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Industry Insights Panel: Strategies for Getting Hired in the Ontario Public Service

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
3:30 – 5:30pm
152 Founders College (Founders Assembly Hall)

Connect with representatives from the Ontario Public Service to learn about opportunities within the Ontario Public Service. Meet professionals who do the hiring, gain insight into the field and get strategies and tips on:

  • What kinds of positions and roles there are within the Ontario Public Service;
  • What kinds of skills/knowledge they're looking for;
  • What the recruitment process is like;
  • How to make connections within the field;
  • What is involved in the application process, e.g. specific hiring dates, materials required;
  • What to expect during the interview; and
  • How to succeed on the job.

Registration on the Career Centre's online system is required for all panel events (you must sign up for an account on the system before you will be able to register for any events).

Participating Panelists:

Bradley Fauteux
Managing Director, Ontario Parks

Ontario Parks is a branch of the Provincial Services Division in the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR). Ontarians have always turned to the out-of-doors for adventure and relaxation. Nature-based activities such as canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing are woven through the very fabric of Ontario. These activities are also enjoyed by travelers from other provinces and countries. Our natural resources are one of Ontario’s most valuable tourism assets in the province. Ontario Parks is responsible for operating provincial parks and providing a wide range of outdoor experiences for day users and campers.

Andrew Miller
Manager, Transit Policy Branch, Ministry of Transportation of Ontario

The Transit Policy Branch develops policies and programs to support and fund public transit across Ontario. It also manages the relationship between the Ministry of Transportation and transit stakeholders, including transit authorities, industry associations, Metrolinx, and the federal and municipal governments.

Patrick O'Gorman
Issues Lead, Ministry of Northern Development and Mines

The Ministry of Northern Development and Mines advocates on behalf of Ontario’s northern region, as well as on behalf of the province’s minerals industry. We deliver government programs and services in Northern Ontario and represent the interests of our partners and stakeholders at Queen’s Park. As the lead ministry for the North, MNDM works to make Northern Ontario and the provincial minerals sector strong, healthy and prosperous.

Shernett Williams
Constable, Ontario Provincial Police

I have been a Police Officer for almost 21 years and my rank is Constable. I will be providing information on the process of how to apply for a Constable position with the Ontario Provincial Police.

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