Business Administrator – Sault Ste. News Mary


Attention, Administrative Professionals!

Are you someone who thrives on building strong relationships, increasing efficiency, and implementing solutions that improve operational efficiency? Does the idea of ​​overseeing and managing corporate finances and budgetary activities while ensuring the smooth operation of a correctional facility appeal to you? If so, consider this opportunity as a corporate administrator with the Ministry of the Solicitor General, Algoma Remand and Treatment Center. If you have a strong business aptitude for providing operational and administrative services in the following areas: financial planning, analysis and control, workforce management, facilities management, human resources administration and procurement, consider joining our team. We would like to hear from you!

Don’t go unnoticed! Tell us your story and why you are the right candidate for the role of corporate director.

About Us:
The Corrections Division of the Ministry of the Solicitor General of the Ontario Public Service (OPS) is responsible for maintaining and operating provincial correctional facilities for adult offenders 18 years of age and older serving sentences of up to at two years less a day. or awaiting criminal proceedings. This department is also responsible for the community supervision of persons on probation, conditional sentence and provincial parole.

What a career in the OPS can offer you:

We care about the well-being of our employees; that’s why the OPS is committed to being an employer of first choice by creating a positive and inclusive work environment. In addition to a collegial and professional work culture, career growth and development, and on-the-job training to help you succeed, we offer a competitive total compensation package, which includes a attractive salary and may include the following:

  • A defined benefit pension plan
  • Supplementary benefits to maternity and parental leave, which include adoptive parents
  • Comprehensive health and dental care plans
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 24/7 access to an employee assistance program
  • Online and in-person workshops
  • Opportunities for advancement

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility and Anti-Racism

The OPS is an innovative, responsive and accountable public service that strives to be diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable. Diversifying leadership teams is a top priority for the OPS with the goal of achieving parity with Ontario’s workforce by 2025 for the most underrepresented groups (Indigenous, racialized and people with disabilities) in management positions.

The OPS invites all interested to apply and encourages applications from Indigenous and racialized people, as well as people with disabilities.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint to learn more about the OPS commitment to advancing racial equity, diversity and inclusion.

The OPS provides employment accommodations throughout the recruitment process and all aspects of employment in accordance with the requirements of Ontario Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

  • Demonstrate the leadership behaviors, attributes and mindset of leadersacross the organization, to lead the OPS into the future and achieve our vision.
  • Demonstrate leadership by managing and optimizing staff performance, building teams and maximizing employee engagement.
  • Coordinate administrative budget management, including expense forecasting, budget summaries, year-end accounting, and financial reporting activities.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance on financial, human resource and administrative matters.
  • Manage payroll and benefits administration, human resources transactions, purchasing, mail operations, inventory control, computer systems, accounting functions, service agreements and service provider contracts .
  • Assume management responsibilities of an assigned team and provide coaching and mentoring to staff.

Location: Sault Ste. Married

How can I qualify?

Leadership skills:

  • You can provide coaching, mentoring and technical direction to an assigned team.
  • You can plan, organize and coordinate the daily work in the office to ensure the efficient and effective running of the business.
  • You can prioritize business needs and requirements and manage issues effectively.

Technical skills:

  • You have knowledge of financial, administrative and purchasing processes and procedures.
  • You have knowledge of automated financial tracking systems, spreadsheets and analytical programs.
  • You have proven skills in providing support in a variety of human resources functions, including recruitment, employee training and development, and employee relations.

Communication and interpersonal skills:

  • You can provide advice to the management team on financial, commercial and human resource planning.
  • You can communicate effectively with service providers, suppliers and contractors to exchange information, coordinate goods and services, discuss and resolve issues.
  • You can prepare a variety of written documents, including financial reports.
  • You have proven communication, conflict management and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain professional working relationships.

Be sure to check out the Manager Recruitment Unit Application Preparation Guide for Aspiring Managers for tips on creating an impactful app!

Salary range: $64,468 – $95,676 per year

Further information:
1 Permanent, 800 Great Northern Rd, Sault Ste Marie, Northern Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Credit History Check, Local Police Database Search, PIP/NICHE/RMS

To note:
In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS) Employment Verification Policy (ESCP), the best candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks required for this position.

The required security checks, along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSB), Talent Development Branch, Talent and Leadership Division to assess the results. Where applicable, the OSB, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening verification that you did not obtain directly.

A criminal record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal criminal records does not automatically mean that you will not be eligible for the position. Employment verifications will only be reviewed and assessed by the OSB for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. Details of an individual’s job screening checks will be considered in relation to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position to be filled. Employment verification records will be retained by the OSB and strictly confidential.

Please apply online only at Job ID 183637, by Monday July 18, 2022. Please follow the instructions to submit your application.

Faxes are not accepted at this time.

If you require a disability-related 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 candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.


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