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Welcome to the OSSGA Job Bank/Classifieds Section. All OSSGA member companies and their volunteers are invited to post opportunities in the stone, sand and gravel industry, or openings with Associate member companies.

Detailed job openings/classifieds are posted for 45-days, or until the expiry date has passed. Members can access the website, 24/7, to review opportunities.

For more information, contact Richard Hillier, Manager, Communications, at (905) 507-0711 ext. 206.

Inspection Officer

Bring your expert knowledge of mine rehabilitation as well as your extensive investigation skills to our team of professionals at the Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this exciting role, you will:

• audit mine closure plans and submissions
• assess compliance with the Mining Act by inspecting, monitoring and investigating environmental pollution and public safety issues on mining properties
• inspect mining properties to ensure proper and/or scheduled installation and implementation of rehabilitation measures
• provide technical expertise and advice on compliance
• negotiate and enforce compliance with submission and revision of closure plans
• collect evidence and participate in court proceedings

Note: This position requires the ability to work in all types of weather conditions and work irregular hours.

Location: Sudbury

How do I qualify?


• The position requires the successful candidate to have a valid G licence or equivalent. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that s/he has a valid driver's licence upon being hired.

Technical Expertise:

• You have thorough knowledge of mining and exploration, mining processes and associated pollution controls, rehabilitation measures and acid mine/rock drainage treatments.
• You have knowledge of the Mining Act, Mine Rehabilitation Code and related environmental legislation as well as the theories, principles and practices related to mine rehabilitation and recognized site assessment and remedial practices.
• You have knowledge of project management theories and techniques to oversee mine rehabilitation projects as well as contract management, purchasing/tendering procedures and preparation of Requests for Proposals.
• You have sound knowledge of issues management theories and techniques.
• You have knowledge of rules of evidence and court procedures to conduct inspections, investigations and support legal proceedings.

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills:

• You have the ability to identify the cause and source of pollution problems and analyze various factors to develop a course of action.
• You can interpret scientific and technical data, legislation and policies.
• You can assess issues and problems and recommend solutions.
• You are able to review the content of submissions to determine if accurate, complete and in compliance with policies and regulations.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

• You have well-developed oral communication skills to make presentations, explain interpretation of scientific and technical information and persuade people to take corrective action.
• You can conduct interviews and provide testimony in court proceedings.
• You have proven written communication skills to prepare letters, technical reports and briefing notes.
• Using your interpersonal skills, you can facilitate discussions and resolve conflicts between multi-stakeholders.

Salary Range: $1,400.99 - $1,722.67 per week

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 6 months (with possibility of extension), 933 Ramsey Lake Rd, Sudbury, North Region

Please apply online, only, at www.ontario.ca/careers, quoting Job ID 144328, by Friday, February 14, 2020. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, 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 inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.