JOB POST #3870-2023
Assistant Project Coordinator – Full TimeDate Posted: February 1st, 2023 Date Closing: July 4th, 2023
Location: Based near Orillia, study area roughly Muskoka and Lake Simcoe watershed, travel to other project sites may be required
Duration: 4-12 months with possibility of extension
Salary: $18-$25/ hour depending on experience and responsibilities
Duties will vary with the nature of each position, but will include:
- Fulfill all functions of a senior conservation technician including surveys, data entry, hotline monitoring, team management, etc.
- Ensure all permit conditions, including species count, geographic boundaries, etc. are met
- Assist in goal planning for summer field season including location selection, equipment planning, team composition and data collection methods
- Update training resources for community training and reptile boot camp to reflect current best practices
- Assist with staff and volunteer supervision and management to ensure a cohesive team dynamic, assess issues as they arise and resolve conflicts
- Assist with resource management, including staff, equipment, vehicles, etc.
- Maintain project equipment, including inventory and ordering replacements as needed
- Update technology including phones, tablets, laptops and software as required
- Liaise with landowners and community members about private land access, project goals
- Assist with writing grant proposals, payment claims, and reports to funders, project partners, landowners, etc.
- Collaborate with the Field Projects Coordinator in compiling and cleaning data (inclusive of fixing problems)
- Manipulation and analyses of data and the creation of maps, models, or tools related to wildlife conservation using geographic information systems (GIS) applications
- Assist in writing year end reports and permits to government agencies
- Collaborate with the Education Coordinator to facilitate delivery of educational programming within target areas (ie. Georgian Bay, Muskoka)
- Ability to follow detailed protocols, stay highly organized, task switch and prioritize conflicting goals
- Proven time management and leadership skills
- Experience with managing staff and volunteers
- GIS experience and skills an asset
- Experience with large datasets- collation, compilation and cleaning
- Experience with resource management an asset
- Valid class G or G2 driver’s license and good driving record
- Oral communication and people skills
- Flexibility regarding scheduling
- Ability to work and thrive as part of a close-knit team in challenging situations with a positive attitude
- Internal motivation and the ability to work without supervision
- Positive attitude and passion for reptiles and their conservation
- High degree of indestructibility and perseverance despite a variety of environmental conditions (cold, heat, sun, biting insects, tired volunteers, etc.)
- Strong swimming skills (position requires wading, swimming, and paddling in cold water) is required
- Previous canoe/paddle experience an asset
Accommodations (shared) may be available on-site or at a field site (quad or double bunk room). Candidates should enjoy working both indoors and outdoors, in a variety of settings. The ability to thrive as part of a close-knit team in challenging situations and a live/work environment is important.
How to Apply:Please complete the Google Form found here: https://forms.gle/DX1QdmWCbx2pvFyi6. At the conclusion of the questionnaire, you will be prompted to upload a resume, cover letter, and references as a single PDF file, 4 pages or less. Resumes will be reviewed beginning March 1, but applications will continue to be accepted after that.
Please reference this job posting in your email: JOB POSTING #3870-2023