[Sust-mar] Pesticide Bylaw Project Team, EAC, f/t, Halifax NS, Jun 26 deadline

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Tue Jun 13 12:56:45 EDT 2006

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[plus topical links and resources, below - ed ]


Position: Core Member Pesticide Bylaw Project Team
Organization: Ecology Action Centre, Pesticide Bylaw Project

Date posted to GoodWorkCanada.ca: June 13, 2006
Application deadline: June 26, 2006
Start date: June 2006
Location: Halifax NS, Canada

Pesticide Bylaw Project Core Staff


The Ecology Action Centre is the oldest environmental 
organization in Nova Scotia and has been in existence since 
1971. The Pesticide Bylaw Team is responsible for 
implementing HRM's pesticide bylaw and for delivering 
public education on sustainable lawn and garden care.


The Ecology Action Centre is seeking applicants for our 
Pesticide Bylaw Project Team. These individuals will work 
with the rest of the team to co-ordinate, organize and 
deliver education and inspection programs. This year, the 
project will focus on working with stores and garden 
centres to deliver education related to sustainable lawn and 
garden care. In July and August, we will be performing 
property inspections for the pesticide bylaw programs, 
including visits to residential properties with potential 
insect problems, and education about environmentally 
friendly pest management approaches. Some general 
office duties will also be required.

The ideal candidate will have:

* experience working in the environmental field and a 
Bachelor's degree in environmental science, biology, 
chemistry or a related discipline
* a demonstrated ability to develop and deliver educational 
* the ability to work alone and as part of a team
* excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* a valid driver's license
* computer literacy in MS Office, including Word, Excel, 
Access and familiarity with e-mail and internet
* commitment to the issues of interest to the Ecology 
Action Centre, and pesticide reduction issues in particular

Compensation: Hourly rate: $17.00

Period: 35 hours per week from late June to early 
September. Position may extend further depending on 

Applications received by email are preferred, but will also 
be accepted in hard copy. Please send cover letter and 
resume no later than Monday, June 26, 2006 to:

Gregor MacAskill
Pesticide Bylaw Project, Ecology Action Centre
2705 Fern Lane
Halifax, NS B3K 4L3
Contact: (902 446-4840) or pestbylaw at ecologyaction.ca

-We regret we will only be able to contact short listed 


[GoodWork Editor adds... topical links, resources & opportunities: 

Ecology Action Centre, Pesticide Bylaw Project, Halifax NS
http://www.ecologyaction.ca/pestbylaw.html    - or -   


What's Wrong with Pesticides?

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