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COASTAL WETLAND BIOLOGIST INTERN
Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Provincial Services Division
City:    London
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:    53581
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What can I expect to do in this role?

• Assist with the development and implementation of actions plans for priority Coastal wetlands
• Coordinate monitoring throughout the basin to determine the effectiveness of wetland restoration projects in Lake Erie, and possibly in other lake basins.
• Coordinate efforts throughout the basin towards wetland restoration in order to improve water quality, decrease nutrient loading and increase awareness regarding the importance of coastal wetland habitats.

Lead funding submissions to acquire funds for restoration and monitoring.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
• Valid driver's license.
• Proof of eligibility to work in Canada;
• Proof of full-time enrolment 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, restoration ecology and biodiversity conservation.
• Knowledge of current natural resource inventory, monitoring and assessment techniques to carry out natural resource field work to assist in the monitoring and assessment of wildlife habitat, and water quality
• Understanding of conservation issues, and legislative and planning tools that support the protection of natural heritage values and areas in Ontario.
• Knowledge of analytical techniques and computer applications in order to analyze data and prepare reports; including geographic information systems and mapping to effectively manage and implement assigned projects.
• Well developed interpersonal, oral and written communications skills to work with Ministry partners to prepare and present policy and program materials and reports
• Organizational skills to coordinate monitoring and restoration implementation

Please 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, London, West Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3-A
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Wednesday, April 17, 2013
 
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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
 
 
 
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