Hiring: Species at Risk Technicians
Organization: Blazing Star Environmental
Location: Office work is primarily virtual with occasional travel required to our office, 104 McLaughlin Blvd, Oshawa, ON. Primary field sites are in central and southwestern Ontario and field work at these sites occurs from mid-April to mid-Oct.
Eligibility: 30 years of age or younger (see below)
(1-2 positions available, conditional on funding)
About Blazing Star Environmental
We are a small and growing social enterprise. Our core values are to take part in creating a sustainable society where we live in balance with our fellow animals and plants. We support conservation organizations, governments and corporations that share this goal. Our primary focus is on plants and animals, but we partner with many other organizations to offer full-service solutions to your needs.
Working with us, you will feel empowered to make a difference, supported by your work family, and challenged to learn and develop new skills to further your career.
Blazing Star Environmental is committed to being an inclusive, equitable employer. We welcome all humans to our team and make every effort to identify and remove barriers to their success.
To this end, Blazing Star Environmental has submitted applications for funding to support hiring employment equity groups including: women, visible minority youth, indigenous youth, youth living with disabilities, youth from official language minority communities, and youth residing in a rural or remote location. See employee checklist for additional details.
Anticipated Start Date
~August 28, 2022 preferred
Term of Employment
6 month full-time (37.5 hours/week), with possibility of extension, subject to the availability of funds and performance of the successful candidate.
Rate of Pay
$19-$24/hr commensurate with experience
August 22-23, 2022
Office work is primarily virtual with occasional travel required to the Blazing Star Environmental office – 104 McLaughlin Blvd, Oshawa, ON. Primary field sites are in central and southwestern Ontario and field work at these sites occurs from mid-April to mid-Oct.
The Species at Risk Technician will support a variety of Blazing Star Environmental projects with a focus on fieldwork until mid-October and then office work until early April.
Office work will include assisting on one or more of the following:
Potential Learning Opportunities
The successful candidate must be eligible for:
Please apply on our website (https://www.blazingstar.ca/join-our-team) or by e-mailing your resume, eligibility checklist and 1-page cover letter to Kaitlyn Hall, firstname.lastname@example.org , by 11:59 pm on August 17, 2022. Please include Species at Risk Technician in the subject line. Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.
Species at Risk Technician Eligibility Checklist
Section 1 – ECO Canada Criteria
I [insert applicant’s name] am eligible for this position because I checked the box for ALL questions in Section 1 above. I further understand that misrepresenting my eligibility for this position will not only make me ineligible for this position but will negatively affect all future employment opportunities with Blazing Star Environmental.
Section 2 – Employee equity groups
Blazing Star Environmental is committed to being an inclusive, equitable employer. We welcome all humans to our team and make every effort to identify and remove barriers to their success. To this end, Blazing Star Environmental has submitted applications for funding to support hiring employment equity groups. Please check all the following groups with which you identify with:
Section 3 – Past participation in federal youth employment programs
I have participated in the following federal youth employment programs [select all that apply]:
[If you have participated in one of these internships, please list the details of which funder (e.g. ECO Canada, Career Launcher, etc.) and when you participated.]
[sign and print name]
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Aug 5 2022 ID: 65306