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|Remediation / Reclamation Summer Student - Deadline - Apr 30/20 or until suitable applicant found|
|Remediation/Reclamation Summer Student
Company:NorthWind Land Resources Inc.
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
(Students from the Environmental Sciences program are encouraged to apply)
Job Location:Edmonton, AB
Name:Patti Glenn (Internal Operations)
Address:2404 Ellwood Drive SW, Edmonton, AB T6X 0A9
•Preparation of technical reports including borehole logs, data tables and figures.
•Soil and water sampling.
•Environmental monitoring of subsurface conditions.
•Conducting site investigations and remediation programs such as drilling and excavation projects.
•Field work throughout Alberta though there may be some exclusively office based positions available depending on the workload.
•Student in Environmental, Natural or Soil Sciences Diploma or Degree program (must return to school in the fall).
•Understanding of Phase 1, 2 and 3 Environmental Site Assessment (ESA).
•Working knowledge of Alberta Environment Criteria and Guidelines.
•Experience with Wetland Assessment is considered an asset.
•Experience in Upstream Oil and Gas remediation and reclamation is an asset.
•Experience with weed control considered an asset.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Excellent organizational abilities.
•Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
•Available to travel throughout Alberta.
•Valid Alberta driver’s license.
Hours:40 hours per week
Job Start Date:May 18, 2020
Job End Date:August 31, 2020
Application Requirements: Resume
How to Apply: Email
|Monitoring Technician - Deadline - May 7/20|
With a population of 32,097, Parkland County offers a range of municipal services and a vibrant mix of agricultural, residential, industrial and recreational opportunities. This unique rural area is situated on the west outskirts of Edmonton, just 20 minutes from downtown, and stretching over 2438 sq. km. of picturesque landscapes. We are currently inviting applications for a:
(Temporary, Full-time - June 1- Oct 30/20)
Parkland County has a Temporary, Full-time Monitoring position available in the Agricultural Services Department working approximately from June to October 2020. Reporting to the Manager, Community Sustainability, the Monitoring Technician is responsible for conducting site assessments, field surveys and desktop reviews of stewardship projects and County-owned properties. This position is responsible for collecting/entering data and calculating KPIs for reporting for the County’s Alternative Land Use (ALUS) Program, the Environmental Compliance Program, and the Weed Control Program; as well as determining the presence or absence of potential environmental contaminants, invasive species and ecosystem services. This position is also responsible for assisting with stewardship extension activities; assisting with establishing and maintaining naturalization projects on both private and County-owned property, assisting with coordination and implementation of environmental audits, and occasionally providing technical support on special projects.
- Enrolled in or have completed a post-secondary degree or diploma in agrology, biology, ecology, hydrology, landscape architecture, environmental engineering, and/or environmental sciences is required.
- Field experience using environmental/agricultural assessments and monitoring techniques is an asset.
- Experience undertaking biophysical, riparian health, range health, water quality, and/or environmental site assessments is an asset. Basic understanding of agriculture, landscape ecology, wetland and ecosystems ecology, regulatory and non-regulatory environmental stewardship, and an understanding of provincial and municipal environmental regulatory regimes within the Alberta context is an asset.
- Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, GIS systems, GPS technology and Database management programs and ability to learn new programs and processes is an asset.
- Valid Class 5 Driver’s License. Upon hire, a current Driver’s Abstract must be provided.
- Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Rate of Pay:Competitive salary to be commensurate with education and experience.
Interested candidates are invited to apply by emailing there resume and cover letter to our HR Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org
Parkland County has a nepotism policy in effect. Please contact Human Resources for further information on this policy (including the definition of a relative under this policy).
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement is being collected under the authority of the Municipal Government Act and will be used for Parkland County employment opportunities only. The personal information that you provide may be made public, subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
53109A HWY 779
Parkland County, AB T7Z 1R1
|Wildlife Rehabilitation Intern - Deadline - Apr 30/20|
| Wildlife Rehabilitation Intern
Company:WILDNorth Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
Position Type:Summer Volunteer
Address:12515 128 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5L 1C9
Working under the supervision of the Animal Care Manager or appropriately identified staff, interns will be assist with the following:
•Maintaining constant awareness of all animals’ health and behavior and reporting any changes to staff
•Monitoring progress of patients, recording weights and food intake, and maintaining proper environment
•Assisting with medical treatments, medicating, capture and restraint of patients
•Hand-feeding orphaned mammals and birds around the clock
•Preparing species’ diets, daily feeding, cleaning and enrichment of animal enclosures
•Specialized waterfowl care
•General facility cleaning including sweeping/mopping floors, washing dishes, disinfecting counters/sinks
•Reporting maintenance and/or safety hazards to the rehabilitation staff and correcting hazards if possible
•Lifting and hauling items up to 40 lbs, including trash and recycling
•Assisting with organizational or construction projects, as needed
•Assisting staff with rescues, supply pick-up, patient transfers from our wildlife hospital
•Maintaining high energy levels throughout a long workday
•Additional duties as requested
Interns are required to follow all policy, procedures and protocols to ensure a high standard of animal care. Interns will also interact with and work with other facility volunteers, summer students and casual relief staff.
•Minimum age of 18 years of age or older
•Experience or coursework in: biological or environmental sciences, wildlife rehabilitation or management, veterinary medicine, animal welfare or husbandry
•Current tetanus vaccination, good physical health, and stamina
•Rabies vaccination an asset
•Good communication and interpersonal skills
•Ability to work independently and as a team member
•Ability to be motivated, flexible and patient in a highly demanding work environment
•Criminal record check
•Must provide references
Hours:20-40 hrs per week
Job Start Date:May 1, 2020
Job End Date:August 31, 2020
Application Requirements: Resume, Application Form
How to Apply: Online