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Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Land and Water Division, Ontario Parks Branch, Operations and Development Section
Job Term:
1 Temporary assignment/contract for up to 12 months with the possibility of extension
Job Code:
05473 - Occup Health & Safety Advisor
$1,225.21 - $1,531.01 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you an excellent communicator with knowledge of emergency management and health and safety programs, standards and legislation?

If so, then consider this new position with the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• lead the development and implementation of emergency management initiatives for Ontario Parks
• coordinate the design, development, delivery and assessment of testing and training exercises as it relates to emergency situations
• engage with ministry staff, other OPS ministries/agencies and other government organizations/agencies on behalf of Ontario Parks
• lead the development of assessments to ensure a consistent approach to emergency management, health, safety and wellness within Ontario Parks

How do I qualify?


• The position requires the successful candidate to have a valid class G driver's licence or equivalent. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that s/he has a valid driver's licence upon being hired.

Technical knowledge:

• knowledge of project planning, implementation, management and evaluation theories, principles and methodologies to lead/conduct delivery of the branch responsibilities for emergency management program delivery, health, safety and wellness strategies/initiatives or other projects as assigned

Communication and interpersonal skills:

• communication skills in order to produce, update and review proposals, briefing notes and other executive documentation that is highly sensitive in nature
• relationship management and negotiation skills to establish partnerships to be able to work cooperatively on new delivery initiatives and reforms, while also gaining support for program objectives and resolving issues
• presentation and persuasion skills to provide issues management advice, and to explain policy or program recommendations to ministry management

Analytical skills:

• analytical skills in order to critically evaluate program, policy and implementation plans to identify and resolve issues and risks; and to perform audits
• evaluative skills in order to identify business needs, develop project plans, and identify and resolve planning/manage issues
• implementation/delivery skills in order to develop program implementation plans that meet program mandate/objectives, plan strategically, identify and assess challenges, limitations and opportunities

Computer proficiency:

• ability to proficiently use common office productivity software, such as email, internet, word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications, in order to prepare materials, conduct research and analysis, and share information

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 300 Water St, Peterborough, East Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Consulting and Planning
Posted on:
Friday, October 23, 2020
  • T-ET-155255/20
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, November 16, 2020 11:59 pm EST. 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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