Website OPS - Various Ministries

Apply By: Thursday, June 27, 024 11:59pm EDT

Organization: Various Ministries
Division: Various Divisions, Various Branches, Various Department/Units
City: Thunder Bay
Language of Position(s): English
Job Term: 27 Temporary fixed-term contract for up to 12 months
Job Code: 3A008 – ProgPlanEval03
Salary: $59,195.00 – $81,920.00 per year
Posting Status: Open
Job ID: 215975

Why join the Indigenous Internship Program (IIP)

This is an opportunity to be part of a positive, supportive, and collaborative culture where, together, we will build reciprocal relationships and pathways for Indigenous people to thrive in the OPS. Bring your lived experiences as a First Nations, Metis or Inuit and help us achieve our commitment towards establishing fairness, accessibility, and equity in the OPS. We are looking for individuals dedicated to equity in the OPS. We are looking for individuals dedicated to equity and a strong understanding of Indigenous peoples and cultures. Through working in the OPS over your 12-month contract, you will have the opportunity to effect real change that will have an impact on thousands of OPS employees and pave the way for Indigenous reconciliation within the organization.
We offer a competitive total compensation package, which includes and attractive salary, defined benefit pension plan, comprehensive health and dental plan and much more!

For more information about the Indigenous Internship Program Program, visit the Indigenous Internship Program webpage.

Please note: The headquarters for these positions will vary, based on the ministry, and are specified in the job ads below; however, alternate work arrangements may be available.

To learn more about the ministries recruiting for this position, access the following link: Ministries|

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.

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 “How to apply” section if you require a disability-related accommodation

What can I expect to do in this role?

Research and Program Support

  • Participates as a team member to improve the delivery of programs and services for Ontarians.
  • Determines methods to acquire the knowledge and/or information requested by the team.
  • Conducts research, summarizes findings, and prepares papers, reports and recommendations to improve program efficiencies.
  • Reviews the quality and accessibility of publicly-available program information, and highlights observations.
  • Participates in the development of standards, processes, methods, benchmark techniques and performance measures to support the delivery of programs and services to stakeholders.
  • Work in a team-based environment on special projects, working groups, task forces, and project-planning and implementation activities related to research, needs assessments and service delivery.

Program Analysis

  • Analyzes program/service information and data, and identifies trends to support the team in the development of evidence-based findings and recommendations.
  • Conducts risk assessments and program evaluation to assist in developing options for program improvements.
  • Analyzes current service delivery processes, reviews the efficiencies, merits and weaknesses of programs and services.
  • Assesses the impact of new, revised or proposed processes on program delivery or services within the organization.
  • Assesses the achievement of programs and services to meet established operational goals and service standards.

Stakeholders Consultation and Liaison

  • Participates in consultations with program stakeholders to support quality services and improve customer satisfaction.
  • Consults with program managers, ministry staff, stakeholders and/or other jurisdictions, to discuss service functions, business practices and related processes.
  • Consults with stakeholders to obtain input on program and service delivery initiatives, and to gain feedback using surveys and process reviews.

Materials Preparation

  • Assists with the preparation of briefing materials, planning documents and reports to support ongoing programs and services. Drafts materials to support proposed program and service delivery initiatives.

How do I qualify?


  • You must have graduated or will complete the requirements to graduate with a degree, diploma or post-graduate certificate fromĀ  a recognized or legally authorized post-secondary institution in the last five years (May 19-August 2024).
  • You must self-identify as an Indigenous person. The term Indigenous refers to individuals who identify as being descended from the original inhabitants (the first peoples) of what is now known as Canada. in this context, Indigenous people are First Nations, Metis and/or Inuit.
  • You must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • You must be a resident of Ontario during the term of employment.

Analytical and research skills

  • You understand research and analytical practices to source and analyze a variety of information and data, as well as identify trends to support the development of evidence-based findings and recommendations.
  • You can interpret and apply legislation, policies, processes and procedures.

Communication skills

  • You can prepare and present various documents, including presentations, reports and summaries.
  • You can clearly and concisely communicate information.

Interpersonal and teamwork skills

  • You can establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • You can participate and contribute to working groups.

Planning and organizational skills

  • You are able to plan, organize, and manage multiple tasks and projects with competing deadlines.

Computer skills

  • You are proficient in common software applications such as word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet applications to draft documents and reports, prepare presentations and conduct analysis.

Collection of Information
The Indigenous Internship Program (IIP) is designed to support Ontario’s commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous peoples across the province. Information collected for the IIP application will contribute to efforts in building a more diverse, inclusive, and accessible OPS and to provide you with an opportunity to complete an anonymous data survey to evaluate the effectiveness of the program and for analysis to identify any systemic barriers.

The personal information collected in this application is also necessary for the proper administration of the IIP and will be used for the purpose of validating your eligibility for the program. This competition, and the results from this competition, may also be used in identifiable format by designated representatives in the OPS for consideration of other opportunities in the OPS.

Personal information will be shared in an identifiable format with the OPS Indigenous Equity Branch exclusively for the purposes of tracking the enterprise-wide hiring and retention of Indigenous persons and assessing recruitment and retention priorities for Indigenous staff in the OPS. Information will be retained by the Internships Unit, Treasury Board Secretariat and will be protected in accordance with the principles of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

If you have any questions about the collection and management of your personal information, you may contact the Internships Unit, Treasury Board Secretariat at:

By completing this attestation, you are consenting to the OPS collecting and using your personal information as indicated in this Notice of Collection and in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. You agree that you are 16 years of age or over, have read and understand this Notice and Consent, and any information you provide will be true and accurate.

Privacy Statement
The OPS is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information in accordance with the principles of FIPPA. For more information, please read our Privacy statement |

Other Summer Opportunities
We offer a variety of summer jobs in diverse career fields. See what summer opportunities are currently available!

Also, check out all the other student and new professional opportunities offered within the Ontario Public Service.

Additional Information:


  • 3 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 435 James St S, Thunder Bay North Region
  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 189 Red River Rd, Thunder Bay, North Region
  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 435 James St S, Thunder Ba, North Region

Compensation Group: Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule: 6
Category: Internships
Posted on: Thursday, May 30, 2024


  • These temporary internship positions are 12-month contracts from the start date of your position.
  • The Government of Ontario is an equal opportunity employer and has a legal duty to accommodate under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ontario’s Human Rights code. If you have any questions about this attestation or require accommodation to complete this attestation, please contact the Internships Unit at [email protected]
  • Please do not provide more personal information than what is asked of you. For example, do not include your social insurance number, photograph, or banking information, etc. with your application. We strongly encourage you not to provide us with information beyond that which is requested in the job posting.

How to apply:

  1. You must apply online.
  2. Your 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 team will contact you within 48 hours.

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 Thursday, June 27, 2024 11:59pm 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.

All Ontario Public Service external job advertisements are posted in English and French. To confirm the language requirements of a job, check the “language of position” information at the top of each job ad. For all positions, candidates will be assessed in English, the business language of the Ontario Public Service. For English/French designated bilingual positions, candidates will also be assessed through French-language proficiency testing.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

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