Connect with us

Anishinabek News

Regional Planner

Published

on

Regional Planner

Are you ready to make a difference by playing a significant role in the land use planning process for the Far North? Are you a collaborative, innovative and strategic thinker with strong interpersonal skills? If so, consider this great opportunity with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Regional Operations Division, in the role of Regional Planner.

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment.

We offer:

a defined benefit pension plan
• maternity and parental leave top-up benefits, which include adoptive parents
• comprehensive health plan
• life and disability insurance
• flexible work arrangements
• collegial and professional work culture
• career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
• on-the-job training to support your success in the role

Note: The work location will be determined by the successful candidate’s current primary residence.

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 < https://www.ontario.ca/page/ontario-public-service-anti-racism-policy > and the  OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint < https://www.ontario.ca/page/ops-inclusion-diversity-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 Codehttp://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/ontario-human-rights-code >. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

lead the preparation of community-based land use plans in collaboration with Indigenous communities in the Far North
work collaboratively with other divisions and ministries to provide advice on planning teams in the areas of land use and resource management plans
lead engagement and consultation efforts related to land use planning, including with adjacent First Nations, industry, stakeholders and the public
prepare analysis, briefing notes, and Minister’s letters for senior management and support issues management

Location: Red Lake, Sioux Lookout, South Porcupine, Thunder Bay

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

You must have a valid class ‘G’ driver’s licence or equivalent, as recognized by the Province of Ontario. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that they have a valid driver’s licence upon being hired.

Analytical and organization skills:

You possess analytical and evaluative skills to assess, review and synthesize data, and seek advice from experts/professionals on land use proposals and other regulatory approvals.
• You possess organizational skills to lead the planning of many concurrent projects, logistical tasks, scheduling, meeting arrangements, etc.

Leadership and project management skills:

You are able to use tact, discretion and motivation to encourage open communication.
You can implement and support a large volume of program and planning projects.
You can work cooperatively within the work unit, across the ministry and with other ministries and partners to achieve group and ministry goals.

Communication and interpersonal skills:

You can translate technical and specialized language, concepts, processes and information into terms and messages easily understood by a variety of audiences.
You can lead meetings and workshops related to land use planning.
You can prepare technical reports and various other forms of correspondence.

Indigenous knowledge:

You have knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture, and social and economic issues, and an understanding of communities within, and immediately adjacent to, planning area for a community-based land use plan to ensure consultation needs are met and the planning area is appropriate.
You have knowledge of Indigenous programs and policies available within the Ontario Public Service to build a relationship and common understanding in the land use planning process.
You have knowledge of community needs to effectively apply principles and policies in a flexible manner.

Technical knowledge:

You have experience with land and resource planning concepts and methodologies.
You have knowledge of environmental assessment principles, processes and practices.
You have knowledge of environmental standards, guidelines and legislation relevant to the broad-scale land use planning program.

Salary Range: $1,379.61 – $1,738.31 Per Week

Additional Information:

1 Permanent, 227 Howey St, Red Lake, North Region or 49 Prince St, Sioux Lookout, North Region or 435 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region or 5520 Hwy 101 E, South Porcupine, North Region

Please apply online, only, at www.ontario.ca/careers, quoting Job ID 202231, by Tuesday, August 8, 2023. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

www.ontario.ca/careers

Continue Reading

Anishinabek News

Indigenous Institutes post-secondary education on the brink of collapse

Published

on

By

FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION (February 27, 2024) – The February 26, 2024, announcement of $1.3 billion over three years for colleges and universities by the Ontario government once again prioritizes […]

Continue Reading

Anishinabek News

Administration Support Worker

Published

on

By

Post Content

Continue Reading

Anishinabek News

Child Well-Being Worker

Published

on

By

Post Content

Continue Reading

Trending

Copyright © 2023 5039589 Ontario Inc.