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.