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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Species at Risk
City:    Peterborough
Job Term:    1 Temporary seasonal recurring contract up to 41 weeks, from approximately October to July annually
Job Code:    14014 - Resources Manager 3 (B/U)
Salary:    $1,144.78 - $1,443.90 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    56502
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Do you enjoy rolling up your sleeves to tackle challenging and complex issues? Make your mark with the Ministry of Natural Resources, Species at Risk Branch as a Permits and Agreements Officer. In this role, you will embark on the development of new and emerging, high profile and sensitive policy development to support Ontario in its implementation of the Endangered Species Act.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

-coordinate and/or conduct projects for the development and implementation of policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines
-conduct biological, ecological, resource management, socio/economic and environmental risk assessment, reviews and analysis of SAR permits/agreements applications
-provide species at risk expertise, advice and guidance to ministry staff and external stakeholders

How do I qualify?

Specialized knowledge
• experience applying policy research, analysis and development principles, methods and techniques
• knowledge of specialized environmental scanning methods
• knowledge of the theory, principles, and field research methods/practices of biology/ecology, natural resource management, socio-economic and environmental risk assessment planning and management
• knowledge of the government agenda related to the protection, conservation, recovery and management of species at risk

Analytical skills
• demonstrated ability to interpret and apply legislation
• conceptual, research and analytical skills to lead/conduct policy research and analysis

Leadership skills
• ability to provide technical leadership and guidance to assigned staff on a project basis
• project management and organizational skills to lead/conduct projects

Communication skills
• demonstrated oral and written communication skills
• facilitation, networking and consultation skills

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 41 weeks, 300 Water Street, Peterborough, East Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3-A
Category:   Policy and Analysis
Posted on:   Friday, August 30, 2013
  • E-NR-56502/13
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, September 16, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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