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Ministry of Transportation
Transportation Infrastructure Management Division, Design and Engineering Branch, Environmental Delivery West
Job Term:
2 Temporary (up to 12 months, and up 18 months, with possibility of extension)
Job Code:
12093 - Trans Environmental Planner
$1,370.77 - $1,723.71 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Bring your environmental planning, technical and project management skills to the Ministry of Transportation as an Environmental Planner.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will:
• coordinate the overall environmental component of transportation planning, design, construction and maintenance projects and ensure conformance with environmental legislation, policies and procedures
• provide environmental and process expertise to project managers of transportation projects
• provide input to, and environmental technical support for strategic highway planning and regional participation in municipal planning issues
• provide advanced technical advice regarding the environmental assessment process
• engage and consult with external stakeholders, including through participation in the organization of and attendance at public and external agency meetings, including those which deal with controversial issues.

NOTE: You will be required to travel to areas not accessible by public transit.

How do I qualify?

Environmental Knowledge:

• you have demonstrated knowledge of current principles and practices for environmental assessment and protection in Ontario and related environmental legislation and policies
• you have demonstrated knowledge of incorporating environmental avoidance, mitigation, compensation and enhancement into facility planning, design and construction
• you have knowledge of environmental factors associated with transportation planning, design, construction and maintenance, and their application

Transportation Planning Knowledge:

• you have knowledge of transportation planning and design and the federal and provincial environmental approvals, permits and agreements that may be necessary to proceed to facility construction
• you have demonstrated knowledge in identifying impacts associated with facility type, location or design alternatives and their impacts on construction, operation and maintenance

Analytical and Organizational Skills:

• you have analytical, evaluative, problem-solving and interpretive skills to provide advanced technical advice regarding environmental assessments and to resolve complex problems
• you have planning, organizational and project management skills to carry out complex assignments on tight schedules and deadlines with minimal supervision

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

• you have excellent oral and written communication skills to prepare correspondence and reports, explain technical information and make presentations.
• you have excellent interpersonal skills and negotiation skills to undertake public and agency consultation and to build and maintain effective working relationships.

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 theOPS 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:

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Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Lands and Resources
Posted on:
Monday, October 25, 2021
  • 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, November 8, 2021 11:59 pm EST. 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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