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Company Name PEI Agriculture Sector Council Employment Services
Location Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Date Posted May 23, 2013
Category Job Posting
Job Type Seasonal/Temp
Keywords interviewing, labour market information, human resources, job readiness, job search strategies, career and work counselling



Title: Employment services officer (Agriculture Employment Officer)


Program name: Work Experience PEI

Program requirements: Funded in whole or part through the Canada-PEI Labour Market Development Agreement and/or the Labour Market Agreement.This position is being offered by Skills PEI under Work Experience PEI. To be eligible for this position you must be unemployed and meet one of the following criteria; Be an individual who has established a claim for Employment Insurance (EI) benefits; OR Be an individual whose EI benefit period ended within the last three (3) years; OR Be an individual who established and was paid a claim for EI maternity or parental benefits within the past five (5) years and is re-entering the labour force after having left it to care for newborn or newly adopted children.


Terms of Employment: Temporary, Full Time, Weekend, Day


Salary: $485.00 Weekly for 37.5 hours per week, Mileage Paid


Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible


Location: Summerside, Prince Edward Island (1 vacancy)


Education: Completion of high school, Some college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training, Some university


Experience: Experience an asset


Languages: Speak English, Read English, Write English


Business Equipment and Computer Applications: Word processing, Spreadsheet, Database


Specific Skills: Interview clients to obtain employment history, educational background and career goals, Assist clients to develop job readiness skills and job search strategies, Advise employers on human resources issues, Collect labour market information for clients regarding job openings and entry and skill requirements, Counsel workers on work, and career-related issues


Additional Skills: Perform administrative tasks, Use computer applications


Security and Safety: Bondable


Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Tight deadlines, Attention to detail


Essential Skills: Reading text, Document use, Numeracy, Writing, Oral communication, Working with others, Problem solving, Decision making, Critical thinking, Job task planning and organizing, Significant use of memory, Finding information, Computer use


Other Information: Candidates must meet EI eligibility criteria. "Subject to funding approval." Job duration is 26 weeks. To apply please send cover letter, resume with references. Agriculture experience is preferred.


Employer: PEI Agriculture Sector Council Employment Services


How to Apply:

By Mail: 420 University Avenue, Farm Centre, suite 113, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island  C1A 7Z5

In Person between 9:00 and 13:30: 420 University Avenue, Farm Centre, suite 113, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island  C1A 7Z5

By E-mail:


Advertised until: 2013/05/31

Original posting on Canada Job Bank

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