Fish & Wildlife Conservation ID: 62057

Deadline Date: 2019/11/10

Location: Peterborough

Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters has a passion for conservation and the traditions of fishing and hunting. With more than 100,000 members, subscribers and supporters, and 740 member clubs, the OFAH is the VOICE of anglers and hunters.

Posting Date:
 4601 Guthrie Drive
Start Date:
 35 hours per week
 $14.25 - $14.50 per hour + 4% vacation pay
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
 Natural and Applied Sciences and Related
The successful candidate will gain practical work experience in fish and wildlife policy review and development with Fish & Wildlife Department biologists and managers. Additionally, he or she will support the Community Hatchery Program (CHP), Invasive Species Awareness Program (ISAP), and Lake Ontario Atlantic Salmon Restoration Program (LOASRP) with outreach efforts and spring field work (fish stocking, tree planting, stream clean-ups, and monitoring).
 - Recently graduated from post-secondary education in biology, ecology, fish and wildlife, environmental science or a related resource management program
- Experience working with the public and youth would be an asset
- Experience with fish and wildlife field work, including work in fish hatcheries, would be an asset
Required Skills and Experience:
- Essential computer skills (MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Strong written and oral communication skills (including literature reviews, report preparation and public speaking)
- Organizational, multi-tasking, time management and project management skills
- Ability to work independently and co-operatively in a large organizational team
Other Requirements:
- Applicants must have a valid driver's licence (Class G), fishing license, hunting version of the outdoors card, pleasure craft operator card, emergency first aid with level A CPR & AED certification (as a minimum), valid criminal record check, and valid OFAH membership
- Experience with GIS and graphics design (e.g. infographics) would be an asset
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
 Please forward a cover letter, resume and one reference letter indicating how your skills and qualifications meet each of the requirements of this position to: Attention: Chris Robinson, OFAH Fish and Wildlife Conservation Programs Manager Ontario Federation of Anglers & Hunters P.O. Box 2800 Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8L5 Fax: (705) 748-9577 E-mail: NO TELEPHONE CALLS OR EMAIL INQUIRES PLEASE The deadline for applications is November 10, 2019 @ 11:59PM Interviews will be held over December 2-3, 2019 in Peterborough, Ontario Only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted. The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters is an equal opportunity and accessible employer. The OFAH is committed to providing accessible opportunities for all qualified job applicants. Should you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please contact Julie Young, Human Resources at 705-748-6324 x245 or

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Julie Young
Position Title:
 Human Resources
Company Name:
 Ontario Federation of Anglers & Hunters
 4601 Guthrie Drive
Postal Code:
 K9J 0C9
Web Address:

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