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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Policy Division - Forests Branch
City:    Sault Ste Marie
Job Term:    1 Temporary assignment/contract for up to 6 months with the possibility of extension (Successful candidate may be able to work out of an alternate work location other then the one listed).
Job Code:    13994 - Forester 2B
Salary:    $1,150.66 - $1,421.31 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52483
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We are searching for an experienced professional to fill the role of Policy Analyst - Forest Guides. If you're hoping to apply your skills in a role that will have you conducting policy research and analysis of issues to support forest programs, then consider this exciting opportunity.

Note: The successful candidate may be able to work out of an alternate work location other then the one listed.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this challenging role, you will:
• participate in policy research projects, program design and delivery reviews, development and transfer of initiatives
• analyze and support projects and initiatives for forest programs
• prepare and maintain project documentation, assess implications and impacts, and draft correspondence
• assist in coordinating stakeholder consultation and training, attend stakeholder meetings and forums to discuss interests, concerns and issues and seek advice on developing forest policy

How do I qualify?

• You possess sound knowledge of the principles and practices of forest management planning and silviculture systems, procedures and techniques.
• You have knowledge of and the ability to use computer programs including word-processing, databases, spreadsheets, forest analytical tools and presentation software.

Research and analytical skills:
• You have excellent research, analytical and problem solving skills to source out policies and legislation, provide rationales for policy use/creation and for finding solutions to forest management challenges and issues.
• You have the ability to review and interpret policy and legislation related to resource management.
• You possess well developed project management and organizational skills to deal with multiple tasks with competing deadlines.

Interpersonal and communication skills:
• You possess strong oral and written communication skills to explain current policies and programs, prepare reports and make formal presentations.
• You have proven interpersonal and facilitation skills as well as the ability to promote and develop effective working relationships with other program areas and forest stakeholders.
• You are able to work independently, as a member of a team, and collaboratively in a multi-team setting.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 6 months, 70 Foster Dr, Sault Ste Marie, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3-A
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Friday, March 8, 2013
  • The minimum salary rates identified in this posting are subject to revision as a result of the recently agreed to OPSEU collective agreement covering the period of January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, March 22, 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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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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