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BIOLOGIST INTERN

Organization:
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Division:
Regional Operations Divsion
City:
Sault Ste Marie
Job Term:
1 Temporary
Job Code:
14021 - Biologist 1
Salary:
$1,005.19 - $1,211.03 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
162159

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• provide support in the planning and delivery of the district resource management and land use planning initiatives.

• provide support in the design and implementation of biological surveys; and the collection, management, analysis and reporting of information to support fish, wildlife, and ecosystem management.

• provide biological knowledge and advice to support aquatic and terrestrial ecosystem management.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

• You must have a valid class 'G' driver's licence or equivalent, as recognized by the Province of Ontario.
• You have the ability to work in the field under all types of weather conditions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Technical knowledge:
• You have knowledge of sustainable resource management, ecosystem management and landscape planning theories, principles and practices, with a focus on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, fish and wildlife habitat, population assessment and environmental impacts.
• You have up-to-date knowledge of and experience in the application of biological survey design and implementation, and the collection, management, and analysis of information.
• You are proficient with computers, internet, email and software applications including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, statistical, spatial, databases, and geographic information systems.

Communication and interpersonal skills:
• You have demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently, within multi-disciplinary teams, and with clients and partners.
• You have the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to explain technical information in plain language to clients, liaise with specialists and compose technical reports.

Research, analytical and problem-solving skills:
• You have proven ability to gather, analyze and interpret resource management data in order to provide expertise and advice on ecological impacts of activities and management of resource issues.

NOTE:

Successful candidates may be required to undergo an employment screening check in accordance with the Ontario Employment Screening Checks Policy.

Eligibility

• Proof of eligibility to work in Canada;
• Has graduated or will graduate from an approved or legally authorized college or university with a degree, postgraduate certificate or diploma within the last four years;

• Candidates are only eligible to participate in one MNRF 12-month placement and must not have participated in the MNRF internship program in the past.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 64 Church St, Sault Ste Marie, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
3-A
Category:
Internships
Posted on:
Friday, March 19, 2021

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