This job posting represents multiple positions within different ministries and locations across Ontario noted in the city list above. You will be required to identify the cities you are interested in applying to. Because some cities may be located in distant or remote areas in Ontario please confirm the location using Google Maps when applying. Note: relocation expenses are not covered by ministries. Describe your skills, knowledge and relevant paid work or volunteer experience in the related questions on this application form. Resumes and cover letters cannot be attached. To assist you with the application process please visit the Summer Employment Opportunities website and view the following resources: - Eligibility Requirements - Apply Online - Student Application Guide - item 1 in Key ResourcesWhat can I expect to do in this role?Work Description: The Central Municipal Services Office (MSOC), Local Government Section is seeking a motivated student who is knowledgeable and interested in gaining practical experience about local government matters. The student Municipal Advisor will support the local government section in its role to provide advice and support to municipalities in Central Ontario, and provide relevant information about Central Ontario municipalities to senior management. You may be required to work on some or all of the following tasks:• Conduct research and prepare briefing notes and letters regarding municipal issues• Review and update municipal governance and financial information• Coordinate the tracking of municipal documents• Intelligence gathering and analysis through various sources (e.g. media clips, internet, twitter, etc.) and report as necessary• Work may require experience specified/listed in the questions below or other similar tasks as assignedThis summer position will also offer opportunities to attend meetings with municipal government staff and participate in other special projects.How do I qualify?MandatoryAll positions require students to be 15 years of age on the first day of employment with no age limit.Some positions require students to be 15-24 years of age (or 15-29 years of age if you are a person with a disability) on the first day of employment due to program funding.Some positions on this job ad will require the successful candidate to undergo a general-level screening check, which includes a criminal record check, at their own expense.Qualification Requirements:Please review the qualifications for this position:Communication and Interpersonal Skills• You apply your written communication skills to prepare a variety of documents (e.g. reports, briefing notes, record data)• You apply your oral communications skills to provide advice to clientsTechnical Skills and Knowledge• Knowledge of local government financial matters, applicable policies and legislation; • You apply your experience using Microsoft Office product suite, such as word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), databases; email and Internet to conduct research and prepare a variety of documentsAnalytical and Organizational Skills• Research and analytical skills to assess and provide advice regarding municipal issues• You apply your planning and organizational skills to collect, organize, review and verify information/data through review of files, reports, and other means• You work independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize and prioritize your time to meet competing deadlinesRequirements• You must have a valid Ontario G2 Driver's Licence (or higher) with an excellent record
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