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MUNICIPAL ADVISOR
Organization:    Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Division:    Local Government Unit
City:    Kingston
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    01812 - Supervisor 2, Mun Org & Admin
Salary:    $1,225.56 - $1,541.58 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    58202
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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 materials

How 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 transit

Knowledge:
• 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 issues

Organizational 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 sessions

Judgement, 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 conflict

Computer skills:
• computer proficiency to produce reports, briefing documents and other materials

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, 8 Estate Ln, Kingston, East Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Consulting and Planning
Posted on:   Monday, November 4, 2013
 
Note:
  • N-MA-58202/13
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 Tuesday, November 19, 2013 11:59 pm EST. 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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