Apply By: Wednesday, July 27, 2022 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Application Screening

Fewer than thirty individuals applied for this opportunity.

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Human Resources (HR) Analyst - Indigenous Intern

Ontario Science Centre
Corporate Services / Human Resources
Job Term:
1 Temporary fixed-term contract for up to 12 months
Job Code:
I0402A - Human Resources37
$52,619.00 - $67,817.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
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 employers.

Bring your knowledge, experience and perspectives to the Human Resources department in the Ontario Science Centre. 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.

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 "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

The Indigenous Intern will be working in the Human Resources Department in the Corporate Services Branch where they will be supporting the employee experience, health and safety as well as organizational support projects for the Ontario Science Centre (OSC). This will include supporting the overall culture and operations of the ministry by:

• assisting with full cycle recruitment and maintaining our diversity lens
• assisting in enhancing employee experience by communications, identifying priority areas of improvement for divisions and branches and developing programs to enhance staff and manager engagement
• assisting in leading the ministry health and safety (H&S) governance model and ministry's coordination of COVID-19 responses, policies and protocols; coordinating health and safety priorities, policies and initiatives
• reviewing training and developing new trends for the ministry to identify future learning opportunities

How do I qualify?


• 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

Technical Knowledge:

• You have knowledge of human resources programs and human resources administration to support coordination of initiatives and to track inquiries regarding the Branch's activities, services and products, and provide project and logistical assistance to the Branch.
• You have knowledge of Human Resources (HR) information systems and data bases to access the data, and gather appropriate information for specific HR-related purposes and prepare various information summaries.

Analytical Skills:

• You have the ability to conduct research and access information sources to support project initiatives undertaken by the branch and assists in preparing a range of reports on research findings.
• You have strong attention to detail skills to ensure the accuracy of tracking and data entry.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

• You have strong written communication skills to prepare reports and to provide/obtain information on the unit's programs.
• You possess teamwork and collaborative skills to work with colleagues and interact with a variety of internal and external contacts.

Project Management and Organization Skills:

• You have project management skills to assist with coordination of various initiatives, projects and issues.
• You have the ability to provide planning and scheduling support for the delivery of branch programs, including gathering and organizing information, distributing documents to team members and tracking deliverables.

Computer Skills:

• You are proficient with common office productivity software, such as word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, email and database applications to prepare correspondence, reports and presentations.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 770 Don Mills Rd, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Management Compensation Plan
Posted on:
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
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 Wednesday, July 27, 2022 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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