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Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Facilities and Business Services Branch, Fleet Management Centre
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent, 2 Temporary (On Call) - 12 months
Job Code:    41303 - Security Officer 2
Salary:    $21.90 - $23.85 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    53250
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The Ministry of Transportation, Facilities and Business Services Branch, is seeking an experienced professional to undertake duties as a Chauffeur/Special Assistant to senior government officials, such as the Lieutenant Governor, Premier, Cabinet Ministers, Parliamentary Assistants, Deputy Ministers and visiting dignitaries.

The hours of work will be between 6am - 12am (2 shifts) for both the Permanent and Temporary vacancies.

The Temporary vacancies will be on an on-call basis, weekends, evenings and days.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• transport and assist senior government officials while ensuring client safety and security
• plan effective and efficient routes, drop points and departure locations, alternatives and contingencies
• coordinate and organize trips and client itineraries
• courier confidential and highly sensitive cabinet documents, red-tag documents, mail, packages and other items
• ensure the safe operation and maintenance of Ministry fleet and client vehicles by performing preventative maintenance inspections and repairs.

How do I qualify?

• You must have a valid Ontario Class 'G' or 'F' Driver's License
• For the Temporary On Call vacancies the response time to report to work must be within one hour

Knowledge and Technical Skills:
• You have demonstrated knowledge of applicable traffic laws
• You know security procedures and practices in order to ensure safety, security and confidentiality
• You have demonstrated knowledge of routine preventative maintenance requirements and techniques including basic automotive technology and vehicle maintenance and repair equipment
• You know safe work practices when working around rotating engine parts, moving vehicles, elevated vehicles, confined spaces, solvents and cleaners
• You have knowledge of Toronto and Ontario road network with the ability to use electronic and paper maps, directories, guides and GPS navigational devices for best route selection
• You know First Aid and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques

Analytical, Problem-Solving and Interpersonal Skills:
• You have proven analytical and problem solving skills
• You have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with tact, courtesy and diplomacy
• You can use tact and sound judgement when dealing with sensitive and confidential matters

Please note: The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of a valid Ontario Class 'G' or 'F' Driver's Licence prior to the commencement of employment. The ministry may also require the successful candidate to wear a uniform.

Additional information:

  • 2 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 900 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region
  • 1 Permanent, 900 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Customer and Client Services
Posted on:   Tuesday, April 30, 2013
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • T-MT-53250/13(2)
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 Tuesday, May 14, 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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