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Diversity Outreach Officer, Emergency Management Ontario, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services

Duration: 1 Permanent
Location: 25 Grosvenor St., Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group: OPSEU
Salary: $1,221.37-$1,447.30 (MplusM) per week*
Position Status: Open
Job Code: 5700 - Fire Services Adviser 1
Schedule: 4
Category: Consulting and Planning
Job ID: 3543

Bring your applied knowledge of diversity issues, challenges and trends, current emergency management practices and related legislation to the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services` Emergency Management Ontario. A motivated, dynamic individual with a valid driver`s licence, you will provide strategic outreach to the diverse communities within the province, provincially oriented organizations, advocacy groups and industry, to enhance the diverse communities resilience to disasters. The engagement of communities will be done in partnership with municipalities and other stakeholders on a variety of emergency management programs, including public education and awareness. This position involves being on-call on a regular basis.

Qualifications: applied knowledge of diversity issues/challenges/trends, current emergency management theories/practices/issues/trends/programs, and related legislation/regulations, i.e., Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, Regulation 380/04, Municipal Act, Human Rights Code; proven research, analytical, evaluation skills to conduct needs assessments; proven communication and interpersonal skills to deliver presentations, briefings, proposals and training to peers/senior management and diverse audiences; understanding of the structures/roles of various levels of government; proficiency in using a variety of software programs, i.e., MS Office Suite; ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, use good judgment, tact and diplomacy in critical situations, and pass federal/provincial security checks; valid drivers licence; willingness to work irregular/extended hours for extended periods, particularly during emergencies, and travel outside of Ontario and Canada.

Posting Date: Friday, August 31, 2007
Closing Date: Monday, September 17, 2007

Applications must be received by the end of the closing date with the Job ID number quoted.

Send application to     

Bonnie Montpetit, Staffing Assistant, Central Recruitment Unit
Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
777 Memorial Avenue
Orillia, ON  L3V 7V3
Fax: (705) 329-6604

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying to positions.

The Ontario Public Service is an equal opportunity employer.

Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

*Indicates that the salary listed includes the maximum plus merit, in accordance with the OPSEU Collective Agreement.