Niagara Region is looking to hire an Employment Inventory Data Intern to assist in the project management and administration of an annual Employment Inventory project from November 2021 -December 2022.
This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate of a related program, who can commit to the entire 14-month work term.
Employment data collected through this project will help to provide a comprehensive understanding of the current employment landscape within Niagara and play a significant role in supporting decisions related to population and employment growth, infrastructure investment and the monitoring of economic conditions and trends.
performing data quality assurance / quality checks; and, analyzing and reporting data results / trends.
This position is for an 14-month duration (November through December). The first six (6) months will primarily consist of assisting in deployment planning, technical implementation and staff recruiting.
The second four (4) month period will consist of assisting in the training of the survey team; conducting face-to-face surveys with business owners and coordinating the survey team deployment strategy.
The final four (4) months will primarily consist of performing data quality assurance checks and performing data analysis to inform a report back to Regional Council.
This is an excellent opportunity to experience the full project cycle of this important primary data gathering initiative.
This project involves visiting businesses throughout Niagara between May - September and conducting in-person interviews with business owners.
The team will primarily compile the inventory results on a handheld mobile device using mobile GIS technology, but will also be required to perform other office duties to support the project.
We appreciate receipt of all applications; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be acknowledged.
Please provide an email address you regularly check as part of your online application.
Please note, individuals selected for an interview will be asked to provide proof of successful completion of high school, plus post-secondary graduation / enrollment.
Location : Students will report to Niagara Regional Headquarters (1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way) throughout the work week, however, daily travel will be required within the Niagara region.
Incumbent must supply their own safe and reliable vehicle as method of work related transportation, and be able to work both outdoors and in an office setting.
Hours & Duration of Work : Monday to Friday (days), November 2021 to December, 2022.
Computer Science; Communications; Labour Studies; Political Science; Social Science; or, Geographic Information Systems (GIS)