Apply By: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 11:59 pm EDT
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Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Corporate Services Division / Corporate Resources Management Branch
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
M1104C - Administrative Services26
$90,348.00 - $135,178.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you an innovative leader looking for a new challenge in your career?

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services is looking for a dynamic professional who will lead and manage a significant ministry program area and is able to leap into action and coordinate resources in the event of an emergency. This means, ensuring policies and systems are in place in a state of continual readiness.

If you are driven to make a difference, have experience with emergency management, and the career below sounds exciting, we'd like to hear from you.

About us:
The Emergency Management & Physical Security Coordination Office leads and coordinates the ministry's emergency management, continuity of operations, physical security and contingency planning programs. The Unit also coordinates completion of workplace violence risk assessments.

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) Leadership Behaviours defines what it means to be a leader:
• We are responsible for being leaders that demonstrate authenticity, accountability and courage.
• We are innovative by embracing positive disruption, having a future mindset and by developing each other, every day.
• We are collaborative by leading with a common purpose, being inclusive and driving people centered outcomes.

Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility and Anti-Racism
The OPS is an innovative, responsive, and accountable public service that works hard to be diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable. Diversifying leadership teams is a top OPS priority with the goal to achieve parity with the Ontario labour force by 2025 for the most underrepresented groups (Indigenous, racialized and persons with disabilities) in leadership positions.

To advance this goal, the OPS is collecting socio-demographic information that will help to address potential barriers and achieve equity in hiring. You are requested to complete the voluntary survey and contribute to building a more diverse, anti-racist, inclusive and accessible OPS.    
The OPS invites all interested individuals to apply and encourages applications from Indigenous and racialized individuals, and persons with disabilities.

The OPS is an accessible employer and we offer accommodation in all aspects of employment, including the recruitment process. Visit theOPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint to learn more about the OPS commitment to advancing racial equity, diversity and inclusion.
The OPS offers employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario'sHuman Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• Lead and manage the delivery and evaluation of ongoing provincial emergency management programs and plans.
• Assess and evaluate potential emergency situations and provide recommendations to senior management.
• Provide strategic advice and subject matter expertise to senior ministry officials and management.
• Oversee the development and ongoing management of strategic partnerships with clients and stakeholders.
• Lead business, financial, and results-based planning processes for Ministry programs/operations and services.
• Build organizational capacity through effective human resources development.

How do I qualify?

Technical Expertise:

• You have knowledge of the principles, policies, guidelines, and standards related to Emergency and Security Management approaches and implementation.
• You can implement policy making and program development methods, techniques and strategies and consultative processes to lead the development of ministry-wide emergency management program.
• You can accurately interpret and apply related legislation (e.g. Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, Fire Code, Ontario Health and Safety Act, and Emergency Response Directives) normally acquired in part through certification in Continuity of Operations Planning or equivalent experience.
• You are well-versed in contingency planning principles and practices, business continuity planning and hazard identification and risk assessment related to environmental emergencies.

Strategic Leadership Skills:

• You are a dynamic, values-based leader.
• You thrive on developing creative and innovative insights to solve complex challenges.
• You have been successful in promoting equitable practices that value diversity and inclusion into your work environment and that support employee engagement.
• You have experience managing and coordinating programs and projects.

Communication and Relationship Management Skills:

• You can communicate complex technical details in a clear manner to a non-technical audience.
• You can provide guidance and advice to elicit information, prepare reports and liaise with a variety of people of diverse backgrounds and skills.
• You have proven communication, conflict management and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain professional working relationships.
• You have the ability to provide advice and expertise to management regarding critical or emerging issues or concerns that could impact ministry priorities, and aid in the development of responses.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 777 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Management Compensation Plan
Management and General
Posted on:
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
  • T-MG-181742/22
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, June 1, 2022 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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