Field Operations Trainees (Youth in Nain)

Location: Nain

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.

Youth recruited for this position will:

• Take part in a 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 and may develop new land-based skills or knowledge of local ice conditions and features.
• Support the communication of sea-ice data to their communities
• Participate in employment readiness training to develop skills that can be applied in future employment or education

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

• 18-30 years of age
• Available to work 15-20 hours per week from February 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

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


Are you a youth in Nain, Nunatsiavut who is interested in environmental monitoring, technology, and communications to support safe ice travel?

Rex Holwell Manager of Nunatsiavut Operations