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NATURAL HERITAGE AND INVASIVE SPECIES BIOLOGIST

Organization:
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Division:
Natural Resources Conservation Policy Branch, Natural Heritage Section
City:
Peterborough
Job Term:
2 Temporary seasonal recurring contracts for 42 weeks, with summer hiatus
Job Code:
14024 - Biologist 2B
Salary:
$31.74 - $39.21 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open Targeted
Job ID:
94909
If you're a biologist with desire to apply your expertise in resolving natural heritage and invasive species issues, consider this role where you will provide biological advice and input to related provincial and regional
initiatives.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• lead and/or participate on multi-disciplinary teams that will develop
and transfer relevant provincial policies, plans and program with a focus on natural heritage, including wetland conservation and invasive species.

How do I qualify?

Technical expertise:

• You have applied knowledge of current biological/ecological sciences and principles, resource management practices and planning approaches.
• You have applied knowledge of and risk assessment methodology.
• You have demonstrated knowledge of GIS, delineation, spatial analysis, mapping and reporting.
• You have applied statistics and data analysis techniques in a natural resource management context.

Communication skills:

• You have the proven ability to make presentations to a variety of internal and external audiences, seek assistance with the development and implementation of guidelines, plans and programs, and explain new plans, programs, standards and guidelines in a clear and professional manner.
• You have shown the ability to compose high quality written products such as technical reports, briefing notes, draft Minister's correspondence, notes of advice, guidelines and summaries.

Interpersonal skills:

• You have demonstrated the ability to apply effective negotiation and facilitation techniques as well as team and partnership building and maintenance approaches in order to successfully work with partners to develop and deliver programs and projects.

Project Management and Organizational skills:

• You have demonstrated your project management and organizational skills to complete projects involving several components and deliver information products and reports within assigned deadlines and within budget.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 2 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 42 weeks, 300 Water St, Peterborough, East Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
3-A
Category:
Lands and Resources
Posted on:
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Note:
  • N-NR-94909/16(2)
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, August 5, 2016 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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