Are you interested in contributing your geoscience expertise to an organization that prides itself on providing opportunities for personal growth, continuous learning and work-life balance? If so, then consider joining our team at the Ontario Geological Survey (OGS).
What can I expect to do in this role?
As part of the technical team in the Precambrian Geoscience section, you will:
Location: 933 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, Ontario
- provide regional descriptions and interpretations of Ontario's precambrian geology
- contribute to the sustainable development of Ontario's earth and mineral resources
- plan, design and conduct independent and multidisciplinary bedrock mapping projects throughout northern Ontario
- collect geoscience data and prepare maps, reports and public presentations
- provide scientific leadership and advice
- direct and lead the work of field crews
How do I qualify?
- you must be a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario or qualified to obtain this professional designation
- you must be able to travel to sites throughout northern Ontario to complete field work for extended periods of time
- you must have the ability to operate road and water vehicles such as four-wheel drive trucks, ATVs, boats and canoes
- you must be able to orienteer, navigate and camp in remote areas
Communication, Interpersonal and People Skills:
- you have thorough knowledge of precambrian geology, metallogeny and tectonics
- you have demonstrated knowledge of regional bedrock mapping practices and techniques at various scales in remote and northern locations
- you have the ability to develop new interpretations and hypotheses by compiling, synthesizing and integrating diverse geoscience datasets
- you are skilled in using GPS technology and interpreting air photos, maps and satellite imagery to ensure accurate location of field observations and safe travel in remote wilderness areas
Other Important Skills:
- you have demonstrated interpersonal and team leadership skills
- you have strong communication skills and demonstrated experience delivering geoscience information to diverse client groups
- you have experience developing and delivering presentations
Salary range: $1,408.65 - $1,758.70 per week
- you have planning, organizational and problem-solving skills to plan logistics and organize and lead bedrock mapping or research projects and multidisciplinary teams
- you have experience with applicable computer software and hardware for geoscience applications as well as database, spreadsheet and word processing software
Please apply online, only, at www.ontario.ca/careers, quoting Job ID 44108,by June 4, 2012. Faxes are not being accepted at this time. If you need employment accommodation, 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 equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided
in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.