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Provincial Specialist, Skilled Trades

Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development
Fair Safe and Healthy Workplaces Division
Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Mississauga, North Bay, North York, Ottawa, Peterborough, Sault Ste Marie, St Catharines, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Timmins, Toronto, Windsor
Job Term:
1 Temporary (up to 12 months with the possibility of extension)
Job Code:
7A008 - ProgPlanEval07
$80,595.00 - $117,142.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
If you possess a strong skilled trades background this may be an opportunity for you. We are looking for a qualified individual to plan, develop and evaluate provincial policies and programs specific to the Skilled Trades program with the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development.

NOTE: The successful candidate will have an option of working from any of the following locations throughout the province:
• 505 University Ave, Toronto
• 5001 Yonge St, North York
• 1290 Central Pkwy W, Mississauga
• 119 King St W, Hamilton
• 301 St. Paul St, St. Catharines
• 217 York St, London
• 4273 King St E, Kitchener
• 4510 Rhodes Drive, Windsor
• 200 First Avenue West, North Bay
• 159 Cedar Street, Sudbury
• 5520 Highway 101 East, Timmins
• 435 James Street South, Thunder Bay
• 70 Foster Dr., Sault Ste Marie
• 347 Preston Street, Ottawa
• 300 Water St, Peterborough
• 51 Heakes Ln, Kingston

Why work for the Ontario Public Service?

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment.

We offer:
Competitive compensation and benefits
• Flexible work arrangements
• Collegial and professional work culture
• Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
• On-the-job training to support your success in the role

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?

In this role, you will:

• Evaluate proposed and existing enforcement regulations, policies and programs
• Provide technical program knowledge and develop sector specific standards and guidelines
• Work collaboratively with health and safety partners and stakeholders to develop prevention strategies and promote outreach programs
• Lead and/or participate on provincial occupational health and safety program and policy development projects

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge

• You have expert knowledge of Ministry strategic objectives/directions, legislation and regulations, applicable codes and standards.
• You have knowledge of technical, scientific, social, economic, and political considerations in assigned portfolios.

Policy and Program Development and Risk Management Knowledge

• You have knowledge of policy and program development principles/techniques and government policy development and approval processes.
• You have knowledge of loss control management, risk management and assessment theory and principles
• You have knowledge of government planning processes, program performance measures and program effectiveness criteria to enable planning and development of programs, strategies, standards and policies.

Research and Analytical Skills

• You have demonstrated research, qualitative/quantitative analyses and synthesis to assess program effectiveness and efficiency.
• You know statistical methods, economic theories, information systems and systems programming to access and interpret data, support research and policy/program development activities.
• You can conduct environmental scans, risk assessments and analyze directions, trends, standards and policies for health and safety within the health care sector to interpret findings and develop options/recommendations to address impacts.

Leadership, Project Management and Computer Skills

• You are a proven leader and have experience managing and leading projects including developing terms of reference, timelines and desired outcomes.
• You have demonstrated project management and time management skills to lead or participate in complex project management assignments which are high profile and sensitive
• You have experience using computer applications for word processing, spreadsheets. power point and graphics to prepare briefing materials, presentations and correspondence.

Communication, Consultation and Negotiation Skills

• You have proven communication, presentation and consultation skills to liaise with stakeholders, balance competing interests, and provide information at coroner's inquests and court proceedings, deliver presentations and prepare briefing materials and issue notes.
• You have negotiation, conflict-resolution and consensus-building skills to reconcile different positions and persuade clients/stakeholders to adopt alternative response to resolve problems/conflicts.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 505 University Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region or 119 King St W, Hamilton, West Region or 217 York St, London, West Region or 4273 King St E, Kitchener, West Region or 5001 Yonge St, North York, Toronto Region or 1290 Central Pkwy W, Mississauga, Central Region or 51 Heakes Ln, Kingston, East Region or 300 Water St, Peterborough, East Region or 200 First Ave W, North Bay, North Region or 159 Cedar St, Sudbury, North Region or 5520 Hwy 101 E, Timmins, North Region or 435 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region or 70 Foster Dr, Sault Ste Marie, North Region or 301 St Paul St, St Catharines, West Region or 4510 Rhodes Dr, Windsor, West Region or 347 Preston St, Ottawa, East Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Policy and Analysis
Posted on:
Monday, August 8, 2022
  • 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.
  • C-LB-185782/22
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, August 22, 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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