Assistant Team Lead ID: 62866

Deadline Date: 2020/04/17

Location:  Fort Frances

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.

Posting Date:
 Fort Frances
 1459 Idylwild Dr.
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
 Natural Resources, Agriculture
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.
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 G Ontario driver's license
You hold or can obtain a Valid Standard First Aid Certificate
You hold or can obtain a Pleasure Craft Operator's Card (PCOC)
You hold or can obtain Ontario Recreational Canoeing and Kayaking Association Certificate (ORCKA)
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
  Please send cover letter and resume to Kelsea Hunsperger, Program Coordinator at Call 1 (800)545-5113 ext. 200 for more information.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Kelsea Hunsperger
Position Title:
 Ogimaa Binesiiyog Program Coordinator
Company Name:
 Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong
 1459 Idylwild Dr.
 Fort Frances
Postal Code:
 P9A 3M3
Web Address:

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