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Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Regional Operations Division, Far North Branch
South Porcupine, Thunder Bay
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
5A008 - ProgPlanEval05
$68,057.00 - $98,065.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you interested in supporting strategic initiatives related to economic development and environmental protection in the unique and rapidly changing Far North of Ontario?

Do you have expertise in land use planning and natural resource policy development? If so, do not miss this opportunity with the Regional Operations Division, Far North Branch.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• provide specialized advice and expertise to support resolutions and the development of ministry policy related to land use planning in the Far North
• participate in ministry land use planning and development projects
• provide training and guidance to ministry staff in the application and interpretation of policies, procedures and legislation

PLEASE NOTE: This position may require overnight travel to remote field locations in the province, including remote areas in the far north.

How do I qualify?

Planning and Policy Expertise

• You have experience with land use planning concepts and methodologies
• You have experience with program policies, resource management planning processes and operational practices
• You have experience identifying effective policy development strategies
• You have experience with information management for geographic related information including, database maintenance, design and structure and mapping tools

Project Management Skills

• You can implement and support a large volume of program, policy and planning projects
• You can work cooperatively within the work unit, across the ministry and with other ministries and partners to achieve group and ministry goals

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

• You can translate technical and specialized language, concepts, processes and information into terms and messages easily understood by a variety of audiences
• You can lead meetings and workshops related to land use planning
• You can prepare technical reports and various other forms of correspondence
• You are proficient with standard computer applications, such as word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database software

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills

• You can interpret and apply legislation related to natural resources (i.e. Far North Act, Environmental Assessment Act, Environmental Bill of Rights, etc.)
• You can review and assess existing policies and practices to create recommendations and formulate new ideas
• You can resolve land use problems and assess the effectiveness and implications of land use plans, policies and programs

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 435 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region or Hwy 101 E, South Porcupine, North Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Consulting and Planning
Posted on:
Friday, November 27, 2020
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, December 11, 2020 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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