Experience working in the Ontario Public Service – grow your future.

The OPS is dedicated to recruiting and advancing top talent while building a diverse public service that is reflective of Ontario’s population and communities. This exciting opportunity offers recent Indigenous post-secondary graduates the opportunity to develop their careers and gain valuable work experience with one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.

Bring your knowledge, experience and perspectives to the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines. Working with a team of engaged professionals and dedicated leaders, you’ll take the next step in your career in a dynamic environment that provides opportunities for personal growth, competitive salary, mentorship, learning and development opportunities, and work-life balance.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As part of the administrative team in the Deputy Minister’s Office (DMO), build your project management skills by:

• analyzing and reviewing processes and making recommendations on improvements to the Information and records management of the DMO
• assisting in the development of work plans according to DMO’s and ministry’s priorities for records management and obligations under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).
• conducting research and analysis of trends, new developments and best practices, including the exploration of potential new tools, systems and/or mechanisms for information management (sharing, retention and storing practices)
• coordinating project daily activities, including reviewing and monitoring project progress, key deliverables, timelines and budgets
• supporting the implementation of effective Information Management (IM) processes
• participating in development teams, committees and working groups

Location: Toronto

How do I qualify?


  • You must have graduated from a college or university, with a degree, diploma or post-graduate certificate, within the past 5 years.
    • You must be an Indigenous person (i.e. First Nations, Métis, Inuit).

Specialized knowledge:

  • Project management theories and methodologies, to assist in the planning and implementation of project activities relating to the DMO’s and ministry’s record management practices, decision-making and IM processes.
    • Research techniques, data analysis and evaluative methods/techniques, to conduct research, analyze and compile information/data for the development of standards, processes, performance measures, new tools/systems.
    • Project coordination and client/stakeholder consultation techniques.

Important skills:

  • You have proven interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Analytical and issues management skills to analyze and review the DMO’s and ministry business and decision-making process.
    • The ability to research, analyze and assess complex and diverse issues, with attention to detail.
    • Planning and organizational skills.

    View Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Indigenous Self-Identification

    Your interest in working for the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines is greatly appreciated. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

AMENDED – Closing date has been extended to November 10, 2017.

Salary Range: $1,039.06 – $1,218.64 per week

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 99 Wellesley St W, Toronto, Toronto Region

Please apply online, only, by Friday, November 10, 2017, by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers and entering Job ID 112434 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.