Apply By: Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:59 pm EST

AMENDED - PROJECT ASSISTANT INTERN

Organization:
Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Division:
Enterprise Financial Services Division
City:
North Bay
Job Term:
1 Temporary up to 12 months
Job Code:
17142 - Records Officer 1
Salary:
$1,092.06 - $1,280.81 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
159644
**Posting timeline: This posting has been extended until February 25, 2021. 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**.

Experience working in the Ontario Public Service – grow your future.

The OPS is dedicated to recruiting and advancing top talent while building a diverse public service that is reflective of Ontario's population and communities. This exciting opportunity offers recent Indigenous post-secondary graduates the opportunity to develop their careers and gain valuable work experience with one of Canada's Top 100 Employers.

Bring your knowledge, experience and perspectives to the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services. Working with a team of engaged professionals and dedicated leaders, you'll take the next step in your career in a dynamic environment that provides opportunities for personal growth, competitive salary, mentorship, learning and development opportunities, and work-life balance.

What can I expect to do in this role?

We are currently looking for a motivated professional to join our dynamic team to provide project management and coordination, and apply your organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills to advance modernization initiatives in our ministry.

As the Project Assistant Intern, you will:

• support project planning and implementation for ministry's modernization initiatives related to financial transaction processing
• track project activities, including reviewing and monitoring project progress, key deliverables, timelines
• conduct research and analysis, assist in the development of excel spreadsheet analysis, work plans, and prepare presentations, briefings and reports to support project activities
• engage with other ministries and clients and other stakeholders as needed
• participate in various working group

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

• You must have graduated from a college or university, with a degree, diploma or post-graduate certificate, within the past 5 years.
• You must be an Indigenous person (i.e. First Nations, Métis, Inuit).

Project Management and Organizational Skills

• You have knowledge of project management principles and practices.
• You can assist with the planning and delivery of meetings, events, and project workshops.
• You have knowledge of project management tools and techniques and experience in project delivery.
• You can plan, organize, and manage multiple tasks and projects with competing deadlines.

Research and Analytical Skills

• You have knowledge of research and analysis techniques.
• You can conduct research and environmental scans, and analyze and compile information/data into an understandable format.
• You have basic knowledge of performance measurement methodologies and evaluation techniques.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

• You have strong written and verbal communication skills to provide and exchange information as well as prepare and present briefing, presentation and communications material.
• You have excellent interpersonal skills to liaise effectively with your team as well as internal and external clients and partners, and can participate in and contribute to committees and projects.

Computer Skills

• You are very proficient in common software applications to prepare presentations, excel reports, and other reports, and perform research on the internet/intranet.
• You have knowledge of and proficiency with financial management programs.

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Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 200 First Ave W, North Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
3.7
Category:
Consulting and Planning
Posted on:
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Note:
  • MG-159644/21

How to apply:

  1. You must apply online.
  2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
  3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
  4. Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
  5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
  6. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please Contact Us to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.
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 Thursday, February 25, 2021 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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