New Job Research Trainee In Ontario



Company : City of Toronto
Salary : $19.77–$21.67 an hour
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Job ID: 35452
    Job Category: Policy, Planning & Research
    Division & Section: Fleet Services, Fleet Svcs Asset & Operations Mgmt
    Work Location: 843 Eastern Ave, Toronto, ON M4L 1A2
    Job Type & Duration: Full-time, Temporary Vacancy, 4 Months
    Hourly Rate: $19.77 - $21.67
    Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 35 Hours Per Week
    Affiliation: L79 Full-time
    Number of Positions Open: 1
    Posting Period: 08-May-2023 to 15-May-2023
    Note: The applicant pool from this job posting may be used for similar summer job opportunities in various divisions.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture. Join as a Research Trainee within our Fleet Services Division.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assists with assembling and compiling information/survey packages.
  • Collects data by distributing questionnaires, visiting sites, going door to door, asking participants/groups for information/opinions etc.
  • Travels to various locations and/or attends special events to provide support/on-site assistance and distribute information.
  • Assists with packing, loading, lifting, moving, delivering and unpacking supplies, displays etc.
  • Documents findings. Inputs/retrieves/updates/maintains data.
  • Assists with organizing and presenting data collected.
  • Assists with compiling and consolidation of data for others to analyze/process.
  • Assists others with drafting documents, bulletins etc. and data analysis.
  • Assists in maintaining data/statistics.
  • Assists with various office functions.
  • Answers calls, provides general information, takes messages and directs inquiries to appropriate staff to answer questions/handle requests.

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  • Currently enrolled in or a recent graduate of a related post-secondary program and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Experience in conducting research, handling and manipulating and interpreting large data sets, conducting comparative data analysis and statistical interpretation and summarizing findings (i.e. Variance reports, accounts receivable/accounts payable reports).

You must also have:

  • Experience with Power Query or Power BI would be an asset.
  • Experience in automotive, mechanical, or industrial supply chains would be an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to work in a demanding environment with many competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently with limited supervision as well as cooperatively as a team member
  • Strong mathematical, analytical, and problem-solving skills to perform calculations and review and interpret reports with a high degree of attention to detail.

City of Toronto employees must apply to full-time or part-time employment opportunities posted on the City's Internal Job Posting Portal.

Note: The applicant pool from this job posting may be used for similar summer job opportunities in various divisions.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve. Learn more about the City’s commitment to employment equity.


The City of Toronto is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request. Learn more about the City’s Hiring Policies and Accommodation Process.