Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry RESOURCES CLERK (1) Contract in North Bay, ON

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

Branch North Bay ON CA

North Bay, ON

All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must…

Are you an efficient office administration professional with excellent organizational skills? If so, consider this position with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Regional Operations Division.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• provide front-line customer and client services to internal and external clients
• provide a range of administrative and district support services such as: taking meeting minutes, composing routine correspondence, handling incoming and outgoing mail, organizing and maintaining district filing systems, maintaining office supplies and equipment, compiling data and drafting reports
• provide logistical support to district supervisors and teams providing ground to ground or ground to air radio coverage
• undertake corporate searches associated with licences and produce approvals/permits/licences
• assist in the district financial process by receiving revenue, preparing receipts, making bank deposits, entering data, identifying and resolving errors, processing requests for cash float and maintaining district financial records
How do I qualify?
Mandatory requirement:
• ability to obtain Restricted Radio/Telephone Operator’s Certificate
Office administration experience:
• demonstrated experience with office administrative duties such as manual and automated filing, purchasing, revenue collection procedures, assets management, tracking correspondence/projects, arranging meetings/travel, maintaining supplies and office equipment
• demonstrated proficiency with computers and software programs such as word-processing, database, electronic mail, internet, spreadsheets, and financial and revenue applications to format and prepare correspondence and reports, input and retrieve data and maintain computerized records
Planning and organizational skills:
• ability to schedule and organize meetings, training sessions, seminars and workshops
• ability to use effective time management skills to organize own workload to ensure deadlines are met
Judgement and analytical skills:
• ability to determine nature and urgency of matters, inquiries and processes in order to prioritize, action or refer accordingly
• ability to identify and resolve discrepancies in reports and financial data
• ability to interpret and apply relevant, policies, procedures, directives, guidelines, regulations and/or statutes
• ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
Communication skills:
• ability to convey information, respond to inquiries, resolve complaints and issues using tact and diplomacy with clients, the general public and staff
• ability to compose and proofread general correspondence
Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 6 months, 3301 Trout Lake Rd, North Bay, North Region

Compensation Group:

Ontario Public Service Employees Union




Administrative and Support Services

Posted on:

Monday, July 27, 2015


  • N-NR-80577/15

How to apply:

  • You must apply online .
  • 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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  • 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 Tuesday, August 18, 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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    The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
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    Employment Type: Freelance
    Location: North Bay, ON, CA
    Posted on: 2015-07-31
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