We are looking to hire 1-2 new summer students to join our team this year. Looking for at least one person to be available starting in May.
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We have a new job opening thanks to funding from Agriculture Canada’s Agricultural Youth Green Jobs Initiative. We are looking for someone under 30 years of age who has an educational background in agriculture or a related field, to help us with a variety of tasks in this project, including soil and water sampling, identifying crops grown throughout the watershed, and planning for future projects on farms.
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We have a position that has become available through the Work Experience PEI program. This will be a 21 week position for someone who is not currently a student. Ideally we would like someone with a university degree in biology, environmental science, conservation, or similar field, or similar educational background from a college program.
If you think you meet the criteria for this program, please send your email to info@WinterTracadie.ca or call 902-314-9293.
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We are looking for workers for short term field work positions of approximately 2-8 weeks (depending on individual qualifications and funding). Main activities will include tree planting, clearing debris from streams, and assisting staff on other projects as needed.
Funding for some positions is tied to specific provincial government programs which have their own criteria, therefore we are seeking at least one individual who is over 30 years of age. However, other positions have no such restrictions, therefore individuals of all ages are encouraged to apply.
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We are recruiting for Watershed Field Workers
Watershed Field Workers are required for the summer of 2015 to carry out restoration projects throughout the watershed area under the guidance of a supervisor. These positions will involve working in and around streams. Depending on candidate qualifications, other special projects may be included, related to education, public relations, agriculture, etc.
The successful candidate(s) will be required to carry out activities such as obstruction removal in and around streams, tree planting,erosion control, installing silt catchers (brush mats), improving fish habitat, working with basic hand tools such as shovels, saws, axes, loppers, pry bars etc.
Individuals who wish to be considered for positions funded through the Canada Summer Jobs program, should indicate if they meet the following criteria:
Preference is also given to qualified candidates who self-identify as Aboriginal or belonging to a visible minority group.
We are hiring for a range of positions, the exact number of positions, and duration of each is dependent on grant funding. Summer staff are generally hired for a minimum of eight weeks, but individuals such as college/university students who are available in May/June may be hired for longer. Salaries start at $12.00 per hour including vacation pay, and increase based on qualifications and experience.
Send a résumé and cover letter to Sarah Wheatley, Watershed Coordinator
630 Suffolk Road, Dunstaffnage PEI, C1C 0P6 OR info@WinterTracadie.ca
Applications will be received and evaluated as positions become available, until June 30, 2015.
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The ideal person will become a key player in the Association’s work. Candidates for the position are expected to demonstrate initiative, leadership and a love of the outdoors. The watershed is located on the north coast of Prince Edward Island, just east of the center of the province. It covers 7271.9 hectares and is the principal source of potable water for the City of Charlottetown. The Coordinator is accountable to the Board of Directors of the Winter River – Tracadie Bay Watershed Association for work assigned by the Board, including: project applications and reports to funding agencies; supervision of staff; field operations; financial management; liaison with landowners and outside agencies; data collection and analysis; and public relations.
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