Apply By: Tuesday, December 22, 2020 11:59 pm EST
Competition Status: Application Screening

Approximately 34 individuals applied for this opportunity.

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Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development
Employment and Training Division
North Bay, Sudbury
Job Term:
3 Temporary (2 positions up to 12 months with possibility of extension; 1 position up to 6 months with possibility of extension)
Job Code:
05513 - Community Development Officer 3
$1,284.61 - $1,597.32 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Advance your career and make a difference in the lives of Ontarians with this opportunity in the Employment and Training Division. Employment and Training Consultants are at the forefront of a changing environment working with stakeholders and assisting clients who are entering and re-entering the labour market.

NOTE: Frequent travel is required

**Posting timeline: The posting has been extended until December 22nd. No changes have been made to the initial posting advertisement. If you have previously submitted an application to this Job ID, there is no need to apply again**.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In a multi-stakeholder environment, you will:
• administer new and expanded training and employment programs
• provide program planning and support in response to emerging priorities and local labour market conditions and trends
• recommend, approve and monitor programs and financial support
• promote community employment and training programs
• provide consultation and advice to stakeholders regarding programs and services

How do I qualify?


You must possess oral and written French language skills at the advanced level. Your proficiency level will be confirmed before hire.

Contract Management, Financial and Program Knowledge

• You have experience in effectively applying contract management principles and processes, developing service agreements, and financial monitoring techniques and controls.
• You have strong understanding of quality assurance approaches to contract monitoring and compliance.
• You have demonstrated knowledge of budget development and monitoring, forecasting techniques and sound financial practices.
• You have knowledge of the principles of community development and the range of employment and training programs that are in place.
• You have knowledge of provincial and regional economic climate and trends.

Analytical, Problem-solving and Research Skills

• You have strong problem-solving and risk management skills and the ability to work with team members to implement solutions.
• You have demonstrated research, analytical and evaluative skills to assess projects against legislation/regulatory requirements and service quality standards.
• You can operate successfully in a program delivery environment and evaluate compliance with legislative and program requirements.
• You can effectively manage difficult issues and make recommendations to address/resolve those issues.

Planning and Organizational Skills

• You can apply your planning, organizational and priority-setting skills in frequently shifting and busy program delivery work environment.
• You know how to establish priorities among multiple competing demands.
• You have experience using common computer software such as word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database applications to track and organize work, conduct research and prepare documents.

Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills

• You have oral and written communication skill and presentation skills that includes the ability to listen, consolidate information, deliver information to different to various audiences.
• You know how to provide high quality customer service.
• You can work both independently and as part of a team.
• You have consultation and interpersonal skills to manage complex stakeholder relations and build partnerships.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Bilingual Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 159 Cedar St, Sudbury, North Region, Criminal Record Check
  • 1 Bilingual Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 200 First Ave W, North Bay, North Region, Criminal Record Check
  • 1 Bilingual Temporary, duration up to 6 months, 200 First Ave W, North Bay, North Region, Criminal Record Check
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Consulting and Planning
Posted on:
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
  • This ad is also available in French.
  • Prior to the offer of employment, in accordance with the Ontario Public Service personnel screening checks policy, the top applicant(s) will be required to undergo personnel screening checks, which includes a police records check.
  • 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.
  • T-LB-156799/20

    Effective, January 1st, 2021 the correct salary range for this position will be $1284.61 to $1597.32 per week in compliance with OPSEU collective agreement provisions.
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 Tuesday, December 22, 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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