• Full Time
  • Toronto

Province of Ontario

Consider this rewarding role and make an impact to the public safety of Ontarians at the Provincial Emergency Operations Centre (PEOC) where you will monitor, assess and maintain situational awareness and provide critical response during significant or emergency events.

The number of positions to be filled has not been identified at this time. This competition will be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates to fill upcoming temporary opportunities within the next eighteen months following the closing date of the job ad posting.

What can I expect to do in this role?

  • Monitor social media, news, email, phone and communications with stakeholders to identify threats
    •Conduct risk assessment and analysis to determine potential impacts associated with identified threats
    •Provide emergency management advice to stakeholders and partners, based on relevant legislation, plans, policies and procedures
    •Identify, in accordance with procedures and training, situations that could impact to public safety, the environment, the economy or continuity of government services and operations
    •Take appropriate action in accordance with current plans, policies and operating procedures in the triage, prioritization, analysis and disposition of all incoming information to the PEOC
    •Maintain situational awareness and a common operating picture for PEOC partners and stakeholders
    •Answer inquiries from stakeholders
    •Conduct timely, relevant and accurate notifications to senior officials

Location:Toronto

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

  • Shift work is required to ensure 24/7 operational coverage of the PEOC and will include weekends and statutory holidays. During emergency events and exercises, shifts may be planned on short notice and there may be requirements to work extended and irregular hours and/or shifts with minimal or no notice.
    •On-call duty may be required.
    •A uniform may be required.
    •Provincial background checks and security clearance are required.
    •A valid Ontario driver’s licence is required to re-locate quickly to alternate service delivery sites – including the movement of equipment.
    •Must be capable of completing the training required to be awarded an Amateur Radio Operator certificate in order to operate the PEOC emergency radio station.
    •Must complete and adhere to mandatory Ontario government training, policies and procedures.
    •Protective equipment may be required in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, regulations and the employer’s occupational health and safety policies.

Emergency Management and Technical Knowledge

You have:
•Knowledge of Ontario’s emergency management legislation, regulations, plans, standards, guidelines, and general emergency management best practices.
•Knowledge of provincial and federal emergency management (EM) related programs which support municipal, First Nation and provincial emergency management such as disaster relief funding programs.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

  • You have demonstrated ability to provide frontline client/customer service and can maintain effective working relationships.
    •You can prepare logs/reports/correspondence, write emergency alert text, develop and present situational awareness products (reports, slide decks, etc.).
    •You can develop and deliver basic training materials, and effectively communicate with staff and stakeholders.

Computer Skills

  • You are proficient in Microsoft Office and have ability to learn/use other specialized software, including emergency/incident management solutions, GIS applications (e.g., Google Earth) and ability to quickly locate and utilize online information.
    •You have ability to operate/use equipment such as radios, satellite telecommunications and field deployment kit/gear.

Analytical Skills

  • You can recognize developing situations/threats and identify gaps in procedures, and anticipate future needs and possible impacts.

Other Essential Skills:

  • You have ability to manage stress and multiple priorities, including potentially disturbing or traumatic information which may result in increased stress and/or feelings of discomfort.
    •You possess demonstrated cultural sensitivity, political awareness and acuity, tact and diplomacy.

Note: Online Information Session

An information session for all interested applicants will be held on April 17th and April 18th (pick one date). Attendance will be an ONLINE web-conference. Participation to the information session is voluntary and will not affect consideration for the position.

Wednesday, April 17th, 6pm to 8pm
Online info session only.
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/information-session-emergency-management-duty-officer-april-17-2019-tickets-59584749590

OR

Thursday, April 18th, 6pm to 8pm
Online info session only.
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/information-session-emergency-management-duty-officer-april-18-2019-tickets-59597105547

Salary Range:$25.58 – $30.12 per hour

Additional information:

  • Permanent, 25 Morton Shulman Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region, Criminal Record Check

To apply for this job please visit www.ontario.ca.