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Strategic Services Intern

Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines
Mines and Minerals Division - Strategic Services Branch
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Temporary fixed-term contract for up to 12 months
Job Code:
12120 - Industrial Development Officer 1
$1,004.90 - $1,205.32 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
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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?

As the Strategic Services Intern, you will have the support of a professional and welcoming team; a hands-on manager to ensure your success and development; and you will be assigned a mentor who will help in your professional growth. In your role, you will:

• analyze and review Mines and Minerals Division (MMD) priorities and assist in developing and monitoring work plans related to key initiatives and projects
• conduct research and analysis of new developments and best practices, including the exploration of potential new tools, systems and/or mechanisms
• coordinate project daily activities, including reviewing and monitoring project progress, key deliverables, timelines and budgets
• consult and engage with divisional stakeholders, other ministries, and clients
• facilitate working groups and the development of standards, processes, tools, policies, publications and guidelines
• produce marketing and promotions plans and materials
• participate in mineral sector analysis through economic research
• undertake research to support mineral sector strategic planning and policy direction
• prepare materials and drafts of briefing notes, position papers, presentations and draft ministerial correspondence
• attend inter-departmental, federal/provincial/territorial and stakeholder meetings to acquire additional knowledge and information that supports the ministry's mineral sector policy development strategies and objectives

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 and initiative development knowledge:

• You have project management and initiative development knowledge and experience.
• You have knowledge of project management methodologies, to assist in the planning and implementation of project activities and program development relating to divisional business, decision-making and administrative processes.

Communication and interpersonal skills:

• You possess verbal communication skills to consult and build effective relationships with diverse stakeholders/colleagues/leadership.
• You have the ability to lead, facilitate and contribute to working groups, gather input/feedback and make presentations to a wide audience
• You have written communication skills to develop clear and concise briefing notes, policy documents, initiative plans, process maps, presentation materials and communication tools.

Research, analytical and problem-solving skills:

• You have the ability to conduct thorough research, analyze and compile information/data.
• You have the ability to define and assess complex and diverse issues, make recommendations, and develop strategies.
• You have knowledge of performance measurement methodologies and evaluation techniques.

Planning and organizational skills:

• You have planning and organizational skills to plan, coordinate and manage deliverables, balance multiple tasks and meet deadlines, and perform day-to-day functions with relative independence.

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Additional Information:

  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 933 Ramsey Lake Rd, Sudbury, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Consulting and Planning
Posted on:
Thursday, May 28, 2020
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 25, 2020 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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