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IRM TECHNICAL SPECIALIST

Organization:
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Division:
Regional Operations Division
City:
Atikokan
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
41111 - Resource Technician Sr 2 (B/U)
Salary:
$1,085.32 - $1,246.03 Per Week* plus isolation pay of $6.90/bi-weekly
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
112416
Are you experienced in program delivery and have the developed ability to provide technical leadership and guidance across multiple natural resources program areas?

If so, consider this challenging opportunity as an IRM Technical Specialist within Fort Frances District, Atikokan Field office.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• plan, coordinate, implement and monitor technical/operational forestry, fish and wildlife, lands and waters and aggregate program activities
• organize field projects, monitor progress and results of projects and administer the compliance processes
• provide technical, operational and group leadership, guidance and advice through consultation, negotiations, and conflict resolution
• ensure consistent application of legislation, regulations, policies and procedures and implement compliance plans and field inspections
• provide testimonial evidence in court and legal tribunals
• support long range planning teams by providing technical input to land use and resource management planning decisions
• communicate resource management program information to the public, clients, partners, resource industries and Aboriginal peoples
• lead the technical and operational aspects of water management program activities including the operation and maintenance of water control structures, flood and emergency response and erosion control

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirement:

• You possess a valid class 'G' driver's licence or equivalent as recognized by the province of Ontario to visit sites, usually in rural or remote settings.

Communication, planning, coordination abilities and experience:

• You have the demonstrated ability and experience to plan, lead/coordinate and implement forestry, fish and wildlife, lands and aggregates programs, projects and partnership activities.
• You have the proven ability and experience to plan and lead/coordinate project activities and emergency response initiatives and can participate in waters program and including dam operations if needed.

Technical expertise:

• You have strong knowledge of forestry, fish and wildlife, lands and waters and aggregates legislation, as well as activities, administrative policies/procedures, licencing and permitting.
• You have demonstrated knowledge of compliance inspection and investigation procedures and experience investigating infractions, determining corrective action and providing technical information and evidence.
• You are experienced in land use and resource management planning processes and have previously contributed your expertise and technical advice to planning exercises.

Interpretation, communication and interpersonal skills:

• You can interpret and apply relevant safety legislation and have demonstrated experience working in compliance with acts and regulations.
• You have strong interpersonal and communication skills to prepare written products and participating in briefings, public meetings, conducting training and presenting evidence at legal proceedings.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Permanent, 108 Saturn Ave, Atikokan, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
6
Category:
Lands and Resources
Posted on:
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Note:
  • N-NR-112416/17
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, October 12, 2017 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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