Apply By: Friday, November 10, 2017 11:59 pm EST
Competition Status: Application Screening

Fewer than thirty individuals applied for this opportunity.

We are screening ALL applications received on or before the closing date and rating them against the qualifications outlined in the job ad. Applicants whose resume and cover letter best demonstrate how they meet the qualifications to do the job will be invited to continue in the hiring process.

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AMENDED - RING OF FIRE INTERN

Organization:
Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
Division:
Mines and Minerals Division
City:
Thunder Bay
Job Term:
1 Temporary contract for 12 months
Job Code:
02701 - Information Officer 1
Salary:
$1,113.90 - $1,308.50 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open Targeted
Job ID:
112473
Experience working in the Ontario Public Service – grow your future.

The OPS is dedicated to recruiting and advancing top talent while building a diverse public service that is reflective of Ontario's population and communities. This exciting opportunity offers recent Indigenous post-secondary graduates the opportunity to develop their careers and gain valuable work experience with one of Canada's Top 100 Employers.

Bring your knowledge, experience and perspectives to the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines. Working with a team of engaged professionals and dedicated leaders, you'll take the next step in your career in a dynamic environment that provides opportunities for personal growth, competitive salary, mentorship, learning and development opportunities, and work-life balance.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As part of the Ring of Fire Aboriginal Community and Stakeholder Relations team, bring your knowledge of Indigenous culture, project management and research skills, and apply your communication skills by:

• providing project planning and implementation in support of the ministry's Indigenous initiatives
• engaging with Indigenous communities and other ministries and clients
• tracking project activities, including reviewing and monitoring project progress, key deliverables, timelines and budgets
• assisting in the development of workshops and preparation of presentations, work plans, briefings and reports
• conducting research and analysis for program initiatives and participating in the development of standards, processes and performance measures
• participating in various committees and working groups

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

• You must have graduated from a college or university, with a degree, diploma or post-graduate certificate, within the past five (5) years.
• You must be an Indigenous person (i.e. First Nations, Métis, Inuit).

Specialized knowledge:

• You have knowledge of Indigenous culture, governance, community perspectives and political dynamics.
• You have knowledge of lands, resources and economic development issues and trends in Ontario.

Communication and interpersonal skills:

• You can provide and exchange information as well as prepare and present briefing and communications material.
• You can participate and contribute to committees and projects.

Project management and organizational skills:

• You can plan, organize, and manage multiple tasks and projects with competing deadlines.
• You can assist with the planning and delivery of meetings and workshops.

Research and analytical skills:

• You can conduct research and environmental scans, and analyze and compile information/data.
• You have knowledge of performance measurement methodologies and evaluation techniques.

Computer skills:

• You are proficient in common software applications to prepare presentations and reports, conduct analysis, and perform research on the internet/intranet.

View Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Indigenous Self-Identification

Your interest in working for the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines is greatly appreciated. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

AMENDED - Closing date has been extended to November 10, 2017.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 435 South James St, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
6
Category:
Consulting and Planning
Posted on:
Monday, October 2, 2017
Note:
  • N-ND-112473/17
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 Friday, November 10, 2017 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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