22-61: Technician 2, Ecosystem Goods and Services

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.

Summary of Functions

Reporting to the Program Manager, Ecosystem Goods and Services, this position will provide assistance with tasks to advance core projects under the Ecosystem Goods and Services (EG&S) program.

Eligibility Requirements

Education

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree in environmental economics, environmental science or related discipline

 Experience

  • One year experience in data management, data QA/QC, data analysis, technical and non-technical report writing

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Knowledge and experience with cost-benefit analysis and economic valuation of environmental benefits
  • Experience in data QA/QC
  • Basic GIS skills
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and general programming
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to convey technical data in reports, summaries, and oral presentations
  • Being highly detail-oriented
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Valid Class ‘G’ Ontario driver’s license.
  • The following experience is an asset:
    • Experience in user interface/dashboard development
    • Experience in PowerBI

Summary of Major Tasks

  • Assist in conducting research, collecting data, and setting up models and spreadsheets required to complete natural asset management projects
  • Assist with cleaning/maintaining/reorganizing program data
  • Assist in summarizing the results and report writing
  • Assist with other tasks and projects as appropriate to the position

Vaccine Policy

New employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as defined by the Ministry of Health as a condition of employment and must have satisfied the full post vaccination period required to ensure vaccination efficacy. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Ontario Human Rights Code.  If you are not fully vaccinated, a documented medical reason provided by a physician or registered nurse and time period for the medical reason may be accepted.

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