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Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change RESEARCH SCIENTIST, NORTHERN LAKE MONITORING Temporary in Greater Sudbury, ON

Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change

Branch Greater Sudbury ON CA

Position:
RESEARCH SCIENTIST, NORTHERN LAKE MONITORING
Location:
Greater Sudbury, ON

You have knowledge of relevant environmental legislation, regulations, policies and procedures such as the Ontario Water Resources Act, Ontario Environmental…

Are you looking for an opportunity to work within an applied research environment with a dynamic team of individuals? If so, we are seeking individuals to provide scientific leadership for the monitoring and assessment of lakes and streams in Northern Ontario with the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change.

What can I expect to do in this role? You will:
• be an expert and recognized authority in the scientific field of northern lake monitoring and limnology, your expertise is required to provide scientific and project leadership for the monitoring and assessment of lakes and streams in northern Ontario
• provide expert recommendations, advice, testimony and opinion on long-term patterns in aquatic ecology and chemistry data in addressing water quality issues, including the preparation of reports for internal use and publication, as well as scientific papers
• consult and collaborate with scientific peers, academia and research institutions at the national and international level and provide advice on impacts of emerging issues and major initiatives on lakes and streams in northern Ontario.

How do I qualify? Mandatory • Post graduate degree in aquatic science associated with limnology, aquatic chemistry, biology, or related scientific discipline
• Valid Class G driver’s licence.

Technical Skills • You have demonstrated theory and application of limnology, aquatic biology and chemistry as well as experience using related data to indicate regional patterns in ambient water quality and biological communities in lakes and streams.
• You have knowledge of relevant environmental legislation, regulations, policies and procedures such as the Ontario Water Resources Act, Ontario Environmental Protection Act, Water Management policies as they relate to water quality assessment.

Scientific Project Planning/Management and Organizational Skills • You have demonstrated skills to coordinate and conduct research programs and scientific studies by identifying financial and staff resource requirements, designing and conducting field investigations as well as guiding work of study participants.

Research and Investigative Skills • You have knowledge of and proven application of scientific, innovative research and investigative techniques and processes, as well as knowledge of scientific and mathematical analyses, software programs for statistical and database management.

Analytical and Interpretive Skills • You have demonstrated knowledge to synthesize information, identify and evaluate trends and relationships as they may affect water quality of lakes and streams, assess the validity of results, summarize and interpret findings as well as extrapolate from findings to draw conclusions about impacts on water quality.

Interpersonal and Communication Skills • You have demonstrated interpersonal skills to work with stakeholders, present scientific/technical information and the ministry’s position on issues, as well as prepare scientific documents and various correspondence and reports.

Additional Information: Address:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 840 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, North Region

Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union

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Schedule:
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Category:
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Posted on:
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Note:

  • Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.
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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Sudbury, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-10-30
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