22 May

Fish And Wildlife Technical Specialist Jobs Vacancy in Ministry Natural Resources And Forestry Kemptville

Fish And Wildlife Technical Specialist
Ministry Natural Resources And Forestry
Kemptville ON
22 May, 2018 30+ days ago

Ministry Natural Resources And Forestry Kemptville urgently required following position for Fish And Wildlife Technical Specialist. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Fish And Wildlife Technical Specialist Jobs Vacancy in Ministry Natural Resources And Forestry Kemptville Jobs Details:

Are you experienced in fish and wildlife technical program delivery including Species at Risk? Have you developed the ability to provide technical leadership and guidance in this resource management area?

If so, consider this challenging opportunity as a Fish and Wildlife Technical Specialist in Kemptville. Kemptville District manages a wide array of game species (moose, deer, bear, turkeys, walleye, muskellunge, baitfish and so on) and species at risk (Butternut, Blandings Turtle, Least Bittern, Gray Rat Snake to name a few) which provides an ongoing and a great variety of workload.

With a population of 3,532 and its close proximity to the City of Ottawa only a short 30 minute drive away, Kemptville offers both the charm of rural living as well as easy access to the amenities of a larger centre in Eastern Ontario. With plenty of natural beauty and heritage architecture to admire, Kemptville features events and attractions for families, seniors, shoppers, golfers, music lovers, car buffs, nature enthusiasts and more.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

  • coordinate and review Endangered Species Act applications as well as fish and wildlife license and permit processes
  • communicate program information to the public, clients, partners, resource industries and Indigenous peoples
  • participate in work program activities including preparing recommendations, organizing and implementing field projects, and monitor progress and results of projects
  • provide technical expertise and group leadership through consultation, negotiations, and conflict resolution
  • conduct field inspections and investigations and provide testimonial evidence in court
  • support long range planning teams by providing technical expertise
  • participate in the delivery of other district resource management programs (e.g. Lands and Waters, Aggregate)

PLEASE NOTE: This position may require frequent travel.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirement:

  • You possess a valid class G driver's licence or equivalent, as recognized by the Province of Ontario.

Fish and wildlife expertise and technical knowledge:

  • You have strong working knowledge of fish and wildlife legislation including the Endangered Species Act and Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act and related regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines, in order to review and process licences, authorizations and permits and to ensure resource operations are in compliance with ecological sustainability standards and legal requirements.
  • You have expertise and technical knowledge of fish and wildlife program and project activities in order to participate in resource management planning processes, plan, organize and conduct field projects and programs and provide technical leadership, advice and training to staff, resource industries, clients, interest groups and the public.
  • You have proven knowledge of compliance and inspection procedures to conduct, or participate in operational audits/inspections of resource industries/users by determining compliance with operating approvals, determining corrective actions and providing technical information and evidence.
  • You have working knowledge of personal computers/software including word processing, database, presentation, electronic mail, internet, spreadsheet and GIS applications to input, retrieve and summarize data; prepare correspondence, legislative approvals and reports; prepare budgets and track expenditures and use internet and email.
  • You have knowledge of other resource management programs (Lands and Waters, Aggregates, Forestry) and experience participating in the delivery of these programs.

Planning and problem-solving skills:

  • You have demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills to technically review, analyze and present data and evaluate information from staff and resource industries in order to confirm adherence to legislation/policy, identify resource sustainability and/or compliance issues and recommend management, allocation and compliance actions.
  • You have strong planning and coordinating skills to plan, lead and coordinate fish and wildlife programs/projects and to ensure the timely review, assessment, approval and audit of ministry, individual/business and agency projects, initiatives, proposals, licences, permits and plans requiring the coordination of several processes/projects occurring at the same time.

Communication and interpersonal skills:

  • You have strong interpersonal skills to participate in briefings and meetings and interact with the public, staff, resource users and clients in order to respond to inquiries and to promote understanding and discuss sensitive resource decisions/issues.
  • You possess good communication skills to participate in briefings and to conduct training and present evidence at legal proceedings.
  • You have well developed written communication skills to prepare written products, reports, correspondence and presentations.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 10 Campus Dr, Kemptville, East Region

Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union

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Lands and Resources

Posted on:
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

  • N-NR-123817/18

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