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Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Crown Forests and Lands Policy Branch
Job Term:
1 Temporary assignment/contract for up to 12 months with the possibility of extension
Job Code:
5A008 - ProgPlanEval05
$65,401.00 - $94,239.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Open Targeted
Job ID:
We are seeking a policy focused strategic thinker to join a team of policy professionals that contribute to the development, coordination and maintenance of provincial policies and program development relating to water management and associated infrastructure.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• provide policy advice and expertise related to water management, the construction, operation, maintenance and safety of dams, and the consideration of environmental sustainability and physical infrastructure
• lead and/or coordinate research project teams comprised of ministry and industry staff on matters related to water management planning for dams, the construction, operation, maintenance and safety of dams, and related legislation
• work within a multi-disciplinary environment, regularly interacting with aboriginal communities, tribal councils, municipal governments, industry and NGOs, as well as other ministry divisions and government ministries
• play a key role in participating on staff level intergovernmental and external stakeholder committees, task groups, partnerships and business relationships

How do I qualify?

Policy and practical knowledge:

• knowledge of policy and development principles and techniques to lead and/or coordinate the development of provincial policies and programs related to water management planning for dams, and the construction, operation, maintenance and safety of dams
• knowledge of relevant federal and provincial legislation, government water management and dam infrastructure policies, and resource management policies and practices

Interpersonal and communication skills:

• communication skills to prepare detailed technical reports, proposals, briefing notes, communications, and presentations, as well as to respond to issues, consult with and provide advice to stakeholders
• persuasion and negotiation skills to resolve issues and disputes with stakeholders, governments and other organizations with opposing views
• consultation, facilitation and presentation skills to provide training and make presentations to staff, industry clients, and other stakeholders

Analytical and evaluative skills:

• experience using research and program evaluation techniques to lead research project teams related to water management and dam infrastructure; to investigate issues; and to conduct analysis of options and solutions
• ability to interpret and apply policies, procedures and legislation to ensure legislative compliance and alignment with strategic objectives in the sector

Project management skills:

• project management skills to coordinate research projects; develop project plans, and deliver operational and technical policies and programs to standards and timelines

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 300 Water St, Peterborough, East Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Policy and Analysis
Posted on:
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
  • Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.
  • N-NR-115840/17
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, December 20, 2017 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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