Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory- Boreal Educator

Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory in partnership with the Lesser Slave Forest Education Society - BOREAL EDUCATOR 12 month position (with possibility of extension)


We are looking for a creative educator who can develop and deliver fun, interactive and hands-on programming about the boreal forest, birds and forestry for audiences of all ages. This one-year position is responsible for assisting in the delivery of well-established education programs, through the Lesser Slave Forest Education Society and the Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory which includes curriculum-based school fieldtrips and classroom presentations for students from Kindergarten to Post Secondary.  This educator will also provide support for the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation education and community outreach programs designed for a wide variety of visitors including families, students, seniors and tourists. If you love the forest and people…this is the job for you.


More information on our programs can be found on www.lsfes.org, www.lslbo.org as well as www.borealbirdcentre.ca


Period:  This full-time position is tentatively scheduled to commence April 1, 2019 and finish March 31, 2020 with possibility of extension pending performance review.  Total compensation will be approximately $3750 to $4125 per month based on experience. Rental accommodation may be available at the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation.  



Successful candidate should possess a degree in Education, Science, Recreation or Forestry

Previous experience working with children in a classroom or outdoor setting

Creative, organized, and possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

A valid Class 5 drivers licence and a reliable vehicle as travel is required.

Valid First Aid Certificate

Criminal Record Check (Including a vulnerable sector check) will be required prior to commencement.


For more information, contact the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation at 780-849-8240 or email info@borealbirdcentre.ca


Deadline for applications is 4:30 pm, February 11, 2019.  Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory
Box 1076
Slave Lake, AB
T0G 2A0
Email: info@borealbirdcentre.ca