Duties May Include:
Day-to-day operations and maintenance of NPS’ wetland and upland projects within and around Winnipeg, which may include seeding, chemical and mechanical weed control, installation of erosion control products, wetland hand-planting, vegetation monitoring and other tasks as required.
Travel within Manitoba and to other provinces may be required for some staff, travel expenses covered.
Relevant work experience in one or more of the following specialties: plant and/or wetland ecology, agriculture/farming, greenspace management, plant science, environmental science, engineering or landscaping.
Ability to perform rigorous physical fieldwork under a variety of weather conditions, lift 50lbs, and crouch, bend, stretch, or stand for extended periods of time.
Experience in plant identification, weed management, herbicide handling and application, soil erosion management, performing transect surveys, or establishment of annual and perennial crops is considered an asset.
Willing and able to work flexible fulltime hours with little notice (including overtime, early mornings, evenings or weekends).
Strong work ethic, enthusiasm for the outdoors and environmental conservation.
Practical field skills, good communication and organizational skills.
Able to work independently or within a dynamic team environment.
Experience operating farm and/or field equipment (tractors, seeders, ATVs, trailers, sprayers) is considered an asset.
Must hold a valid driver’s license in good standing and must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Research assistant / technician
Brandon , Canada