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Lands and Resource Department Intern

Shawanaga First Nation


  Posted: November 1, 2022

  Location: Shawanaga First Nation, Ontario

  Internship Program: Natural Resources

  Salary Range: $30,000 - $40,000

  Hours per Week: 38

  Start Date: May 2, 2022

  End Date: February 28, 2023

Job Description

Over the next year this position will gain valuable experience and skills while working in Shawanaga First Nation's Lands and Resource Department. This position will aid all programs and help where necessary but have a primary focus on the environmental programs, especially the Species-at-risk programs. Other programs that this position will work with and assist will include the Shawanaga Island Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area (IPCA), Shawanaga Fish Hatchery, Indigenous Guardians, and Climate Change programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist with fieldwork for various land-based survey and monitoring projects. Assist with data collection, analysis, and summary. Assist with report writing and document making for projects based on seasonal and yearly collected data and knowledge. Work directly under coordinators and managers of the lands department and alongside technicians.

Knowledge and Skills

The applicant will have an understanding of Shawanaga First Nation, the lands and waters and the programs going on here. They will have interest and experience with environmental and resource-based work, including work outdoors as well as experience using computers and basic software such as word, excel and powerpoint. This applicant must be willing to learn. This applicant is recommended to be able-bodied.

Education Required

College or University Degree or Equivalent Experience

Certification Required

none

  How to Apply

To apply, send your resume to sar@shawanagafirstnation.ca.

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