FULL-TIME JUNIOR ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN (Contract Position, to start) Oakridge Environmental Ltd. (ORE) has an immediate opening for a junior level Environmental Technician. Reporting to our Project Manager, the successful applicant will participate in a wide variety of environmental geology and ecology projects, including Hydrogeological Studies, Groundwater Monitoring assignments, Environmental Impact Studies, Natural Heritage Evaluations and Site Servicing Studies. The ideal candidate will be organized, eager to learn and have knowledge about current environmental legislation, planning policies, regulations and guidelines, and will be able to work independently. The position will involve a mixture of field work and office duties, including report preparation. Strong writing skills, critical thinking and attention to detail is essential. To access project sites (which can be anywhere in Ontario), you will need to have a reliable vehicle, a clean driving record and not be afraid of getting dirty or wet. While not a requirement, the successful applicant should meet the eligibility criteria for the Eco Canada Internship Program. Below contains a list of attributes that the ideal candidate would possess: -familiar with groundwater and surface water monitoring equipment -familiar with the Unified Soils Classification System -knowledge of conducting groundwater monitoring and compliance assessments -knowledge of common native and invasive species in Ontario -basic understanding of the Ecological Land Classification System -knowledge of the Ontario Water Resources Act, Species at Risk Act, Provincial Policy Statement, Growth Plan and Official Plans -physically fit and have the ability to lift over 50 lbs -enjoys working outdoors -able to work in harsh conditions (e.g., rain, snow, mud, insects) -possesses strong report writing skills -ability to build and maintain Geographic Information System databases -varied experience with software applications (e.g., ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Adobe products, Corel products, etc.) -able and willing to perform clerical and general office duties -able to work independent with minimal supervision (i.e., a self-starter) The position is an excellent opportunity to become part of a small, dynamic team of professionals and to be exposed to a wide variety of interesting and challenging projects. If you are interested, please send us your resume with a brief description of your qualifications, interests and salary expectations by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (705) 745-4163 or in person at 647 Neal Drive, Suite 3 (upstairs), Peterborough, Ontario. ORE will be accepting resumes for this position until Friday August 16, 2019. Only applicants with resumes deemed to meet our immediate needs will be contacted for an interview. ORE does keep all resumes on file and encourages unsuccessful applicants to stay in touch and provide us with updates on their professional development.