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Assistant Biologist, contract position Critical Wildlife Habitat Program (CWHP) for the Manitoba Tall Grass Prairie Preserve, located near Gardenton, Manitoba.

Assist with:

  • coordinating work activities with other staff
  • monitoring endangered and other rare species
  • sampling vegetation plots
  • managing non-native species
  • mapping locations using a handheld GPS unit
  • entering data into computer (MS Word, MS Excel, ArcGIS)



  • must possess a valid driver’s licence
  • must possess a vehicle for daily use on the job (reimbursement for work use)
  • must have the ability to work outdoors in a field location


Qualities considered to be assets:

  • working knowledge of the prairie flora and fauna; and identification techniques
  • familiar with handheld GPS units
  • knowledge of general ecological principles
  • familiar with legal land descriptions and ability to interpret aerial photographs


May 27 – Aug 30 work term; 40 hours/week (Monday – Friday)

$16.55 – 21.00/hour, depending on experience

Field accommodations available

Email resume and cover letter to Christie Borkowsky

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.