Job Posting

Full Time, Permanent position – Coordinator

The Coordinator of the SWSS builds upon and expands the organization’s local and regional impact; contributing to the understanding and stewardship of the Salmo River Watershed within the Columbia Basin. They are passionate about environmental issues and ecosystem health and possess scientific and business acumen, working to ensure the organization is a true partner to community, First Nations,government, education, industry, corporations, and individuals in the region.The Coordinator will work in collaboration with the SWSS dedicated team; providing and receiving support to further SWSS Projects.

For the full job description, visit the following link: SWSSCoordinator2019

Summer position – Environmental Assistant

The SWSS is seeking a motivated individual who enjoys working outdoors and with others to join our team. The successful applicant will be assisting in both field and office-based activities with our coordinator and full-time Environmental Assistant.

Duties and Responsibilities

As an environmental assistant, you will have the opportunity to receive training from current SWSS employees for all activities. You will have diverse duties and responsibilities that will include, but not limited to:

-Water quantity and quality assessments
-Field equipment maintenance
-Drone-activated wetland ground-truthing
-GPS data collection
-Biological surveys
-Other fieldwork as needed

Office work:
-Report writing
-Data management
-Website maintenance
-Project Proposal writing
-Development of education/stewardship programming
-Administrative tasks

Other Society activities:
-Public outreach events and presentations

-Have a Valid Driver’s Licence.
-Have certification in Standard First Aid or equivalent

Our ideal candidate will have:
-Great interpersonal skills
-Experience working with a GPS and GIS software
-Access to all weather field gear (good rubber boots, hiking boots, etc.)
-A strong understanding of environmental stewardship, values, and principles
-Comfort and have experience working outdoors
-Comfort working around moving water
-Good computer skills (MS Office, internet research)
-Swiftwater Rescue

Application Procedure:
-Application Deadline: Until position is filled
-Applicants are to send a cover letter and a resume with references to:

Download the full job description: JobPosting_EnvironmentalAssistant2019.