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Ontario Public Service
Posting Date: February 02, 2017
Job Title: Senior Program Advisor
Job City: Toronto
Province/Country: Ontario, Canada
Deadline for Application: March 08, 2017
Job Categories:

Ecology/Natural Sciences , Industrial/Hazardous Waste , Recycling/Solid Waste Operations , Soil/Physical Sciences
Job Description:

Bring your strategic policy and program expertise, stakeholder management skills and environmental knowledge to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, where you will join a team of professionals dedicated to the implementation of the ministry's Toxics Reduction Program.

What can I expect to do in this role?
In this position, you will:

  • Lead policy and program development initiatives for the ministry's Toxics Reduction Program. ?
  • Conduct strategic analysis and evaluation of the implementation of the Toxics Reduction Program, including program data and cross-cutting provincial, federal and international chemical management activities.
  • Manage complex governance models for program delivery and serve as a key liaison for a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and other levels of government. ?
  • Provide strategic advice on policy considerations, program development and implementation activities to senior managers and government.

Location: Toronto??

How do I qualify?

Policy and Program Development Experience and Skills:

  • You are able to lead the implementation of highly complex and contentious environmental programs.?
  • You are able to lead and coordinate policy and program development initiatives, working with program partners, legal counsel, and a wide range of stakeholders.?
  • You know government decision-making processes.

Strategic Analysis, Problem Solving and Advice:

  • You are able to lead and coordinate strategic program analysis and evaluation initiatives with consideration of environmental, economic, public health and stakeholder issues.?
  • You can identity strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and risks that may affect policy and program direction and provide alternative measures to avoid, mitigate or leverage such conditions and events.?
  • You can manage the resolution of contentious issues and provide advice, options and recommendations to senior management related to policy and program development and implementation.

Stakeholder Engagement, Communication and Relationship Management:

  • You can plan, develop and lead consultation, and engagement strategies across a wide range of stakeholders with multiple positions and interests.?
  • You are able to develop and maintain effective working relationships among co-workers, other branches, ministries and interest groups. ?
  • You have effective verbal and oral communication skills, including the ability to write and present on complex environmental, policy and stakeholder issues.

Environmental Knowledge and Legislation:

  • You have extensive knowledge of environmental issues and principles and practices of environmental management.?
  • You can interpret and accurately apply provincial environmental legislation and have knowledge of programs related to management of chemical substances (e.g. Toxics Reduction Act, Environmental Protection Act, federal Chemical Management Plan).?
  • You are aware of current environmental trends in academic and scientific communities.

Salary Range: $73,769 - $107,220 per year

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months (with possible extension), 40 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, Toronto Region


  • Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.

Please apply online, only, by Wednesday, March 8, 2017, by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers and entering Job ID 103245 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.



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