Summer Student Positions at Crowe Valley CA

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Crowe Valley Conservation Authority in Marmora is hiring two students for the benthic monitoring program this year. The job posting is attached. The deadline to apply is **April 13th**. Students who really know the OBBN protocol well and can work with very minimal to no supervision is ideal.

POSITION: Assistant Water Resources Technician (7 week contract) – two positions available

LOCATION: Crowe Valley Conservation Authority Office in Marmora, Ontario


-Collection and analysis of benthic data using the Ontario Benthos Biomonitoring Network protocol

-Surface water quality sampling

-Data entry

-Other duties as assigned - we like to put your existing skills and talents to good use, if you are good at something, whether it be painting, mapping, creating beautiful fact sheets or photography, we'll be happy to work with you to create a fun side project


Our positions are funded by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry under their Summer Experience Program. All successful applicants must meet the following criteria:

-Currently enrolled in a Diploma or Degree program in Environmental Sciences, Ecosystem Management, Fish & Wildlife, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Technician, Geography or related field.

-Between the ages of 15 and 24, or up to 29 with a disability

-Valid driver’s license and eligible to work in Canada

Apart from the essentials, it’s a bonus if you:

-Have a sense of humour and an interest in benthic invertebrates

-Are certified under the OBBN network

-Are able to work with minimal supervision and take pride in your work. We love creative ideas and people who take initiative

-Thrive in working outdoors in adverse environmental conditions (the blackflies will come for you)


-Duration: 7 weeks

-Start Date: May 1st, 2018

-Rate of Pay: $14.00/hr

-36.25 hours per week  

DEADLINE: Forward your letter of application and resume by April 13th, 2018 at 4:00pm local time to:

Crowe Valley Conservation Authority

70 Hughes Lane, Marmora, Ontario K0K 2M0


Phone: 613-472-3137

Fax: 613-472-5516 

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