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Apply By: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 11:59 pm EDT


Organization: Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Division: Employment and Training Division
City: Belleville
Job Term: 1 Temporary assignment/contract up to 12 months with possible
Job Code: 5513 - Community Development Officer 3
Salary: $1,187.58 - $1,476.66 Per Week*
Posting Status: Open Targeted
Job ID: 68626

Do you want to make a difference in the community? Then bring your expertise to the Ministry of
Training, Colleges and Universities, Eastern Region to help deliver integrated employment and
training programs and services to clients accessing the labour market.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In a multi-stakeholder environment, you will:

administer new and expanded training and employment programs, including evaluation of
provide program planning support in response to emerging priorities and local labour market
conditions and trends, including issues management to proactively address contentious issues
recommend and/or approve and monitor programs and financial support
promote community employment and training programs
provide consultation and advice to clients on the delivery of programs and services

How do I qualify?

Customer service skills:
You have experience providing quality customer service skills in a program delivery environment,
and experience in building partnerships.
You have demonstrated experience in a program delivery environment, and experience evaluating
compliance with legislative/program requirements.

Communication and interpersonal skills:
You have well-developed consultative, presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills,
including ability to listen, consolidate information received, and provide sound advice and
consistent/timely information to internal and external audiences.
You have demonstrated experience in managing complex stakeholder relations.
You have the demonstrated ability to work well with others, build trust and respect, and work well
independently and as part of a team.

Contract management and financial expertise:
You have a record of experience in effective contract management, in developing service
agreements, and in financial monitoring techniques and controls.
You have strong understanding of quality assurance approaches to contract monitoring and
You have demonstrated knowledge of budget development, monitoring and forecasting
techniques, and sound financial practices.

Planning and organizational skills:
You have strong planning, organizational and priority-setting skills in a changing environment.
You are able to establish priorities among multiple competing demands.

Analytical, problem-solving and research skills:
You have strong problem-solving and risk management skills and the ability to work with team
members and others to implement solutions.
You have demonstrated research, analytical, and evaluative skills to evaluate projects against
legislation/regulatory requirements and service quality standards.

Program knowledge:
You have good knowledge of the range of employment and training programs in place, and of the
principles of community development and economic trends.
You have good knowledge of Provincial and Regional economic climate and trends.

Computer proficiency:
You have demonstrated computer software skills, including word processing, spreadsheet,
presentation and database software skills.
Additional information:
Address: 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 135 North Front St, Belleville,
East Region, General Screening Requirement
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule: 6
Category: Education and Training
Posted on: Monday, August 18, 2014

Prior to the offer of employment, in accordance with the Ontario Public Service personnel
screening checks policy, the top applicant(s) will be required to undergo personnel screening
checks, which includes a police records check.
In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top
candidate(s) may be required to provide a general or enhanced screening check. Please
refer to the Additional Information / Address section above on this job advertisement to
determine the screening check that is required for each position.

A general screening check includes a criminal record check and if applicable, fingerprint
verification at your own expense. An enhanced screening check includes a criminal record
check and if applicable, fingerprint verification at your own expense and permission for the
Negotiations & Security Branch, Employee Relations Division to conduct any specific
screening as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above.

A record of a Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically
mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check results will only be reviewed
and evaluated by the Negotiations & Security Branch for the purpose of making a clearance
decision. The details of an individual's screening check will be considered in specific relation
to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be
maintained by the Negotiations & Security Branch and kept strictly confidential.

How to apply:
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2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools
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concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job.
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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
from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time
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specific time period (e.g. one year), or from applying and/or accepting 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

Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, September 2, 2014 11:59 pm EDT. Late
applications will not be accepted.

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

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

*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.