Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry - Dryden, ON (30+ days ago)

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What can I expect to do in this role?
As the Fire Response Planning Intern you will assist regional and provincial planning specialists in the development and implementation of fire science and planning initiatives. You will provide support, technical advice, and ensure provincial consistency relative to ongoing and future projects such as risk based fire management planning, hazardous fuels, and stakeholder partnerships.

How do I qualify?

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of legislation and policies governing fire management and resource management planning.
  • Knowledge of fire management planning, land-use planning, forest management planning and fire science and effects.
  • Knowledge of pertinent acts (eg. Forest Fire Prevention Act, Environmental Bill of Rights, Crown Forest Sustainability Act) to provide information and analysis for fire managers.
Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of policy and program development, research and analytical approaches and techniques, as well as fire management principles.
  • You have demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills to technically review, analyze and present data and evaluate information.
Interpersonal and Teamwork Skills
  • You can establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • You can participate and contribute to working groups.
Computer Skills
  • You have working knowledge of personal computers/software including word processing, database, presentation, electronic mail, internet, spreadsheet and GIS applications to input, retrieve and summarize data.
Successful candidates may be required to undergo an employment screening check in accordance with the Ontario Employment Screening Checks Policy.

  • Proof of eligibility to work in Canada;
  • Has graduated or will graduate from an approved or legally authorized college or university with a degree, postgraduate certificate or diploma within the last four years;
  • Candidates are only eligible to participate in one MNRF 12-month placement and must not have participated in the MNRF internship program in the past.
How to Apply:Send applications to:
Mike Pistilli
A/Planning & Information Coordinator
95 Ghost Lake Road, P.O. Box 850
Dryden, ON P8N 2Z5

Additional Information:Address:
1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 95 Ghost Lake Rd, Dryden, North Region
Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees Union
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Schedule: 3-A
Category: Internships
Posted on: Friday, March 20, 2020