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Organization:    Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Division:    Student Financial Assistance Branch
City:    Thunder Bay
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    09OAD - Office Administration 09
Salary:    $23.46 - $27.35 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    47895
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Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity to build your career? Are you well organized and know how to process financial transactions? If your answer is yes, then consider joining our team.

Consider this role with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities where you will work within the Student Financial Assistance Branch and liaise with a variety of stakeholders including head office staff and the region's management team.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will support Ontario students by processing funds and payments under the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). You will:

• review and process student loan claims
• provide general information about the program to clients
• process invoices and cancelled cheques
• prepare written responses to program issues
• use a financial information system to track and gather information
• maintain contact with program partners

How do I qualify?

Technical knowledge:
• You have knowledge of financial and accounting procedures, practices and processes.
• You are able to use computers including financial information systems, word processing, database and spreadsheet software and the internet

People skills:
• You have effective communication, interpersonal and customer service skills and are able to interact with clients with tact and courtesy.
• You can work independently and in a team.

Analytical and organizational skills:
• You are able to research and analyze information and solve problems
• You are organized and are able to meet deadlines and changing priorities.

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) has been designated as one of the 100 Best Diverse Workplaces in Canada. The Service Delivery Branch welcomes diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive work environment based on the values of equity and accessibility.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 189 Red River Rd, (CORN. RED RIV./WATER ST), Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:   Wednesday, October 31, 2012
  • N-TU-47895/12
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 as applicable 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 being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered 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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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