Community-Based Monitoring Assistant

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les deux langues officielles
  • Titre de l'emploi : Community-Based Monitoring Assistant
  • Nom de l’organisme : Lake Winnipeg Foundation
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2018-05-07 à 2018-08-24 (16 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 15,25 $

Community-Based Monitoring Assistant

The Lake Winnipeg Foundation is hiring for the position of Community-Based Monitoring (CBM) Assistant. This position is based out of Winnipeg and includes travel throughout southern Manitoba. The position is 40 hours per week, $14.50/hour, from May 7 – August 24, 2018.


Reporting to the Community-Based Monitoring (CBM) Co-ordinator, the primary responsibility of the CBM Assistant is to support the field activities of the Lake Winnipeg Community-Based Monitoring Network, enabling the collection of robust and credible citizen-generated water data. Tasks will include:

 Conducting weekly water sampling activities in southern Manitoba, using CBM network protocols and equipment

 Monitoring water levels online through the Water Survey of Canada to coordinate sampling activities across the network

 Scheduling and conducting field audits with partner organizations and individual volunteers

 Tracking inventory and delivering equipment to volunteer samplers; picking up collected samples for analysis

 Assisting with lab analyses (pending access granted to federal lab)

 Assisting with database management to ensure data traceability

 Representing LWF in a manner consistent with its mission, vision and values

 Writing a final report on 2018 activities

 Other duties as required


The successful applicant will have:

 A combination of education/experience in a relevant field (science; chemistry; environmental science; education; community services & development; recreation & physical education)

 Experience conducting field work and managing data

 Exceptional organizational skills and proven attention to detail

 Strong interpersonal and written communication skills

 Ability to multi-task effectively and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

 Adaptable, resourceful, able to think on your feet

 Energetic and enthusiastic

 Ability to work well in a diverse team environment

 Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel

 Ability to undertake physical field work activities

 Registered drivers licence

 Knowledge of Lake Winnipeg communities and issues affecting lake health is an asset

This position may be funded through the Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages program. Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the position:

- be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada;

- be legally entitled to work in Canada;

- be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;

- be willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;

- not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) during the work term;

- have been a full-time high school, college, CEGEP or university student in the semester preceding the work term;

- intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the work term;

- have a working knowledge of both English and French; and

- be willing to work in another region of Canada.

LWF is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring, promotion and compensation decisions are

based on assessment of employee skills, ability and experience with respect to the

requirements of the position. LWF does not discriminate based on sex, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status or any other factor unrelated to an employee’s performance.

Interested applicants should forward their resume and cover letter by email to (Subject line: CBM Assistant).

Applications are due by end of day, Friday, April 6th, 2018. Thank you for your interest. Only

candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

The Lake Winnipeg Foundation (LWF) is an environmental non-governmental organization

seeking solutions to ensure a clean, healthy Lake Winnipeg and watershed, now and for future generations.

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