Term: 8-16 weeks, summer youth position with possibility of extension (dependent upon external funding)
Remuneration: $19.70-$21/hr, 35hr/week
Anticipated start date: April-July 2023
The Junction Creek Stewardship Committee (JCSC) is seeking passionate, reliable, and self-motivated individuals to assist with the development and delivery of field research and environmental monitoring in the Junction Creek watershed. The Field Biologist will assist with filling knowledge gaps and building scientific databases in fauna and flora biodiversity, species at risk recovery, and stream health for the Junction Creek watershed. The project will be completed in collaboration with local experts, academic institutions, and community partners, and is a compilation of scientific research, long-term monitoring programs, community science, environmental stewardship, outreach, and education for the conservation and recovery of biodiversity in Greater Sudbury (N’Swakamok).
The Field Biologist will conduct wildlife research, ecological monitoring, and environmental stewardship activities for the Junction Creek watershed, such as radio-telemetry, turtle surveys, acoustic frog surveys, bat monitoring, water sampling, and more. They will work alongside the JCSC team under the supervision of the Executive Director and project supervisor. Training on all tasks and survey protocols will be provided. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute towards species at risk recovery and to gain hands-on experience with various species and field equipment.
The Field Biologist will be primarily responsible for field work and data collection but will also have the opportunity to assist with other tasks related to biodiversity conservation and environmental restoration.
Specific duties will include:
ASSET SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
This position may be funded by government youth employment initiatives which require candidates to be:
Please indicate in your application if you meet these criteria.
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