Ontario Public Service Careers - Job Preview
Apply By: Monday, December 3, 2012 11:59 pm EST Print this pagePRINT

Competition Status: Posting Closed

The total number of applications is not available because applications were not received online.

We are no longer accepting applications. To obtain information on the status of the competition please contact the organization indicated on the Job Advertisement.

To look for other job opportunities that match your skills and experience go to Job Search. You may also subscribe to our Job Alert service to receive emails when new jobs open up that match your determined search criteria.

Thank you for your interest in the Ontario Public Service.

Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Regional Operations Division
City:    Kemptville
Job Term:    1 Temporary (up to 12 weeks with possible extension)
Job Code:    14021 - Biologist 1
Salary:    $920.07 - $1,108.47 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    48505
 View Job DescriptionView Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Area Supervisor, you will provide assistance and support to District specialists in conducting a variety of activities related to implementing the District's Natural Heritage, Fish and Wildlife, Species at Risk, and Resource Management Planning programs.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will undertake research and field inventories to identify and evaluate plant and animal populations and their habitats, create records and reports to document species occurrences, and participate on committees and working groups to provide input to ongoing planning and resource management exercises. As an active junior member of an Area Team, you will provide assistance by: researching biological data; conducting field inventories; communicating with staff, landowners and other partners regarding the Ministry's resource management programs; updating natural resource databases; and participating in resource management and rehabilitation projects.

How do I qualify?

• Knowledge of biology and ecology including biodiversity and species at risk issues.
• Knowledge of legislative and planning tools that provide for the protection and management of fish and wildlife resources and species at risk in Ontario.
• Basic Knowledge of the flora and fauna of eastern Ontario.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).
• Well-developed organizational and research skills.
• Basic skills in computer word processing and use of spreadsheets.
• A valid Ontario driver's license and the ability to travel and work in remote field locations.
• Proof of eligibility to work in Canada.
• Proof of full-time enrolment in a recognized post-secondary college or university or graduation within the last five years. Please visit the MNR Youth Programs site for more information.
• Candidates are only eligible to participate in a maximum of two placements.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 weeks, 10 Campus Dr, Kemptville, East Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3-A
Category:   Science and Engineering
Posted on:   Monday, November 19, 2012
  • Relocation and temporary living expenses will not be available.

    The successful candidate will begin at the base-level pay rate and will move up in the pay scale in accordance with the OPSEU collective agreement.
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 Monday, December 3, 2012 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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

*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Canada's Top 100 Employers Greater Toronto's Top Employers Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers Canada's Best Diversity Employers Top Employers for Canadians Over 40 Canada's Greenest Employers Canada's Top Employers for Young People