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Competition Status: Selection Process

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NORTHERN DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Organization:    Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
Division:    Regional Economic Development Branch
City:    Terrace Bay
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    12122 - Industrial Development Officer 2
Salary:    $1,233.95 - $1,545.45 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    66928
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Do you have the drive to make an impact on economic projects in the communities we serve? Working as a liaison with business, industry, the non-for-profit sector and municipal, provincial and federal governments, will provide you with such an opportunity.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• promote and deliver economic development programs and services
• assist businesses and communities to develop and implement plans to increase their competitiveness
• provide information and advice to municipal leaders and businesses
• develop networks with clients and other ministries
• monitor and report on community needs, issues and priorities
• travel throughout the region to meet with clients

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• valid driver's licence to travel throughout the region to areas not accessible by other modes of transportation

People skills:
• You have effective communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills.
• You are able to provide advice and present options and recommendations.
• You are able to facilitate cooperation between clients and partners.

Technical knowledge:
• You have knowledge of:
- provincial and federal programs dealing with economic, business and community development
- government structure with emphasis on provincial ministries, agencies, boards, and commissions
- community development and business planning processes

You have an understanding of the economic structure of northwestern Ontario.

General skills:
• You have proven research and report writing skills.
• You have demonstrated judgment and organizational skills.
• You have proven ability to conduct project evaluations and financial analysis.
• You have working knowledge of computer applications and word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, internet and electronic mail software.

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, Hwy 17, Terrace Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Consulting and Planning
Posted on:   Thursday, June 19, 2014
 
Note:
  • N-ND-66928/14
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 Friday, July 4, 2014 11:59 pm EDT. 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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