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 

Qualifications:

  • 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 info.gbi-ibg@pc.gc.ca 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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