Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Inspectors

Job title: Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Inspectors

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Job description: Do you love working outdoors? Interested in a great summer experience? Alberta Parks (South Region) is currently seeking an enthusiastic and outdoor-oriented person to assist with natural resource management! The position will begin early May and will be based in Lethbridge with overnight stays at various park sites.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Be a local mentor for preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species. This will include conducting boat inspections while educating the public within provincial parks on AIS, most specifically: Quagga mussels, Zebra mussels and Eurasian Water Milfoil.
 Also to include: liaise with, survey and deliver outreach materials, collect and manage data and work a flexible schedule that includes weekends.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
 Experience working outdoors and with a variety of equipment.
 Completed at least one year college or university with courses or majors relating to the environmental, ecological or agriculture sciences.
 Preferences may be given to candidates with work or outdoor volunteer experience related to the environmental, ecological or agricultural sciences.

RATED QUALIFICATIONS:
 Knowledge of Alberta Parks
 Related experience to the posted position, for example, experience working on or around water and boats, including angling
 Knowledge of invasive species
 Ability to plan and organize
 Effective interpersonal relations
 Motivation
 Judgement
 Dependability
 Ability to effectively orally communicate

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
 Prior to being hired, the successful candidate must first provide the following: a valid class 5 driver’s licence; an approved driver’s abstract; defensive driving certificate; an approved criminal record check; and valid standard first aid certification.

Expected salary: $22.76 per hour

Location: Lethbridge, AB

Job date: Fri, 04 Sep 2020 22:15:05 GMT

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