Stewardship Technician

Stewardship Technician

  • Adams Lake Band
  • Interim
  • Chase, BC

Website Adams Lake Band

NATURE & SCOPE OF WORK:

Reporting to and under the direction of the Natural Resources Director, the Stewardship Technicians is responsible for performing various duties which include archaeology, cultural heritage, environmental resource, fisheries, and guardian program. This role will be open for 2 high school students and 1 post- secondary student in a Natural Resource Science program.

POSITION TASKS:

Archaeology:

  • Archaeological monitoring.
  • Screening Archaeological sites;
  • Working on field excavations or digs, usually as part of a team, using a range of digging equipment.
  • Surveying sites using a variety of methods, including field walking, geophysical surveys and aerial photography.
  • Recording sites using drawings, detailed notes and photography.
  • Checking planning applications and identifying any possible archaeological impact;
  • Assess archaeological sites for resource management, development, or conversation purposes, and recommend methods for site protection.
  • Identify Cultural Heritage Sites (CMT depressions, land markings, pictographs, etc.).

Experience at identifying archaeological artifact’s or material relevant to job at hand.

  • Ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer) completing fieldwork and documentation (survey and site forms, GPS/GIS data, and data entry as needed).

Forestry/Cultural Heritage:

  • Assist Forest Technician and Forester in all aspects of forestry work.
  • Learn and record tree and vegetation identification.
  • Describing basic ecosystems characteristics (including topography, vegetation, soil, climate, habitat, biogeoclimatic zones and stream assessments.
  • Assisting in cut-block and road layout.
  • Identify Cultural Heritage Sites (CMT depressions, land markings, pictographs etc).
  • Completing silviculture surveys.
  • Assist with the layout of brushing areas.
  • Assisting in the management of tree planting contracts.
  • Identify traditionally used plants/animals.
  • Fencing.
  • Greenhouse.
  • Power saw Operation.
  • Various Power equipment certification; boat operators, atv, etc.
  • Carry out labour intensive work such as brushing, spacing and planting.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Experience working in a First Nations environment.
  • Excellent listening, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Diplomacy, tact and confidentiality in dealing with a variety of people and information.
  • Reliability and dependability.
  • Self-motivated and an ability to work independently.
  • Continuous learning.

Only those short listed will be notified for interviews.

  • Superior organizational and time management skills, with the ability to set priorities for self and others within a team-oriented work environment.
  • Ability to take initiative and achieve results.
  • Ability to carry out multiple assignments concurrently.
  • Familiar with all safe work procedures and Workers’ Compensation Board Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.
  • Ability to be aware of surroundings and ensure all potential hazards are noted and observed.
  • Ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer) completing fieldwork and documentation (survey and site forms, GPS/GIS data, and data entry as needed).

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid B.C. Class 5 Driver’s License (asset)
  • Reliable transportation with valid insurance (asset)
  • Be able to work in differing weather conditions
  • Be able to safely work around and with heavy machinery.

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