• Contract
  • Full Time
  • Victoria West
  • $20.00 per hour CAD
  • 31 July 2024

Website Native Council of Prince Edward Island

Position Summary:

The Environmental Technician will assist with summer field work in the St. Chrysostome Wildlife Management area located in Victoria West, PEI under the guidance of the environmental coordinator and the L’nu fisheries manager. The technician will assist with conducting water quality monitoring using specialized equipment, take coastal erosion measurements, assist with fish sampling, plant native trees and shrubs, participate in species at risk monitoring, and assist with biodiversity assessments. This position will also assist with writing field reports and data analysis.

*Please note this position requires spending significant time outdoors in various weather conditions*

Role and Responsibilities

·         Work with the Environmental Coordinator on a day-to-day basis.
·         Conduct field surveys (terrestrial, aquatic, marine).
·         Assist with trail clearing, building, and maintenance.
·         Work with NCPEI’s sister AAROM body and Fisheries Manager regarding any marine monitoring activities.
·         Assist with data collection, entry, analysis, and database management.
·         Encourage public and Indigenous engagement surrounding relevant activities and topics within the NCPEI community.
·         Participate in beach/watershed clean-ups.
·         Assist with funding proposals for relevant funding partners.
·         Assist with preparing environmental related government responses.
·         Other duties as assigned by Management.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

·         Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
·         Physically capable of working outdoors for extended periods of time.
·         Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
·         Education or background in forestry, environment technology, biology, oceanography, environmental science/studies, aquatic resources, or related discipline.
·         Possess a high level of scientific integrity.
·         Ability to work in groups and lead a small field team.
·         Valid Class 5 driver’s license.
·         Valid Pleasure Craft Operator Card an asset.
.         Having an Indigenous focused understanding of natural life and natural environments is an asset.


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