Careers

Opportunities for careers with the Georgian Bay Land Trust will be posted here as they become available.

 

Corridor Project Ecologist

This is a full-time position that will be responsible for the monitoring and management of lands acquired under a new project focusing on creating protected habitat corridors in the Muskoka region of Georgian Bay. The Corridor Project Ecologist will focus on the stewardship of this network of protected areas, with activities including: annual monitoring, ecological surveys, liaising with stakeholders, tracking species at risk data, and managing summer staff.

The majority of the summer work will require being based in southern Georgian Bay and the winter work will be done in the Land Trust’s Toronto office or remotely. 

We’re looking for candidates:

  • with an interest in the conservation of eastern Georgian Bay and familiarity with its ecosystem and species assemblages
  • with experience, interest and/or abilities in field inventories, vegetation community classification, and field identification of birds and vascular plants 
  • Interest in outdoor recreation and familiarity with reading maps and working with GPS 
  • who understand and are familiar with ArcGIS Pro 
  • who are able to manage small teams of staff, and work well in small groups to accomplish specific goals and tasks quickly and efficiently 
  • who are comfortable with regular boat travel
  • who are available to be in southern Georgian Bay from May to October, preferably with own housing and access to a boat

A complete job description and application instructions are available here. Applications are due by February 2nd.

 

Office Administrator / Executive Assistant

We are seeking a professional, personable, and detail-oriented person to join our staff as an Office Administrator and Executive Assistant. This individual will be the first point of contact for general inquiries at the organization, will be responsible for managing our donor database and ensuring all donations are processed and acknowledged accordingly, and will provide administrative support for all of the Land Trust’s operations, including the work of the Executive Director. This is a hybrid position and will require 2 days per week of in-person work in Toronto.

We’re looking for candidates:

  • with good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • who are able to work independently and self-direct on a variety of tasks
  • who are comfortable using computer software to perform tasks including database management, payment processing, reporting, and scheduling
  • with good customer service skills
  • who are familiar with and share the mission and objectives of the Georgian Bay Land Trust
  • who are available to work 2 days a week in Toronto

A complete job description and application instructions are available here. Applications are due by February 9th.

 

Summer Conservation Intern

Conservation interns conduct stewardship and monitoring tasks on Georgian Bay Land Trust properties, interface with visitors, and assist with events. The ideal candidate is based in the Georgian Bay area for the summer and has access to their own boat. Conservation Interns will work from late June to Labour Day weekend.

We’re looking for candidates:

  • age 30 or under
  • with good boating skills and daily access to a boat
  • with summer accommodations between 12 Mile Bay and Cognashene
  • with a love of nature and who are conservation minded
  • who are comfortable around and interested in Georgian Bay reptiles and other wildlife
  • who are outgoing and have good communication skills

A complete job description and application instructions are available here. Applications are due by February 9th.

 

Summer Corridor Student

Corridor Students will assist in monitoring and managing new protected lands acquired under the Georgian Bay Land Trust’s corridor project. Activities will include species surveys, disturbance mapping, general inventory, ecosystem classification, and other tasks as required. The ideal candidate is based in the Georgian Bay area for the summer and has access to their own boat. Corridor Students will work from late May to Labour Day weekend.

We’re looking for candidates:

  • age 30 or under
  • with good boating skills and daily access to a boat
  • with summer accommodations between 12 Mile Bay and Cognashene
  • with experience or interest in environmental science, field inventories, vegetation community classification, and field identification of birds and vascular plants
  • with interest in outdoor recreation and familiarity with reading maps and working with GPS 
  • able to work well in small groups to accomplish specific goals and tasks quickly and efficiently 

A complete job description and application instructions are available here. Applications are due by February 9th.

 

Summer Research Student

Research students will assist with fieldwork for studies on Eastern Whip-poor-will, Blanding’s Turtle, and Prairie Warbler. Tasks will include species presence/absence surveys, vegetation surveys of breeding locations, and general species monitoring and observation. Research Students will work from late May to Labour Day weekend.

We’re looking for candidates:

  • with experience or interest in environmental science, field inventories, vegetation community classification, and field identification of birds and vascular plants
  • with an interest in outdoor recreation and familiarity with reading maps and working with GPS
  • with an interest in and comfort around wildlife
  • who are comfortable with daily boat travel
  • who are willing to stay at a field station in Georgian Bay (Go Home Bay area) from late May – early September
  • who are able to work well in small groups to accomplish specific goals.

A complete job description and application instructions are available here. Applications are due by February 9th.

 

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