What can I expect to do in this role?• To assist Lands and Waters staff with the monitoring and auditing of resource management activities and administer requirements of the Public Lands Act and other applicable legislation and regulations.
• These activities will involve assisting with dam management, processing applications under various pieces of legislation (Public Lands Act, Lakes and Rivers Improvement Act, etc.), land ownership and status reviews; processing tenure documents and responding to complaints and inquiries regarding crown land.
How do I qualify?
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Knowledge
• Knowledge of lands and waters related legislation and regulations (e.g. Public Lands Act, Beds of Navigable Waters Act, Lakes and Rivers Improvement Act) to participate in long range planning processes, provide technical support and advice to staff and clients on matters such as land ownership and tenure, Crown land surveys, and licencing & permitting requirements;
Analytical and Research Skills
• Problem solving and analytical skills to assist with the review and assessment of data (licence/permit applications, consultant reports, public issues etc.) in order to ensure licence/permit applications are complete and consistent with the Provincial Standards and applicable legislation, regulations and policies;
Interpersonal, Verbal and Written Communications Skills
• Tact and good judgment to effectively communicate with a variety of staff, agency representatives, clients and industry stakeholders, and the general public, to promote the understanding of applicable legislation/regulations/policies, address compliance issues, discuss sensitive resource decisions, assist with the preparation of briefing notes, and to write technical reports;
• Working knowledge of computer software packages including MS-Excel, MS Word, MS Access, and GIS;
Successful candidates may be required to undergo an employment screening check in accordance with the Ontario Employment Screening Checks Policy.
Eligibility:• Proof of eligibility to work in Canada;
• Has graduated or will graduate from an approved or legally authorized college or university with a degree, postgraduate certificate or diploma within the last four years;
• Candidates are only eligible to participate in one MNRF 12-month placement and must not have participated in the MNRF internship program in the past.
- 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, North Bay, North Region or Sudbury, North Region
How to apply:
- You must submit your application using only one of the methods identified below.
- Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
- Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
- Be sure to quote the Job ID number for this position.
- OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, April 30, 2020 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.