Field Technician

Position: Field Technician - Contract
Location: Clayoquot Sound, British Columbia
Term: January 2023
Wage: $35/hr, 16 Full 8 Hour Days
We are looking to hire 6 employees from each of the three nations for up to 16 full 8hour days of work in each respective community.

Company Overview
Coastal Restoration Society (CRS) is committed to supporting First Nations, Provincial and Federal Government in the fight against climate change. CRS projects develop and implement solutions which mitigate the effects of climate change and protect the long-term health and productivity of marine and aquatic habitats. CRS projects specialize in removing anthropogenic pollution from marine ecosystems, support the enhancement of marine habitat carbon sequestration, mitigate the effects of aquatic invasive species and reverse habitat degradation in shared environments with a focus on traditional First Nations territorial lands and waters.  Everyone at our organisation recognizes the importance of a healthy environment. Whatever your job with us, you’ll strive and innovate to achieve a better future. Our role is complex and our work can be challenging - important work usually is. But your contribution will count, and so will you.

Job Overview
Technicians will work with a team in the Clayoquot Sound region. Including areas in the Hesquiaht, Ahousaht, and Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations Traditional Territories. Work will include the collection, sorting, and transportation of anthropologic marine and non-marine debris. Technicians will be responsible for for their own accommodation and transportation to and from our worksites. Work will be commencing on January 23rd in the unceded traditional territory of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation.

The Project
This Targeted Shoreline Clean up aims to reduce solid waste debris along the shorelines of Hesquiaht, Ahousaht, and Tla-o-qui-aht reserve lands, focusing on the removal of anthropogenic marine debris and non-marine debris. The goal is to reduce anthropogenic environmental impact and restore critical habitat through the removal of accumulated debris from marine intertidal and shoreline habitats.

Candidates must be able to work as part of a team and be comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions. The ability to be flexible with scheduling is an asset.

Desired skills include:•
Comfortable working on a vessel
• Attentive to detail
• Effective communication skills
• Ability to adapt to unexpected schedule changes and support other team members as needed.

Tuesday, January 17 at 4:00pm

Please forward resume and cover letter to