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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

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​​Hydrogeology Assistant

1-year Contract

Hourly Wage Range: $30.71 to $38.39

Reporting to the Manager, Watershed Plans and Strategies, your role will be to provide support and expertise to the Source Water Protection program. You will assist in reviewing policies in the Lake Simcoe South Georgian Bay Source Protection Plan, to ensure raw sources of municipal drinking water are well protected, and that policies are effective, supported by the multi-stakeholder Source Protection Committee, and consistent with Provincial policy.

What you offer

  • A Bachelor of Science degree with a specialization in Environmental Science, Geoscience, Hydrogeology and/or Geology, preferably with one to two years related experience.
  • Experience in working with stakeholders.
  • Experience in analyzing and interpreting environmental data, particularly as it relates to geology and/or groundwater.
  • Experience in writing clear and concise technical reports.
  • Knowledge and experience specific to the Clean Water Act and Source Water Protection would be an asset.
  • Proficient in the operation and use of the Microsoft Office Suite products, databases, and familiarity with ArcGIS (or equivalent).
  • Ability to accurately and independently follow instruction and be able to adapt to changing tasks and duties.
  • Valid G class driver's license.
  • Eligible for a Professional Geoscientist in Ontario would be an asset.
  • Experience in meeting requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act would be an asset.

What you will do

  • Assist in a review of the South Georgian Bay Lake Simcoe Source Protection Plan, including liaising with municipalities, agencies, and source protection committee members.
  • Assist in the assessment of Sourcewater Protection policy effectiveness, including both existing and proposed policies.
  • Draft amendments to the Source Protection Plan.
  • Support the Integrated Watershed Management team in various tasks such as preparation of technical presentations and reports.
  • Attending meetings with partner organizations to discuss sourcewater protection policy implementation, data management/sharing, and technical issues.

Start Date

March 2021

Hours of work

35-hour work week, Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm

Please forward a single pdf document that includes a résumé and covering letter to the Authority's Human Resources, referencing Competition #9-2021, by 4:00 pm on February 26, 2021 to careers@LSRCA.on.ca.

The 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.