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Organization:    Ministry of the Environment
Division:    Investigations and Enforcement Branch
City:    Kenora
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    61509 - Environmental Officer 5
Salary:    $1,426.88 - $1,742.42 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    49103
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If you are a motivated investigative professional with interest in environment protection, then consider this opportunity with the Ministry of the Environment.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Acting as Provincial Officer you will:
• lead and conduct environmental investigations
• lay charges and assist in prosecutions
• obtain, examine and analyze evidence (documentary, expert and samples)
• execute search warrants
• prepare Crown briefs and assist Crown Counsel

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirement:
• a valid driver's licence to carry out investigations in locations not accessible by public transportation

Technical knowledge and experience:
• You have knowledge of investigative techniques and procedures.
• You have knowledge of the rules of evidence and court procedures.
• You have proven investigative experience with criminal, environmental or provincial offences cases.
• You have demonstrated ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation.

Analytical and problem solving skills:
• You have demonstrated analytical and evaluative skills to review evidence and facts and draw conclusions.
• You have sound decision making skills to assess and interpret findings and make recommendations on investigative results.

Communication and interpersonal skills:
• You have well developed communication skills to work effectively with diverse stakeholders (witnesses, complainants and industry representatives).
• You can consolidate, discuss and present evidence with ability to explain technical and scientific evidence and information.
• You have well developed interpersonal skills with proven ability to obtain information.

Organizational skills:
• You have organizational skills to maintain notes and cases for investigations and can accurately log gathered information/evidence into a database.
• You can prioritize work and organize evidence and work under pressure within strict deadlines.
• You can work independently with minimal supervision.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent - Full Time, 808 Robertson St, Kenora, North Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) and Personnel Security Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Inspections and Investigations
Posted on:   Wednesday, December 19, 2012
  • Prior to the offer of employment, in accordance with the Ontario Public Service personnel screening checks policy, the top applicant(s) will be required to undergo personnel screening checks, which includes a police records check.
  • N-ET-49103/12
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, January 7, 2013 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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