Topic ID #37871 - posted 1/5/2017 1:47 AM

Student - Assistant Archaeologist - Toronto

Jennifer Palmer

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Organization:    Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport
Division:    Various Divisions and Branches
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    2 Temporary
Job Code:    Student 2 - Student Level 2
Salary:    $12.25 - $12.25 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Understanding the job ad - definitionsPosting Status:    Open
Job ID:    103085     Apply Online
Are you a student looking for an opportunity to build your career over the summer? Are you passionate about making a difference?
The Summer Employment Opportunities program provides students with opportunities to obtain valuable work experience, gain transferable skills, and build professional networks.
LEARN: Jump start your career, whether you want to learn business skills, use your French language skills, help out in a lab, or work outdoors. Put the knowledge you’ve acquired at school into action.
GROW: Enhance your skills and expand your network by working on projects, leading initiatives and sharing your ideas. Transfer the skills you learn to your future school and work experiences.
CONTRIBUTE: In addition to advancing your professional and personal skills, you will also give back to your community. Spend your summer working to support the interests of Ontarians!
Information to assist you with the application process, including the Application Guide is available at Summer Employment Opportunities. Within your application, you will have the opportunity to identify the skills, work preferences and qualifications you have that make you a suitable candidate for this position.
This job posting represents multiple positions within different ministries and at various locations across Ontario. Certain cities may be located in distant or remote areas in Ontario and may not be accessible by public transit. Carefully review locations through Google Maps and select ONLY those cities that you are able to travel to and work in.
Note: Relocation expenses and/or accommodations are not covered by ministries.

What can I expect to do in this role?
Work Description:
As an Assistant Archaeologist, you may have the opportunity to work on some or all of the following activities:
Process artifacts from archaeological excavations.
Perform Collections Management duties, including re-packing collections and organizing documentation related to previous digs into a computerized database.
Note: This position will include fieldwork opportunities across Ontario, particularly the first 2 weeks in July at the Spadina Museum, Toronto. This will involve the responsibility of supervising children, ages 10-14, in the excavation and keeping records of the work.

How do I qualify?
You must meet all eligibility criteria on the first day of employment to be eligible for these positions.
Student Status: All summer jobs require a “student” status. A student is defined as someone enrolled in a secondary or post-secondary institution (currently or for the fall semester) or has graduated within the past six months. If you graduated in January, you could apply for and start a summer student position in the Ontario Public Service up until June of that year.
Age: You must be a minimum of 15 years of age. Due to program eligibility requirements, certain opportunities require students to be up to 24 years of age (or up to 29 years of age for a person with a disability). Certain positions require you to be a minimum of 18 years of age. You must meet all age requirements for the position by May 1, 2017.
Residency: You must be a resident of Ontario during the term of employment.
Work Status – Ability to Work in Canada: You much be legally entitled to work in Canada. You are also required to have a valid Social Insurance Number (SIN) upon being hired.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills
You apply your written communication skills to document findings and prepare a variety of documents (e.g. reports, data records, etc.).
You apply your verbal communication skills to communicate and share your knowledge with staff and/or clients, and to present your findings.
You apply your initiative and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team and participate in meetings.

Technical Skills and Knowledge
You have knowledge and experience in archaeology and archaeological fieldwork.

Analytical and Organizational Skills
You work independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize, and prioritize your time to meet competing deadlines.

Other Requirements
You are able to work in an outdoor environment with some light physical activity involved, including light lifting in accordance with the Employment Standards Act and Workplace Health and Safety regulations.
You have a valid Ontario G2 (or higher) Driver's Licence or equivalent. (Note: This position requires frequent travel to sites around Southern and Eastern Ontario.)

For more information, view the full employment listing by clicking here.


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