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Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines
Northern Development Division - Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation
Sault Ste Marie
Job Term:
1 Temporary contract for 12 months
Job Code:
12120 - Industrial Development Officer 1
$985.10 - $1,181.57 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
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 Energy, 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?

You will provide support to the NOHFC Program Unit team in policy development, program review, planning and delivery activities; in supporting process evaluation and reengineering; and in carrying-out projects by:

• assisting in research projects to determine and provide advice on improving NOHFC program delivery and services, including data integrity, quality control, and optimized business process mapping
• reviewing economic/statistical data, literature reviews, client surveys and analyzing data to identify and recommend policy and program enhancements
• providing project planning and implementation to support northern economic prosperity
• participating on project and/or work teams in the planning, coordination and development of detailed information management strategies
• assisting in the research and development of programs and policies and participating in the development of standards, processes and performance measures
• participating in various committees and working groups

How do I qualify?


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

Project management skills:

• You have knowledge of project management theories and methodologies, to assist in the planning and implementation of project activities relating to NOHFC programs and policies.
• You can plan, coordinate and manage project deliverables.

Communication and interpersonal skills:

• You can assist with the development of surveys, articulate research findings and prepare presentations.
• You can participate and contribute to committees and projects.

Research, analytical, and problem-solving skills:

• You can assist in conducting research, information collection, and analyze and compile information/data.
• You can evaluate survey results and business processes and identify process or service delivery problems.
• You have knowledge of performance measurement methodologies and evaluation techniques.

Computer skills:

• You are proficient in common software applications such as Word, Outlook, Excel to prepare written reports, spreadsheets, presentation packages and correspondence.

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Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 70 Foster Dr, Sault Ste Marie, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Consulting and Planning
Posted on:
Friday, May 3, 2019
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 Thursday, June 13, 2019 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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