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Organization:    Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
Division:    Immigration Programs Branch
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    4 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 10 months
Job Code:    03521 - Executive Officer 1 (B/U)
Salary:    $1,055.16 - $1,295.59 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52885
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Do you have excellent investigative and analytical skills? Are you familiar with immigration programs and procedures? If so, then apply these skills as an Investigator/Analyst where you will support the delivery of the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration's mandate and programs.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will:
• Investigate, valuate, assess and make decisions on applications against established program criteria
• Determine applicant eligibility under the program's different business lines
• Provide technical leadership, guidance and training to immigration support officers in investigation, evaluation, assessment of applications, and anti-fraud detection procedures
• Ensure compliance with program criteria, policy and objectives.

How do I qualify?

Immigration Knowledge and Skills:
• You have knowledge of the immigration program's operations and the Provincial Nominee Program's processing operations
• You know and are able to interpret and apply provincial programs, policies, strategies and legislative authority relating to the Provincial Nominee Program's mandate outlined in the Canada-Ontario Immigration Agreement
• You have knowledge of Canadian and international immigration documents and passports
• You have experience with intelligence relating to fraudulent documents and irregular immigration activities and schemes
• You are familiar with past and present security features in international travel and identity documents

Analytical and Planning Skills:
• You can assess complex applications and submissions
• You are able to determine eligibility for acceptance to provincial programs and make decisions to approve or deny applications
• You can plan and conduct anti-fraud investigations on applications and obtain information from clients
• You have excellent planning, coordination and organizational skills to process and prioritize applications in accordance with established procedures

Communication, Interpersonal and Leadership Skills:
• You are able to prepare reports and case notes on applications
• You can communicate in a clear and concise manner to discuss files and status with consultants, managers and other parties
• You are able to interact with applicants to explain program criteria
• You can demonstrate tact and diplomacy when dealing with irate clients to ensure that applicants receive courteous and professional service
• You can provide technical direction and guidance to Immigration Support Officers

Computer Skills:
• You are proficient with computers, database and information management systems (i.e. Siebel case management systems and the Microsoft Office Suite of applications)

Additional information:

  • 4 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 10 months, 400 University Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Health and Social Services
Posted on:   Thursday, April 4, 2013
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, April 18, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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