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ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS OFFICER
Organization:    Ministry of the Environment
Division:    Investigations and Enforcement Branch
City:    Hamilton
Job Term:    1 Permanent, 1 Temporary
Job Code:    61509 - Environmental Officer 5
Salary:    $1,426.88 - $1,742.42 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52975
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If you are a motivated investigative professional with interest in environment protection, then consider this opportunity with the Ministry of the Environment.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Acting as Provincial Officer you will:
• lead and conduct environmental investigations
• lay charges and assist in prosecutions
• obtain, examine and analyze evidence (documentary, expert and samples)
• execute search warrants
• prepare Crown briefs and assist Crown Counsel

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirement:
• a valid driver's licence to carry out investigations in locations not accessible by public transportation

Technical knowledge and experience:
• You have knowledge of investigative techniques and procedures.
• You have knowledge of the rules of evidence and court procedures.
• You have proven investigative experience with criminal, environmental or provincial offences cases.
• You have demonstrated ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation.

Analytical and problem solving skills:
• You have demonstrated analytical and evaluative skills to review evidence and facts and draw conclusions.
• You have sound decision making skills to assess and interpret findings and make recommendations on investigative results.

Communication and interpersonal skills:
• You have well developed communication skills to work effectively with diverse stakeholders (witnesses, complainants and industry representatives).
• You can consolidate, discuss and present evidence with ability to explain technical and scientific evidence and information.
• You have well developed interpersonal skills with proven ability to obtain information.

Organizational skills:
• You have organizational skills to maintain notes and cases for investigations and can accurately log gathered information/evidence into a database.
• You can prioritize work and organize evidence and work under pressure within strict deadlines.
• You can work independently with minimal supervision.

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, 119 King St W, Hamilton, West Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) and Personnel Security Screening Requirement
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 119 King St W, Hamilton, West Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) and Personnel Security Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Inspections and Investigations
Posted on:   Monday, April 22, 2013
 
Note:
  • Prior to the offer of employment, in accordance with the Ontario Public Service personnel screening checks policy, the top applicant(s) will be required to undergo personnel screening checks, which includes a police records check.
  • W-ET-52975/13(2)
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 Monday, May 6, 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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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
 
 
 
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