The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) is a public agency dedicated to innovative watershed management supporting a healthy environment, communities and lifestyles. Located near Barrie, Ontario, the area offers affordable living, nature at your doorstep, easy access to the North and GTA, and many opportunities for cultural experiences. Our jurisdiction includes 18 municipalities in the Counties of Simcoe, Dufferin and Grey. Our watershed includes significant landform features, such as the Minesing Wetlands, the Niagara Escarpment, and the Oak Ridges Moraine.
The NVCA is currently seeking an individual looking for a rewarding, exciting and great employment experience to join us in the summer student role of Watershed Science Environmental Technician, reporting to the Manager, Watershed Science.
Key responsibilities include but not limited to the providing support in the delivery of the NVCA’s monitoring programs related to biomonitoring (benthic macroinvertebrates), surface water chemistry, water temperature, and groundwater and will consist of a combination of office and field work. Basic knowledge of taxonomic identification of benthic macroinvertebrates is considered an asset.
You must be able to work in a fast paced environment and be proficient in multi-tasking, while working effectively with minimal supervision. Excellent communication skills, and the ability to problem solve is required. This position requires a large amount of physical activity and may require lifting up to 50lbs.
You must be between 15 & 30 years of age, a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/ territorial legislation and regulations. A valid full G licence would be considered an asset.
This position will start approximately in July for 8 weeks. Salary is $14.00 per hour for a 35 hour work week.
Your application must be received by 2:00 p.m. on June 19, 2020.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. We will accommodate the needs of applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise us to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Salary: $14.00 /hour
- 8 Hour Shift