Research Assistant, Forest Ecology

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Analysis Assistant, Forest Ecology

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Positions Obtainable


Closing Date

30 Nov 2023


Non permanent Full-Time


Peace River AB

Distant Choice



Centre for Boreal Analysis Operations


Business Options


Peace River


Detailed Job Description

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be aware: It is a momentary place ending on or earlier than March 31, 2025 with the
chance of extension.

be aware: This place is restricted to NAIT inner employees solely.


We’re on the lookout for a self-motivated
and science-minded particular person to hitch our analysis workforce throughout the Forest
Reclamation and Reforestation Crew on the Centre for Boreal Analysis (CBR).
This place will execute utilized analysis tasks supporting the forest
reclamation analysis workforce throughout the centre. This place is targeted primarily
on greenhouse and lab-based analysis (80%) although some discipline work help is
anticipated (20% seasonally). The best candidate will possess a wide range of
abilities together with impartial considering and robust organizational and
interpersonal abilities to work in a fast-paced and busy workforce setting. Expertise
with native plant propagation, notably in a scientific setting, is a
vital pre-requisite for this function. This function might be bodily demanding,
and vital time is spent standing and strolling to conduct plant propagation
and upkeep actions. This place can even assist routine lab
actions in addition to desk-based work together with information entry and group and
help with technical reporting to business purchasers.


This place would require
relocation to Peace River, Alberta; we’re on the lookout for the profitable candidate
to begin January third, 2024.



  • Plant propagation actions in
    greenhouse the place actions might embody filling containers with soil, sowing
    seeds, watering and fertilization of vegetation
  • Establishing and sustaining plant
    development trials
  • Routine lab work equivalent to seedling
    characterization, weighing samples and cleansing containers
  • Knowledge entry – consideration to element
    accuracy being of essential significance
  • Helping with technical reporting


& Talents:

  • Expertise
    propagating native vegetation and processing plant/soil samples
  • Vegetation identification coaching
    (and expertise).
  • Be bodily match as this place
    requires intensive time spent standing and strolling.
  • Demonstrated competence in Microsoft
  • Skill to work independently and
    lead junior workforce members.



  • Diploma in associated biology or
    forestry self-discipline
  • Minimal 12 months of associated expertise
  • Class 5 license with clear drivers
  • Equivalencies could also be thought-about

Remuneration: $55,321.24
– $73,019.96 yearly, plus a complete advantages package deal. (Classification –
Analysis Assistant ll).                           

place is roofed by the Alberta Union of Provincial Workers (AUPE)
Collective Settlement.                 

Please submit a resume and canopy letter
to be thought-about for this chance.



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consecutive years. Creating an attractive, supportive, and rewarding work
tradition is one thing we take significantly. We all know that individuals are our largest
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advancing fairness and cultivating inclusion all through the hiring course of. We
particularly encourage purposes from Aboriginal and Indigenous individuals, Black
and racialized individuals, gender and sexually various (2SLGBTQIA+ and ladies) individuals,
immigrants, and folks with disabilities.


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created a advantages package deal that focuses on well being and wellness, skilled
and private development, recognition, and work-life steadiness.

is a versatile office and relying on the character of your function, it’s possible you’ll
request versatile work preparations with respect to the place and if you work,
together with being on-campus full-time, working off-site, or a mixture of the

even have entry to wonderful trip time, paid day without work between Christmas
and New Yr’s, a robust recognition program, studying alternatives, 2 annual
all-staff skilled improvement days and a lot extra. 


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