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5 Ontario Government Jobs Hiring Now Paying Up To $30/hour

The Ontario government is hiring for 5 entry-level jobs. These positions pay up to $30/hr and have minimal requirements. In this article, you can learn about position details, requirements and how to apply. 

These positions are open to work permit holders, permanent residents, and Canadian citizens. Below are the listed 5 entry-level Ontario government jobs hiring right now.

1. Administrative Support Clerk

Organization: Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
Division: Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)
City: St Catharines
Job Term: 12 months contract with the possibility of extension 
Job Code: 08OAD – Office Administration 08
Salary: $24.77 – $28.80 Per Hour*
Job ID: 187273

Apply By: Monday, October 3, 2022, 11:59 pm EDT

To qualify, you must have the following skills:

  • Administrative, clerical and financial skills: have knowledge of administrative office procedures and financial processes to calculate appropriate benefit entitlements and monitor financial payments and reimbursements. 
  • Communication and interpersonal skills: have good written and verbal communication ability and interpersonal skills to interact with the public and work in team environment.
  • Customer service skills: deal with a high volume of clients with disabilities in person, on calls or through electronic communication. 
  • Judgement and organizational skills: can organize and coordinate workflow and prioritize tasks and workloads to meet operational requirements. 

To apply, click here.

2. Team Representative

Organization: Ministry of Public and Business Service Delivery
Division: ServiceOntario – Thunder Bay Production and Verification Services Branch
City: Thunder Bay
Job Term: 12 months contract with the possibility of extension 
Job Code: 08OAD – Office Administration 08
Salary: $24.77 – $28.80 Per Hour
Job ID: 187141

Apply By: Friday, September 30, 2022 11:59 pm EDT

To qualify, you must have the following skills:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills: deal with the public, businesses and internal and external clients with diplomacy and tact and effectively work in a team
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills: can interpret and evaluate complex information for accuracy and compliance with policies. 
  • Computer skills: can operate technical equipment for registration and create correspondence. Be proficient with word processing and imaging software. 
  • Technical knowledge and interpretation skills: can interpret and apply relevant legislation and policies to process registration and services. 

To apply, click here.

3. Court And Client Representative (Irregular On-Call)

Organization: Ministry of the Attorney General
Division: Court Services Division
City: Ottawa
Job Term: 1 Temporary (up to 7 months with possible extension)
Job Code: 09OAD – Office Administration 09
Salary: $25.89 – $30.18 Per Hour
Job ID: 187099

Apply By: Wednesday, September 28, 2022 11:59 pm EDT

To qualify, you must have the below mandatory requirements:

  • Typing and word processing skills to type 30 words per minute 
  • Undergo security screenings 
  • Become Commissioner of Oaths 

Other requirements:

  • Working from home 
  • May need to work on weekends and statutory holidays 
  • Report for work at other court locations when needed or scheduled 

Skill requirements: 

  • Communication and client service skills: can professionally communicate (written and oral), have interpersonal skills and have good judgement. 
  • Technical proficiency: have basic technical skills to use court equipment for video recordings and proficiency with computer software and case management system. 
  • Planning and organizational skills: can prioritize workload, adapt to work independently and in a team environment 
  • Problem-solving and judgement skills: can identify and resolve problems without guidance and make sound judgement 
  • Specialized knowledge: can interpret and apply legislation, policies and regulations. 
  • Administrative and mathematical skills: calculate fees, balance and monitor accounts and operate a cash register, and financial management system 

To apply, click here

4. Administrative Assistant

Organization: Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility
Division: Seniors and Accessibility Policy, Programs and Strategic Partnerships Division
City: Toronto
Job Term: 2 Temporary – 12 months with possible extension
Job Code: 09OAD – Office Administration 09
Salary: $25.89 – $30.18 Per Hour
Job ID: 186232

Apply By: Monday, September 26, 2022 11:59 pm EDT

To qualify, you must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Administrative skills: can make travel arrangements, schedule appointments, maintain office equipment, and handle electronic and manual filing systems. 
  • Communication and interpersonal skills: prepare reports, correspondence, presentations and inquiries for the ministry staff, public and stakeholders
  • Organizational and judgement skills: can set priorities on admin duties and formation documents like briefing notes and minister’s letters. 
  • Computer skills: can use Microsoft, Word, Excel, Teams and Outlook to schedule meetings and create documents and reports.

To apply, click here

5. Store Attendant (Seasonal)

Organization: Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Division: Ontario Parks/Arrowhead Provincial Park
City: Arrowhead Provincial Park (Huntsville)
Job Term: 2 Temporary positions 
Job Code: 03OAD – Office Administration 03
Salary: $21.79 – $25.12 Per Hour
Job ID: 185940

Apply By: Tuesday, September 27, 2022 11:59 pm EDT

To qualify, you must have the following: 

  • Mandatory requirement: should have a valid class ‘G’ driver’s license recognized by the province of Ontario 
  •  Technical knowledge: cash handling along with retail sales procedures and practices, ability to operate office machines and equipment to issue permits and make reservations
  • Interpersonal, organization and communication skills: can prepare correspondence and provide customer service, understand policies to offer park visitors information and have organizational and basic mathematical skills. 
  • Computer skills: can perform data entry and use software applications, databases and reservation systems. 

To apply, cilck here.

How to apply? 

  1. Apply online (using the links above)
  2. Include a cover letter and resume. You can refer to the Ontario government’s free resource Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
  3. Customize your cover letter and resume to meet the job-required qualifications