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Organization:
Ministry of Labour
Division:
Operations Division
City:
Mississauga, Newmarket, North York, Scarborough
Job Term:
53 Permanent
Job Code:
05523 - Employment Standards Auditor 2
Salary:
$1,359.79 - $1,672.00 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
111386
Fairness in the workplace is the right of all Ontarians. Employment standards are enforced under the Employment Standards Act, 2000, which sets out the rights and responsibilities of both employees and employers in Ontario workplaces.

Bring your investigative, analytical, advanced oral and written communication skills, and your skills interpreting and applying legislation, to this unique position in the Ministry of Labour.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this position, you will administer, enforce and obtain compliance with the Employment Standards Act, 2000, Employment Protection for Foreign Nationals Act and related legislation by:
• conducting workplace inspections
• investigating complaints of alleged violations
• exercising quasi-judicial powers
• rendering written decisions based on established standards
• issuing orders, notices and penalties
• issuing certificates of offences, developing crown briefs and laying charges as described under the Provincial Offences Act
• delivering educational seminars to various stakeholders

Please note:
• you will be expected to travel throughout a designated service area for extended periods of time

How do I qualify?

Mandatory:

• you hold a valid class “G” driver's license or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario

Communication Skills:

• you have oral proficiency in English including demonstrated oral communication skills to act as a public speaker, appear as a witness at hearings/court and to interact with stakeholders
• you have written proficiency in English including demonstrated written skills to write decisions, take notes and prepare correspondence
• you have interpersonal skills, impact and influence skills and conflict management skills, including the ability and willingness to undertake all aspects of prosecution activities
• you exercise emotional control, good judgment and the ability to remain objective when dealing with conflict and hostile situations

Judgment, Analytical and Decision-Making Skills:

• you have the ability to read, interpret, apply and enforce legislation, policies and procedures in a timely manner
• you have working knowledge of the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and other relevant regulations
• you have experience using analytical, investigative and research skills
• you have decision-making skills to make timely interpretations and determinations

Other Important Skills:

• you have organizational, planning, and time management skills to independently complete work within the appropriate time frames and the ability to deliver on performance objectives
• you have the ability to perform complex monetary assessments and entitlements by using auditing and accounting skills to review payroll and accounting records and business/corporate documentation
• you are proficient in operating a computer and using a variety of windows-based software

***How to Apply***:

Please follow these instructions and not the instructions in the “How to Apply” section below:

• You are required to complete an application form. Please visit the Ministry of Labour Website in order to download the application and obtain instructions on completing and submitting the application form.
• Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
• OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
• If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please Contact Us to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 8 Permanent, 2275 Midland Ave, Scarborough, Toronto Region, General Screening Requirement
  • 6 Permanent, 1290 Central Pkwy W, Mississauga, Central Region, General Screening Requirement
  • 22 Permanent, 5001 Yonge St, North York, Toronto Region, General Screening Requirement
  • 17 Permanent, 17345 Leslie St, Newmarket, Central Region, General Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
6
Category:
Inspections and Investigations
Posted on:
Monday, August 28, 2017
Note:
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), HR Service Delivery Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional screening checks as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening/Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service.)

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
  • Prior to the offer of employment, in accordance with the Ontario Public Service personnel screening checks policy, the top applicant(s) will be required to undergo personnel screening checks, which includes a police records check.
  • NOTE:
    • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, October 9, 2017 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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