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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Southern Region Operations
City:    Kingston, Peterborough
Job Term:    1 Temporary (up to 40 weeks with possible extension)
Job Code:    41102 - Resource Technician 2
Salary:    $21.49 - $23.94 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    54988
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Peterborough District has an opening for an Intern interested in gaining skills and knowledge in the Aggregates and Lands & Waters Program Areas.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Job Description:
Peterborough District has an opening for an Intern interested in gaining skills and knowledge in the Aggregates and Lands & Waters Program Areas.
What you will do:
• Learn about and assist with the delivery of the Aggregates and Lands & Waters Programs through mentoring with District staff and consulting with other internal and external staff and clients
• Ensure consistent application of legislation in both Program areas
• Take part in the implementation of the District's compliance plans by assisting with file review, site inspections and investigations
• Provide input to land use and resource management planning decisions
• Communicate Aggregates and Lands & Waters Program information to the public, clients, partners and industry by making formal presentations and attending meetings
• Prepare technical reports and correspondence, and respond to requests for information and data

How do I qualify?

• Proof of eligibility to work in Canada;
• Proof of full-time enrolment in a recognized post-secondary college or university or graduation within the last five years; and
• Candidates are only eligible to participate in a maximum of two placements.

Knowledge and Skills
• A basic understanding of the Aggregates and Lands & Waters management programs including the ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation (Public Lands Act, Beds of Navigable Waters Act, Lakes and Rivers Improvement Act, Aggregates Resources Act), regulations, procedures, guidelines and manuals.
• Knowledge of regulatory requirements for aggregate operations and activities on or around water bodies, public lands and waters; related management objectives and practices, and property and land management techniques
• Knowledge of inspection and compliance procedures.
• Well-developed written and oral communication skills to deal effectively with a wide range of clients and ministry staff.
• Strong problem solving, analytical, group leadership, negotiation and conflict resolution skills to review and analyze data, resolve conflicts and facilitate meetings;
• Computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, database, internet and email software applications;
• Working knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and those regulations made under the Act that apply to the workplace and the work being performed

Note: The successful candidate will begin at the base-level pay rate and will move up in the pay scale in accordance with the OPSEU collective agreement.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 40 weeks, Peterborough, East Region or Kingston, East Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Tuesday, June 18, 2013
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, July 3, 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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