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.
This job posting represents multiple positions within different ministries and locations across Ontario noted in the city list above. You will be required to identify the cities you are interested in applying to. Because some cities may be located in distant or remote areas in Ontario please confirm the location using Google Maps when applying. Note: relocation expenses are not covered by ministries. Describe your skills, knowledge and relevant paid work or volunteer experience in the related questions on this application form. Resumes and cover letters cannot be attached. To assist you with the application process please visit the Summer Employment Opportunities website and view the following resources: - Eligibility Requirements - Apply Online - Student Application Guide - item 1 in Key ResourcesWhat can I expect to do in this role?Work Description:You may be required to work on some or all of the following tasks:• Perform front counter duties and respond to public general inquiries pertaining to travel within Ontario• Determine client information needs and travel/tourism requirements, research tourism literature to locate relevant information for client• Perform administrative tasks including monitoring and ordering inventory (e.g. brochures) and performing cashier duties• Plan, organize, coordinate and manage daily assigned work• Work may require experience specified/listed in the questions below or other similar tasks as assignedHow do I qualify?MandatoryAll positions require students to be 15 years of age on the first day of employment with no age limit.Some positions require students to be 15-24 years of age (or 15-29 years of age if you are a person with a disability) on the first day of employment due to program funding.Some positions on this job ad will require the successful candidate to undergo a general-level screening check, which includes a criminal record check, at their own expense.Qualification RequirementsCommunications and Interpersonal Skills• You respond to phone, e-mail, and in-person inquiries and provide information to internal clients and/or public using your customer service and oral communications skills• You apply your oral and written communication skills to prepare and present a variety of documents (e.g. reports, document findings, record data)• You apply your initiative and interpersonal skills to work within a multi-disciplinary team and participate in meetingsTechnical Skills and Knowledge• You apply your knowledge about Ontario tourism and geography• You apply your experience using Microsoft Office product suite, such as word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), databases; email and Internet to conduct research and prepare a variety of documents• You apply your knowledge and experience of cashier duties to accurately collect fees, process payments and perform basic mathematical calculationsAnalytical and Organizational Skills • You apply your planning and organizational skills to collect, organize, review and verify information/data through review of files, reports, and other means• You apply your organizational and time management skills to work in a busy environment to meet deadlines• You use the internet and other sources to gather and aggregate data, analyze data and input data findings and summarize information • You work independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize and prioritize your time to meet competing deadlines Requirements• You will be provided with a comprehensive training session and will be required to wear uniforms on the job• You are able to work shifts with irregular schedules up to 36.25 hours / week
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.
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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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