ready to take the next step in your career? Are you known for your leadership
skills, expert analysis, relationship building, and innovative thinking? Do you
want to provide strategic communications advice and support on historic transit
projects? If so, the Strategic Communications Office wants you to join them as
position oversees the Agency Relations Team, which provides strategic
communications (e.g., announcements, media events, etc.) support on items
related to the Ministry of Transportation's agencies – Metrolinx, the Ontario
Northland Transportation Commission and the Owen Sound Transportation Company –
which oversee transit infrastructure development and deliver transit service in
Come be a
part of the exciting and fast-paced team helping to communicate the
transformative transit projects taking place across the province!
Note: This position is
located at 777 Bay Street, Toronto, ON; however, alternate work arrangements
may be available.
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.
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What can I expect to do in
In this role, you will:
• Lead, and provide strategic
advice on, communications related to ministry and transportation agency
programs, projects, policies and initiatives, including on transformative
transit projects such as the priority subway projects (including the Ontario
Line, Yonge North Subway Extension, Scarborough Subway Extension, Eglinton
Crosstown West Extension), Hamilton Light Rail Transit, and Northeastern
Passenger Rail, among others.
• Build strong relationships and networks to support collaboration among
partners, stakeholders and staff.
How do I qualify?
and Project Management Skills
• You have the skills to effectively lead groups and supervise
communications staff to achieve successful outcomes.
• You consult on communications products and
processes, objectives and deadlines, and provide briefings on results and
• You can plan, prioritize and handle multiple,
• You can work effectively across organizational
• You have organizational skills to meet
frequently tight and conflicting deadlines.
• You can coordinate analysis and integration of
information from multiple sources.
and Relationship-Building Skills
• You provide clear direction when assigning tasks and can monitor and
review work for quality outcomes.
• You can develop consensus and support for
communications-related strategic initiatives.
• You ensure coordinated input from all key
• You work with stakeholders to resolve issues,
and to provide strategic advice.
• You can build and maintain positive
relationships with staff and stakeholders.
and Problem-Solving Skills
• You use your problem-solving skills to identify emerging issues,
develop and recommend improvements, and ensure alignment with organizational
• You can concurrently research and analyze
multiple complex issues and make recommendations on resolution for each.
• You have experience developing and presenting reports and briefing
• You have demonstrated oral and written
$80,595 - $117,142 Per Year
1 Permanent, 777
Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Please apply online, only, by Friday,
February 10, 2023, by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers, and entering Job ID 193218 in the Job ID search field. Please
follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being
accepted at this time.
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.
Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided
in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights