About CVC

Assistant, Natural Heritage – Fisheries

Seasonal

At this time, we are seeking to fill the position of:Assistant, Natural Heritage – Fisheries

Who are we?

Credit Valley Conservation is one of Ontario’s 36 conservation authorities dedicated to protecting, restoring and enhancing our local natural environment. We care for the Credit River, its streams and tributaries from the headwaters in Orangeville to the shores of Lake Ontario in Mississauga. We are scientists, engineers, researchers, educators, environmentalists, stewards, planners, foresters, recreation experts and much more. We create connections between people and nature, knowledge and action. We inspire appreciation for the role of nature in keeping people connected, healthy and happy. We’re leaders and explorers. We are professional and we’re inspired. We know our stuff, and we work every day to make a difference.

Who are you?

You want to be part of an organization with an environmental goal. You get up every day and go to work with purpose. You accept that you may not change the world, but you’ll try to make an impact in your corner. You like to partner with skilled people across many professions. It’s as natural for you think about the outdoors as it is to think out of the box. You’re passionate, responsible and approachable. You do what’s right, not just what’s easy. You care, and it shows.

Why work for us?

We offer competitive public sector pay. We’re members of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) pension fund. We find time to have fun and celebrate successes. You’ll know your co-workers by name and will make fast friends. You’ll like being at work.

Assist with field work and data collection for various fisheries related projects under the direction of the Aquatic Ecologist.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must have completed a college/university diploma or degree program specializing in fisheries biology, ecology, environmental science or a related environmental field.
  • Must have a valid Class ‘G’ Driver’s License. The successful applicant will be required to provide a MTO Driver’s Abstract.
  • Must be willing to work under adverse environmental conditions.
  • Class 1 or 2 electrofishing certification and Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card are assets.
  • Experience in river and stream sampling including electrofishing and fish identification.
  • Computer skills in Excel, Access and GIS are assets.
  • Standard first aid and CPR preferred.

Summary of Major Tasks

  • Help with invasive common carp removal and summarize results.
  • Support lake and pond data assessments.
  • Support Brook Trout data collection for reintroduction project.
  • Co-ordinate Family Fishing Day event.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Information

  • Anticipated Start and End Dates: April 29, 2019 – November 15, 2019  (35 hours/week)

Salary starting at: $16.75 per hour

Forward resume by March 24, 2019 to:

Credit Valley Conservation
Fax: (905) 670-5613 or Email: hr@cvc.ca
cvc.ca

Please quote "Assistant, Natural Heritage – Fisheries" on resume/letter. Resumes/letters submitted electronically must be submitted in Microsoft Word format.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

CVC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), CVC will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff. All personal information is collected under the authority of the municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.