Position: Invasive Species Technician
Term: full-time Sept 3 – Dec 20, 2019
Eligibility: student job, ages 15-30 (see below)
Organization: The Nature Conservancy of Canada
Location: Walsingham (Norfolk County), Ontario
The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is a private, non-profit organization that prides itself on its entrepreneurial, science-based approach to achieving conservation success through direct action. Since 1962, NCC and its supporters have protected more than 2.8 million acres (1.1 million hectares) of ecologically significant land across Canada. NCC focuses on conservation through private action, and has a strong track record of partnering with individuals, corporations, community groups, conservation groups and government bodies to create win-win solutions that benefit nature.
PURPOSE AND GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Invasive Species Technician (IST) will work closely with NCC’s Invasive Species Program Director (ISPD) in Ontario to support invasive species control work with a focus on Phragmites control in the Long Point region. NCC leads Canada’s largest invasive Phragmites control program, working on public and private lands within our Southern Norfolk Sand Plan Natural Area. This dynamic, groundbreaking program strives to increase public awareness about the impacts of invasive Phragmites, provides control services and works closely with partners and landowners to implement best management practices in the Natural Area. The IST position will assist with administration and on-the-ground management of the Phragmites control program as well as stewardship activities on NCC’s properties.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
This posting is targeted to individuals possessing the following skills:
The following additional accreditations, skills and abilities would be assets in this position:
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
To be considered for these positions, please ensure your:
Applications that do not fulfil these submission requirements will not be considered.
Application Deadline: Friday, June 21, 2019 (11:59 PM EST)
Late applications will not be considered.
No telephone calls please. We thank everyone who applies for their interest in the Nature Conservancy of Canada; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
At the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) we strive to promote diversity in the workplace and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.
NCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, we will provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 23 2019 ID: 53609