[Sust-mar] Turtle Technician, f/t, Canadian Sea Turtle Network, Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Position: Turtle Technician
Organization: Canadian Sea Turtle Network http://www.seaturtle.ca
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Help us help sea turtles

The Canadian Sea Turtle Network is looking for a full-time Turtle Technician. The Technician will be responsible for logistics associated with field research, as well as for all associated data entry and management. The technician will also coordinate response to sea turtle strandings and entanglements; help coordinate the efforts of local volunteers; and participate in educational outreach initiatives with the general public and members of the commercial fishing industry.

The ideal candidate has:

• A university degree in a related discipline
• Strong interpersonal skills
• A demonstrated interest in the environment
• Experience coordinating field research
• Experience designing and/or managing databases
• Experience designing and/or delivering educational programs
• Proficiency in GIS applications
• Proficiency in statistical analysis software
• A valid driver's license

Candidates must be comfortable working on marine vessels and must be willing to work sometimes unpredictable hours.

Apply with a resume, two letters of reference, and an essay (approximately 500 words) that explains both how you meet the job criteria and why you want to work with sea turtles in Canada.

Applications should be sent to Kathleen Martin, Executive Director, at kmartin at seaturtle.ca. Applications must be received by January 25, 2012.

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