Student – Assistant Resource Management Technician
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Are you a student or recent graduate looking for an opportunity to build your career over the summer? Are you passionate about making a difference?
The Summer Employment Opportunities program provides opportunities to obtain valuable work experience, gain transferable skills, and build professional networks.
- LEARN: Jump start your career, whether you want to learn business skills, use your French language skills, help out in a lab, or work outdoors. Put the knowledge you’ve acquired at school into action.
- GROW: Enhance your skills and expand your network by working on projects, leading initiatives and sharing your ideas. Transfer the skills you learn to your future school and work experiences.
- CONTRIBUTE: In addition to advancing your professional and personal skills, you will also give back to your community. Spend your summer working to support the interests of Ontarians!
Information to assist you with the application process is available on the Summer Employment Opportunities website (opens in a new tab).This job posting represents multiple positions within different ministries and at various locations across Ontario. Certain cities may be located in distant or remote areas in Ontario and may not be accessible by public transit. Carefully review locations through Google Maps (opens in a new tab) and select ONLY those locations that you are able to travel to and work in. You can select up to 10 locations.
- Relocation expenses and/or accommodations are not covered by ministries.
- The number of positions to be filled is approximate and subject to change.
- Please use your legal name when applying to the job ad.
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 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?
As an Assistant Resource Management Technician, you may have the opportunity to work on some or all of the following activities:
- Aid staff with information management of Crown land by distributing land use permits, work permits, leases, etc., and by conducting site visits.
- Support the Aggregates program by inspecting aggregate operations and assisting with compliance monitoring.
- Provide assistance to the Fish and Wildlife program by conducting research, including fieldwork, to assemble and draft information, including writing reports on fish and wildlife resources.
- Provide assistance to the Forestry program by conducting field work involved with Silvicultural Effectiveness Monitoring and assisting with forest compliance inspections.
- Provide administrative support, including organizing files and publications.
- Provide support to local office programs and committees, including the Joint Health and Safety Committee and the Wellness Committee.
- Assist with outreach activities, such as speaking with the public/delivering presentations, and providing information to the public to educate/generate awareness.
Note: You will be working outdoors and in diverse weather conditions, and may be required to operate boats, motors, ATVs, and other specialized equipment/tools.
How do I qualify?
You must meet all eligibility criteria by the first day of employment (contracts begin between May and July):
- Student Status: You must be enrolled in a secondary or post-secondary institution (currently or for the fall semester) OR you must have graduated within the past six months (for example, if you graduated in December, you can apply for and start a summer student position up until June of the following year).
- Age: You must be a minimum of 15 years of age. There is no maximum age limit.
- Residency: You must be a resident of Ontario during the term of employment.
- Work Status: You must be legally entitled to work in Canada. You are also required to have a valid Social Insurance Number (SIN) upon being hired.
- Application: Applications are only accepted online by clicking the “Apply Online” button. Your application should describe how you meet the knowledge and skill requirements outlined on this ad.
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
- You apply your written communication skills to document findings, record data, and prepare a variety of documents (e.g. reports, letters, fact sheets, etc.).
- You apply your initiative and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively in a team environment, and have a strong work ethic with the ability to work independently.
Technical Skills and Knowledge
- You apply your experience using Microsoft Office product suite, such as word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), database management (Access), presentations (PowerPoint); email and internet to conduct research and prepare a variety of documents.
Analytical and Organizational Skills
- You apply your planning and organizational skills to collect, organize, review, and verify information/data through review of files, reports, and other means.
- You work independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize, and prioritize your work to meet competing deadlines.
- You are able to work in an outdoor environment with some physical activity involved, including lifting and carrying weighted items in accordance with the Employment Standards Act and Workplace Health and Safety regulations
- You are able to operate boats, motors, ATVs, and other specialized equipment/tools
- You are able to travel with staff on multi-day outdoor field trips
- For certain positions, you must have a valid Ontario G2 (or higher) Driver’s License (or equivalent) with an excellent record
- For certain positions, you must have, or be willing to acquire, a Pleasure Craft Operator Card and certification in Standard First Aid and CPR
Other Summer Opportunities
We offer a variety of job types in diverse career fields. See what other summer opportunities are currently available!
Also, check out all the other student and new professional opportunities offered within the Ontario Public Service.
- Some positions advertised on this job ad are represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and successful candidates will be required to pay monthly union dues, which are automatically deducted from your pay.
Other positions advertised on this job ad may be excluded from the OPSEU Collective Agreement (i.e. not represented by OPSEU), depending on the business area within the Ministry in which the work is performed. You will be advised during the recruitment process by the hiring manager of the business area.
You will receive a confirmation splash page verifying receipt of your application when it has been successfully received. You will only receive an email confirmation if you have entered your email address in the application. If you do not receive a confirmation splash page, it is likely that your application was not successfully received and it is recommended that you resubmit your application. If that still does not result in a confirmation, please contact [email protected] during the posting period. We cannot provide assistance with submitting your application after the job ad deadline date.
How to apply:
- You must apply online and complete all the mandatory questions on the application form.
- You must attach one document with your application. We recommend you attach a cover letter and resume to support the information you provide in your application. The cover letter and resume document you attach should not exceed five (5) pages combined.
- If you require accommodation to apply, or to complete this application form, please contact us at [email protected].
Check out the Youth and New Professionals website to learn more about Summer Employment Opportunities.
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.
Toutes les offres d’emploi externes de la fonction publique de l’Ontario sont affichées en anglais et en français. Pour connaître les exigences linguistiques, vérifiez les renseignements sur la « langue du poste » figurant dans le haut de chaque offre d’emploi. Pour tous les postes, l’évaluation des candidates et candidats se fera en anglais, la langue usuelle de la fonction publique de l’Ontario. En ce qui concerne les postes désignés bilingues, la maîtrise du français des candidates et candidats sera également évaluée.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario’s Human Rights Code .
The Atikokan Employment Centre advertises the following job posting as a service to its clients and to the community. Atikokan Employment Centre is not responsible for the wording or content of the advertisements. All correspondence concerning each position should be directed to the contact name identified in the advertisement.