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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Species at Risk
City:    Peterborough, Toronto
Job Term:    2 Permanent
Job Code:    5A007 - Policy05
Salary:    $64,605.00 - $90,300.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    59241
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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 Policy Analyst. In this role, you will embark on high profile policy analysis related to the development and implementation of policies and programs to support the protection and management of species in Ontario.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• conduct or participate in policy analysis, research and development regarding the protection, conservation, recovery and management of species at risk (SAR) and their habitats in Ontario
• coordinate and/or conduct consultation processes with program areas
• provide information, advice, guidance and support around interpretation and application of the Endangered Species Act including, policy development and review
• manage projects or aspects of projects within the branch
• conduct or participate in the delivery of training and provide technical input and advice regarding the transfer of policies/procedures

1 position: located in Peterborough
1 position: may be located in either Toronto or Peterborough, depending on the location of the successful candidate.

**Please note: The results of this competition may be used to fill identical future vacancies within the next 12 months.

How do I qualify?

Research, analytical and problem-solving skills:
• proven ability to perform policy and program analysis, identify options, and develop and recommend ministry policy as well as formulate options for resolving program-related issues

Project management skills:
• project management, organizing and coordinating skills to plan, lead and coordinate all phases and associated activities of assigned projects

Communication and consultation skills:
• demonstrated ability to present, communicate and promote program objectives to a variety of stakeholders
• proven ability to prepare high level written materials such as correspondence, reports, briefing materials and other program, planning and policy related documentation
• ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships and partnerships with various stakeholders and interest groups

Specialized knowledge:
• demonstrated knowledge of the theories, practices and strategies of environmental management and associated issues as they relate to species at risk

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 300 Water Street, Peterborough, East Region
  • 1 Permanent, 300 Water Street, Peterborough, East Region or 99 Wellesley St W, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Policy and Analysis
Posted on:   Wednesday, December 18, 2013
  • Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.
  • T-NR-59241/13(2)
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, January 13, 2014 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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