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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Division:    Forest Tenure and Economics Branch
City:    Sault Ste Marie
Job Term:    1 Temporary assignment up to 6 months, with possibility of extension
Job Code:    13995 - Forester 3
Salary:    $1,261.30 - $1,590.97 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    68385
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Bring your forest economics knowledge and data management expertise to the Forest Tenure and Economics Branch with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this position, you will:
• coordinate research, analyse and maintain information
• develop, enhance, maintain and report on databases
• conduct performance achievement and trend analysis
• advise developers of needs for new forest models

How do I qualify?

Technical knowledge:
• You are proficient utilizing management information systems, databases and related systems.
• You have working knowledge of forest policies, guidelines and standards.
• You have knowledge of methods, practices and techniques relating to forest economic assessment.
• You have demonstrated knowledge and experience in socio-economic data sets, data modeling and database development methodology.

Computer skills:
• You are proficient in the use, capabilities and operations of various database software programs.
• You have proven knowledge of current computer systems technology such as Global Information Systems (GIS), system analysis techniques, and various hardware/software.

Analytical and problem solving skills:
• You have proven analytical, evaluation and practical problem solving skills to define, develop and advise on solutions to resolve data quality issues.

Project management and Organizational skills:
• Your project management skills demonstrate your ability to plan, manage and produce project deliverables.
• You have good organizational skills to work independently and meet deadlines.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 6 months, 70 Foster Dr, Sault Ste Marie, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3-A
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  • N-NR-68385/14
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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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