Apply By: Monday, May 30, 2022 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Selection Process

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Ministry of the Solicitor General
Emergency Management Ontario
Job Term:
2 Permanent
Job Code:
10OAD - Office Administration 10
$27.16 - $31.97 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Consider this rewarding role with the Ministry of the Solicitor General, and make an impact to the public safety of Ontarians at the Provincial Emergency Operations Centre (PEOC) where you will monitor, assess and maintain situational awareness and provide critical response during significant or emergency events.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• monitor social media, news, email, phone and communications with stakeholders to identify threats;
• conduct risk assessment and analysis to determine potential impacts associated with identified threats;
• provide emergency management advice to stakeholders and partners, based on relevant legislation, plans, policies and procedures;
• identify, in accordance with procedures and training, situations that could impact on public safety, the environment, the economy or continuity of government services and operations;
• take appropriate action in accordance with current plans, policies and operating procedures in the triage, prioritization, analysis and disposition of all incoming information to the PEOC;
• maintain situational awareness and a common operating picture for PEOC partners and stakeholders;
• answer inquiries from stakeholders;
• conduct timely, relevant and accurate notifications to senior officials.

How do I qualify?


• Shift work is required to ensure 24/7 operational coverage of the PEOC and will include weekends and statutory holidays. During emergency events and exercises, shifts may be planned on short notice and there may be requirements to work extended and irregular hours and/or shifts with minimal or no notice.
• On-call duty may be required.
• A uniform may be required.
• Criminal Record Check and security clearance are required.
• A valid driver's licence (Ontario-Class G or equivalent) is required to re-locate quickly to alternate service delivery sites - including the movement of equipment.

Emergency Management and Technical Knowledge

You have:
• Knowledge of Ontario's emergency management legislation, regulations, plans, standards, guidelines, and general emergency management best practices
• Knowledge of provincial and federal emergency management (EM) related programs which support municipal, First Nation and provincial emergency management such as disaster relief funding programs

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

• You have demonstrated ability to provide frontline client /customer service and can maintain effective working relationships.
• You can prepare logs/reports/correspondence, write emergency alert texts, and develop and present situational awareness products (reports, slide decks, etc.).
• You can develop and deliver basic training materials, and effectively communicate with staff and stakeholders.

Computer Skills

• You are proficient in Microsoft Office and have the ability to learn/use other specialized software, including emergency/incident management solutions, and GIS applications (e.g., Google Earth), and quickly locate and utilize online information.
• You have the ability to operate/use equipment such as radios, satellite telecommunications and field deployment kit/gear.

Analytical Skills

• You can recognize developing situations/threats, identify gaps in procedures, and anticipate future needs and possible impacts.

Other Essential Skills

• You have the ability to manage stress and multiple priorities, including potentially disturbing or traumatic information which may result in increased stress and/or feelings of discomfort.
• You possess demonstrated cultural sensitivity, political awareness and acuity, tact and diplomacy.

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:

  • 2 Permanent, 25 Morton Shulman Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region, Criminal Record Check
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Customer and Client Services
Posted on:
Friday, May 13, 2022
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Development Branch, Talent and Leadership Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
  • W-SL-181427/22(2)

    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, May 30, 2022 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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