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Stewardship Assistant

Summer Contract Position

Bradford, Ontario

Wage Range: $16.96 - $21.20

The Stewardship Assistant will be providing support to the Stewardship and Forestry teams.   This will include the ongoing implementation of restoration programming through delivery of our Restoration Assistance Program, tree planting and public events. 

What you will do:

  • Assist with the delivery of LSRCA programs including participation in public events.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of environmental projects. This may include light manual labour.
  • Work closer with Stewardship and Forestry staff on invasive species management.
  • Perform database analysis and follow up with past program participants to develop an understanding of why projects were or were not completed; assess success rates; collect testimonials.

What you will offer:

  • A minimum of 1 year Post-secondary education in Geography, Environmental Sciences, Biology, or related discipline with related experience.
  • Applicants must be returning to school in September of 2018, or have graduated within 6 months. 
  • A keen interest in environmental protection and restoration.
  • Confidence with MS Office Suite. Knowledge of MS Access database is an asset.
  • Strong verbal communication skills and the ability to relay technical information in common language.
  • Ability to deal with clients in a positive, respectful and professional manner.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Confidence in engaging in public outreach to promote the environmental stewardship program.
  • A valid Class G driver's license.

Hours of Work:          8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Possible weekend and evening work if required       

Start Date:                  June 11, 2018

Please forward a single pdf document that includes a résumé and covering letter to LSRCA's Human Resources, referencing Competition #12-2018, by 4:00 pm on April 27, 2018 to careers@LSRCA.on.ca.

LSRCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), LSRCA will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If you are contacted in regards to 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 LSRCA; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.