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Wednesday, May 16, 2012 | Bring Back the Bluebirds project

Job opening: Conservation Assistant—Western Bluebird Re-introduction Project

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Summit Park, Victoria, BC (photo by Emrys Miller)

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Conservation Assistant—Western Bluebird Re-introduction Project
The Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team (GOERT) is hiring a Conservation Assistant to provide technical support for the Bring Back the Bluebirds project, for June–August 2012. The Conservation Assistant will work closely with GOERT staff, volunteers, and project partners to implement the Bring Back the Bluebirds Project, a species recovery effort for Western Bluebird, and on other GOERT projects (www.goert.ca/bluebird). Primary roles will be daily care of Western Bluebirds while they are in temporary aviaries, searching for released bluebirds, and daily monitoring of nesting bluebirds, as well as meeting with area landowners to mount nestboxes, search for or monitor bluebirds on their property, and responding to public enquiries about the project. Western Bluebirds are being released in the Cowichan Valley and the bulk of the work duties will be based out of Duncan, BC (housing will be provided there if necessary). The technician can also expect to spend approximately 1 day/week in the Victoria area, coordinating the nestbox stewardship program.
LOCATION OF JOB: primarily in Duncan, BC, with approximately 1 day/week in Victoria, BC (accommodation in Duncan may be provided if necessary)
TERM: June 6th to August 31st, 2012 (13 weeks)
HOURS OF WORK PER WEEK: 35 (note that work day begins before sunrise)
SALARY: $14 per hour
ELIGIBILITY
Applicants for this position must:
• be between 15 and 30 years of age;
• have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
• be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (foreign students are not eligible); and
• be legally entitled to work in Canada, according to relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
TO APPLY
Send cover letter and resume to Kathryn Martell, GOERT Conservation Specialist, via email (preferred): kathryn.martell@goert.ca, fax: 250-590-3410, or mail: 209-606 Courtney Street, Victoria BC, V8W 1B6. Deadline for applications is Friday, May 25, 2012.
Please note: While the interest of all applicants is appreciated, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Download detailed job description (PDF 276KB).

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