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Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Regional Operations Division
Red Lake
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
M0908C - Prog Planning & Evaluation24
$74,066.00 - $113,573.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you a resource management professional seeking a transformational leadership opportunity? Do you thrive in championing organizational change initiatives? If so, do not miss this great opportunity to lead and provide guidance to a multi-disciplinary team in the management and delivery of resource management programs.

About Us
As a ministry, we are working to promote healthy, sustainable ecosystems and conserve biodiversity (the variety of life on Earth). We conduct scientific research and apply the findings to develop effective resource management policies. In the Regional Operations Division (ROD), we are accountable for the implementation and delivery of provincial resource management policy and programs on local and regional levels.

About Red Lake
With a population of about 5,000 people, the municipality of Red Lake is vibrant and bustling. Known mainly for its bountiful wilderness, Red Lake showcases the very best of the Boreal Forest and Canadian Shield, making it the perfect location for enjoying the outdoors. To learn more about the municipality, please visit: Red Lake.

The OPS Leadership Model:
The Ontario Public Service (OPS) Leadership behaviours define what it means to be a leader through the following expected attributes and behavioural competencies:
• to demonstrate authenticity, accountability and courage
• to embrace positive disruption, a future mindset and to develop each other, every day
• to lead with a common purpose, be inclusive and drive people-centered outcomes

What can I expect to do in this role?

Reporting to the District Manager, you will:

• Provide leadership and guidance to a multi-disciplinary team including human resources functions of recruitment, training and development and labour relations to support an inclusive and engaged team
• Manage and coordinate district support for the preparation of resource management plans
• Lead the planning and implementation of monitoring, inspections and field data collection
• Provide expertise in the development and maintenance of regional and district land use plans and policies
• Build and maintain relationships/partnerships with internal and external clients

How do I qualify?

Leadership Skills:

• You have demonstrated leadership skills to build effective teams by valuing diverse input and experiences to deliver results for the district's resource management program.
• You can lead and manage change by nurturing working relationships with internal staff and external communities with varying views and opinions.
• You have knowledge of project management principles, methodologies and practices to plan, develop and coordinate various resource management projects and activities.
• You have demonstrated experience applying human resources practices, policies, directives and collective agreements in relation to recruitment, training and development and labour relations.

Technical Knowledge and Skills:

• You have demonstrated work experience and knowledge of the theories, practices and principles of resource and ecosystem planning and management.
• You can interpret and apply related acts and regulations, policies and procedures and agreements that govern resource management (e.g. Environmental Assessment Act, Environmental Bill of Rights Act, Crown Forest Sustainability Act, Municipal Planning Act, Species at Risk Act).
• You have thorough knowledge of current and evolving science tools and approaches to support resource management needs.
• You have working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Communication and Stakeholder Management:

• You have demonstrated collaboration skills to develop linkages with stakeholders for various resource management planning initiatives.
• You have proven interpersonal skills and a high degree of political acuity to educate, communicate and promote ministry programs in diverse communities.
• You have proven negotiation and facilitation skills to serve as a liaison and to balance public interests in support of ministry programs.
• You have well developed analytical and problem solving skills to identify and resolve complex resource management issues.
• You have proven communication skills to provide expert advice, prepare reports, briefing/background notes and responses to various correspondence.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 227 Howey St, Red Lake, North Region
Compensation Group:
Management Compensation Plan
Management and General
Posted on:
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
  • N-NR-154766/20
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, December 9, 2020 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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