OFAH/BrokerLink Fish & Wildlife Conservation Inter ID: 65822

Deadline Date: 2021/03/07

Location:  Peterborough

The OFAH/BrokerLink Fish & Wildlife Conservation Internship is an exciting early-career opportunity to work with the OFAH’s fish and wildlife professionals on a range of policy and conservation program projects.  Previous OFAH interns have gone on to undertake graduate degrees and/or work with other stakeholder organizations, provincial agencies and the OFAH.

Posting Date:
2021/02/12
City:
 Peterborough
Province:
 Ontario
Address:
 4601 Guthire Drive
Start Date:
 2021/05/10
Type:
 Contract
Hours:
 35 per week
Wage:
 $19.00 per hour
Number of positions:
 1
Days of work:
 Monday, Thursday, Friday
Occupation:
 Natural and Applied Sciences and Related
Duties:
Job Title: OFAH/BrokerLink Fish & Wildlife Conservation Internship

Application Deadline: March 7, 2021 at 11:59 pm

Potential Start Date: May 10, 2021

Contract End Date: September 10, 2021

Hours: 35 hours per week (full-time 18-week contract)

Location: Peterborough, ON

Rate of Pay: $19.00 per hour + 4% vacation pay

Number of Positions: 1

The OFAH/BrokerLink Fish & Wildlife Conservation Internship is an exciting early-career opportunity to work with the OFAH’s fish and wildlife professionals on a range of policy and conservation program projects.  Previous OFAH interns have gone on to undertake graduate degrees and/or work with other stakeholder organizations, provincial agencies and the OFAH.

The successful candidate will gain practical work experience in fish and wildlife policy review and development with Fish & Wildlife Department biologists and managers.  Additionally, the intern will support the Community Hatchery Program (CHP), Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) Peterborough, Invasive Species Awareness Program (ISAP), and Lake Ontario Atlantic Salmon Restoration Program (LOASRP) with outreach efforts, planning, and where possible under COVID-19 restrictions field work (fish stocking, youth engagement, and invasive species monitoring). 

Qualifications:
Education and Qualifications:

- 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; and

- Experience with fish and wildlife field work would be an asset.

Required Skills and Experience:

- Essential computer skills (MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint);

- Strong written and oral communication skills (including scientific literature reviews, report preparation and public speaking);

- Organizational, multi-tasking, time management and project management skills; and

- Ability to work independently and co-operatively in a large organizational team.

Other Requirements:

- Applicants must have a valid driver’s license (Class G), fishing license, hunting version of the outdoors card, pleasure craft operator card, emergency first aid with level A CPR 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.

- Small boat operating and trailering experience would also be an asset.

Misc.:
 
Closing Date/Apply by:
2021/03/07
How To Apply:
Please forward a cover letter, résumé 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: jobs@ofah.org

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE OR EMAIL INQUIRES PLEASE

The deadline for applications is March 7, 2021 at 11:59 pm

Interviews will be held over March 22-24, 2021 remotely by video conferencing (e.g. Skype, Zoom, etc.)

Only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) stays informed in regards to the current public and workplace health and safety measures surrounding COVID-19 from federal, provincial and municipal levels of government, and provides regular updates to our staff. We have a workplace safety plan and training in place for our staff, and update our plan and training when workplace health and safety measures are implemented or revised by government and public health officials.

The OFAH 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 aodafeedback@ofah.org.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Human Resources
Position Title:
 Human Resources
Company Name:
 Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH)
Address:
 4601 Guthrie Drive
City:
 Peterborough
Province:
 Ontario
Postal Code:
 K9J 8L5
Phone:
 
E-mail:
 jobs@ofah.org
Web Address:
 https://www.ofah.org/jobs/