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Ecological Technician

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POSITION SUMMARY: The Ecological Technician (Eco Tech) reports directly to the Project Manager. The Eco Tech undertakes operational activities required to fulfill the requirements of ongoing Projects at HRAA. This is a 40 hour per week, seasonal position starting as early as April 15th, 2024.



• Water quality monitoring, sample collection and transportation of samples to/from laboratory.

• Enter environmental data into databases and spreadsheets and carry out data analysis and interpretation.

• Physical restoration work (tree planting, willow staking, rain garden installation, debris removal).

• Plan, develop, and deliver public outreach and youth education programs along with other staff.

• Prepare field reports, annual reports, and draft staff reports on environmental issues; create articles for HRAA     Newsletter and other targeted mailings.

• Promote community involvement in environmental management and carry out environmental educational             initiatives.

• Contribute content to update the HRAA website and social media including posting public events information.

• Assist in organizing HRAA volunteer events (Family Fishing Derby, shoreline cleanup events, redd count                 surveys).

• Assist in securing landowner permissions, work permits, and scientific licenses.

• Maintenance and calibration of all field equipment.

• Field work in various weather conditions (rain, heat, cold) and terrain (forest, wetland, streams)

• Attend meetings, seminars and training courses as required or time permits.

• Complete various office reports including updates and evaluations of projects and assistance with proposals.

• Responsible for some maintenance of the HRAA Conservation Center.



• Knowledge of the Hammond River watershed (its main stem pools, tributaries, and lakes) preferred.

• Experience in youth education preferred.

• Demonstrated experience developing and implementing original programming.

• Knowledge of fishing, conservation initiatives and environment and the ability to apply such knowledge to               various projects and programs.

• Ability to speak comfortably in front of groups, both small and large, on topics of conservation.

• Computer software applications include databases, spreadsheets, word processing, mapping and graphic art         programs.

• Proficient in English (oral and written), and ability to prepare written reports and grant proposals accordingly.

• Possess a valid driver’s license.

• Must pass Vulnerable sector background check to work with youth.


Please send resumes to

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