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Approximately 161 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.

Organization:    Ministry of Government Services
Division:    Ministry of Government Services
City:    Kingston
Job Term:    1 Temporary position between 7-9 weeks duration
Job Code:    Student [1] - Student Level 1
Salary:    $11.00 - $11.00 Per Hour
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52266

*Targeted to High-School students*

This job posting represents multiple positions across Ontario. 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 Government Services
1 position at 14 Gable Ln, K7M 9A7, Kingston

What can I expect to do in this role?

Work Description:

• Support staff in providing assistance to public and/or internal inquiries
• Support staff in providing assistance with administrative and clerical services to ensure effective and efficient administrative operations
You may be required to work on some or all of the following tasks:
• Reception duties and/or counter services support; process payments and perform basic mathematical calculations accurately
• Make copies of correspondence and other printed material for branch/unit meetings
• Maintain filing system and office files by regularly updating key documents (e.g. employee telephone directory, emergency contact list etc.); reorganizing or collating information as and when required
• Perform basic data entry functions and prepare documents
• Plan, organize, coordinate and manage daily assigned work
• Work may include experience specified/listed in the questions below

The following skills will be developed on the job:
• Verbal, written and listening communication skills by understanding processes and guidelines & preparing documents (e.g. basic reports, recording data etc.)
• Verbal, written, listening communication skills and customer service skills by performing reception duties, responding to phone, emails, and in-person inquiries
• Basic mathematical skills to perform cash handling duties
• Organizational skills by collecting and organizing files, reports and other documents
• Time management skills by working in a busy environment to meet deadlines
• Interpersonal skills by working collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team

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.

Required Skills & Work Habits:
• Follow directions and seek clarification
• Attention to detail to record information accurately and to process and prepare administrative paperwork and payments
• Work in collaboration with others in a team setting and take initiative
• Being punctual


Additional information:

Compensation Group:   Excluded
Schedule:   N/A
Category:   Student Summer Employment Opportunities
Posted on:   Friday, March 29, 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, April 12, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. 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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The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Note: The only website where you can apply on-line for positions with the Ontario Public Service is http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca

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