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INDIGENOUS RELATIONS PROJECT INTERN

Organization:
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Division:
Drinking Water and Environmental Compliance Division
City:
Toronto
Job Term:
1 Temporary
Job Code:
02701 - Information Officer 1
Salary:
$1,182.43 - $1,389.01 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
165586
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 the 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, a competitive salary, mentorship, learning and development opportunities, and work-life balance.

Are you passionate about working to resolve drinking water and wastewater issues faced by Indigenous communities? Come to work with the Indigenous Drinking Water Projects Office to support the development of long-term sustainable approaches for drinking water and wastewater in Ontario's First Nations Communities.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• Provide project planning coordination and implementation to streamline and optimize the operational and strategic projects of the Indigenous, Drinking Water Projects Office regarding Indigenous issues and matters as they relate to drinking water and wastewater initiatives.
• Develop improvements to existing and new programs and administrative policies, clarifying processes, directives, policies, and guidelines.

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).

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

Knowledge

The position requires knowledge of:
• Ontario's Indigenous peoples, culture, governance, community perspectives and political dynamics, to work effectively with a team focused on Indigenous issues and long-term drinking water advisories.
• Project management theories and methodologies, to assist in the planning and implementation of project activities, including reviewing and monitoring project progress, deliverable, timelines and budgets.
• Research techniques to conduct research and environmental scans, analyze and compile information/data for the development of standards, processes, new tools/systems; etc.
• Performance measurement methodologies and evaluation techniques.

Project Management and Organizational Skills

• Project management and organizational skills, to develop workflow strategies and coordinate day-to-day activities while dealing with competing priorities and tight timeframes, and ability to monitor and report progress, and resolve issues.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

• Communication and interpersonal skills to provide and exchange information, prepare and present material, participate in meetings, and communicate with colleagues and stakeholders in a clear, concise, accurate and respectful manner.
• Teamwork skills and flexibility to work cooperatively and collaboratively within a team or workgroup, including contributing fully and actively to team activities, projects and client initiatives, to achieve group and organizational goals.

Research and Computer Skills

• Research skills to gather assess complex and diverse issues with attention to detail.
• Computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, including Teams applications) to prepare presentations, project plans, reports, etc., and to use the internet and intranet for research and analytical work. GIS to help with mapping is an asset.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 40 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
6
Category:
Internships
Posted on:
Monday, June 28, 2021
Note:
  • T-ET-165586/21
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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