Ontario Nature is seeking two enthusiastic and dedicated individuals for the position of Nature Reserves Technician. One position will be for a contract ending February 28, 2023 and the other will be for an 8-week contract, both starting in late May 2022. The Nature Reserves Technician will assist with several aspects of the Nature Reserves Program including stewardship projects and field work. The main duties are conducting detailed ecological inventories and other data collection at nature reserve properties, data entry, event planning, and community outreach.
The ideal candidate has a keen interest in conservation, working knowledge of species at risk and invasive species found in Ontario, and has experience conducting field work. The ability to work well as part of a small team, as well as independently, is required.
About Ontario Nature
Ontario Nature is a charitable conservation organization that protects wild species and wild spaces across Ontario through conservation, education, and public engagement. We represent over 150 member groups and more than 30,000 individual members and supporters throughout the province. To learn more about Ontario Nature, visit: ontarionature.org.
Why Work with Ontario Nature
Ontario Nature requires that all employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to ensure the health and safety of our employees and the communities we operate in. The selected candidate must provide proof of vaccination at the time of hiring.
Anticipated Start Date: May 30, 2022
Type of Position:
Compensation: $16.00-$18.00/hour depending on experience
Location: This position is based out of Ontario Nature’s Head Office – 720 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON. Ontario Nature offers flexibility with working location, in accordance with our operational Remote Work Policy.
Working Conditions: This job requires frequent travel across Ontario and frequent weekend and evening work. During these trips staff often camp or stay in rustic accommodations. The position requires the ability to work outdoors for extended periods in various weather conditions (e.g. high summer temperatures and humidity, heavy rain) and terrains. The job can be physically demanding, including hiking, tree-planting, hole-digging, camping in uncomfortable conditions and lifting heavy objects (up to 40 lbs). This job will require following Ontario Nature’s COVID-19 policies and guidelines to ensure the safety of staff and members of the public.
Although Ontario Nature appreciates the efforts of all those who apply for this position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No unsolicited emails or phone calls please.
Ontario Nature is committed to employment equity, diversity and accessibility. Requests for disability-related accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process, and applicants should make their requirements known when contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 4 2022 ID: 64273