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Regional Information Management Specialist

Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry
Regional Operations Division, Southern Region
Aurora, Aylmer, Kenora, Pembroke, Peterborough, South Porcupine, Thunder Bay, Wawa
Job Term:
1 Temporary assignment/contract up to 12 months with possible extension
Job Code:
17158 - Systems Officer 4
$1,391.47 - $1,778.38 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
**Posting timeline: This posting will be advertised as seen and available for applicant submission from June 21 to July 13, 2022.**

Work in a team environment, where your expert advice and leadership will be a valuable asset to the Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry in ensuring that resources are protected and being used to their maximum efficiency.

NOTE: Flexible work arrangements including remote work may be considered and the successful candidate will have the option of working from the following office locations:

• 300 Water St, Peterborough
• 31 Riverside Drive, Pembroke
• 50 Bloomington Road West, Aurora
• 615 John Street North, Aylmer
• Hwy 101 East, South Porcupine
• 48 Mission Road, Wawa
• 808 Robertson Street, Kenora
• 435 James Street South, Thunder Bay

About Us
This position is part of the Regional Resource Information and Analysis Unit for the Southern Region which provides:
• Regional Geographic Information Systems (GIS) services to support regional and district resource management activities
• Information Management services, including regional and district records management and Freedom of Information, Privacy and Protection Act (FIPPA) leadership and advice
• Regional resource modelling and analysis to support resource and land use planning needs
• Leadership for data and information management across the region

Why work for the Ontario Public Service?

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

Want more Information?
Visit the  Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry  website for additional information about our ministry.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• provide technical leadership for the region in strategic and operational planning for information and information management.
• provide expert advice, tools, monitoring, auditing and training in support of the implementation of corporate standards and requirements across the region.
• develop and manage information and information management performance measurement for the region.
• provide quality control of information holdings through monitoring, auditing, and initiating or recommending corrective measures.
• represent the region on various divisional, ministry, inter-ministry and information management committees as a participant or leader.
• identify information, information management and technology opportunities and innovation and recommending solutions to improve business efficiencies.
• identify training requirements in the region and recommend customized solutions.

How do I qualify?


Candidate must possess a valid class 'G' driver's licence or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario.

Leadership and Project Management Skills

• leadership and project management skills to lead, coordinate, participate in project teams in support of initiatives and program directives; to conduct intricate systems analysis and design, testing, implementation and training

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills

• proven analytical, problem-solving, and innovation skills to assess and lead development of cost-effective information management solutions that meet client needs and improve program/service delivery

Technical Knowledge

• knowledge of information management legislation, concepts, policies, procedures and planning processes, including the theory and principles of data architecture, modelling, administration, standards, quality assurance, performance measurement
• knowledge of theory and principles of systems design and development to lead teams in the analysis and definition of client business and information technology requirements including design, development, implementation and testing of systems and solutions
• knowledge of information management technology, including hardware, operating systems, networks and applications (databases, GIS products, MNR (or similar) applications, and network systems to provide leadership/support, tools and training to assist staff in effectively managing information

Interpersonal and Communication Skills

• demonstrated interpersonal and communications skill, conflict resolution and negotiation skills to provide clear and concise expert advice and support on regional information management and technology needs and solutions

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 application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 300 Water St, Peterborough, East Region or 50 Bloomington Rd W, Aurora, Central Region or 31 Riverside Dr, Pembroke, East Region or 615 John St N, Aylmer, West Region or Hwy 101 E, South Porcupine, North Region or 48 Mission Rd, Wawa, North Region or 808 Robertson St, Kenora, North Region or 435 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Information Technology
Posted on:
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
  • E-NR-183278/22 - 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 Wednesday, July 13, 2022 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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