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Approximately 940 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:    Various Ministries
Division:    Various Divisions and Branches
City:    Various Locations - Toronto
Job Term:    14 Temporary positions between 7 – 9 weeks duration
Job Code:    Student 1 - Student Level 1
Salary:    $11.00 - $11.00 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52389

*Targeted to High School 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 Children and Youth Services
1 position at 477 Mount Pleasant Rd, M7A 1G1, Toronto

Ministry of Community and Social Services
3 positions at 477 Mount Pleasant Rd, M7A 1G1, Toronto, 1 position is bilingual
1 position at 1870 Wilson Ave., Toronto
1 position at 385 Yonge St., Toronto
1 position at 770 Birchmount Rd., Toronto
2 positions at 5700 Yonge St, M2M 4K5, North York

Ministry of Government Services
2 positions at 777 Bay St, M5G 2E5, Toronto
1 position at 5775 Yonge St, M2M 4J1, North York
1 position at 134 Ian Macdonald Blvd, M7A 2C6, North York

Ministry of Transportation
1 positions at 1201 Wilson Ave, M3M 1J8, Downsview

What can I expect to do in this role?

Work Description:

Assist staff with the day to day administration and coordination of small and/or large scale projects

You may be required to work on some or all of the following tasks:
• Working under the guidance and supervision of team members to support the day to day workflow of the project
• Make copies of correspondence and other printed material for branch/unit/project meetings
• Maintain office filing system 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 for distribution
• Perform basic research using the Internet
• Plan, organize, coordinate and manage daily assigned work

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.

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.)
• 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

Required Skills & Work Habits:
• Follow directions and seek clarification
• Attention to detail to record information accurately
• Work in collaboration with others in a team setting and taking initiative on routine tasks
• Familiarity with the Internet and web-based tools e.g. to perform research on site engines and/or social media
• Being punctual


Additional information:

Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   33.5
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.

Job advertisements for positions that have been designated bilingual will be provided in both English and French on the website. Positions that are not designated bilingual are not translated and are displayed in English only on both the English and French versions of the website.

Les annonces d'emploi pour les postes désignés bilingues sont publiées en anglais et en français sur le site Web. Les annonces pour les postes qui ne sont pas désignés bilingues ne sont pas traduites et elles figurent en anglais seulement, tant dans la version française que dans la version anglaise du site.

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

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