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Position: Summer Student - Planning Assistant - Heritage

Competition Number: 2017-EX-EN-51994871-01
Competition posting date: 2018-02-01
Competition closing date: 2018-02-28

Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department
Multiple Positions
Affiliation: Non Union/Non MPE
Salary: $14.000 per hour (2018 rates of pay)

Category: Summer Opportunities
Employment Group: Summer Student

Job Summary

Participates in an ongoing survey of heritage buildings and areas in the City of Ottawa. Work involves historical research related to buildings and their occupants, field inspections, digital photography as well as documentation of the findings on computer.

Assists with the heritage grant program for building restoration.

Education & Experience

Post Secondary Student (completion of second year College or university): Heritage Planning, Canadian Studies, Art History, Architecture, Heritage Preservation, Planning, Urban Studies.

Minimum of four (4) months but less than eight (8) months of related experience is required.

Experience related to historic building research.

Language, Certificates & Licenses

English oral, reading, writing required.
French oral, reading, writing may be required for some positions.
Candidates must meet language requirement for position upon hire.


Knowledge of sources for researching historic buildings

Some knowledge of Ottawa history

Competencies & Skills

Ability to carry out historic research related to buildings

Ability to carry out field inspections

Ability to do digital photography

Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing

Computer literate


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