Apply By: Tuesday, October 12, 2021 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Application Screening

Fewer than thirty individuals applied for this opportunity.

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INDIGENOUS RELATIONS PROJECT INTERN

Organization:
Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry
Division:
Mines and Minerals Division - Indigenous Consultation and Partnerships Branch
City:
Thunder Bay
Job Term:
1 Temporary fixed-term contract for up to 12 months
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:
169394
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 Northern Development, Mines, 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.

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 support and apply your research, analytical, and communication skills to advance reconciliation initiatives in our ministry.

As the Indigenous Relations Project Intern, you will:

• provide project planning and implementation support to the ministry's Indigenous initiatives related to Indigenous awareness programming, economic development, and the mineral sector
• 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, other ministries and clients
• conduct research and analysis for program initiatives and participate in the development of standards, processes and performance measures
• participate in various committees and working groups (e.g. ministry Inclusion Council)

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

Specialized knowledge:

• You have knowledge of Indigenous culture, governance, community perspectives and political dynamics.
• You have knowledge of lands, resources and economic development issues and trends 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:
6
Category:
Consulting and Planning
Posted on:
Monday, September 27, 2021
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 Tuesday, October 12, 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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