Bird Studies Canada (BSC) is the country’s only non-governmental charitable organization focussed entirely on research, awareness, and conservation of Canada’s wild birds and their habitats.
We seek 1 or more experienced analysts to contribute to a multitude of regional and national conservation projects and to provide general support for the organization’s ongoing spatial analysis requirements. Day-to-day activities and responsibilities are varied, as the incumbent will be involved in a wide variety of BSC projects, as priorities dictate. Responsibilities include:
Examples of major projects to be supported by the incumbent include 1) spatial/statistical modeling of complex bird distribution and abundance data; 2) supporting a major conservation and mapping project in Canada’s Boreal Forest; 3) analyses and mapping for several Breeding Bird Atlas projects in Canada; 4) supporting the Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas Program in Canada and also the identification of Key Biodiversity Areas.
Applicants should have:
The position is based at BSC’s National Headquarters in Port Rowan, Ontario, although other options could be explored with a qualifying candidate, including at one of BSC’s regional offices. This position is being offered initially as a one year term, with good possibility of renewal based on continued funding and satisfactory job performance. The position reports to BSC’s Senior Director, Landscape Science and Conservation.
For consideration, forward your resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references in a single PDF document to Andrew Couturier (email@example.com) with “GIS Analyst 2019” in the subject line. While BSC appreciates the interest of all who apply, only those candidates who qualify for an interview will be contacted. The position will be filled as soon as possible. Please state your availability and preference of term type (full time; short term contract; etc.).
Application period closes 20 May 2019.