Environmental Stewardship Technician ID: 65660

Deadline Date: 2021/04/01

Location:  Kenora

Our Environmental Stewardship Technicians work with our LakeSmart program. LakeSmart is an environmental outreach program managed by LOWDSA during summer. LakeSmart assists the Association with delivery of environmental education while raising LOWDSA’s profile in the watershed. 

Posting Date:
2021/01/26
City:
 Kenora
Province:
 Ontario
Address:
 PO Box 1160, Kenora, ON P9N 3X7
Start Date:
 2021/05/03
Type:
 Full-Time
Hours:
 37.5/week
Wage:
 16
Number of positions:
 2
Days of work:
 Varied
Occupation:
 Natural and Applied Sciences and Related, Natural Resources, Agriculture
Duties:
 
  • Act as LOWDSA ambassadors
  • Conduct visits by boat and car to waterfront residents to promote sustainable shoreline living & living green at the lake
  • Expand LOWDSA’s virtual outreach programming
  • Liaise with community groups and resource professionals to assist in the development of invading species awareness initiatives
  • Document invasive species (identification & mapping) and sampling to monitor water quality
  • Coordinate community participation in stewardship and public monitoring activities
  • Deliver environmental education and public outreach programs to various community and lake organizations in addition to various community events
  • Document and track analytics reports in real time
Qualifications:
 
  • Strong organizational and people skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Knowledge of issues surrounding shoreline health
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; e.g. public speaking, contributing articles to newspapers/newsletters/magazines
  • Familiarity with the Lake of the Woods region including strong navigation skills is a key asset
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using marine equipment safely and according to legislation
  • Plant, fish, and invertebrate identification skills
  • Experience networking with professionals/agencies and engaging volunteers/public
  • Demonstrated proficiency with social media and other related computer skills (MS Office programs, )
  • Knowledge of field work principles (accurate data recording, use of equipment, reports)
Misc.:
 
  • Valid driver's license
  • Valid Pleasure Craft Operators Card
  • Able to work flexible hours including weekends
  • CPR/Standard First Aid Certificate is an asset
  • Access to a personal vehicle for the duration of the Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Program length subject to funding.
Closing Date/Apply by:
 2021/04/01
How To Apply:
 

Email a resume and cover letter to info@lowdsa.com

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Cassidy Mazur
Position Title:
 Environmental Program Coordinator
Company Name:
 Lake of the Woods District Stewardship Association
Address:
 PO Box 1160
City:
 Kenora
Province:
 Ontario
Postal Code:
 P9N 3X7
Phone:
 8074688715
E-mail:
 info@lowdsa.com
Web Address:
 //www.lowdsa.com
 

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