*Targeted to Post-Secondary students*
This job posting represents multiple positions within different ministries and locations across Ontario. Ministry and job location details are listed below. You are required to identify the ministries and cities you are interested in applying to. Note: relocation expenses are not covered by ministries.
Applications are accepted online. Resumes and cover letters are not accepted. Describe your skills, knowledge and relevant paid work or volunteer experience in the related questions on the application form.
To assist you with the application process please visit the Summer Employment Opportunities website and view the following resources:
- (a href='http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/SEOEligibilityCriteria.asp') Eligibility Requirements (/a)
- (a href='http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/SEOKeyResources.asp') Student Application Guide (/a) -item 1 in Key Resources
- (a href='http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/SEOKeyResources.asp') Explanation of Rating Scale for Application Questions (/a) -item 2 in Key Resources
Detailed Position Breakdown:
Ministry of Transportation
1 position at 447 Mckeown Ave, P1B 9S9, North Bay
1 position at 70 Foster Drive, Suite 480, P6A 6V4, Sault Ste Marie
What can I expect to do in this role?
You may be required to work on some or all of the following tasks:
• Some positions might assist traffic engineering staff in the review, analysis and documentation of highway operational concerns e.g. speeding, restricted sight lines, signal timing or the need for illumination etc.
• Some positions might assist staff with technical support in several areas including the review, approval and coordination of contractor right-of-way usage and closures, capacity analysis, collision analysis, roadside hazards, traffic control signals and systems
• Provide technical support to clients by email and phone and resolve operational problems
• Conduct field and technical investigations
• Collect, review, verify and document information to support the delivery of Traffic programs
• Plan, organize, coordinate and manage daily assigned work
• Work may require experience specified/listed in the questions below
How do I qualify?
Some positions require students to be 15-24 years of age (or 15-29 years of age if you are a person with a disability) due to program funding.
Some positions may require the successful candidate(s) to undergo a personal security screening check as a condition of employment.
Communication and Interpersonal skills
• You use customer service skills to assist clients by email and phone; to assist in responding to complaints, deal with public inquiries
• You apply your written communication skills to prepare a variety of documents (e.g. reports, document findings, record data)
• You apply your initiative and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team
Technical Skills and Knowledge
• You apply knowledge of traffic engineering theory, traffic practices and principles, traffic control devices (including traffic signals, signs and pavement markings)
• You apply knowledge of collision and capacity analysis and related data collection, processing and projection techniques, highway design, etc.
• You can make recommendations and/or track results for Traffic reports/projects, based on observation
• You apply your experience using Microsoft Office product suite, such as word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), databases; email and Internet to conduct research and prepare a variety of documents
Analytical and Organizational Skills
• You research, compile, synthesize and summarize information; you conduct data and trend analysis
• You work independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize and prioritize your time to meet competing deadlines
• You can conduct inspections, site visits, and investigations
• You can work in an outdoor environment
• You must have a valid Ontario G2 Driver's Licence (or higher) with an excellent record