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  • Food stipend provided to cover food costs

  • Accommodation provided for the entire contract

  • Receive taxonomic ID training from some of Alberta's top taxonomists

  • Collect high quality data to provide relevant, timely and credible scientific knowledge on the state of Alberta’s environment

  • Travel and explore the many natural regions of Alberta

  • Ashley Hillman

    Remote Terrestrial Plant Technician (3 Seasons)

    “ Working with the ABMI as a summer technologist was one of my best working experiences. I would happily recommend this position with the ABMI to anyone looking for a great way to spend their summer. ”

  • Liam Harrap

    Terrestrial / Aquatic Plant Technician (3 Seasons)

    “ Working as a summer field technologist with the ABMI was one of the best jobs I've ever had. Every day was an adventure and every day had a puzzle. It's hard to beat a job, where your "office" is a tent and the commute involves a helicopter ”

  • Jeanette Goulet

    Aquatic Boat Technician (2 Seasons)

    “ Working with the ABMI was a huge benefit to my life due to the work experience and new skills I gained. These experiences definitely helped me further my environmental career and helped me obtain my current position with Parks Canada ”