Senior Policy Consultant

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Toronto, ON

Closing Date November 15, 2017 Location 5700 Yonge Street St, Toronto, Toronto Region Work Type 1 Permanent , 1 Temporary (up to 12 months, possible extension)
Salary Range $65,401 - $94,239 per year
Experience Level  - Job ID 113250
Job Description

Your project leadership and expertise in the development of legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines is required by the Strategy and Communications Unit, Emergency Health Regulatory and Accountability Branch. This position will provide advice and recommendations on issues related to the provision of ambulance services in Ontario.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this challenging role, you will:

  • Plan and lead a broad range of policy research and analysis projects related to the emergency health services system.
  • Design and develop research proposals, including the identification of questions, project objectives and proposed methodologies.
  • Lead environmental scans to identify key trends and determine problem areas in the emergency health services system.
  • Identify, analyze and interpret emerging issues of importance to emergency health services.

How do I qualify?


  • Ability to acquire knowledge of the Ontario emergency health services system.
  • You can lead policy research and development projects.
  • You know the policy development, decision-making and accountability framework to develop policy recommendations.
  • You are familiar with government health legislation such as the Ambulance Act.


  • You can develop and review legislation and policies.
  • You can anticipate complex and large-scale issues, analyze the impact and develop policy options and recommendations.


  • You can lead the research, analysis and policy development projects and provide leadership.
  • You can carry out a number of assignments and meet rigid time constraints.


  • You can represent the Emergency Health Services Branch in consultations with other partners and stakeholders.
  • You can coordinate, prepare and present briefings, issues analysis documents and policy recommendations to senior management.


  • You can work with word processing, database, data analysis and presentation software applications.

How to Apply

Please apply online, only, by Wednesday, November 15, 2017, by visiting and entering Job ID 113250 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require 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 those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.