Ring of Fire Intern

Deadline Date: Tuesday October 31, 2017 at 11:59 pm.

Experience working in the Ontario Public Service - grow your future.

The OPS is dedicated to recruiting and advancing top talent while building a diverse public service that is reflective of Ontario's population and communities. This exciting opportunity offers recent Indigenous post-secondary graduates the opportunity to develop their careers and gain valuable work experience with one of Canada's Top 100 Employers.

Bring your knowledge, experience and perspectives to the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines. Working with a team of engaged professionals and dedicated leaders, you'll take the next step in your career in a dynamic environment that provides opportunities for personal growth, competitive salary, mentorship, learning and development opportunities, and work-life balance.

Posting Date:
Monday October 2, 2017
Thunder Bay
435 South James Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario
Start Date:
Contract for 12 months
$1113.90 - $1308.50 per week
Number of positions:
Days of work:
Consulting and Planning
As part of the Ring of Fire Aboriginal Community and Stakeholder Relations team, bring your knowledge of Indigenous culture, project management and research skills, and apply your communication skills by:
providing project planning and implementation in support of the ministry's Indigenous initiatives
engaging with Indigenous communities and other ministries and clients
tracking project activities, including reviewing and monitoring project progress, key deliverables, timelines and budgets
assisting in the development of workshops and preparation of presentations, work plans, briefings and reports
conducting research and analysis for program initiatives and participating in the development of standards, processes and performance measures
participating in various committees and working groups
You must have graduated from a college or university, with a degree, diploma or post-graduate certificate, within the past five (5) years.
You must be an Indigenous person (i.e. First Nations, Metis, Inuit).
Specialized knowledge:
You have knowledge of Indigenous culture, governance, community perspectives and political dynamics.
You have knowledge of lands, resources and economic development issues and trends in Ontario.
Communication and interpersonal skills:
You can provide and exchange information as well as prepare and present briefing and communications material.
You can participate and contribute to committees and projects.
Project management and organizational skills:
You can plan, organize, and manage multiple tasks and projects with competing deadlines.
You can assist with the planning and delivery of meetings and workshops.
Research and analytical skills:
You can conduct research and environmental scans, and analyze and compile information/data.
You have knowledge of performance measurement methodologies and evaluation techniques.
Computer skills:
You are proficient in common software applications to prepare presentations and reports, conduct analysis, and perform research on the internet/intranet.
Job Code: 02701 - Information Officer 1 
Job ID: 112473
Closing Date/Apply by:
Tuesday October 31, 2017 at 11:59 pm.
How To Apply:
You must apply online by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers.
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Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
Mines and Minerals Division
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Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
435 South James Street
Thunder Bay
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