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Organization: Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
Division: Ontario Geological Survey – Resident Geologist Program
City: Sault Ste Marie
Job Term: 1 Permanent
Job Code: 14522 – Geologist Assistant 2
Salary: $810.51 – $931.92 Per Week*
Posting Status: Open
Job ID: 80927
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Bring your knowledge of geology and strong administrative skills to the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines.

Sault Ste. Marie offers many of the advantages of ‘big city’ living but is nestled in natural wilderness. Sault Ste. Marie is one of only 6 Canadian communities designated as an international safe community by World Health Organization. The Sault offers safe neighbourhoods where the word neighbour still resonates, and has community centres, parks and more to offer the whole family. A thriving arts and entertainment community, top-notch restaurants, and more are right here in the community of Sault Ste. Marie.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• assist with property visits, processing and maintaining assessment files
• assist with library services
• provide technical assistance and information services to clients
• maintain databases
• carry out general clerical and administrative functions

How do I qualify?

• ability to lift heavy objects in excess of 25kg
• valid driver’s license to conduct field work

Specialized knowledge:
• knowledge of geology principles and practices
• knowledge of exploration and geotechnical assessment work
• ability to interpret and apply legislation such as the Mining Act

Technical/computer skills:
• ability to read and interpret geological maps and air photos
• computer proficiency with standard office software (e.g word processors, spreadsheets, databases, internet browsers) with good keyboarding/data entry skills
• ability to operate geographic information systems and internet based systems to display and retrieve information

People skills:
• effective communication, interpersonal and customer service skills to interact with clients

Other relevant skills:
• good problem solving, investigative and research skills
• ability to work independently and set work priorities
• knowledge of administrative procedures
• ability to conduct field investigations, including traversing across rugged terrain

Additional information:
  • 1 Permanent, 875 Queen St E, Sault Ste Marie, North Region
Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule: 3
Category: Lands and Resources
Posted on: Monday, August 10, 2015

  • N-ND-80927/15

How to apply:

  1. You must apply online.
  2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
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  5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, August 31, 2015 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 contacted.

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

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