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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Operations Division
City:    Thunder Bay
Job Term:    1 Temporary seasonal recurring contract for up to 10 months with the possibility of extension (season runs from June to March).
Job Code:    41104 - Resource Technician 3
Salary:    $22.91 - $25.50 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    51817
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Do you enjoy field work over office work? Are you able to carry out your responsibilities independently? Then this opportunity may be a great fit with your career aspirations.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• assist in the implementation and monitoring of wood measurement activities
• carry out the check scaling program and implement the sampling program
• assist with scaling audits
• participate in training programs

Please note: This position will require extensive overnight travel in the designated area.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• You must possess a valid scaler's licence.
• You must also possess a valid driver's licence.

Specialized knowledge:
• You possess sound knowledge of resource and forest management practices and forest industry operations.
• You are able to interpret and apply relevant legislation, regulations and policies.

Technical Skills:
• You have demonstrated ability to carry out field scaling activities, sampling for scaling factors and check scaling.
• You are able to provide wood measurement technical guidance and direction to field personnel.

People Skills:
• You have established communication and interpersonal skills to instruct scaler's and deal with forest industry officials, other agencies and public.
• You have demonstrated customer service skills and ability to apply tact and judgement.

Other important skills:
• You have organizational and reasoning skills.
• You are able to work independently.
• You are proficient using a computer and a variety of software packages and use of electronic data collection devices.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 10 months, 435 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Thursday, February 21, 2013
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, March 21, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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