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.
Bring your technical expertise in road maintenance and strong planning and contract management skills to the Ministry of Transportation. Here your work will make a significant contribution to ensure the safety and quality of Ontario's transportation infrastructure.What can I expect to do in this role?In this role, you will:• administer area maintenance contracts related to maintenance and repair of transportation related facilities, ensuring work is completed to contract documents and specifications• monitor the contractors' delivery of maintenance and repair operations• ensure contractors maintain work records• monitor financial forecasts and expenditures• provide analytical support to ensure effective delivery and value for moneyHow do I qualify?Mandatory• You have a valid class 'G' driver's licence to travel throughout the assigned territoryRoad Maintenance and Construction Knowledge:• You have knowledge of the practices, procedures and standards related to the inspection and maintenance of roads, both during the summer and winter seasons• You have demonstrated knowledge of the repair of roads, including drainage systems• You have working knowledge of road construction practices, techniques, equipment and material• You have an understanding of the deterioration process of roads, sufficient to assess and determine the appropriateness of repair technique and timingContract Management Knowledge and Skills:• You have knowledge of contract management and administration procedures, reporting requirements and documentation• You have the ability to prepare cost estimates for proposed work• You can read and interpret contract plans, documents and specifications to assist in negotiations and solve problemsSupervisory and Planning Skills:• You have proven ability to plan and lead activities within established timeframes• You have the ability to supervise staff and manage stakeholders in high pressure situationsCommunication, Negotiation and Computer Skills:• You demonstrate negotiation, oral and written communication skills to deal effectively with contractors and the public• You have working knowledge of computers and various software applications such as word-processing, spreadsheets, databases and e-mailKnowledge of Legislation:• You have the ability to interpret and apply various acts and regulations such as the Highway Traffic Act and the Public Transportation and Highway Improvement Act
Job advertisements for positions that have been designated bilingual will be provided in both English and French on the website. Positions that are not designated bilingual are not translated and are displayed in English only on both the English and French versions of the website.
Les annonces d'emploi pour les postes désignés bilingues sont publiées en anglais et en français sur le site Web. Les annonces pour les postes qui ne sont pas désignés bilingues ne sont pas traduites et elles figurent en anglais seulement, tant dans la version française que dans la version anglaise du site.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Note: The only website where you can apply on-line for positions with the Ontario Public Service is http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca
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