Our offices are located in a suburban area just south of Ottawa where public transportation is limited. Candidates should ensure they have reliable transportation prior to applying.
Reporting to the Aquatic and Fish Habitat Biologist, the Environmental Resource Technician co-ordinates activities and implements the protocol for physical and biological monitoring networks in order to deliver services in support of integrated environmental health and watershed sustainability.
In accordance with established protocol, you will collect and manage data, conduct quality assurance and quality control in order to establish validity. You will analyze and interpret data to identify issues, influences and trends and conduct field and lab identification of various biological features and organisms. You will also routinely prepare custom maps charts and graphs.
Additionally, you will coordinate your activities along with other coworkers and volunteers to meet work plan objectives. You will help foster interest and maintain involvement of the community and communicate with the public.
As the ideal candidate, you hold a college diploma in environmental sciences (i.e. programs that include, but are not limited to, the study of biology, ecology, earth sciences and water resources). You have a minimum of one year relevant experience, including experience working with volunteers and community groups. You have knowledge of fluvial processes and best management practices for protection of water and land resources, fish sampling and benthic invertebrate collection techniques effective interpersonal skills and strong organizational and planning skills. You should be comfortable working on and around water and you must be able to navigate unstable terrain and occasionally lift heavy equipment and samples (weighing up to 50 lbs). You have a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.
If you have a strong commitment to championing protection of the environment and the safeguarding of land and water resources, please email your resume and covering letter, no later than 4:00 p.m. June 1, 2022
Visit us on the web at www.rvca.ca/careers
The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority is an equal opportunity employer.
We welcome all applications; however we will contact only those candidates selected for consideration.
We are committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you are selected for an interview and you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 9 months
Salary: $28.29-$33.68 per hour
- 8 hour shift
- Monday to Friday
- Weekend availability
Common surfaces sanitized regularly, masking indoors, distancing
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Manotick, ON K4M1A5: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Application deadline: 2022-06-01
Expected start date: 2022-06-15