*Targeted to Post-Secondary students*This job posting represents multiple positions within one ministry. Job location details are listed below. You are required to identify the cities you are interested in applying to. Note: relocation expenses are not covered by ministries. Applications are accepted online. Resumes and cover letters are not accepted. Describe your skills, knowledge and relevant paid work or volunteer experience in the related questions on the application form.To assist you with the application process please visit the Summer Employment Opportunities website and view the following resources: - Eligibility Requirements - Student Application Guide -item 1 in Key Resources - Explanation of Rating Scale for Application Questions -item 2 in Key ResourcesDetailed Position Breakdown:Ministry of Natural Resources15 positions at 2140 East Bank Drive, Peterborough1 position at 31 Riverside Drive, Pembroke1 position at 41 Hatchery Lane, PictonWhat can I expect to do in this role?Work Description:You may be required to work on some or all of the following tasks:• Fish and aquatic ecosystem assessment and research, including creel surveys, index netting, biological sampling, data entry and basic analyses. Projects may be related to community analyses and structure of aquatic ecosystems, habitat assessment, growth and diet analyses, for wetlands, stream, and lake systems.• Wildlife population and wildlife habitat assessment including both aerial and ground surveys; species identification and mapping; as well as sampling and assessment for a variety of wildlife including game and non-game species, waterfowl and species at risk • The operation of boats, outdoor motors, ATVs and other specialized equipment may be required. The assistant may work outdoors and in diverse weather conditionsHow do I qualify?MandatorySome positions require students to be 15-24 years of age (or 15-29 years of age if you are a person with a disability) due to program funding.Some positions may require the successful candidate(s) to undergo a personal security screening check as a condition of employment.Qualification Requirements:Communications and Interpersonal Skills• You apply your written communication skills to prepare a variety of documents (e.g. reports, document findings, record data).• You apply your interpersonal skills to work in a team environment and have a strong work ethic with the ability to work independentlyTechnical Skills and Knowledge• You apply your experience using Microsoft Office product suite, such as word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), databases (Access), presentations (PowerPoint); email and internet to conduct research and prepare a variety of documentsAnalytical and Organizational Skills • You apply your planning and organizational skills to collect, organize, review and verify information/data through review of files, reports, and other means• You work independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize and prioritize your time to meet competing work deadlinesOther Requirements• You can work in an outdoor environment with some physical activity involved, including lifting and carrying weighted items in accordance with the Employment Standards Act and Workplace Health and Safety regulations• You are willing to accompany staff on multi-day outdoor field trips• Some positions may require you to have a valid Ontario G2 Driver's Licence (or higher) with an excellent record• Some positions may require you to have or acquire a Pleasure Craft Operators Card, Standard First Aid and CPR certification as a condition of your employment
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