Anticipated Start date: ASAP
End date: March 31, 2020 with possibility for extension
Starting Remuneration: $16.00 per hour plus 4% vacation pay and statutory benefits at 35 hours per week.
Applicants must have at minimum a university degree or technical diploma related to biological sciences, ecology, fisheries management, or a related discipline. A minimum of three years employment or voluntary experience related to aquatic/fisheries ecology will be considered a strong asset. Knowledge of at risk fish populations including Atlantic whitefish and Atlantic salmon (southern upland and Inner Bay of Fundy populations), and invasive fish species including smallmouth bass and chain pickerel will be important to successfully meet the responsibilities required. This position will require strong technical, organizational, and communications skills (both written and oral), as well as the ability and desire to engage directly and frequently with the general public and the angling population. A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle during work hours is necessary. While work hours a generally from 8:30am-4:30pm, some evening and weekend work will be required.
Applicants will benefit from the following certifications/training and experience:
The Aquatic Species at Risk Coordinator will lead the delivery of a regional project involving numerous partners representing the conservation community, First Nations, and government that seeks to support the recovery of at risk fish species through various actions aimed at better understanding the extent of the threat posed by invasive fish, minimizing the spread of invasive fish into new habitats, developing tools and strategies for the conservation community, and raising the level of awareness and engagement among the general public and the angling community.
Specific tasks can include:
Applicants are required to send cover letter and resume in 1 document to firstname.lastname@example.org fax to 902-532-3038 on or before the closing date of June 16 2019, 23:59 or deliver to 314 St. George Street during office hours (Monday to Friday 8:30-16:30). Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Due to high volume of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 29 2019 ID: 53695