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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Field and Data Technician

Looking for a career that will grow along with you? LWF is currently seeking exceptional candidates interested being in our full-time Field and Data Technician!

This unique opportunity will be ideal for someone comfortable with data management and analysis, a strong interest in new water-monitoring technology, and the ability to adapt to challenges in the field and respond effectively to the variability of environmental data collection.

This position will appeal to a detail-oriented, highly organized and motivated young professional who is looking for the opportunity to use their scientific background to make meaningful impact on environmental policies and practices. If you love exploring data sets, learning about new technology and are described as an analytical problem-solver, we want to learn all about you.

Reporting to LWF's Programs Director, this position will:

  • Collect, manage and maintain robust, up-to-date data sets of phosphorus concentration, water flow and metadata to ensure data quality, traceability, and interoperability.
  • Analyze water-monitoring data from multiple sources to generate credible and useful information regarding phosphorus loading to Lake Winnipeg.

You can read the full job posting below:

Field and Data Technician

We recognize that racism and colonialism – past and present – are contributors to water-quality degradation and impede our collective efforts to protect Lake Winnipeg. These same forces create barriers to employment for historically, persistently and systemically marginalized groups.

Effective environmental advocacy must be anti-racist and decolonial. LWF is committed to building diversity, equity and inclusion into our board, staff team and membership base. To advance our mission, we need a broad range of expertise, knowledge and skills.

We encourage candidates with diverse backgrounds and perspectives to apply for this position. Hiring, compensation and promotion at LWF is based on skill, ability and experience needed for the position.

Applications are due by end of day, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Interested candidates should forward their resume and cover letter by email to apply@lakewinnipegfoundation.org (Subject: Field and Data Technician).

We thank all candidates who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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