Project Assistant

Number of positions: 2

Duration: 17 May 2021 – 6 August 2021 (12 weeks)

Remuneration: $12-$13/hour x 35 hours per week (funding dependent)

Do you wish to work with a group that aims to protect and conserve river systems?

The successful candidate must be enrolled in a program focusing on biological sciences, ecological sciences, environmental sciences or natural resources. Experience working with wildlife, water quality, and the public are considered assets. Applicant must enjoy working outdoors in all weather conditions and various terrains, and demonstrate strong collaborative abilities working as part of a team. The organization is looking to hire a student with a strong and professional work ethic who is eager to gain experience in this field. This position will be physically rigorous and involve lifting heavy objects.

Responsibilities can include:

– Water quality and species at risk monitoring

– Watercourse habitat assessments

– River clean ups

– Scientific data entry

– Equipment care and maintenance

– Office and field work

– Restoration work

– Help build green infrastructures

– Public outreach events and media posts

Requirements the candidate (student) must have to be eligible:

– Be a resident of New Brunswick or a First Nation community in New Brunswick;

– Be eligible to work in Canada;

– NOT be an immediate family member (spouse, children, parent, brother or sister) of the employer;

– Be a full-time student (high school – grade 12 only, university or college) in the current academic year of 2020/2021, and

– Be attending a post-secondary institution full-time in the fall of 2021 (university or college).

Please submit your resume before April 25 2021 by email to: executivedirector@petitcodiacwatershed.org

We are in the process of reviewing our summer project assistant applications. No other positions are currently available. Thank you for your interest in working with us!