Apply By: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:59 pm EDT

INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS PROJECT INTERN

Organization:
Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
Division:
Mines and Minerals Division - Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Branch
City:
Sudbury
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:
112487
Bring your knowledge of Indigenous culture and your interest in resource development to the Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Branch of the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines!

We are currently looking for a motivated professional to join our dynamic team to provide project management support and apply your research, analytical, and communication skills to advance reconciliation initiatives in our ministry.

The Ministry of Northern Development and Mines' vision is of a vibrant Northern Ontario economy and a provincial minerals sector that is healthy, competitive and sustainable. The Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Branch provides support to the ministry in building effective relationships with Indigenous communities and organizations, and in providing informed advice to policy and program areas so that the ministry's vision can be realized within the Indigenous communities of our province.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As the Indigenous Affairs Project Intern, you will:

• provide project planning and implementation support to the ministry's Indigenous initiatives related to Indigenous awareness programming, economic development, and the mineral sector
• track project activities, including reviewing and monitoring project progress, key deliverables, timelines and budgets
• assist in the development of workshops and events, and prepare presentations, work plans, briefings and reports
• engage with Indigenous communities, other ministries and clients
• conduct research and analysis for program initiatives and participate in the development of standards, processes and performance measures
• participate in various committees and working groups (e.g. ministry Inclusion Council)

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

• You must have graduated from a college or university of recognized standing within the past three (3) years.

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.

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, events, and workshops.
• You have knowledge of project management tools and techniques and experience in project delivery

Communication and interpersonal skills:

• You have strong written and verbal communication skills to provide and exchange information as well as prepare and present briefing and communications material.
• You have excellent interpersonal skills to liaise effectively with your team as well as internal and external clients and partners, and can participate in and contribute to committees and projects.

Research and analytical skills:

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

Computer skills:

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

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 933 Ramsey Lake Rd, Sudbury, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
6
Category:
Consulting and Planning
Posted on:
Monday, October 2, 2017

How to apply:

  1. You must apply online by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers. You must enter the job id number in the Job ID search field to locate the job ad.
  2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
  3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
  4. Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
  5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
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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.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:59 pm EDT. 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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