Geothermal Operations Manager Intern

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Canadian Geothermal Energy Association (CanGEA) Published: August 8, 2018
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CanGEA is looking for a business-oriented professional with a proficient understanding of geosciences who can apply skills in operations management and communication. The candidate must be highly motivated to lead operation roles as well as create their own initiatives to further enhance CanGEA’s business development and overall performance.

The Operations Manager will work with CanGEA’s Policy Director, whilst proactively pursuing self-led initiatives related to developing geothermal business opportunities for CanGEA. The Operations Manager position will offer the selected candidate the opportunity to gain direct industry experience as well as experience in other areas such as web design, business writing and the creation of technical materials for members and the general public.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Analyzing Geothermal Data/Reports
  • Association Operations
  • Social Media Management
  • Membership Outreach and Coordination
  • Interpreting Feasibility Maps
  • Business Writing
  • Composing and Editing Geothermal Reports
  • Website Management
  • Conducting Surveys
  • Event Planning/Industry Outreach
  • Develop Membership Campaigns and Recruit New Members
  • Preparing & Delivering Presentations
  • Conduct Market Research
  • Preparation of CanGEA External Material
  • Interpreting Technical Documents

Knowledge and skills

  • 18-30 years of age
  • Proficient knowledge of geoscience/geology
  • A Canadian citizen, permanent resident or granted official refugee status
  • University/College Graduate Preferred
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of Canada’s Geothermal Energy Industry
  • MS Office Proficiency (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Familiar with Dropbox, Mailchimp, Weebly
  • Effective Time Management
  • Market Research/Skills
  • Adaptability
  • Multi-stakeholder Coordination
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Have not participated in any federal government-funded youth program within 1 year
  • Unemployed or *underemployed


  • *Working part-time or in a field that does not utilize their qualifications

Education required

  • University graduate in:
    • Geology/geoscience
    • Business
    • Communications

Certification required

None required

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Qualified interns are:
  • - Post-secondary graduates
  • - No more than 30 years of age at the start of the internship
  • - Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada*
  • - Legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations
  • - Not receiving employment insurance during their internship
  • - Available to work for at least six months
  • *Refugee protection must be conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Persons awaiting refugee status, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, student visa or work visa, are ineligible to participate in a Youth Employment Strategy initiative.