Apply By: Friday, December 18, 2020 11:59 pm EST
Competition Status: Application Screening

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Ministry of the Attorney General
Office of the Legislative Counsel
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
M1104H - Administrative Services71
$90,348.00 - $132,514.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
The Office of the Legislative Counsel (OLC) provides legislative drafting services to Ministers of the Crown, Members of the Legislature and applicants for private bills. OLC also provides drafting services for regulations and receives regulations for filing. All public Acts and many regulations have official French versions. OLC provides the content for the e-Laws website and provides publication services for the publication of bills, Acts and regulations.

We are seeking an innovative person to manage legislative editors and be the business and technical lead for OLC's legislative editorial services, data management services and publication services, including the content of the e-Laws website. The successful candidate will also be a member of Office of Legislative Counsel's Management Team. OLC is a fast-paced office that deals with frequently changing timelines and urgencies.

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• We commit to the responsibilities of being a leader by demonstrating authenticity, accountability and courage.
• We lead for the future by embracing positive disruption, a future mindset and by developing each other, every day.
• We are people centered by leading with a common purpose, being inclusive and driving people centered outcomes.

Why work for the Ontario Public Service?

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment. We offer:

· A defined benefit pension plan
· Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits which includes adoptive parents
· Comprehensive Health Plan
· Life and Disability insurance
· Flexible work arrangements
· Collegial and professional work culture
· Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
· We provide on-the-job training to support your success in the role.

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· Canada's Best Diversity Employers
· Greater Toronto's Top Employers
· Canada's Greenest Employers
· Canada's Top Employers for Young People

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The OPS is an innovative, responsive and accountable public service that works hard to be diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable. Diversifying leadership is a top priority for the OPS. Our goal is to achieve parity with the Ontario labour force by 2025 for the most underrepresented groups (Indigenous, racialized and persons with disabilities) on our leadership teams.

The OPS is collecting socio-demographic information to identify potential barriers and help underrepresented groups to achieve equity to senior leadership roles. We invite you to contribute to our efforts in building a more diverse, inclusive and accessible OPS by completing our voluntary survey, which will be provided to all applicants once the advertisement has closed.

The OPS is an accessible employer and we offer accommodation in all aspects of employment, including the recruitment process. Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint to learn more about the OPS commitment to advancing racial equity, diversity and inclusion.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• Provide leadership and direction to a team of professional legislative editors who provide editorial services and data management services.
Manage the legislative editorial services that support the production of legislation for the government and for members of the Legislative Assembly.
Act as a member of the Office of Legislative Counsel's Management Team and influence decisions relating to business process transformation.
• Maintain close working relationships with internal and external client groups.
Manage the content of the e-Laws website to ensure the public has access to Ontario's legislation and ensure the production of print publications of bills, regulations and annual statute volumes.
• Provide planning, resource management and leadership to facilitate the achievement of program objectives and lead ongoing improvements to processes and standards.

How do I qualify?

Strategic Leadership:

• You are a dynamic, values-based leader
• You have proven experience in developing sound and innovative programs and in issues management
• You have been successful in promoting equitable practices that value diversity and inclusion into your work environment and that support employee engagement
• You have experience motivating and inspiring staff to achieve results in a rapidly changing environment
• You have strong problem solving skills with demonstrated decision-making and creative problem-solving skills
• You have excellent analytical and strategic thinking skills along with a strong sense of political acuity to deal with a variety of sensitive issues

Relationship Management and Communication:

• You have demonstrated superior written, oral and interpersonal skills and can influence and negotiate with partners and stakeholders to find collaborative solutions to complex issues
• You have demonstrated stakeholder management skills with the ability to establish and maintain relationships of trust with senior management, clients and partners
• You can effectively manage expectations and anticipate and resolve major obstacles and conflicts

Technical Skills:

You demonstrate
• A thorough understanding of data management technology, web technology, electronic text, web languages and conversion tools, and the ability to stay current with these areas as they evolve, in order to manage the content of the e-Laws website and the work processes that support it, and identify opportunities for appropriate improvements to the site and work processes
• An understanding of processes for editing and publishing and the maintenance of reference materials.
• The ability to identify, communicate, implement and manage changes in work processes and in technology used in connection with e-Laws in an effective and positive manner

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 99 Wellesley St, Toronto, Toronto Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check
Compensation Group:
Management Compensation Plan
Communications; Marketing and Creative Services
Posted on:
Friday, December 4, 2020
  • 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.
  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.
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 Friday, December 18, 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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