Application submissions for Summer Employment Opportunities with the Ontario Public Service
On Sunday March 1, 2015, our system experienced technical problems dealing with the high volume of applications on the OPS Careers website for summer jobs. As a result, some applicants may have received error messages preventing them from successfully applying.
We apologize for any inconvenience, and have extended the application period from
March 6 to March 9 ending 11:59 p.m. There is no need to reapply if you successfully applied to a posted position.
Showcase your strategic policy development and analytical skills by joining the Benefits Policy team as part of the Personal Tax Policy and Design Branch.What can I expect to do in this role?In this role, you will: • lead research and assess economic and distributional effects of policy changes to Ontario's benefit programs, especially their interactions with tax system and other benefit programs • present research, analysis and policy options to senior management and the Minister of Finance • advance strategic social policy goals through research and analysis on trends, opportunities and options for policy and program development • evaluate proposed change strategies including funding, delivery options and fiscal implications• develop innovative, long-term solutions and mechanisms where few precedents exist• determine project priorities, co-ordinate projects with other ministries and agenciesHow do I qualify?Statistical Knowledge, Research and Computer Skills:• You are able to research, assess material, conduct quality assurance reviews and propose changes after analyzing data • You have experience using statistical techniques to analyze benefit program impacts • You are proficient in computer software applications to assist in the design and development of technical computer models to test the impact of policy optionsTaxation, Policy and Economic Knowledge:• You have demonstrated knowledge of personal income tax system, provincial benefits programs, government structure and policy approval processes • You are able to lead analysis and communicate impacts of policy options • You have demonstrated judgement when making recommendations • You have knowledge or experience in economics or public policy • You are able to identify and understand the key facts of an issue relevant to decision-making and the linkage between tax benefits and the government's broader policy agendaCommunication Skills:• You have demonstrated oral and written communication skills to provide policy advice and briefings to senior management • You have experience preparing draft policy and Budget papers and working with others on policy submissionsInterpersonal, Teamwork, Leadership and Project Management Skills:• You have proven interpersonal, teamwork and leadership skills• You have experience providing leadership to junior staff, monitoring work and leading various projects • You have experience in project management, including preparing project deliverables, meeting deadlines and ensuring goals are met
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