*Targeted to Post-Secondary students*This job posting represents multiple positions within different ministries and locations across Ontario. Ministry and 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: - Eligibility Requirements - Student Application Guide -item 1 in Key Resources - Explanation of Rating Scale for Application Questions -item 2 in Key ResourcesDetailed Position Breakdown:Ministry of Transportation1 position at 777 Bay St, M5G 2E5, Toronto2 positions at 1201 Wilson Ave, M3M 1J8, DownsviewWhat can I expect to do in this role?Work Description:You may be required to work on some or all of the following tasks: • Assist staff with transportation field work by collecting and analyzing data, inventories and surveys• Assist with transportation inspections and documentation of activities • Field work may also include patrolling highways to identify maintenance defects, collection of information related to structures, driveways/billboards using a handheld Global Positioning System (GPS), measuring distances, staking sign locations• Office work may include inputting the information collected, completing diaries/paperwork, assisting Area Office staff with field data collection for future in-house design projects, assisting with filing and preparing reports, general office duties• Position may require lifting and carrying weighted items in accordance with the Employment Standards Act and Workplace Health and Safety regulations• Plan, organize, coordinate and manage daily assigned work• Work may require experience specified/listed in the questions belowHow do I qualify?MandatorySome 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:Communication and Interpersonal Skills• You apply your written communication skills to prepare a variety of documents (e.g. reports, document findings, record data)• You apply your oral communications skills to communicate and share your knowledge with staff and/or clients • You apply your initiative and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team Technical Skills and Knowledge• You apply basic knowledge of highway engineering, contract administration and/or maintenance gained either through practical experience and/or academic training• You apply your knowledge and experience with Geographic Information System (GIS) software and hand-held GPS unit to accurately collect and compile information• You apply your experience using Microsoft Office product suite, such as word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), databases; email and Internet to conduct research and prepare a variety of documentsAnalytical and Organizational Skills • You apply your administrative and record keeping skills to complete daily log entries, complete maintenance reports of inspections• You apply analytical and problem solving skills to research, collect, analyze, synthesize and summarize data and information• You work independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize and prioritize your time to meet competing deadlinesRequirements• You are capable of performing manual activities including lifting and carrying weighted items (in accordance with the Employment Standards Act and Workplace Health and Safety regulations), conducting inspections in overgrown, uneven or wet ground• You work in an outdoor environment independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize and prioritize your work to meet competing deadlines• You must have a valid Ontario G2 Driver's Licence (or higher) with an excellent record
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