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INDIGENOUS RELATIONS INTERN

Organization:
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Division:
Regional Operations Division
City:
Thunder Bay
Job Term:
1 Temporary
Job Code:
12100 - Community Planner 1
Salary:
$929.98 - $1,121.42 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
162209

What can I expect to do in this role?

Join the Regional Operations Division where you will support the team in providing analysis and advice on natural resource projects and apply your research, analytical, and communication skills to advance reconciliation initiatives in our ministry.

We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team to assist in the development of a wide range of programs, policies and strategic initiatives related to the divisional goal to support sustainable natural resource development in Ontario. The successful candidate will have the support of a professional and welcoming team, a hands-on manager to ensure your success and development, and you will be assigned a mentor who will help in your professional growth.
• track project activities, including reviewing and monitoring project progress, key deliverables, timelines and budgets
• assist in the development of workshops and events, and prepare presentations, work plans, briefings and reports
• engage with Indigenous communities, district staff, other ministries and clients
• conduct research and analysis for program initiatives and participate in the development of standards, processes and performance measures

How do I qualify?

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Specialized knowledge:
• You have knowledge of Indigenous culture, governance, community perspectives and political dynamics.
• You have knowledge of lands, natural resources and development issues in Ontario.

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

Communication and interpersonal skills:
• You have strong written and verbal communication skills to provide and exchange information, as well as prepare and present briefing and communications material.
• You have proven 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.

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

Computer proficiency:
• You are fully proficient in common software applications to prepare presentations, event promotions, and reports, and perform research on the internet/intranet.

NOTE:

Successful candidates may be required to undergo an employment screening check in accordance with the Ontario Employment Screening Checks Policy.

Eligibility

• Proof of eligibility to work in Canada;
• Has graduated or will graduate from an approved or legally authorized college or university with a degree, postgraduate certificate or diploma within the last four years;

• Candidates are only eligible to participate in one MNRF 12-month placement and must not have participated in the MNRF internship program in the past.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 435 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
3-A
Category:
Internships
Posted on:
Friday, March 19, 2021

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