Employment and Training Consultant

Job description
Do you like to work in a fast paced, high volume, high profile work environment with multiple programs? If so, bring your strong work ethic and skills to this challenging role. We are seeking a motivated individual to work with individual clients and Service Providers in a front facing program delivery office.

Note: Frequent travel may be required to areas without access to public transit.

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 "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In a multi-stakeholder environment, you will:
  • administer new and expanded training and employment programs
  • provide program planning and support in response to emerging priorities and local labour market conditions and trends
  • recommend, approve and monitor programs and financial support
  • promote community employment and training programs
  • provide consultation and advice to stakeholders regarding programs and services

How do I qualify?

Contract Management and Financial Expertise

  • You have contract management experience and developing service agreements, and in financial monitoring techniques and controls.
  • You have strong understanding of quality assurance approaches to contract monitoring and compliance.
  • You have demonstrated knowledge of budget development and monitoring, forecasting techniques and sound financial practices.

Client Service Skills

  • You have experience providing quality customer service skills in a program delivery environment, and experience in building partnerships.
  • You have demonstrated experience in a program delivery environment, and experience evaluating compliance with legislative and program requirements.

Planning, Organizational and Computer Skills

  • You have strong planning, organizational and priority-setting skills in a changing environment.
  • You are able to establish priorities among multiple competing demands.
  • You have experience using common computer software such as word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database applications.

Analytical, Problem-solving and Research Skills

  • You have strong problem-solving and risk management skills and the ability to work with team members and others to implement solutions.
  • You have demonstrated research, analytical and evaluative skills to evaluate projects against legislation/regulatory requirements and service quality standards, and the potential for success.

Technical Knowledge

  • You have knowledge of a range of employment and training programs in place, and of the principles of community development and economic trends.
  • You have knowledge of provincial and regional economic climate and trends.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 2 St Clair Ave W , Toronto, Toronto Region, Criminal Record Check

Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union

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Posted on:
Thursday, November 24, 2022

  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Corporate Talent Programs Branch, Talent and Leadership Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.
  • T-LB-189824/22

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