Local recruitment: Integrated Watershed Management Assistant

Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

Newmarket, ON, Canada 🇨🇦

4 Month Contract​​​​
Hourly Wage Range: $18.38 – $22.98

Reporting to the Manager, Watershed Plans and Strategies, you will be responsible for assisting on a wide variety of projects related to climate change and watershed management.

What you offer

  • Enrollment in a post-secondary program related to environmental management, geography, biology, or other related disciplines.
  • Experience with biological data collection.
  • Familiarity with the presentation of technical information to public audiences.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • An interest in climate change resilience and watershed ecology and management.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite products.
  • Valid G class driver’s license.

What you will do

  • Assist in field research assessing carbon sequestration rates in restoration sites and urban trees in the Lake Simcoe watershed.
  • Test and compare commonly available tools for estimating carbon sequestration in natural heritage features at both a site- and landscape-scale.
  • Assist in the review of natural heritage system plans by compiling information on climate resilience of native species.
  • Participate in and assist with meetings, workshops, and public open houses, as required.

Start Date

April 24, 2023

Hours of work

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Please forward a single pdf document that includes a résumé and covering letter to the Conservation Authority’s Human Resources, referencing Competition #1-2023, by 4:00 pm on February 15, 2023, to careers@LSRCA.on.ca.

The Conservation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Conservation Authority will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you are contacted regarding this competition and you require disability related accommodations, please inform Human Resources.

All personal information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. We thank all applicants for their interest in the Conservation Authority; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.




IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development