Consider this exciting opportunity with the Ministry of the Attorney General, in the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT), an adjudicative tribunal that resolves disputes on land use planning, environmental and heritage protection, land valuation, land compensation, municipal finance and related matters.
We are seeking highly enthusiastic individuals with strong organization, analytical and communication skills to manage a high-volume caseload of complex appeals and applications to support the land use planning system in Ontario.
What is OLT's commitment to employees?
The OLT is committed to taking action to support employee health and well-being, creating a more inclusive workplace that celebrates diversity, building anti-racism competencies and providing career planning support to help our employees reach their full potential.
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.
Review and analyze applications and appeals for compliance with the Tribunal's Rules of Practice and relevant statutory provisions
Interpret and apply the Tribunal's Rules and legislation to resolve complex and contentious issues
Liaise with parties to ensure each assigned case is processed in an accurate and efficient manner
Analyze case materials to recommend appropriate streaming of cases
Provide case analysis and briefings to the Chair, Registrar, Deputy Registrar and Tribunal members
Respond to inquiries from parties and the public related to the OLT's case management process and jurisdiction
Draft letters, email correspondence, and briefing notes, issue notices of hearing and prepare orders in accordance with the Tribunal's practices, procedures, legislative requirements and performance targets
Manage a high volume of cases, many involving high-profile community and media interest
Update and maintain information in the Tribunal's electronic case management system, maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the Tribunal's caseload statistics
Participate in various projects to support the Tribunal's strategic growth and modernization initiatives
How do I qualify?
Land Use Planning and Legislative Knowledge
You have demonstrated knowledge of, and experience in, land use planning and the roles and responsibilities of provincial and municipal government organizations in the land use planning process.
You have demonstrated knowledge and experience in interpreting and applying rules and legislation. In particular, you have knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and procedures applicable to the Ontario Land Tribunal (e.g. Planning Act, Development Charges Act, Expropriations Act, Municipal Act, Ontario Heritage Act, Environmental Protection Act, Niagara Escarpment Planning and Development Act, etc.).
You have general knowledge of municipal administration and knowledge of case management in an administrative tribunal setting.
Communication, Consultation and Conflict Resolution Skills
You have proven oral and written communication skills to explain complex and detailed information.
You have experience using interpersonal skills to interact with clients and resolve issues.
You can interpret and explain legislation and prepare briefings to senior management.
You can draft clear and concise briefing notes, letters and correspondence.
You can work collaboratively in a team environment with minimal supervision.
Analytical, Organizational and Computer Skills
You have proven organization and time management skills to effectively manage multiple files and cases, and complete tasks on time in a fast-paced, competing-priorities environment.
You have strong analytical skills to investigate, analyze and synthesize information to prepare reports and effectively manage a heavy caseload.
You have demonstrated analytical skills to identify and analyze complex technical issues and make recommendations.
You have demonstrated experience and proficiency in using word-processing, data analysis, and case management software and systems.
Salary Range: $1,268.15 - $1,583.26 Per Week
2 Permanent, 655 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region, Criminal Record Check
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.
Please apply online, only, at www.ontario.ca/careers, quoting Job ID 191603, by Thursday, February 9, 2023. 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.