posting represents multiple positions within one ministry. Job location details are listed below. You are required to identify the 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 149 Ghost Lake Road, Dryden
1 position at Smoke Lake, Dwight
2 positions at 475 Airport Road, Sault Ste. Marie

What can I expect to do in this role?

Work Description:

• Under the supervision of senior staff, maintain cleanliness of aircraft exteriors and interiors condition in accordance with procedures and standard protocols by:
- Performing inspecting on a daily basis and after each flight
- Making decisions on required action to restore cleanliness and to carry out routine daily cleanliness requirements
- Cleaning aircraft surfaces, fabrics, wood components

• Perform general routine duties between base locations including:
- Drive government vehicles to pick up and deliver aircraft parts and support engineers in the field
- Assist with shipping and receiving of aircraft parts
- Clean and maintain shop facilities
- Clean government vehicles
- Assist Air Engineer with mechanical maintenance and safety of aircraft as directed by an Air Engineer

• Training will be provided specific to Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), MNR Safety Management System and mechanical maintenance instruction

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 have oral communications skills to communicate and ask for direction from staff to perform maintenance and routine aircraft duties (e.g. cleanliness)
• You apply your listening skills to following instructions and protocols to ensure safety standards and requirements are met
• Apply your interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a team environment
• You work independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize and prioritize your time to meet competing deadlines

Organizational Skills
• You follow instructions, and seek clarification regarding assigned duties and following safety protocols and procedures
• You pay attention to detail and follow safety instructions protocols and procedures
• You apply basic safe operating practices to work with machinery and equipment

Technical Skills and Knowledge
• You can apply your mechanical skills and knowledge to following instructions on performing routine aircraft maintenance

Other Requirements
• Some positions require a valid Ontario G2 driver's licence (or higher)
• 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
• Training will be provided specific to Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), MNR Safety Management System and mechanical maintenance instruction

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

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

  • *Knowledge and experience using hand tools (e.g. screw driver, wrench, broom)?

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

  • *Ability to listen and follow instructions and work within safety guidelines and protocols?

  • *Knowledge and experience in Aviation or any form of mechanics exposure?

 

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 16 weeks, 149 Ghost Lake Rd, Dryden, North Region
  • 2 Temporary, duration up to 16 weeks, 475 Airport Rd, RR 2, Sault Ste Marie, North Region
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 16 weeks, Smoke Lake, Dwight, 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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