Upcoming Vacancies for Agencies, Boards or Commissions
The agencies, boards and commissions listed below are now accepting applications for current and upcoming vacancies.
Agencies, Boards or Commissions
The Minister of Social Development and Housing is recruiting a person living with a disability for appointment to the Prince Edward Island AccessAbility Advisory Council.
The Prince Edward Island AccessAbility Advisory Council provides the Minister of Social Development and Housing with ongoing input, consultation and advice on issues affecting individuals with disabilities related to Ministry programs and services. Council members are expected to bring diverse non-partisan views and experiences to ensure the Ministry is informed about the range of services that are responsive to the needs of individuals with disabilities.
The Department of Agriculture and Land is seeking applications from individuals to fill vacancies on the Board of the Agricultural Insurance Corporation. Experience in potato production, understanding of agricultural practices or agricultural economics will be considered an asset. Deadline for applications is August 7, 2020.
The Agricultural Insurance Corporation is responsible for providing insurance schemes for agricultural crops and to advise the Minister on policy regarding agricultural business risk management programs.
The Agricultural Insurance Corporation Appeal Board is responsible to hear appeals concerning AgriInsurance when a party is aggrieved by a final order of the Board of the Agricultural Insurance Corporation and then determine a final order or finding.
The CFTA allows for the establishment of a panel to resolve disputes between parties (i.e. government-to-government) or persons and parties (i.e. person-to-government).There are two (2) vacancies on PEI’s panel roster.
The Environmental Advisory Council is seeking applications from individuals to fill pending and upcoming vacancies within the council. The group consists of individuals from different backgrounds such as fisheries, agriculture, conservation and others. who are appointed to advise the minister responsible on environmental matters.
The Labour Relations Board is currently recruiting applicants. The purpose of the Board is to resolve applications from either labour or management. The Board may be required to hold hearings related to certification, unfair labour practice complaints, jurisdictional disputes, revocation of certification orders, as well as other matters. Applicants should have experience and knowledge of labour relations and experience with administrative law would be an asset. Please be advised that meetings and hearings are held during business hours. Deadline for applications is August 7, 2020.
The Land Matters Advisory Committee will support government’s efforts to develop land policy and legislation and will provide advice and guidance to ensure policies and legislation reflect the current and future needs of the province. Individuals with a background in, and/or knowledge of, land-related issues, policies or legislation are encouraged to apply. Deadline for applications is August 31, 2020.
Established in 1974, the MPHEC is an arm’s length organization accountable to the ministers responsible for post-secondary education in the Maritimes. The Commission comprises 20 members representing universities, the public-at-large (including students), and the three Maritime governments. The Commission’s primary orientation in carrying out its duties is to give first consideration to improving and maintaining the best possible service to students as lifelong learners.
The Department of Health and Wellness is soliciting applications for a member at large. The department values and supports diversity in representation in its agencies, boards and commissions and encourages applicants from across the Island’s diverse population.
The Premier’s Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention is seeking a chairperson for a five-year term. The mandate of the committee is to coordinate the implementation and evaluation of the provincial Family Violence Prevention Strategy, develop a work plan, ensure integrity of community participation, promote the importance of resource allocations necessary for implementation of the strategy; and communicate initiatives to ensure a high public profile for family violence prevention is maintained across the province.
The Department of Agriculture and Land is seeking applications from individuals with a background in grain production to fill a vacancy on the PEI Grain Elevators Corporation. Deadline for applications is August 19, 2020.
The PEI Grain Elevators Corporation conducts the affairs and business of the PEI Grain Elevators Corporation. The objects of the Corporation are two stimulate feed grain production in the province; to bring uniformity to the industry through marketing of grain produced in the province; to provide facilities for the central marketing, drying and storage of grain; and, to provide distribution outlets for grain producers, livestock feeders and the feed industry.
The Department of Agriculture and Land is seeking applications from individuals to fill a vacancy on the PEI Marketing Council. A background in aquaculture, an understanding of the food marketplace, or marketing board experience will be considered an asset. Deadline for applications is August 7, 2020.
The PEI Marketing Council supervises the creation and operation of producer boards, commissions and groups that regulate and control the production, sale, processing, marketing, transportation and pricing of natural products. Council recommends the establishment, amendment, or revocation of regulations to Executive Council, provides advice to commodity boards, conducts commodity board elections and plebiscites, advises the Minister and acts as liaison with national and other provincial agencies.