Apply By: Monday, May 31, 2021 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Application Screening

Fewer than thirty individuals applied for this opportunity.

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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 (12 month intern placement)
Job Code:
12100 - Community Planner 1
Salary:
$920.77 - $1,110.32 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
162839
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 Natural Resources and Forestry. 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.

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.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• 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?

Mandatory

• Candidates must self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit)
• Graduated within the past five years from a college or university with a diploma, degree or post-graduate certificate.

View Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Indigenous Self-Identification

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.

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:
Monday, April 19, 2021
Note:
  • 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.
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 Monday, May 31, 2021 11:59 pm EDT. 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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