Team Lead ID: 58735

Deadline Date: 2019/04/26

Location: Kenora

Ogimaa Binesiiyog Stewardship Youth Ranger  Team Lead Job Specification: Duration: 14 weeks, late May to August Hours: Monday to Friday from 8:00am 5:00pm Salary: $22.34/hour Purpose of Position: As the Team Lead of one of the Ogimaa Binesiiyog Stewardship Youth Ranger (SYR) Teams, under the general supervision of the Resource Management Supervisor (Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry) and the Program Coordinator. Your duties are to provide group leadership to meet the SYR Program guidelines and to assist the Program Coordinator in researching, identifying, organizing and implementing the SYR Program activities. Duties / Responsibilities: Provide supervision, motivation and guidance while acting as the crew leader for a group of 1 Assistant Team Lead and 4 Rangers; assign and monitor staff duties. Lead the implementation of the SYR project schedule, including identifying, researching and coordinating educational opportunities that meet provincial standards.  Ensure timely communication with internal and external partners in coordinating projects, educational opportunities and SYR program events.  Supervise completion of weekly articles, outreach materials (E.g. taking photos, weekly posters, final video), and maintenance or computer database.  Assist in promotion of program by taking photos of crews engaged in work. Assist with training Rangers and look for professional development opportunities such as: on the job training, planned lectures, tours and providing additional educational resources as required.  Maintain SYR program equipment and ensure compliance with Ontario Health and Safety standards.  Assist with administrative matters such as completion of safety plan documents (E.g. Hazard and Risk Assessment (HIRAs).  Complete SYR Human Resources documentation, written performance evaluations and a Final Report on the SYR program for the Kenora District.  Assess and identify potential conflicts and develop and make recommendations to the Program Coordinator. Knowledge:  Of ministry and government related policies, directives, guidelines and legislation (e.g. WOHP, WHMIS, Respectful Workplace Policy, Stewardship Youth Ranger Guidelines, Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations).  Of principles of supervision of staff and ability to assist with administration for work/education projects for the SYRs. Projects should focus on natural resources subjects, as well as ensuring the effective development and timely delivery of work and educational projects.  Ecological sustainability principles and practices required to organize and conduct SYRs work and learning activities. These activities support ministry core business activities such as spawning bed rehabilitation, tree planting, canoe route, and Ontario Provincial Park maintenance and operations.  Of group dynamics and team building to create a productive and stimulating work environment for the SYRs; knowledge of conflict resolution strategies.  Of personal computers/software including electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheets, etc.).  Of tools and equipment such as hand saws, hammers, and tree planting shovels to train SYRs in their proper use to complete work tasks in compliance with Health and Safety standards. 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. An interest in pursuing post-secondary education and/or a career in natural resource management would be an asset. Mandatory Requirements: Valid Class GDrivers 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
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How To Apply:
  Please send your resume and cover letter directly to 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:

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