About Okanagan Similkameen Stewardship Society:
Okanagan Similkameen Stewardship exists to support landowners and communities in conservation, stewardship and enhancement of important habitats throughout the Okanagan and Similkameen valleys of BC. Currently we support almost 100 Wildlife Habitat Stewards in the conservation of over 5000 acres of important wildlife habitat. http://www.osstewardship.ca
Based out of our head office in Penticton, the Stewardship Interns will work with OSSS staff on habitat improvement, outreach, and land management projects throughout the Okanagan and Similkameen valleys. The work is focused on supporting local landowners and communities in habitat stewardship and on-the-ground conservation initiatives. Specific training provided through this position includes workplace and fieldwork safety, landowner contact training, invasive species identification and management, and native plant and wildlife identification.
Key Responsibilities: Approx %
Habitat Improvement and Threat Mitigation: 70%
Location: Based out of Penticton office. Work will be throughout the Okanagan & Similkameen.
Hours worked: 36-40 hours/week
Hourly wage: $15 -17/hour commensurate with experience
Term: May 11 through end of August 2020
Contingent on funding approval through Canada Summer Jobs.
Deadline for applications: March 16, or until filled
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 10 2020 ID: 56001