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Approximately 217 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.

Organization:    Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport
Division:    Ontario Place Corporation
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    18 Temporary positions between 7 – 16 weeks duration
Job Code:    Student 2 - Student Level 2
Salary:    $11.10 - $11.10 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52319

*Targeted to Post-Secondary and High School 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:
- (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 Tourism, Culture and Sport
18 positions at 955 Lake Shore Blvd W, M6K 3B9, Toronto

What can I expect to do in this role?

Work Description:

Student Security Officers (Ontario Place Corporation) work as part of the larger security team to ensure compliance with safety regulations and procedures of the park, guests and staff.

General responsibilities include:
• Interact with guests to provide directions to various areas of the park and the surrounding venues and transportation
• Clarify information to site patrons and guests
• Traffic management
• Conduct crowd control practices
• Attend to minor first aid calls
• Maintain the safety of the public and assist in diffusing escalated situations in a professional manner
• Recognize escalating complex situations and notifying Senior Security Officers

*Successful candidates, hired for the position will be required to purchase their own utility belt and boots.

How do I qualify?

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:
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
• You apply your written communication skills to prepare documents (e.g. incident reports)
• You apply your customer service and interpersonal skills to interact and assist guests by providing information

Technical Skills and Knowledge
• You apply your general knowledge of law enforcement regulations and procedures and are able to understand and apply generally accepted safety and security techniques

Other Requirements
• Applicants must be willing to work a rotating shift schedule including weekends and statutory holidays
• You must have a valid Ontario G2 Driver's Licence (or higher)
• You must have valid and current basic CPR and Standard First Aid certificate and a Security License issued by the province

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 (mandatory - response required)

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

  • *Continue to describe all relevant skills, knowledge and/or experience (volunteer/paid work) which would contribute to your success in this role, or enter "nil" (mandatory - response required)

  • *Describe your key accomplishments and/or academic achievements (mandatory - response required)

  • *Provide alternate contact information e.g. a secondary email address or phone number or enter "nil" (mandatory - response required)

  • *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 a rotating shift schedule?

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

  • *Do you have a valid and current certification in Standard CPR?

  • *Do you have a valid and current certification in Standard First Aid?

  • *Do you have a valid and current Security License?

  • *Knowledge and/or experience with law enforcement regulations and procedures


Additional information:

  • 18 Temporary, duration up to 16 weeks, 955 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   33.5
Category:   Student Summer Employment Opportunities
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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Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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