|From||"Roger Brugge" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Fri, 19 Jul 2013 12:21:27 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... PCIC is currently seeking to hire a Hydrology Analyst to analyse and manage hydrology data that assists PCIC hydrologists. Working under the supervision of the Lead, Hydrologic Impacts, the incumbent will provide the primary support to quality check, analyse, archive and document water temperature data for select watersheds in British Columbia. This position is funded under the Science Horizons Youth Internship Program (see E nvironment Canada Science Horizons f or more information). Refer to the complete job description for more details. This is a full-time, six month term commitment. Application: Interested individuals should email a cover letter and CV, including three professional references, to Mr. Markus Schnorbus at <email@example.com> with the subject line "ATTN: Hydrology Analyst Position". The position is open until it is filled. Detailed Job Posting: Job Posting: Hydrology Analyst Closing Date: Open until position filled Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC) The Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC) was created to assess climate impacts in the Pacific and Yukon Region of Canada. The goals of the Consortium are to foster collaborative research, to strengthen the capacity to address regional climate change and variability, and to provide the sci e ntific basis for development of policy. PCIC is a regional climate service centre at the University of Victoria that provides practical information on the physical impacts of climate variability and change. Through collaboration with climate researchers and regional stakeholders, PCIC produces knowledge and tools in support of long-term planning. See <http://www.PacificClimate.org> for more information. Challenge The Hydrology Analyst will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to analyse and manage hydrology data that assists PCIC hydrologists. The incumbent will provide the primary support to quality check, analyse, archive and document water temperature data for select watersheds in British Columbia. Nature of Work The Hydrology Analyst works under the supervision of the Lead, Hydrologic Impacts. The position will also receive strong scientific guidance from Research Scientists at the Water and Climate Impacts Research Centre. This position is funded under the Science Horizons Youth Internship Program (see Environment Canada Science Horizons for more information). Accountabilities Assemble a digital archive of existing water temperature data for streams and lakes in British Columbia, including appropriate metadata and documentation. Data quality assessment and quality checking (QA/QC). Support scientists with analysis tasks. Produce summary report. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge and Experience Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study (such as geosciences, geography, environmental sciences or engineering). Experience with data processing and analysis. An understanding of the concepts behind data management as asset. Hydrology or water quality background an asset. Math and statistics background an asset. Skill Excellent computer skills. Excellent communication skills. Programming experience, preferably in GNU R as asset. GIS skills an asset. Ability Ability to manage time series and spatial data. Work with team members and co-workers effectively. Willing to be flexible with job duties. Employment period 6 month term commitment. Weekly working hours Full time (37.5 hours per week) Pay rate $20.00 per hour Additional information : Address enquiries to Markus Schnorbus at <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Application: Please send your application with a CV, including three professional references. Address cover letter and application to Mr. Markus Schnorbus, <email@example.com> , with “ ATTN: Hydrology Analyst Position ” in the subject line. Please indicate whether you are legally able to work in Canada. Thank you. Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC) University House 1 | PO Box 3060 STN CSC University of Victoria | Victoria BC Canada V8W 3R4 Tel: 250.472.4682 | Fax: 250.721.7217 | http://www.PacificClimate.org
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