Apply By: Monday, February 17, 2020 11:59 pm EST
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OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN

Organization:
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Division:
Ontario Parks - Mono Cliffs Provincial Park
City:
Mono
Job Term:
1 Temporary annually recurring seasonal contract for up to 38 weeks per year (Apr-Nov)
Job Code:
41102 - Resource Technician 2
Salary:
$23.02 - $25.64 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open Targeted
Job ID:
145624
Are you interested in working within a provincial park setting?

If so, come join the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry at Mono Cliffs Provincial Park and contribute to the protection of the area's biodiversity as well as promote exploration of the natural and cultural heritage of Ontario.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• provide group leadership for a variety of technical and operational duties as well as monitoring responsibilities for the successful day-to-day operation of the park
• assist with resource management projects
• ensure facilities and equipment are properly maintained
• perform administrative duties such as correspondence, ordering equipment and purchasing supplies
• carry out routine facility inspections, as well as ensure their normal operations

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

• You have the ability to be designated as Park Warden and meet and maintain the ministry certification criteria and standards in Use of Force training.
• You have a valid class “G” driver's licence or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario.
• You are able to work shifts, weekends and holidays as required.

Technical expertise:

• experience in semi-skilled tasks associated with skilled trades such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, automotive
• knowledge of the operation and maintenance of provincial park facilities and support services, such as campsites, comfort stations, hydro and gas
• experienced in the operation and maintenance of a variety of powered equipment, such as chainsaws, brush cutters, tractors, lawnmowers, boats and small hand tools

Group leadership and interpersonal skills:

• ability to provide training and group leadership to a seasonal workforce of fixed-term staff and students
• interpersonal skills to work as part of a team and lead staff and students

Specific knowledge:

• knowledge of parks programs, services and operating regulations
• knowledge of purchasing and accounting policies, procedures and best business practices
• knowledge of park emergency plans, evacuation plans, and procedures

Enforcement knowledge:

• knowledgeable about law enforcement and have the ability to interpret and apply relevant provincial and federal legislation (e.g. Provincial Parks and Conservation Reserves Act, Highway Traffic Act, Liquor Licence Act, Trespass to Property Act) in order to lay charges, process tickets, conduct searches and seizures, and deal with park users

Computer proficiency:

• ability to use personal computers including word processing, record keeping, electronic mail and internet software applications

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 38 weeks, 795086 3rd Ln, Mono, Central Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Fingerprint Based)
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
4.7
Category:
Parks
Posted on:
Monday, January 27, 2020
Note:
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
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 Monday, February 17, 2020 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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