Ecosystem Management Technologist

City: Lindsay
Last visit: 2014-07-02
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-07-02


Ecosystem Management Technologist

School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences

Frost Campus, Lindsay

Reason for Posting - New Position

Location: Frost Campus, Lindsay

Job Category:Full-time Support Staff

Date Posted:Friday, June 27, 2014

Description of Position:

This multi-faceted Technologist participates in the delivery of field and laboratory exercises and field camp activities for the Ecosystem Management program, Common Semesters and other SENRS programs as needed. This involves planning and coordinating learning activities including international trips, booking and driving college and rental vehicles to transport equipment and students, organizing daily work schedules, preparing equipment and supplies, supervising students while on field trips and assisting faculty. The Technologist trains and oversees student workers who assist in supporting field activities and program operations. The incumbent will also test, evaluate, purchase and maintain the inventory of program equipment, collections and supplies. The Technologist assists with the development, coordination and maintenance of lab health and safety procedures and protocols and ensures that safety procedures are followed. The incumbent also provides technical expertise in specialized equipment, demonstrates theories and principles for students, and supports faculty with the evaluation of written and practical assignments.

For a complete job description please refer to Position Description Form available on our website at


-Relevant combination of education and experience, and a diploma in Environmental studies and/or an Ecosystem management related field.

-Lab and practical field experience related to environmental studies.

-Working knowledge of, and ability to apply standard scientific methods, perform sampling techniques and protocols, and biological and chemical monitoring. Knowledge of associated safety protocols.

-Working knowledge of principles of experimental design and scientific research methodology

-Experience in identifying a wide variety of flora and fauna by visual, auditory and other means.

-Experience troubleshooting and repairing a variety of technical equipment and gear in classroom, lab or field situations.

-Experience presenting information in a training or educational setting,

-Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills, and the ability to exercise good judgement.

-Demonstrated leadership and team skills.

-Strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as good computer skills.

-Ability to travel and willingness to work in difficult environmental conditions.

-Valid driver's license and acceptable driver's abstract.

How to Apply:

Anyone who wishes to be considered for this competition, is asked to submit a detailed, up to date resume and cover letter (only Word or PDF versions accepted) by e-mail only to Sir Sandford Fleming College, Human Resources Department at no later than 12:00 NOON on Monday, July 7, 2014. Please quote Competition #S4414 in the subject line.

Please be advised that due to the volume of applications received for many of our positions, submissions to any e-mail address other than may not be considered for this competition.

TYPE OF POSITION: Full-time Support Staff



HOURLY RATE: Minimum - $29.70 Maximum - $34.48

DATE POSTED: Friday, June 27, 2014

DATE CLOSED: Monday, July 7, 2014 (12:00 Noon)

Sir Sandford Fleming College is committed to building an inclusive and accessible learning and working environment. We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Ontario Human Rights Code, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this commitment, Fleming College will make appropriate accommodations available throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform our Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation. To obtain a copy of this document in another format please contact Sandra Armstrong at

As seen in the Metroland Durham Region Media group papers on Friday June 27, 2014 (6401998D)

Industry: Education

Job Function: Training and Education