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Senior Operations Tech Intern

Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Land and Water
Quetico Provincial Park (Atikokan)*
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Temporary
Job Code:
41102 - Resource Technician 2
$939.20 - $1,046.40 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
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 Environment Conservation and Parks. 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?

As a member of the Ontario Parks team, under the general supervision of Park Management, conducts a variety of technical duties and program responsibilities associated with the day to day operation of a provincial park.

How do I qualify?


• 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).
• You must have a valid driver's license (G2 level or above).
• You must have the ability to obtain Standard First Aid, Small Systems Water Treatment, Chainsaw, ATV, Snowmobile, Tractor, Canoe and Kayak (ORCKA) certification and Pleasure Craft Operators Card.
• You must have the ability to work shifts including, evenings, weekends and statutory holidays
• You must have the ability to undertake self supported travel and camp overnight in remote wilderness locations for consecutive periods of up to 8-10 days

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

Specialized knowledge:

• You have good working knowledge of resource management principles and techniques as they apply to parks as well as relevant act regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines.
• You have good working knowledge of park management techniques, programs and operating regulations.
• You have knowledge of and ability to use personal computers and smart phones including word processing, record keeping, spreadsheets, E-mail, social media, online meeting software, and organizing digital files.
• You have knowledge of and ability to travel and camp safely in remote wilderness setting.
• You have working knowledge and skill in the maintenance of a variety of office and light powered equipment such as lawnmowers, tractors, ATV's, Snowmobiles, chainsaws, boats, hand tools, etc.
• You have working knowledge of general building, grounds keeping maintenance.
• You have good working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and those regulations made under the act as they apply to the workplace and the work being performed.

Project management and organizational skills

• You have the ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple tasks and projects with competing deadlines
• You have the ability to assist research, and educational projects

Communication and interpersonal skills:

• You have strong written and verbal communication skills for communication with stakeholders, clients and coworkers; excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Research and analytical skills:

• You have the ability to conduct research, and analyze and compile information/data into a final product such as a report or education/interpretive product.

Computer Skills

• You are very proficient in common software applications including; word processing, record keeping, spreadsheets, email, social media, online meeting software, and organizing digital files.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, Quetico Provincial Park (Atikokan)*, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Posted on:
Monday, June 28, 2021
  • N-ET-165527/21
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, July 19, 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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