Apply By: Tuesday, October 26, 2021 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Application Screening

Fewer than thirty individuals applied for this opportunity.

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Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Drinking Water and Environmental Compliance Division/ Northern Region
North Bay
Job Term:
1 Temporary assignment/contract up to 12 months
Job Code:
08OAD - Office Administration 08
$24.52 - $28.51 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you a resourceful and enthusiastic individual with great organizational and communication skills? If so, bring your diverse set of administrative skills to our branch!

What can I expect to do in this role?

• Handle a variety of administrative and financial tasks
• Provide customer service and respond to inquiries from the public, private and industrial clients
• Provide office reception, mail, filing and clerical functions
• Create and maintain spreadsheets, databases, and file classification system
• Prepare correspondence, reports and presentations

How do I qualify?


You must possess oral French language skills at the advanced level. Your proficiency level will be confirmed before hire.

Administrative Knowledge and Skills:

• you have experience providing administrative and financial support
• you have proven knowledge of general office administration functions
• you have knowledge of filing and records management practices and procedures
• you have an understanding of purchasing and budgetary policies and procedures
• you know how to use computers and relevant software such as word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation applications

Prioritization and Problem-Solving Skills

• you can prioritize multiple tasks to meet conflicting deadlines
• you demonstrate strong judgment when responding to the public and government staff and direct them as required
• you can determine the appropriate response to difficult inquiries
• you can identify issues, propose solutions, and take corrective actions

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

• you can communicate information in a clear manner
• you can prepare a variety of written communication materials (e.g. correspondence, emails, memos) and proofread documents for accuracy and grammar
• you work well with others and provide courteous customer service to the public, staff, and all levels of government

OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.
Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.
We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Bilingual Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 191 Booth Rd, North Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:
Tuesday, October 12, 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 26, 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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