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Approximately 46 individuals applied for this opportunity.

We are currently screening ALL applications received on or before the closing date against position criteria. Applicants whose resume and cover letter best demonstrate how they meet the qualifications to do the job will proceed in the hiring process. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

STUDENT - LAND RESOURCES ASSISTANT
Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Ministry of Natural Resources
City:    Red Lake
Job Term:    1 Temporary position between 10 - 16 weeks duration
Job Code:    Student 1 - Student Level 1, Student 2 - Student Level 2
Salary:    $11.00 - $11.85 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    51922
 

*Targeted to Post-Secondary students*

This job posting represents multiple positions across Ontario. 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 Natural Resources
1 position at 227 Howey Street , Red Lake

What can I expect to do in this role?

Work Description:

• Assist staff in the restoration, rehabilitation, and protection of conservation lands
• Participate in field work including inspections, site visits to conduct surveys, collect data, restoration activities, and mapping exercises
• Provide technical assistance to support on a variety of land resource improvement projects
• Support staff in providing administrative assistance and clerical services to ensure effective and efficient operations

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
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.

Qualification Requirements
Communications and Interpersonal Skills
• You apply your written communication skills to prepare a variety of documents (e.g. reports, record/summarize data findings)
• You apply your interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a team environment

Technical and Analytical Skills and Knowledge
• You apply your knowledge and experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) such as ESRI ArcGIS suite to conduct data and trend analysis, including spatial trend, quantitative, qualitative, and statistical analysis, and conduct environmental scan
• 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
• Basic knowledge of aggregate resources management and natural resource management principals particularly as they relate to public land, shorelines

Planning and Organizational Skills
• You apply your planning and organizational skills to collect, organize, review and verify information/data through review of files, reports, and prepare simple maps; track, compile information/data
• You work independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize and prioritize your work to meet competing deadlines

Other Requirements
• You can work in an outdoor environment with some physical activity involved, including lifting and carrying weighted items (up to 40 lbs) in accordance with the Employment Standards Act and Workplace Health and Safety regulations

Questions



Additional information:

Address:  
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   33.5
Category:   Student Summer Employment Opportunities - MNR/Parks
Posted on:   Friday, February 15, 2013
 
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 Friday, March 1, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.



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