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Habitat Stewardship Summer Assistant

Nature Saskatchewan, Regina
Deadline: January 24, 2017 - February 20, 2017


Name: Kaytlyn Burrows





February 20, 2017

Nature Saskatchewan has the following job opportunities for 2017.
All positions are based in Regina, involve extensive travel in southern Saskatchewan, and start in early May, 2017.

General qualifications include a strong interest in conservation and environmental education, and studies in the fields of biology, ecology, geography, agriculture, or other related studies. Applicants should have strong communication, computer, and organizational skills; be self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team; hold a valid driver’s license (vehicle will be provided); and be willing to travel and work flexible hours, including outdoors. Applicants should also be able to hike to field sites carrying field equipment. First Aid and CPR certification is an asset.

Applications for all postings must be sent via email and will be accepted until 11:59 pm on February 20, 2017. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Positions: Two full-time summer positions for ~16 weeks @ $18/hour. Summer assistants will assist in the delivery of our Operation Burrowing Owl, Shrubs for Shrikes, Plovers on Shore and Stewards of Saskatchewan banner programs. These programs promote conservation of habitat for prairie species at risk.

Tasks and responsibilities: Assist program coordinators with program delivery; prepare communications and educational materials for distribution; assist in searches, monitoring and other conservation activities; contact and meet with rural landowners regarding target species; educate targeted public audiences about species at risk on the prairies; and help deliver workshops and presentations to agricultural producers and the public.

Specific qualifications: Basic wildlife and plant identification skills, computer skills, communication skills, and familiarity with GPS and maps are assets.

Please email a cover letter and resume in one PDF file to Kaytlyn Burrows at by 11:59 pm February 20, 2017. Include in the subject line “Summer Assistant Application” followed by your name.

For all positions, preference will be given to Canadian students whose studies include the fields of biology, ecology, geography, agriculture, or other related studies. All else being equal, Aboriginal students and students with disabilities who choose to self-declare as belonging to a group, will be given preference.

Nature Saskatchewan is a non-government charitable organization that engages and inspires people to appreciate, learn about, and protect Saskatchewan’s natural environment.
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