Website Ontario Public Service

Organization: Various Ministries
Division: Various Divisions and Branches
City: Atikokan, Aurora, Aylmer, Bancroft, Blind River, Bracebridge, Chapleau, Cochrane, Dryden, Fort Frances, Guelph, Hearst, Ignace, Kapuskasing, Kemptville, Kenora, Kingston, Kirkland Lake, Midhurst, Minden, Nipigon, North Bay, Owen Sound, Parry Sound, Pembroke, Peterborough, Red Lake, Sioux Lookout, South Porcupine, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Wawa
Job Term: 47 Temporary positions ranging from 7-18 weeks between May and September
Job Code: Student 1 – Student Level 1, Student 2 – Student Level 2
Salary: $15.50 – $16.35 per hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement
Posting Status: Open
Job ID: 191634

Are you a student looking for an opportunity to build your career over the summer? Are you passionate about making a difference?

The Summer Employment Opportunities program provides students with 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. Within your application, you will have the opportunity to identify the skills, work preferences and qualifications you have that make you a suitable candidate for this position.

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  and select ONLY those locations that you are able to travel to and work in. You can select up t o 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

All applications must be submitted through the  Ontario Public Service Careers website by clicking the Apply Online button on the job ad. Applications submitted through third party websites will not be accepted.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:
We are committed to build a workplace 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?

Work Description
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 graduate 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 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 job ad.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

  • You apply your written communication skills to document finding, 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

Other Requirements

  • 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, 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.

Additional Information

Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule: N/A, N/A
Category: Environment
Posted on: Wednesday, November 30, 2022

  • 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 and it is recommended that you resubmit your application. If that still does not result in a confirmation, please contact during the posting period. We cannot provide assistance with submitting your application after the job ad deadline date.

How to apply:

  1. You must  apply online  and complete all the mandatory questions on the application form.
  2. 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.
  3. You must be 15 years of age or older as of the first day of employment (between May and July). There are some positions that require you to be at least 18 years of age or older. Please refer to Job Ad for specific age requirements.
  4. You must be a resident of Ontario.
  5. You must be eligible to work in Canada.
  6. You must be enrolled in a secondary, or post-secondary institution (currently or for the fall semester) or are within six months of graduation on the first day of employment, e.g. if you graduated in December, you can apply to and start a summer student position in the Ontario Public Service up until June of that year.
  7. If you require accommodation to apply, or to complete this application form, please contact us at

Check out the Youth and New Professionals website to learn more about Summer Employment Opportunities.

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 Friday, February 10, 2023 11:59 pm EST. Late application swill not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

Job advertisements for positions that have been designated bilingual will be provided in both English and French on the website. Positions that are not designated bilingual are not translated and are displayed in English only on both the English and French versions of the website.

Les annonces d’emploi pour les postes designes bilingues sont publiees en anglais et en francais sur le site Web. Les annonces pour les postes qui ne sont pas designes biligues ne sont pas trduites et ells figurent en anglais seulement, tant dans la version francaise que dans la version anglaise du site.

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

Note: The only website where you can apply on-line for positions with the Ontario Public Service is

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