Position: Research Assistant
Company: ESSA Technologies Ltd.
Location: Vancouver BC or Ottawa ON
Type: 1-year contract with potential for permanent opportunity
ESSA Technologies Ltd. (ESSA) is an employee-owned Canadian environmental consulting company with offices in British Columbia and Ontario. We envision a world where creativity, a focus on learning, and systems thinking are the foundation of solutions to environmental challenges. Our corporate mission is to “bring together people, science and analytical tools to sustain healthy ecosystems and human communities”. We achieve this mission by helping clients deal with tough, emerging problems, by applying a thorough evaluation of evidence, and by exploring innovative solutions for a more sustainable world. Learn more about us at http://www.essa.com.
At ESSA, we are passionate about what we do and enjoy working with professionals who share our values and mission. ESSA’s staff are problem solvers, big-picture thinkers, evidence driven, creative, and innovative, motivated by an aspiration to become trusted advisors to our clients and make a difference in the world.
We are seeking a motivated, service-oriented, resourceful, independent, and highly skilled Research Assistant to support our team in varying contexts across North America and internationally. This is a 12-month contract with an opportunity for contract renewal or permanent placement and room for future advancement. The successful candidate will bring a ‘no job too small’ attitude and conscientiously support senior staff and projects that focus on research and synthesis, technical writing, facilitation and engagement support, data wrangling / analysis, and business development as outlined below.
Research and Support
Education / Experience
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Skills / Abilities
We look forward to welcoming the successful candidate to our team. We offer a welcoming, inclusive workplace and commit to working with staff to help them thrive and prosper. Our total rewards program for contract employees provides competitive compensation, medical benefits, and vacation, plus support for professional development.
Please email a cover letter and résumé to [careers_at_essa_dot_com] by September 30th, 2021 with “Research Assistant” in the subject line. We will review applications and contact selected candidates by October 8, 2021. Interviews will be conducted between October 15-22, 2021. The expected start is November 15, 2021.
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All applicants must be eligible to legally work in British Columbia and/or Ontario at the time of applying through the full duration of the contract.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Sep 10 2021 ID: 61308