[Sust-mar] Employment Opportunity - CARP

Andy Sharpe & Caroline Hancock hancocksharpe at doctors.org.uk
Tue May 19 19:19:14 EDT 2009

Clean Annapolis River Project (CARP) is accepting applications for the 
position of Aquatic Habitat Technician.  This is a contract position, 
to commence as soon as possible, for a period of six months.  CARP is a 
charitable, community-owned corporation created to work with the 
community and interested organizations to foster the conservation, 
restoration and sustainable use of the freshwater and marine ecosystems 
of Nova Scotia's Annapolis River and its watershed.

This is a Science Horizons position, supported by Environment Canada’s 
Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network (EMAN) Coordinating 
Office.  To be eligible for this position, applicants must:
- have graduated from a recognized post-secondary academic institution 
in one of the environmental or related disciplines
- be out of school (fulltime studies)
- be an unemployed or under-employed young scientists or post-secondary 
graduate in the sciences who are 30 years of age or under
- be legally entitled to work in Canada (This includes permanent 
residents of Canada but does not include 1) those awaiting permanent 
status, 2) persons with temporary work visas, such as students who have 
graduated and have temporary work visas)
- not have participated in Science Horizons or any other federal Youth 
Employment Strategy program except where (1) the work experience was 
terminated early due to employer business failure, participant became 
ill or incompatibility between employer/youth or (2) the component of 
the Youth Employment Strategy the youth participated under was for 
summer employment.
- consent to participate in the assessment of the program and may be 
required to provide their Social Insurance Number (SIN)

1.	Undertake monitoring of physical, chemical and biological water 
quality in the Annapolis watershed.
2.	Participate in both terrestrial and aquatic ecological monitoring 
activities, including field collection, data management, analysis of 
results and report writing.
3.	Support community groups and volunteers in the delivery of 
ecological monitoring programs.
4.	Work collaboratively with partner agencies to achieve the above.
5.	Other duties as required by the supervisor.

1.	Post-secondary training in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental 
Science, Agriculture, Forestry or related fields.
2.	Familiarity with water quality and ecological monitoring techniques.
3.	Experience in the handling and processing of water and biological 
4.	Willingness and ability to undertake fieldwork, in sometimes wet, 
cold, physically demanding and uncomfortable conditions.
5.	Good oral and written communications skills.
6.	Strong numerical skills.
7.	A valid drivers license and access to a vehicle.

To apply, please forward a cover letter and resume, including 
references to the Executive Director, Clean Annapolis River Project, as 
soon as possible at carp at annapolisriver.ca.  Only those candidates 
selected for interview will be contacted.

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