Are you interested in being involved in making decisions and working with a wide range of people and responsibilities? The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Eastern Municipal Services Office seeks an individual with a municipal background, to provide a full range of advisory and program management services related to municipal organization, fiscal and administrative management and community development.What can I expect to do in this role?You will:• provide advice and participate in policy and program implementation• coordinate service delivery and provincial interests • organize and deliver educational activities to internal and external clients• monitor, review, and make recommendations on issues, policies and related legislation affecting local government• prepare correspondence and briefing materialsHow do I qualify?Mandatory• valid driver's licence, class G or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario to travel to areas not serviced by public transitKnowledge:• experience in dealing with local government issues including municipal finance, structure, organization and administration related to provincial interests in order to analyze and evaluate municipal governance programs and operational issuesOrganizational skills:• demonstrated organizational skills and initiative to independently prioritize and complete assignments to deadline• ability to manage competing demands and multi-task as well as coordinating workshops and training sessionsJudgement, research and analytical skills:• ability to use sound judgment to provide advice to clients and municipalities• ability to use discretion in dealing with issues of confidential or sensitive nature• demonstrated research skills to develop and make recommendations.• analytical skills to review and evaluate financial information and applications, conducting varied evaluations to problem solve, identifying impact, indicating solutions and making recommendations.Communication skills:• written communication skills to prepare reports, briefing notes and correspondence• verbal communication skills to respond to inquiries and provide advice and/or best practice; ability to build consensus, negotiate and resolve conflictComputer skills:• computer proficiency to produce reports, briefing documents and other materials
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