Student position - Ecological restoration technician

Have you ever thought about working for a national park? Join the ‘Impede the Reed’ Conservation and Restoration project with the Resource Conservation team at Georgian Bay Islands National Park. We are looking for three hard-working, motivated individuals to support Parks Canada's mandate, and improve the ecological integrity of the Park.  

Key duties:

  • Actively improve the health of the shoreline ecosystem through invasive species management, specifically Phragmites
  • Monitor Phragmites by completing mapping and data collection
  • Assist with the ecological monitoring protocols in forest, wetland and shoreline ecosystems
  • Foster public support for conservation by supporting community events 


  • Minimum one year of college or university education
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours
  • Comfortable working in and around water and on boats
  • Ability to work as a team

Other requirements: 

  • Valid Driver’s license, valid pleasure craft operations card (or willingness to obtain), Criminal Record Check
  • Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and work in adverse weather conditions
  • English is essential
  • All Parks Canada Agency employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground of discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act

Subsidized housing is available upon request on a first-come, first-served basis.

Applicants are invited to submit a resume and detailed cover letter identifying relevant skills and qualifications you have that make you an ideal candidate for the position. Please send your resume and cover letter to by February 28 with “Summer Employment – Restoration” in the subject line. 

We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.  

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