*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 Environment
1 position at 7200 Hwy 17, K0A 3K0, Wendover - 1 position is bilingual
1 position at 125 Edward St, K4K 1J1, Rockland - 1 position is bilingual
2 positions at 113 Amelia St, K6H 5V7, Cornwall
2 positions at 300 Water St, K9J 8M5, Peterborough
1 position at 2430 Don Reid Dr, K1H 1E1, Ottawa
3 positions at 1259 Gardiners Rd, K7P 3J6, Kingston
1 position at 5 Industrial Dr, K0C 1H0, Chesterville
1 position at 345 College St E, K8N 4Z6, Belleville
What can I expect to do in this role?
You may be required to work on some or all of the following tasks:
• Perform research, conduct analysis and evaluate environmental information and data to produce reports
• Collect, review, verify and document information to support the delivery of environmental programs
• Respond to public inquiries, complaints and provide support for outreach and education initiatives
• Some positions may have field work that may be physically demanding and may require multi day trips involving overnight travel
• Field work might include assisting district staff with field and technical inspections and investigations, monitoring and abatement to ensure compliance of environmental laws
• 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.
Some positions may require candidate(s) to be bilingual in English and French.
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
• You apply your written communication skills to prepare a variety of documents (e.g. reports, document findings, record data)
• You apply your oral communication skills to communicate and share your knowledge with staff and support the delivery of education and outreach initiatives
• 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 initiative and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team
Technical Skills and Knowledge
• You apply your knowledge of environmental legislation and/or environmental science
• You apply your experience using Microsoft Office product suite, such as word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), databases (Access); email and Internet to conduct research and prepare a variety of documents
Analytical and Organizational Skills
• You apply your planning and organizational skills to collect, organize, review and verify information/data through review of files, reports, and other means
• You apply your evaluative and analytical skills to evaluate information, conduct data and trend analysis and develop recommendations for environmental reports/projects
• You apply your observation and analytical skills to conduct inspections, site visits, investigations, industry notifications, to review of compliance reports and the abatement of environmental programs
• You work independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize and prioritize your time to meet competing deadlines
• You are willing to accompany staff on multi-day field trips in an outdoor environment