NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 2
TYPE OF POSITION: Seasonal – 24 week positions (May – October 2021)
Taking care of our environment has never been more important than it is today. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is looking for Conservation Technicians to join a team committed to protecting our most important natural areas and the species they sustain.
NCC is the nation’s leading not-for-profit, private land conservation organization. Since 1962, NCC and its supporters have protected 14 million hectares (more than 35 million acres) of ecologically significant land across Canada. NCC takes a collaborative, science-based approach to achieve conservation success for the sake of nature and Canadians. With a national office in Toronto and local offices across the country, NCC delivers results you can walk on.
PURPOSE AND GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Invasive Species Technicians will support a landscape-scale invasive species control program across the Saugeen Bruce Peninsula Natural Area. The project will be focused on identifying and controlling populations of Phragmites, Dog-strangling Vine, Garlic Mustard, and Common Buckthorn across private and public land in partnership with local communities and partners. The Invasive Species Technicians will assist with on the ground conservation management for significant natural lands protected by NCC across the Saugeen Bruce Peninsula by working closely with NCC staff, partner organizations, local stewards and volunteers.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
This posting is targeted to individuals possessing the following skills:
The following additional skills and abilities would be assets in these positions:
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
NCC is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary expectations through the Conservation Internship Program page of our Career Centre (https://www.natureconservancy.ca/en/who-we-are/work-with-us/conservation-internship-program/, select “Current Opportunities”).
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NCC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
We value and incorporate diverse traditions, heritage, knowledge and experiences in our mission and in our workplaces. We celebrate the full participation of people from all walks of life as we work towards common goals. We strive for a conservation movement in which equity, diversity and inclusion are the norm. This is our continuous commitment: to promote healthy people, healthy communities and a healthy planet for everyone.
Application Deadline: March 12, 2021
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 19 2021 ID: 58754