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Organization:    Ministry of the Environment
Division:    Technical Support Section
City:    Thunder Bay
Job Term:    1 Permanent, 1 Temporary assignment/contract up to 18 months with possibility of extension
Job Code:    15544 - Scientist 2
Salary:    $1,056.77 - $1,277.78 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    53007
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The Ministry of the Environment' s, Technical Support Section seeks an individual to support the Northern Region's permit to take water program. You will work with a diverse team and clients and utilize your knowledge and understanding of the methods and techniques of water resources management.

AMENDED: area of search and closing date.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• coordinate regional reviews of complex Permit to Take Water (PTTW) applications;
• review and evaluate non-complex PTTW applications;
• conduct field surveys, inspections and impact assessments;
• respond to client's requests for data and advice;
• provide information and guidance to applicants, agencies and the public respecting the PTTW program.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• You possess a degree with specialization in a natural science discipline such as Hydrology, Biology, Environmental Studies, Physical Geography or Water Resources.
• You have a valid driver's licence to complete field work.

Technical expertise:
• You have knowledge of the natural sciences field, normally acquired through a degree in Natural Sciences.
• You have proven experience and ability to understand and apply applicable legislation, policies, guidelines, and procedures related to permanent to take water program.
• You have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of water resources management.

General skills:
• You have well developed communication skills to prepare and present technical information and Ministry positions.
• You have analytical, problem solving and project management skills to design and evaluate environmental issues and ensure proper workflow.
• You have reasoning skills to avoid conflict and achieve consensus with clients.
• You have well developed computer skills; knowledge of word-processing, spreadsheet, database programs.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 18 months, 435 South James Street, Thunder Bay, North Region
  • 1 Permanent, 435 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Tuesday, April 2, 2013
  • N-ET-53007/13(2)
    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 Tuesday, April 16, 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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