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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

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Environmental Field Technician​

10-week Contract

Hourly Wage Range: $18.38 to $22.98

Location: Bradford, Ontario

The Regional Municipality of York has a significant amount of underground infrastructure within natural hazard areas in the Lake Simcoe watershed. The Environmental Field Technician will investigate and document conditions at specific locations with the goal of identifying infrastructure which is or will be impacted by a natural hazard (i.e., erosion or slope failure).

What you offer

  • Enrollment or completion of post-secondary education in Geography, Water Resources, Environmental Sciences, or related discipline.
  • Ability to navigate using a GPS, maps, and familiarity with GIS software.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access).
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills to convey technical data in reports, summaries, and oral presentations.
  • Ability to work independently, within a team and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work in the field in all weather conditions and on uneven terrain.
  • Must have a valid Emergency First Aid Certificate.
  • Must have a valid G class driver's license.

What you will do

  • Visit locations where the Conservation Authority identified hazards (wetlands, steep slopes, meanderbelts etc.) which coincide with York Region Infrastructure (gravity sanitary sewers, sanitary force mains and water mains).
  • Complete documentation with respect to conditions in and around the location.
  • Photograph identified hazards at the site.
  • Survey specific sites where required.
  • Geo reference site location for future re-visits using GPS unit.

Hours of work

35, Monday thru Friday (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Please forward a single pdf document that includes a résumé and covering letter to LSRCA's Human Resources Department, referencing Competition #20-2022, by 4:00 pm on Friday, August 12, 2022, to careers@LSRCA.on.ca.

Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Authority will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you are contacted regarding this competition and you require disability related accommodations, please inform Human Resources.

All personal information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. We thank all applicants for their interest in the Authority; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.