Local recruitment: Water Research Intern

Fleming College

Ontario, Canada 🇨🇦

Job Title: Water Research Intern

Description: Support Full Time

Department: NSERC TAC – Operating

Location Name: Frost

Location: Lindsay, Ontario

Created: 09/13/2023

Date Closed: 09/23/2023

Job ID: 2813 

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Hours Per Week: 35.00

Pay Band: D

Salary Range: 25.86 to 29.96 Hourly

Fleming is located in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes Region in Central Ontario, Traditional Mississauga Anishinaabe Territory and covered by the Williams Treaties,1923… a beautiful place to live and work, surrounded by natural beauty and a mere 90 minutes north-east of Toronto. The College’s 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, including hundreds of international students from countries around the world, attend at campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Haliburton and Cobourg. Fleming offers more than 100 full-time programs in Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, Fine Arts, General Arts and Science, Technology, Skilled Trades, Community Development, Health, Business, and Justice as well as other Continuing Education courses.

We are also extremely proud of our more than 85,000 Fleming alumni who are contributing to their communities in the region, across the province and around the world.

What Are We About?

The Water Research Intern is a supportive role within the Centre for Advancement of Water and Wastewater Technologies.  This position is supported by NSERC Technology Access Funding, and gives recent college graduates an opportunity to obtain work experience in their field, following graduation from a relevant college program.  Interns will participate in a wide range of activities required for working in a laboratory research environment such as sample collection, lab analysis, and project operations.  They will receive substantial training in all health and safety protocols, ISO 17025 accredited methods, project operations, test plans, as well as college mandated requirements. As a supportive role they will work under the guidance of laboratory staff (technologists, coordinators) with direct daily supervision.

Please note: This is a temporary full-time opportunity September 2023 to August 31, 2024

For More Information:

For a complete job description, please refer to the document found here: Job Description
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What We Are Looking For:

Relevant combination of education and experience including:

  • Minimum 2-year Diploma in a related field such as Advanced Water Systems Operations and Management, Aquaculture, Biotechnology, Conservation Biology, Ecological Restoration, Ecosystem Management (Technician / Technology), Environmental (Technician / Technology), Fish and Wildlife (Technician / Technology) or Sustainable Agriculture.
  • Up to one (1) years of related work experience including:
    • Experience in a laboratory setting
    • Utilizing analytical methods and basic analytical instruments: pipettes, balances, hand-held meters
    • Strong interpersonal, planning, time management and communication skills required. 
    • Practical experience in organizational techniques.
    • Intermediate skills with computer applications, such as spreadsheets and word processing software.

Please Note – Support
Internal candidates will receive first consideration in accordance with our Full Time Support Staff Collective Agreement. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in joining the Fleming College family.

How To Apply
Internal Candidates can apply by going here: My Self Service > Recruiting > Careers or My Campus > Career Opportunities
External candidate can apply by visiting our website: http://www.FlemingCollege.ca/Careers.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Fleming College is committed to building diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible learning and working environments.  We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our Staff, our Faculty and our Administration including, but not limited to, women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to apply.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities and commit to ensuring accommodations available throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform our Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation.  To obtain a copy of this document in another format please e-mail HR@flemingcollege.ca.





IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development