[Sust-mar] Cape Breton Job Posting: Stream Restoration Coordinator

Hannah MacDonald hmacdonald at acapcb.ns.ca
Thu May 10 08:02:07 EDT 2012

Cape Breton Job Posting: Stream Restoration Coordinator

ACAP Cape Breton is a non-profit charitable organization established in
1992. The original mission was to develop a comprehensive ecosystem
management plan for the watershed area of industrial Cape Breton. ACAP Cape
Breton has grown into a dynamic group that integrates environmental, social
and economic factors into projects focusing on action, education and
ecosystem planning.

ACAP Cape Breton is currently seeking a person with experience in stream
restoration, aquatic and terrestrial monitoring, and environmental
studies/biology to lead projects throughout the summer of 2012 in the Cape
Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM). The successful candidate will supervise
and lead a team to carry out field work including stream restoration, water
quality monitoring, and habitat assessments on multiple sites.

Start date: June 1, 2012 (pending funding). Please note this is a term
position to September 2012. 


.         Responsible for all aspects of project planning and implementation

.         Leading a team to carry out stream restoration in multiple sites

.         Conducting stream restoration work (digger logs, rock deflectors,
debris removal, riparian planting, etc.)

.         Conducting habitat assessments (macroinvertebrates, plants, fish,

.         Supervising staff and interns

.         Liaising with funders, community partners, and landowners

.         Submitting reports, timesheets, expenses

.         Following budgets

.         Using power tools


.         Post-secondary education in environmental studies/biology and/or
equivalent experience

.         Knowledge & experience in habitat surveys, water quality
monitoring, and stream restoration

.         Canadian Aquatic Biomonitoring Network (CABIN) protocol training
and experience are assets

.         Experience using power tools

.         Willingness to work outdoors in various conditions

.         Proven leadership experience

.         Physically fit & good communication skills

.         Ability to multi-task and prioritize

.         Current first aid & CPR or willingness to obtain 

.         Chain saw operation certification or willingness to obtain

.         Current valid driver's license with a clean driving abstract

.         Own vehicle will be considered an asset.


Please submit your resume with three references and a cover letter merged
into one document by Thursday, May 24 at 4:00 pm to sking at acapcb.ns.ca. We
thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates
selected for an interview will be contacted.



Hannah MacDonald

Education Manager

ACAP Cape Breton

902.567.1628 (T)

902.567.6282 (F)


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