[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
- 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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