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Organization:    Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
Division:    Regional Services Branch
City:    South Porcupine
Job Term:    1 Temporary assignment/contract for up to 12 months with possibility of extension
Job Code:    5513 - Community Development Officer 3
Salary:    $1,187.58 - $1,476.66 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    49695
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Are you bilingual in French and English? Do you have a desire to work collaboratively with community stakeholders and various ministries to promote community capacity building? If so, consider this challenging opportunity.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• provide consultative advice, information and resource support to local and regional communities regarding programs and services
• provide specialized consultation in areas such as coalition building, sector partnerships, training and education

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• proficiency in English as well as oral and written proficiency in French at the advanced level
• valid Ontario class G driver's license or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario
• ability to travel throughout an assigned territory

Technical knowledge:
• knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles and practices of community/economic/cultural and social development programs and services offered by the province, other levels of government and not-for-profit organizations
• knowledge of the history, structure, dynamics and key issues of geographic, social, cultural, and economic communities in the assigned area
• knowledge of strategic, business and operational planning and management principles
• knowledge of financial analysis and management, accounting and budgeting, performance measurement and risk assessment/management principles

Analytical skills:
• ability to assess project proposals and financial assistance submissions against financial, economic, strategic and legal considerations and audit standards and determine the viability of existing and potential initiatives
• ability to identify program needs and make recommendations regarding funding, the development of appropriate community strategies as well as operational strategies to enhance operations

Interpersonal skills:
• ability to establish and foster strong relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders to facilitate collaboration on community economic development
• ability to provide consultation and advice to clients on ministry programs and services, legislation, regulations, grant programs and strategies for community economic development and organizational development

Communication skills:
• ability to develop and deliver training programs, workshops and represent the ministry at events
• ability to prepare training resource materials as well as issue papers, briefing materials, tour/event profiles and correspondence for use by senior executives

Project management skills:
• ability to plan and coordinate project teams, networks, forums and working groups
• ability to develop and monitor performance indicators related to contractual agreements and funded projects

Additional information:

  • 1 Bilingual Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 5520 Hwy 101 E, South Porcupine, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Consulting and Planning
Posted on:   Thursday, January 17, 2013
  • This ad is also available in French.
  • N-CZ-49695/13

    The minimum salary rates identified in this posting are subject to revision as a result of the recently agreed to OPSEU collective agreement covering the period of January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014.
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, February 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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