Job Offer: Field Technicians in Ecology

CanRePeat is a project managed by the Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association (CSPMA) and funded by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) and Canadian peat companies. It aims to survey closed extracted peatlands in Canada and restore them back to carbon-sequestering peatland ecosystems.

CanRePeat is looking to hire field technicians in summer 2023 (May-August) to inventory post-extraction peatlands across Canada.

Teams of two persons will travel across Québec, the Maritimes and/or the Prairie provinces to assess current vegetation and ecosystem characteristics.

Ideal candidates must:
• be bilingual (French and English);
• have a valid driver’s license and good driving experience;
• have basic knowledge of botany and field identification of vascular plants and bryophytes;
• have a good working knowledge of Excel;
• be able to work independently in small teams;
• be in excellent physical condition and able to do physically demanding work;
• show proof that they can work to a high standard of safely; and
• be willing to travel and work for extended periods.

Remuneration will be between $18.50-$27/hour depending on experience.

Send your CV and a brief letter of interest to Daniel Campbell at boreal.daniel.campbell@gmail.com by April 7, 2023