Job call: Field Operations Trainees (Youth in Nunatsiavut)

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202339 Views

Jan 25, 2023

This is an opportunity for youth interested in environmental monitoring and technology to support safe travel in their community by participating in SmartICE sea-ice monitoring operations.

Location: Nain, Hopedale, Postville, Rigolet and Makkovik

Youth recruited for this position will:

  • Take part in a 5-7 day SmartICE operator training program and will learn how to operate or deploy SmartICE’s SmartKAMUTIK and SmartBUOY technologies
  • Support the local Nunatsiavut Government Conservation Officer in monitoring sea-ice safety with the SmartKAMUTIK on a regular basis during the ice season
  • Learn about equipment maintenance procedures and sea-ice safety measures
  • Develop new land-based skills and knowledge of local ice conditions
  • Gain skills and experience that are desirable to other employers through an employment readiness program. The program will include: first aid certification, WHIMIS, Lean 101, resume writing skills, and socio-emotional learning techniques

If you fit these criteria, SmartICE is looking for you!

• 18-30 years of age
• Available to work 15-20 hours per week from January to May
• Interested in technology, environmental monitoring, or communications
• Interested in supporting sea-ice safety in your community
• Interested in developing personal and employment skills
• Understanding of the importance of job safety, accountability, and mutual respect in the workplace


Dates: To be Determined
Rate of Pay: $20/hr

More info here.

If you are a youth in Nain interested in participating in this program, contact:

Rex Holwell, SmartICE Manager of Nunatsiavut Operations
Phone 922-2074 or email [email protected]


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