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Aggregate Resources Planner

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Job Detail

  • Experience 2-5 years
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree

Job Description

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is seeking a talented professional with aggregates expertise to join the Regional Operations Division. Are you a highly motivated professional, committed to quality service, and possessing skills in land use planning and resource management? If so, then consider this exciting role of an Aggregate Resources Planner in the delivery of the ministry’s aggregate resource program.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

  • Lead and promote the ministry’s interests in the delivery of aggregate resources licensing
  • Maintain strong and effective relationships within various ministry work units, field offices and programs
  • Support an integrated team responsible for the review of environmental assessments
  • Support strategic, business and work planning activities
  • Coordinate strategic policies, directions and procedures implementation into the delivery of the aggregate program

Location: Atikokan, Aurora, Aylmer, Bancroft, Bracebridge, Chapleau, Cochrane, Dryden, Fort Frances, Guelph, Hearst, Ignace, Kemptville, Kenora, Kingston, Kirkland Lake, Midhurst, Minden, Nipigon, North Bay, Owen Sound, Parry Sound, Pembroke, Peterborough, Sault Ste. Marie, South Porcupine, Sudbury, Thunder  Bay, or Wawa

Please Note: The location will be determined by the successful candidate’s current place of residence.

How do I qualify?


  • You have a valid Ontario Class G driver’s licence or equivalent, as recognized by the Province of Ontario, to travel throughout the province, as required.

Technical Knowledge:

  • You can interpret and apply theories, principles and practices of resource and ecosystem planning and management, land use planning and relevant legislation and regulations, and supporting policies and guidelines relating to planning and resources management.
  • You demonstrated knowledge of environmental standards, guidelines and policies relevant to resources management and land use planning.
  • You can apply ministry resource management programs and policies, program/policy development and decision-making processes to develop operational policies, criteria, processes and procedures.
  • You can apply ecosystem-based management to aquatic and terrestrial resources to contribute to the evaluation of the impacts of site-specific projects.
  • You have proven knowledge of the impacts of environmental change, anthropogenic stress and exploitation on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems.
  • You have knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations, the accident reporting process and the injury management strategy.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

  • You have communication skills to discuss business/operational issues, explain projects, brief senior management, and prepare documents for review by senior ministry management.
  • You can develop and resolve complex and/or high-profile issues/conflicts, facilitate group meetings and consultations, assist in preparing cases and represent the ministry at tribunal hearings/other forums.
  • You have relationship management skills to lead consultations on complex issues with partners, stakeholders, Indigenous Peoples, and other ministries.
  • You can obtain consensus with opposing parties, interpret processes and procedures related to applications and proposals, and provide advice to various audiences.

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills:

  • You have experience researching and planning resources management initiatives, to assess program/project implementation, and identify and resolve problems/issues.
  • You can develop solutions involving aggregate resource management interests/matters (permits, licences, development proposals, authorizations) and other competing interests.
  • You have proven experience reviewing the impacts of proposed activities/undertakings on resources and develop recommendations.

Project Management Skills:

  • You have project management, planning and organizing skills to lead and/or coordinate aggregate resource licensing and permitting within timelines to meet business needs.
  • You can work under pressure within strict timelines and manage changes to priorities and deadlines with little notice.
  • You can advise on issues business process planning, program and policy developments/improvements and related approvals matters.

Salary Range: $1,486.02 – $1,933.94 Per Week

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 9 months (with possibility of extension), 300 Water St, Peterborough, East Region or 435 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region or 5520 Hwy 101 E, South Porcupine, North Region or 3767 Hwy 69 S, Sudbury, North Region or 3301 Trout Lake Rd, North Bay, North Region or 615 John St N, Aylmer, West Region or 50 Bloomington Rd W, Aurora, Central Region or 1450 7th Ave E, Owen Sound, West Region or 2284 Nursery Rd, Midhurst, Central Region or 51 Heakes Ln, Kingston, East Region or 64 Church St, Sault Ste Marie, North Region or 479 Government Rd, Dryden, North Region or 922 Scott St, Fort Frances, North Region or 5 Wadsworth Dr, Nipigon, North Region or 190 Cherry St, Chapleau, North Region or 48 Mission Rd, Wawa, North Region or 7 Bay St, Parry Sound, North Region or 613 Front St, Hearst, North Region or 10 Campus Dr, Kemptville, East Region or 31 Riverside Dr, Pembroke, East Region or 106 Monck St, Bancroft, East Region or 2-4 Hwy 11 S, Cochrane, North Region or 1 Stone Rd W, Guelph, West Region or 1350 High Falls Rd, Bracebridge, Central Region or 12698 Hwy 35, Minden, East Region or 108 Saturn Ave, Atikokan, North Region or Hwy 17 & Hwy 599, Ignace, North Region or 808 Robertson St, Kenora, North Region or 145 Government Rd W, Kirkland Lake, North Region


  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures, including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 164727, by Monday, June 14, 2021. 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 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.

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