Apply By: Friday, April 15, 2022 11:59 pm EDT
SENIOR CROWN SURVEYOR
Organization: Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry
Division: Office of the Surveyor General
City: Any City
Job Term: 1 Permanent
Job Code: PS0512 - Barg-LS 05 Land Surveyor
Salary: $91,653.00 - $135,389.00 Per Year Understanding the job ad - definitions
Posting Status: Open
Job ID: 170903
Challenge your surveying career by joining the Office of the Surveyor General as Senior Crown Surveyor and make a meaningful contribution to Crown title integrity and Indigenous Land Claims.
About the Mapping and Information Resources Branch
The Branch is an essential partner in the management of Ontario's natural resources. We ensure decisions are supported by the best available data and advice through leadership in Crown land surveying, mapping and information management. The Office of the Surveyor General oversees all legal descriptions used to issue surface and mineral rights on Ontario Crown land, land claims settlements and regulatory control on land development and use.
About the OPS
The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is one of the largest employers in the province, employing more than 60,000 people. Every day, we are modernizing government operations and improving public services. We have a wide range of meaningful and rewarding career opportunities in communities across Ontario. We welcome new ideas and new people,
encourage learning and development, and reward achievement. No matter the position, we live the core values of trust, fairness, diversity, excellence, creativity, collaboration, efficiency and responsiveness.
What a career in the OPS can offer you
The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment.
• a defined benefit pension plan
• maternity and parental leave top-up benefits which includes adoptive parents
• comprehensive health plan
• life and disability insurance
• flexible work arrangements
• collegial and professional work culture
• career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
• on-the-job training to support your success in the role.
PLEASE NOTE: The successful candidate will be required to work from an NDMNRF office. We have locations available in the following cities: Angus, Aurora, Aylmer, Bancroft, Belleville, Fort Frances, Guelph, Haliburton, Harwood, Hearst, Kemptville, Kenora, Lindsay, Midhurst, Mississauga, North Bay, Owen Sound, Parry Sound, Pembroke, Perth, Peterborough, Picton, Sault Ste Marie, South Porcupine, Sudbury, Thornbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto, Vineland, Wheatley.
What can I expect to do in this role?
In this role, you will:
• act as a senior legal survey expert on Crown land, surveys and boundaries for Ontario
ministries and Crown Agencies
• conduct hearings and boundary confirmations under the Surveys Act on behalf of the
Surveyor General and perform duties delegated under various Ontario statutes
• lead the development of survey-related policies, procedures, standards and guidelines or support the development of provincial regulations to preserve title integrity and regulator responsibilities
How do I qualify?
• You are a licensed Cadastral Ontario Land Surveyor in good standing with the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors, or have the ability to obtain a license within the first six months of employment (e.g. Licensed members from other Canadian jurisdictions).
• You must have a valid class 'G' driver's licence or equivalent, as recognized by the Province of Ontario. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that they have a valid driver's licence upon being hired.
• You have knowledge of the crown survey systems, land law including the Surveys Act, Surveyors Act, Public Lands Act, Mining Act, Municipal and Planning Acts, Indian and Canada Land Surveys Act, and other land related provincial and federal statutes, regulations, treaties and policies.
Communication and interpersonal skills:
• You have proven interpersonal, consensus building, mediation, negotiation and supervisory skills to provide direction to staff, resolve conflicts, and to negotiate with contractors, program staff and large industry partners.
• You have demonstrated communication skills to liaise with all levels of government, Crown
Land Surveyors, private sector surveyors, lawyers and officials.
• You possess superior writing skills to prepare professional reports, affidavits and survey
opinions, policies, proposed legislation, Cabinet submissions, business cases and briefing notes.
• You possess strategic thinking, analytical and decision-making skills to contribute to and evaluate strategies, policies, plans and proposals
• You can utilize research and analytical methods and techniques to conduct research, perform policy analysis, evaluate existing policies, procedures and legislation, assess the effectiveness of current programs and policies and to conduct environmental scans.
• You have in-depth understanding of project management methodologies, techniques, processes, and tools to lead medium and large scale project teams to develop new policies, procedures and/or projects in support of provincial initiatives or operational efficiencies.
OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism:
We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.
Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.
We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.
Address: • 1 Permanent, Any City, Anywhere in Ontario
Compensation Group: Professional Engineers, Government of Ontario Understanding the job ad - definitions
Category: Lands and Resources
Posted on: Friday, March 25, 2022
Note: • N-NR-170903/22
How to apply:
- You must apply online.
- Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
- Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
- Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
- OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
- If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please Contact Us to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, April 15, 2022 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.
We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available under the Ontario's Human Rights Code.