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BIOLOGIST/ECOLOGIST INTERN
Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Provincial Services Division
City:    Thunder Bay
Job Term:    1 Temporary (up to 40 weeks with possible extension)
Job Code:    14021 - Biologist 1
Salary:    $920.07 - $1,108.47 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52971
 

What can I expect to do in this role?

• Under the general supervision of the Zone Manger, you will assist in providing information relative to ecological resources and recommendations for their management.
• You will assist with collection, compilation, analysis and reporting of ecological data pertaining to Ontario Parks and protected areas.
• You will assist with responding to inquiries from internal staff and external clients.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
• Proof of eligibility to work in Canada;
• Proof of full-time enrollment in a recognized post-secondary college or university or graduation within the last five years; and
• Candidates are only eligible to participate in a maximum of two placements.

Knowledge and Skills
• Knowledge of biology and ecology including conservation biology;
• Knowledge of legislative and resource management planning tools that provide protection to ecological resources;
• Knowledge of analytical techniques and computer applications, including word processing and spreadsheet software, in order to analyze data and prepare reports;
• Knowledge of flora and fauna of Ontario;
• Interpersonal and communications kills (oral and written);
• Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and maintain linkages with supervisors, co-workers and stakeholders;
• Organizational and research skills;
• Knowledge of worker responsibilities as outlined in the Occupational Health & Safety Act;
• Valid Class “G” Driver's License and ability to travel occasionally to locations throughout Ontario;

Please indicate in a separate covering letter, of 5 pages or less, specifically how your skills, knowledge and expertise relate to the qualifications listed above.

Note: The successful candidate will begin at the base-level pay rate and will move up in the pay scale in accordance with the OPSEU collective agreement.

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 40 weeks, Northwest Zone, Ontario Parks, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3-A
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Monday, March 25, 2013
 
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 10, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
 
 
 
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