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Approximately 66 individuals applied for this opportunity; based on the screening results, we anticipate that for each vacancy 3-5 individuals will be selected to proceed to the next phase of the competition.

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 - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT
Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Various Divisions and Branches
City:    Chatham, Wheatley
Job Term:    2 Temporary positions between 7 - 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:    52277
 

*Targeted to Post-Secondary and High-school 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:

1 position at 870 Richmond Street West, Chatham
1 position at 320 Milo Road, Wheatley

What can I expect to do in this role?

Work Description:

• Assist with updating, quality control and supporting management of information from various sources to catalogue information for on-going project;
• Assist in creating and delivering information management training materials to distribute the information to one or more audiences within the organization;
• Provide timely service working within tight time lines;
• Participate as a team member in weekly branch and biweekly Information Management Coordinators Committee meetings

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
Technical Skills and Knowledge
• Apply knowledge and experience in project management to support project progress
• Apply experience of Windows Operating Systems and Adobe software to perform daily duties and at times create training material
• Apply knowledge of Records and Information Management legislation and principals to assist and support information management activities
• Apply written skills to prepare and develop a variety of documents (e.g. presentations, training material, meeting minutes etc.)

Organizational Skills
• Apply planning and organizational skills to ensure tasks can be completed effectively and efficiently
• Apply your problem solving skills while supporting the assessment of information management requirements and needs to develop practical approaches for staff members

Interpersonal Skills
• You work independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize and prioritize your time to meet competing deadlines
• Apply consultation, verbal and active listening skills to understand branch, region and district information management needs and share your knowledge with staff
• Apply interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a team environment

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

  • *Experience in clear writing, editing, and proofreading various communication documents

  • *Experience in planning, organizing and coordinating communication and/or project activities (e.g. conferences, events, tours, marketing activities, etc.)

  • *Knowledge and experience with project management and managing project related activities

  • *Knowledge and experience in information management or Records and Information Management principals

  • *Experience using a manual and/or computerized filing system including maintaining and retrieving documents and lists based on a records retention schedule (e.g. defined set of filing rules)

 

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 16 weeks, 870 Richmond St, Chatham, West Region
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 16 weeks, 320 Milo Rd, RR 2, Wheatley, West Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   33.5
Category:   Student Summer Employment Opportunities - MNR/Parks
Posted on:   Friday, March 8, 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 22, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. 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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The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Note: The only website where you can apply on-line for positions with the Ontario Public Service is http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca

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