Deadline Date: 2019/04/26
Ogimaa Binesiiyog Stewardship Youth Ranger Assistant Team Lead Job Specification: Duration: 9 weeks, June to August Hours: Monday to Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm Salary: $14.85/hour Purpose of Position: As the Assistant Team Lead of one of the Ogimaa Binesiiyog Stewardship Youth Ranger (SYR) Teams, you will be under the general supervision of the Resource Management Supervisor, Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry (MNRF) and Program Coordinator. Your duties are to assist the Team Lead to provide group leadership for a variety of technical requirements and program responsibilities associated with the day-to-day operation of the Youth Rangers team. Duties / Responsibilities:
Providing group leadership, motivation and guidance to the Rangers on the worksites.
Assisting the Team Lead to ensure that workers take precautions to protect the health and safety of themselves and others by complying with such acts, codes, policies, procedures or accepted workplace practices as may be appropriate.
Occasionally acting in the Team Lead role with appropriate supervision/support from the Team Lead, Program Coordinator or Partnership Specialist.
Assisting in the preparation of work plans, and in the full implementation of approved work programs.
Assisting in researching and identifying learning opportunities.
Ensuring effective communication with internal MNRF staff, external partners and members of the public to coordinate the implementation and completion of stewardship projects and public outreach/education initiatives.
Assist in taking photos of crews engaging in work.
Working in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its Regulations and any workplace practices as directed by the employer.
Advising workers of actual and potential dangers in the workplace and the required precautions.
Performing strenuous tasks outdoors, often over rough terrain and in adverse weather conditions.
Assisting in other ministry program areas as required. Knowledge:
Of local flora (plants) and fauna (animal life), leadership, environmental issues, natural resource management, and environmental stewardship.
Of computers/software including word processing and electronic mail.
Of safe work practices, canoe tripping, camping, navigation/orienteering and outdoor activities. Qualifications:
Demonstrated leadership skills and experience working with a team.
Strong interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills (ie: assist in preparing articles for newspapers and media releases on team activities throughout the season).
Organizational and planning skills to stimulate projects, establish priorities and meet deadlines.
Ability to take initiative and be self-motivated to complete tasks in an independent manor, seeking guidance and direction appropriately.
Physical ability to carry out the demands of the position. Experience in natural resource management, leadership, the Stewardship Youth Ranger Program and/or other MNRF Youth Programs would be an asset. An interest in pursuing post-secondary education and/or a career in natural resource management would be an asset. Mandatory Requirements:
You hold a valid Class G2Ontario drivers license
You hold or can obtain a Valid Standard First Aid Certificate
You hold or can obtain a Pleasure Craft Operators Card (PCOC)
You hold or can obtain Ontario Recreational Canoeing and Kayaking Association Certificate (ORCKA)
- Posting Date:
- 808 Robertson St
- Start Date:
- Number of positions:
- Days of work:
- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
- Natural Resources, Agriculture
- Closing Date/Apply by:
- How To Apply:
- Please apply with resume and cover letter to Krista.Prosser@ontario.ca in PDF format.
Employer Contact Information
- Contact Name:
- Krista Prosser
- Position Title:
- IRM Technical Specialist
- Company Name:
- Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
- 808 Robertson St
- Postal Code:
- P9N 3X9
- Web Address: