• Full Time
  • Windsor

Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development

Employment related standards are enforced under the Employment Standards Act, 2000, Employment Protection for Foreign Nationals Act and related legislations that set out the rights and responsibilities of both employees and employers in Ontario workplaces. Bring your investigative, analytical, advanced oral and written communication skills, and your skills interpreting and applying legislation, to this unique position in the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training & Skills Development. 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. Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service. We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code . Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation. What can I expect to do in this role? In this position, you will administer, enforce and obtain compliance with the Employment Standards Act, 2000, Employment Protection for Foreign Nationals Act and other employment related legislation by: • conducting workplace inspections • investigating complaints of alleged violations • exercising quasi-judicial powers • rendering written decisions based on established standards • issuing orders, notices and penalties • issuing certificates of offences, developing crown briefs and laying charges as described under the Provincial Offences Act • delivering educational seminars to various stakeholders Please note: • you will be expected to travel throughout a designated service area to attend workplaces or meet with claimants How do I qualify? Mandatory: • This position requires the successful candidate to have a valid class “G” driver's license or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof of a valid driver's license at time of hire. • For bilingual positions, you must possess oral and written French language skills at the advanced level. Your proficiency level will be confirmed before an offer of hire is made. • This position requires enhanced-level screening check under the OPS Employment Screening Checks Policy which includes a criminal record check, driver records check (at time of hire). Communication skills: • you have oral and written proficiency in English • you have written proficiency in English including demonstrated written skills to write decisions, take notes and prepare correspondence • you have oral communication skills to act as a public speaker, appear as a witness at hearings/court and to interact with stakeholders • you have interpersonal skills, impact and influence skills and conflict management skills, including the ability and willingness to undertake all aspects of prosecution activities • you can exercise emotional control and have the ability to tactfully and professionally deal with conflict and emotionally charged situations Judgment, Analytical and Decision-Making skills: • you have the ability to read, interpret, apply and enforce legislation, policies and procedures in a timely manner • you have knowledge of the Employment Standards Act, 2000, Employment Protection for Foreign Nationals Act and other relevant legislation • you have experience using analytical, investigative and research skills • you have reasoning, evaluative, and decision-making skills to make timely interpretations and determinations Other important skills: • you have organizational, planning, and time management skills to independently complete work within the appropriate time frames and the ability to deliver on performance objectives • you have the ability to perform complex monetary assessments and entitlements by using auditing and accounting skills to review payroll and accounting records and business/corporate documentation • you are proficient in operating a computer and using a variety of windows-based software ***How to Apply*** Please follow these instructions and not the instructions in the “How to Apply” section below: • You are required to complete an application form. Please visit the Ministry of Labour Website in order to download the application and obtain instructions on completing and submitting the application form. • Read the job description to make sure you understand this job. • OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying. • If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us directly at EmploymentstandardsatMLITSD@ontario.ca to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. • For all enquiries, please email us at EmploymentstandardsatMLITSD@ontario.ca • Interviews may be held in person and via use of technology (Skype, Zoom, Teams, etc.) Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives. Collection of Information Your personal information is being collected and will be used to determine your qualifications for employment with the Ontario Public Service, and for recruitment modernization initiatives. OPS Careers is an authorized common service in accordance with s. 6 of the Ministry of Government Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.25 and this collection of personal information is necessary to the proper administration of OPS Careers. Please do not provide more personal information than what is asked of you. For example, do not include your social insurance number, photograph, or banking information, etc. with your application. We strongly encourage you not to provide us with information beyond that which is requested in the job posting. If you have any questions about the collection, use, disclosure, or retention of your personal information, please contact us . All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment. Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, February 29, 2024 11:59 pm EST . Late applications will not be accepted. We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted. The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available under the Ontario's Human Rights Code . Note: The only website where you can apply on-line for positions with the Ontario Public Service is http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca

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