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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Provincial Services
City:    Sault Ste Marie
Job Term:    1 Temporary (up to 40 weeks with possible extension)
Job Code:    2281 - Economist 1 (Bargaining Unit)
Salary:    $912.74 - $1,160.79 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    55791
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What can I expect to do in this role?

• Assisting in the application of economic methodologies, models, and tools such as conducting cost benefit analysis, net present value, and life cycle analysis for aircraft replacement, aircraft improvements, infrastructure replacement, facility maintenance options and to assist with the development of service level agreements;
• Undertake analysis of projects using sound statistical methods and economic principles and practices utilizing a variety of software (e.g. MS Project, Excel, Access, Oracle Discoverer Viewer, Arcview etc.);
• Apply project management techniques to gather, input, and arrange tasks and to assist with scheduling delivery of multi-million dollar investments in aircraft, facilities, and technology;
• Provide input to economic development studies through analysis of databases and expert surveys to determine historical use of infrastructure, and purpose of flights and geographic location of flights;
• Assisting with development of guidelines, options, reports, presentations, analytical and technical advice, and working recommendations based on research, teamwork, and sound understanding of the business and economic implications;

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
In order to qualify for an interview, you will need to demonstrate:
• General knowledge of aviation business, natural resource and environmental economic theory, principles and practices, economic research, analytical methods and techniques, and data modeling in order to assist with input to economic development studies and cost benefit analysis;
• Knowledge of computer software including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, GIS, and exonomic analysis packages in order to assist with developing guidelines options, reports and presentations;
• General understanding of Ontario Government's role in delivery of Public Safety, and its commitment to maintaining supporting infrastructure;
• Knowledge of worker responsibilities as outlines in the Occupational Health and Safety Act;

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, Sault Ste Marie, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Finance and Economics
Posted on:   Thursday, July 18, 2013
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 Thursday, August 1, 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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