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Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
Northern Development Division - Regional Economic Development Branch
Thunder Bay
Job Term:
1 Temporary assignment/contract for 6 months with possibility of extension
Job Code:
12124 - Industrial Development Officer 3
$1,396.11 - $1,781.96 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
How would you like to contribute your highly developed advisory and program development skills and contribute to the successful delivery of economic development in northern Ontario!

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What can I expect to do in this role?

As a member of an integrated area economic development team, you will:

• provide economic advisory and consultative services to economic and social organizations, First Nations, municipalities, and businesses
• participate in the development, coordination and delivery of programs and initiatives in the north
• promote economic development programs and services utilizing a variety of marketing methods, including presentations and in-person meetings
• prepare briefing materials, reports and responses to inquiries from associations, stakeholders, the public and internal staff
• establish linkages and maintain on-going relationships with stakeholders and other partners
• manage economic development projects and undertake research and analysis

How do I qualify?


• valid driver's licence and willingness to travel to remote areas that may be inaccessible by other means of transportation

Specialized knowledge/experience:

• understanding of economic theory and principles in order to understand the needs of northern Ontario and the applications/impacts to economic and/or sector development
• understanding of provincial and federal programs dealing with economic and community development as well as public sector organization, structure and processes

Communication, interpersonal and people skills:

• proven communication, facilitation, interpersonal, and customer service skills to work with individuals, businesses, First Nations, municipalities, groups and organizations

Project management skills:

• demonstrated leadership and project management skills in leading task teams, coordinating projects, conducting financial analysis and managing issues
• working knowledge of business development/planning, reviewing, and evaluating project applications

General skills:

• demonstrated research and data analysis skills
• ability to work independently and participate on multi-disciplinary teams
• proficiency with computers and software including word processing, spreadsheet, database, e-mail, and internet

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 6 months, 435 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Consulting and Planning
Posted on:
Friday, November 10, 2017
  • N-ND-114137/17
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.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, November 28, 2017 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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