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Organization:    Ministry of Labour
Division:    Operations Division
City:    Hamilton
Job Term:    1 Temporary
Job Code:    10OAD - Office Administration 10
Salary:    $24.62 - $28.97 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    49316
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Here is an opportunity to use your superior customer service skills to provide information to the public on the Occupational Health and Safety Act for the Ministry of Labour.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will provide information and resolve telephone and written inquiries by advising clients of their legislative rights and obligations regarding the Occupational Health and Safety Act and all regulations under the Act.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• you have oral French language skills at an advanced level

Working with policies, procedures and information:
• you have experience interpreting and explaining legislation, regulations, policies and practices

Communication and telephone customer service skills:
• you have strong oral communication and interpersonal skills to provide information to the public
• you are able to provide accurate and consistent information to clients
• you have knowledge of call management techniques
• you have active listening, comprehension and probing skills
• you have strong written communication skills to prepare event details and liaise with internal contacts

General skills:
• you have research, analytical and problem solving skills to assess and resolve complaints
• you can identify contentious issues and work under pressure
• you have experience using a variety of computer software to access and research information and prepare various reports

Additional information:

  • 1 Bilingual Temporary, duration up to 6 months, 119 King Street West, Hamilton, West Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3
Category:   Customer and Client Services
Posted on:   Tuesday, January 8, 2013
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, January 22, 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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