What can I expect to do in this role?• Assist with the coordination and implementation of project plans for aquatic and terrestrial habitat restoration and protection in priority areas including fish and wildlife populations • Assist with field inventory or monitoring of fish and wildlife / natural heritage features and values • Participate on relevant project teams to help establish objectives, transfer information, and report on progress.• Assist in acquiring the necessary GIS resources to provide timely and relevant input into aquatic and terrestrial protection and restoration projects• Assist in developing and coaching funding proposals and leveraging with partners• Assist with conducting public education and awareness presentations and handout materialsHow do I qualify?Mandatory• Valid Ontario 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.
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