Water Monitoring Technician

Dryden, Fort Frances, Kenora
Posted 4 months ago


Reporting to the Environmental Monitoring Coordinator, the Water Monitoring Technicians will primarily assist with the implementation of Grand Council’s community based water monitoring program. Under this position, Water Monitoring Technicians will help Treaty #3 communities across the territory to monitor water quality, collect fish habitat data, and monitor for invasive species. Technicians will also be responsible for collecting water quality data from Kenora area lakes, rivers, and streams. The data collection work will be done on and around water. Candidates must be comfortable with travelling by boat and working full days on the water and/or in the field. Other job duties will include assisting with community engagement sessions, attending environmental policy planning sessions, and assisting with environmental policy review.


  • Assist with water quality and fish habitat data collection and analysis.
  • Coordinating the Zebra Mussel Early Detection Program.
  • Assist with record-keeping and data entry.
  • Assist and participate in community water monitoring engagement sessions.
  • Attend and review environmental policy sessions.
  • Assists in the day-to-day administration of the Territorial Planning Unit.

 Candidate Eligibility Criteria:

  • Strong interest in the environment and natural resources and environmental-based field work.
  • Strong verbal communication skills and work ethic (focus, professionalism, punctuality, honesty, and attention to detail).
  • Students who are currently enrolled in university, college, and high school or university and college graduates who have gradated within the last three years from an accredited college or university.
  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

The following are considered assets for the positions but not a requirement:

  • Previous experience or education related to environmental monitoring
  • Experience and education working with Indigenous Peoples and Anishinaabe Culture
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, respectful working relationships with GCT3 staff, Treaty #3 First Nations, federal or provincial ministerial staff, and the general public.
  • Must possess or obtain a valid Ontario drivers license (Equivalent to Class G) and have access to a vehicle.


Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for references to the attention of:

Human Resources
Grand Council Treaty #3
P.O Box 1720 Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X7
Fax: 807.548.5041
Email: hr@treaty3.ca

We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position, however only those being considered will be contacted.

PDF – Water Monitoring Technician Job Posting

Job Features

Job CategoryTerritorial Planning Unit
LocationKenora, Fort Frances or Dryden
Closing DateOpen until filled
Duration4 months (May to August 2022)

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