Manual Labourer

Full Time

Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport]

Apply By: Wednesday, September 13, 2023 11:59 pm EDT Manual Labourer Organization: Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Division: Agency Relations and Accountability Division City: Thunder Bay Job Term: 1 Temporary seasonal recurring position up to 10 months Job Code: 18608 – Manual Worker Salary: $21.24 – $22.91 Per Hour Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement. Posting Status: Open Job ID: 203567 Fort William Historical Park (FWHP) is one of the largest living history attractions in North America. The park provides cultural, heritage, entertainment and educational experiences for residents and visitors to Northwestern Ontario. FWHP is situated in Thunder Bay and a branch of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.

The Fort is a multi-component destination tourism attraction that provides top-level cultural heritage, entertainment and educational experiences for residents and visitors to northwestern Ontario. As a living history attraction, the Fort depicts the fur trade activities of the North West Company from 1803 to 1821. The heritage program features interactions with costumed staff, dramas, demonstrations, tours, special events, and education programs. Facilities include a gift shop, ecotourism, Indigenous and overnight experiences, a resource library, banquet and conference facilities, and picnic area with access for persons with disabilities.

We are seeking an experienced individual to perform a variety of manual labour tasks and grounds keeping functions. 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 this role, you will: • Perform grounds keeping and facilities maintenance functions, including snow removal, grass cutting wedding, trimming, pruning, sweeping, cleaning and flower bed maintenance • Perform physical cleaning tasks of buildings and structures, and in washrooms • Pick up refuse and dispose garbage • Load, lift and move products, materials and furniture • Use hand and power tools including saws, shovels, rakes, lawn mowers, weed eaters, chain saws brush cutters, sprayers and snow blowers • Operate alarm/electronic security systems and electric breaker panels, and adjust facility temperatures Please note: This position involves tasks outdoor with exposure to cold, hot, wet or humid weather conditions as well as the requirement to attend overnight functions, and work on holidays and weekends How do I qualify?.

Mandatory You have: • Valid Class G Ontario driver’s license or equivalent as recognized by the province of Ontario • Ability to attain BZ Ontario driver’s license • Ability to obtain forklift operator’s license Technical Knowledge and Skills You can: • Safely operate hand and power tools and equipment • Interpret and apply health and safety procedures, and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) requirements for the safe handling of cleaning materials, paints and fertilizers • Safely push, carry, pull or lift loads up to 50 lbs • Perform physically demanding tasks and manual labour, often requiring prolonged periods of standing, walking, bending, kneeling, squatting and stretching Organizational and Problem-Solving Skills You can: • Complete multiple tasks while meeting conflicting deadlines • Identify and alert others of problems/issues as well as emergency or safety situations involving electrical, plumbing, security or alarm systems Communication and Computer Skills You can: • Follow verbal and written instructions • Interact effectively with colleagues, and be courteous and respectful to clients and visitors • Use computer software (e.g. Outlook, Word, etc) Additional Information Address: 1 Temporary – Seasonal, duration up to 10 months, 1350 King Rd, Thunder Bay, North Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees Union Schedule:4.7 Category: Maintenance and Trades Posted on: Tuesday, August 29, 2023 Note: 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. How to apply: 1. You must apply online. 2. 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. 3. 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. 4.

Read the job description to make sure you understand this job. 5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying. 6. 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 team will contact you within 48 hours.

Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives. 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 Wednesday, September 13, 2023 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.


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