Number of Positions: 1*
Hours: 40 hrs/week, 28 week contract (22 Apr 2019- 25 Oct 2019)
Conditions: Eligibility for UN Canada Green Spaces preferred (http://unac.org/green-spaces/)
Job Description: Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC) is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic individual to lead a field team in brook trout habitat recovery in southern Ontario. The Crew Leader will supervise a small team* and perform instream aquatic habitat rehabilitation work, monitoring and assessment. The team will work independently and collaborate with chapter volunteers to accomplish many projects.
The Crew Leader will manage and implement the field program and ensure work is completed in a safe and timely manner. This position requires experience in aquatic restoration, excellent team management skills as well as good communication skills. Familiarity with stream rehabilitation techniques (bioengineering, aquatic habitat enhancement), monitoring (benthic invertebrate collections, water quality analyses) and assessment field work (aquatic habitat assessments, electrofishing fisheries surveys) are key. The team will work under the direction of the TUC biologists and volunteer chapter members to assist with community outreach activities such as chapter workdays. The Crew Lead will also be responsible for report writing, data management, creation of project signs and other duties as assigned.
Work duties will frequently take place on weekends. This job is physically active and requires lifting and carrying weighted items. This position is based in Guelph but work will be done in watersheds across southern Ontario.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
*Number of positions available dependent on funding
Deadline for Submission: 11:59 pm (EST) on Sunday March 24, 2019
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 15 2019 ID: 52147