[sust-mar] Summer job: Agronomy, accom., Falls Brook Centre, New Brunswick

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Position Title: Agronomy Intern
Type: summer job / summer student position
Organization: Falls Brook Centre
Location: Carleton County, New Brunswick (on-site accommodations)

Hours Per Week: 37.5
Number of Weeks: 11
Hourly Wage: $11/hr

Application Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled

Start Date: As soon as possible

Falls Brook Centre is a leading education and demonstration centre that inspires people to work together, using environmentally sound practices to create thriving local communities. We work with local populations to support environmental learning for all ages, with workshops and educational programming.

This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone looking to pursue a career in sustainable forest management. Our agronomy intern will work out in the field, in partnership with the Executive Director & Permaculture Coordinator to perform baseline sampling of soils, and conversion of monoculture spaces to polyculture. The Intern will also work with our Media and Promotions coordinator to assist in planning and running our Free School 2017 event, and other tasks as required.

Applications should be passionate about the natural world and able to incorporate that passion into all work that they do. Someone who is outgoing, organized, and bilingual would be preferred. You will be based out of our demonstration site in Glassville, New Brunswick and will make occasional trips to our satellite office in Fredericton. Accommodations at our Glassville demonstration site are provided.

• A current student returning to their studies in the Fall of 2017
• Between 15 – 30 years old
• Experience managing a garden
• Able to travel between Glassville and Fredericton, as required (drivers license and vehicle access)
• Enjoys being outside, rain or shine
• Ability to lift objects up to 40lbs, and perform physical work around the site

Recommended / Nice To Have:
• Schedule flexibility
• Experience performing soil and water sampling
• Bilingual
• First aid and CPR-C

Falls Brook Centre does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, colour, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. Members of any minority group are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please e-mail your resume and a brief covering letter to:
energy at fallsbrookcentre.ca
subject: Agronomy Intern


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