Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
$1,085.32 - $1,246.03 Per Week* plus isolation pay of $17.26/bi-weekly
Closing Date
October 30, 2017 11:59 pm


Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Regional Operations Division
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
41111 – Resource Technician Sr 2 (B/U)
$1,085.32 – $1,246.03 Per Week* plus isolation pay of $17.26/bi-weekly
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.

Posting Status:

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Are you experienced in program delivery and have the developed ability to provide technical leadership and guidance across multiple natural resources program areas?

If so, consider this challenging opportunity as an IRM Technical Specialist within the Geraldton field office.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• plan, coordinate, implement and monitor technical/operational forestry, fish and wildlife, lands and waters and aggregate program activities
• organize field projects, monitor progress and results of projects and administer the compliance processes
• provide technical, operational and group leadership, guidance and advice through consultation, negotiations, and conflict resolution
• ensure consistent application of legislation, regulations, policies and procedures and implement compliance plans and field inspections
• provide testimonial evidence in court and legal tribunals
• support long range planning teams by providing technical input to land use and resource management planning decisions
• communicate resource management program information to the public, clients, partners, resource industries and Indigenous peoples
• lead the technical and operational aspects of water management program activities including the operation and maintenance of water control structures, flood and emergency response and erosion control

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirement:

• You possess a valid class ‘G’ driver’s licence or equivalent as recognized by the province of Ontario to visit sites, usually in rural or remote settings.

Communication, planning, coordination abilities and experience:

• You have the demonstrated ability and experience to plan, lead/coordinate and implement forestry, fish and wildlife, lands and aggregates programs, projects and partnership activities.
• You have the proven ability and experience to plan and lead/coordinate project activities and emergency response initiatives and can participate in waters program and including dam operations if needed.

Technical expertise:

• You have strong knowledge of forestry, fish and wildlife, lands and waters and aggregates legislation, as well as activities, administrative policies/procedures, licencing and permitting.
• You have demonstrated knowledge of compliance inspection and investigation procedures and experience investigating infractions, determining corrective action and providing technical information and evidence.
• You are experienced in land use and resource management planning processes and have previously contributed your expertise and technical advice to planning exercises.

Interpretation, communication and interpersonal skills:

• You can interpret and apply relevant safety legislation and have demonstrated experience working in compliance with acts and regulations.
• You have strong interpersonal and communication skills to prepare written products and participating in briefings, public meetings, conducting training and presenting evidence at legal proceedings.

Additional Information:
  • 1 Permanent, 208 Beamish Ave, Geraldton, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union

Schedule: 6

Category: Lands and Resources
Posted on: Wednesday, October 11, 2017


  • N-NR-112864/17

How to apply:

  1. You must apply online.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
  5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
  6. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please Contact Us to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.
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.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, October 30, 2017 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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