Since 1995, the award-winning RiverWatch Science Program has taken junior and senior high science classes to study sites along the North Saskatchewan River in Edmonton and the Bow River in Calgary. Water chemistry and biology sampling are conducted above and below each cities sewage treatment facility. Guides maneuver large 15-passenger rafts, ensure student safety, interpret river ecology, assist with science procedures, conduct sewage treatment tours, drive an equipment bus with trailer and maintain all equipment. Work is usually 8 hours each weekday and training is provided. Interested applicants should have …
•paddling experience in canoes, kayaks or rafts •strong swimming skills •good health and a safety conscious focus •current Standard First-Aid or better •a valid Driver’s License and a good driving record •experience teaching and leading groups outdoors •fluency in English and a strong speaking voice •a hands-on, active and physical attitude •an outgoing and positive personality •good people skills and a warm sense of humour •a team attitude tolerant of different styles and personalities •the ability to lead and work with adolescents •a science background and/or be environmentally literate •a personal sense that environmental work is important •computer skills, email and internet access •willing to provide a current driver’s abstract & criminal record check
Inquiries and resumes welcome at … RiverWatch Science Program Phone (780) 454-4347 • Fax (780) 963-3378 Attention: Bev Donahue, Business Manager firstname.lastname@example.org www.riverwatch.ab.ca
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