Environmental Stewardship Technician

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LakeSmart (Lake of the Woods District Stewardship Association) is hiring an Environmental Stewardship Technician! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!


Environmental Stewardship Technicians are key members of LOWDSA’s LakeSmart team. LakeSmart is an environmental outreach program managed by LOWDSA. It assists the Association with delivery of environmental education through various programs, events, and initiatives.

Employer Name: LakeSmart (Lake of the Woods District Stewardship Association)
City: Kenora
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: P9N 3X7
Application Deadline: March 23, 2023
Email: info@lowdsa.com
Hours of Work: Full -Time - 37.5/hrs a week - Duration: May 1 - August 25, 2023 (Program length/start date subject to funding)
Job Type: Summer
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Act as LOWDSA ambassadors
  • Conduct visits by boat to waterfront residents promoting sustainable shoreline practices & living green at the lake
  • Deliver virtual outreach through our website, social media, webinars, and other online content
  • Liaise with experts, professionals, organizations and community
  • Lead invasive species initiatives (boat wash station, community-based monitoring, outreach)
  • Coordinate community participation in stewardship
  • Deliver environmental education and outreach to the public at various events, youth programs, and to various groups and organizations
  • Document and track analytics reporting in real time
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Strong organization and people skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Knowledge of issues surrounding shoreline health
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (public speaking, contributing articles to blogs/newsletters/magazines)
  • Familiar with the Lake of the Woods region including strong navigation skills is a key asset
  • Demonstrates proficiency in using marine equipment safely and according to legislation
  • Plant, fish, and invertebrate identification skills
  • Experience engaging the public/volunteers/youth and networking with professionals/agencies
  • Demonstrates effective communication strategies with various social media platforms
  • Familiar with programs like Office and Google Apps
  • Knowledge of field work principles (accurate data recording, use of equipment, reports, etc.)

Other Requirements:

  • Able to work flexible hours including weekends
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Pleasure Craft Operators Card (or willing to obtain)
  • Access to a motor vehicle and CPR/Standard First Aid Certificate are assets

Education and Qualification:

Education in job-related program and/or work experience in a related field (Environmental science, biology, resource management, science communications).

How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please forward a resume and cover letter


Lake of the Woods District Stewardship Association

PO Box 1160, Kenora, ON P9N 3X7

EMAIL: info@lowdsa.com

Full Time Hours Per Week: 37.5
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