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Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
Operations Division, Eastern Region
Job Term:
1 Temporary up to 9 months with possibility of extension
Job Code:
61502 - Environmental Officer 2
$970.65 - $1,148.65 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you interested in applying your knowledge of environmental sciences to identify, monitor, and report on a variety of sources of pollution? If so, consider this rewarding opportunity to achieve a greener Ontario!

What can I expect to do in this role?

- Inspect and monitor selected sources of air, water and land pollution
- Assess compliance with environmental legislation and policies
- Respond to routine, non-complex pollution complaints
- Collect samples and document evidence
- Assist in implementing inspection and abatement programs

How do I qualify?


Valid G2 or above Ontario driver's license

Environmental and Technical Knowledge:

-You have the ability to apply knowledge of industrial and municipal environmental controls and waste management, abatement procedures and programs
- You can apply sample collection techniques in the field and test a variety of media
- You can interpret and apply environmental legislation (e.g. Environmental Protection Act, Pesticides Act, Ontario Water Resources Act), and related policies and guidelines
- You can conduct inspections and audits to assess compliance
- You can apply a range of compliance tools and approaches to influence behavior in the regulated community

Analytical and Problem Solving Skills

- You are able to analyze and assess technical and scientific information
- You can identify cause and sources of pollution problems and suggest corrective action
- You can review ministry guidelines and policies to evaluate adherence to Ministry policy, regulations, objectives

Communication and Computer Skills

- You can communicate technical information in a clear manner
- You have good writing skills to produce clear, concise, and grammatically correct documents
- You can deal with the public and work with diverse client groups in an effective and polite manner
- You know how to use microcomputer systems and software packages (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, email)

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 9 months, 1259 Gardiners Rd, Kingston, East Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Lands and Resources
Posted on:
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
  • T-ET-99081/16
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 Tuesday, November 1, 2016 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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