Position: Natural Edge Restoration Technician
Organization: Watersheds Canada
Location: St. Lawrence Area of Concern (Cornwall area), Eastern Ontario (other field work throughout Eastern Ontario may apply)
Eligibility: 30 or younger & post-secondary graduate
The successful applicant will contribute to the stewardship and outreach work at Watersheds Canada, by working to raise landowner awareness of water stewardship principles and environmental impacts on the lakes/rivers within Eastern Ontario.
Working with project partners and a steering committee, the Natural Edge Restoration Technician is responsible to coordinate and work collaboratively in the delivery of our Natural Edge Program in the St. Lawrence Area of Concern.
This will include field work focusing on carrying out shoreline naturalizations to help improve water quality, reduce shoreline erosion, and create vital wildlife habitat. They will assist in conducting site visits at shoreline properties and help deliver our fall/spring planting seasons and workshops. They will also deliver workshops and presentations to inform the community of the program and communicate with project partners.
College or University, with preference given to those with a specialization in Natural Resources Management, Environmental Studies/Science, or Conservation Biology
None required, however preference will be given to those with some experience in the conservation and/or environmental sectors
St Lawrence Area of Concern (Cornwall area) Other Field work throughout Eastern Ontario may apply.
Length of Contract:
Min 6 months to 11 months (TBD based on Government funding). Proposed start date: October 25, 2021
How to Apply:
Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to: lajoie (at) watersheds.ca. Only successful applicants will be contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Sep 26 2021 ID: 61439