Environmental Coordinator

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Environmental Coordinator
Full-Time, Benefited position in Nelson, BC

Reporting to the Utility Services Manager, the Environmental Coordinator – Utility Services is primarily responsible for coordinating development requirements in Regional District water systems, ensuring compliance with relevant bylaws/ policy and legislation, coordinating water billing and account management, and water system reporting.

Qualifications:

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree in a related discipline such as Environmental Science, Engineering Technology or Resource Management
3-5 years of related work experience, ideally within a local govern- ment environment
An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
Thorough knowledge of principles, best practices, concepts and issues related to environmental service delivery and water systems governance
Previous reporting experience
Valid BC Drivers License and a satisfactory Drivers Abstract

The Environmental Coordinator – Utility Services is responsible for coordinating utility services, programs, and initiatives at the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK). The incumbent must maintain effective working relationships with other departments, the community and external stakeholders including other agencies, contractors and consultants. The incumbent must be highly organized and flexible in order to respond to competing and changing priorities.

This is a full-time, permanent position and includes a comprehensive benefits package with exceptional dental coverage & extended health benefits as well as enrolment in the Municipal Pension Plan .

This posting, along with a detailed job description outlining the complete required qualifications and the variety of roles and responsibilities included in this role, can be found on our website at www.rdck.ca/jobs.

Applications in the form of a resume and cover letter detailing qualifications and experience relative to the position will be accepted until 9am on Tuesday, August 2, 2022.

To apply please complete our online form that can be found here: Employment Application.

Education : Bachelor’s degree
Experience : 3 years to less than 5 years

Data Management Coordinator

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Data Management Coordinator

Location: Provincial Head Office in Edmonton, AB

Position Status: Full Time (40 hrs per week)

Closing Date: August 14, 2022, or until suitable candidate is found.

The Organization

Since its inception in 1928, the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) has governed the Métis within Alberta. The MNA is led by a democratically elected Provincial Council, comprised of a Provincial President, a Vice-President, and six regional Presidents and Vice-Presidents. This Council works toward the mandate of the MNA, supporting practices of transparency, accountability, and inclusiveness for Métis Albertans in governments’ policy and decision-making processes. The MNA promotes and facilitates the advancement of Métis people through self-reliance, self-determination, and self-government. For more information about the MNA, visit http://www.albertametis.com.

The Opportunity

The Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) is recruiting for a full-time Data Management Coordinator based in the Provincial Head Office in Edmonton. Reporting to the Manager of Environment and working in support of a passionate and dedicated team of professionals in the MNA’s Environment and Climate Change department, the successful candidate will support the MNA’s efforts to design and undertake environmental initiatives and programs aimed at fulfilling the department’s following pillars:

Protection of Métis tradition and culture
Reducing impacts on the environment
Community driven involvement
Key Responsibilities

Working under the supervision of the Manager of Environment, the successful candidate will be required to provide data management, analytics, visualization, and cartographic support to the MNA Environment and Climate Change department to assist with environmental monitoring and conservation projects and initiatives. Support will include responsibilities associated with data collection, storage, analysis, database management, and creating data products for research and reports. The successful candidate will become proficient at managing project data using the MNA Environment and Climate Change department’s database management system. Additionally, the Data Management Coordinator will be proficient with ESRI ArcGIS software to provide cartographic and spatial analytics support.

Duties required of this position:

Support Environment and Climate Change activities, including assisting in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, and priorities of the MNA.
Provide support for Environment and Climate Change project field activities, including environmental monitoring, site visits, and community events.
Assist the Environment and Climate Change staff with developing data collection tools and protocols to support the department’s projects and initiatives.
Support Environment and Climate Change staff with data retrieval and analysis, as well as the production of data analyses, statistics, and data products using data stored in the department’s database.
Input data collected in digital and physical formats from citizen engagements, field projects, and surveys into the MNA Environment and Climate Change department’s database management system.
Compile geographic data from a variety of sources, analyze spatial data, and produce geographic statistics and mapping products to inform project goals and incorporate into documents and reports.
Ensure the validity of the data/records entered and stored in the MNA Environment and Climate Change department’s database by reviewing various materials, including paper forms and system generated reports.
Develop and maintain constructive working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, including executives, corporate staff, management, employees, and business and community partners.
Maintain awareness of government policies and programs related to Environment and Climate Change, including providing updates to senior management and making recommendations as to actionable steps to be taken to best meet the needs of the Métis Nation.
Other duties as required.
Skills & Competencies

The Data Management Coordinator must be a team player who is able to work with staff and citizens across the province, understand environmental management and monitoring, and demonstrate experience working with data management systems. Other required knowledge, skills and competencies include:

Experience collecting, storing, and managing qualitative and quantitative data.
Experience managing databases and working with large datasets.
Strong computer skills and an ability to learn and use a variety of software.
Proficient with ArcGIS Desktop (e.g., ArcGIS Pro): map creation, data editing, Spatial Analyst, Network Analyst creation/maintenance of geodatabases.
Experience with ArcGIS Online platform and associated products such as Web App Builder, Operations Dashboard, Story Maps, Collector, Survey 123, Field Maps, an asset.
Experience with R programming language and R packages for statistical and graphical techniques, an asset.
Experience in proposal writing and completing applications, an asset.
Knowledge of, and experience in, environmental monitoring or conservation, an asset.
A proven ability to deal with a high volume of work in a complex environment with multiple demands and critical timelines.
Ability to remain organized, multi-task, and manage time effectively under tight and competing deadlines.
Exemplary communication skills, writing capability, presenting capability, and a proven ability to produce quality work.
Strong cultural and political sensitivity and awareness, with the ability to deal with confidential information.
Able to interact professionally and diplomatically with people at all levels of an organization and with multiple external stakeholders.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build strong relationships.
Ability to work with a team or independently.
Knowledge and/or experience working in government/on government policies, an asset.
Knowledge of Métis history, culture, and people, a definite asset.

Qualifications

Minimum of a Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Geography, Computer Science, Data Analytics, Geospatial Science, Geographic Information Systems, or related field.
Minimum of 2 years related work experience. A combination of education and work experience will be considered.

Other Requirements

Ability to work a regular schedule of Monday to Friday 8:30 – 4:30, as well as occasional evenings and weekends.
​Ability and willingness to travel within Alberta. Additional, less frequent, out-of-province travel may also occur, with advanced notice.
Must have a valid class 5 driver’s license and an operational vehicle.

Please apply online at http://albertametis.com/careers/

TheMétis Nation of Alberta thanks all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

Company pension
Dental care
Disability insurance
Employee assistance program
Extended health care
Life insurance
On-site parking
Paid time off
Vision care
Schedule: 8 hour shift

Day shift
Application deadline: 2022-08-14

Indigenous Climate Change Partnership Coordinator

Environment – who we are
We are trusted environmental stewards, working with our colleagues, stakeholders and the public, to keep the Yukon healthy and sustainable.

Our priorities are to:

Keep the air, land and water clean
Manage the territory’s wildlife responsibly
Support wildlife viewing and on the land opportunities
Advance reconciliation
Build and support climate resilience
Be trusted environmental stewards
Who We’re Looking for
The Climate Change Secretariat is launching the role of Indigenous Climate Change Partnership Coordinator. The position will inform how the Government of Yukon can strengthen relationships with Yukon First Nations and transboundary Indigenous groups, and work together to support climate action. The position will review models for successful partnership and co-governance, engage with territorial and Indigenous government staff and knowledge holders, and recommend ways for weaving together Indigenous worldviews, scientific research, local knowledge, and policy. This role will help position Yukon’s Our Clean Future strategy to continue to build linkages with climate initiatives led by Yukon First Nations and transboundary Indigenous groups.

If you’re currently an employee of Yukon University, a Yukon First Nation Government, the City of Whitehorse, the Federal Government, or other government organization, you may qualify for this opportunity through a temporary assignment or secondment opportunity   (with the approval of your supervisor).

Curious about this opportunity? Please contact: Nelly Bouevitch, Adaptation Manager,  Climate Change Secretariat, at nelly.bouevitch@yukon.ca or Emma Seward,  A/Strategy Implementation Manager via emma.seward@yukon.ca

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Karen Fortin-Wooding, Human Resources Consultant via karen.fortin-wooding@yukon.ca

To be considered for this opportunity, you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet the following qualifications in your resume.  Be sure to highlight how the experience you have acquired aligns with the ‘must haves’ for this position, including the month and year for each work experience entry.  Selection for further consideration is based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

Essential Qualifications

A post-secondary degree related to natural resources management, political science, environmental science, geography, public administration or a related discipline;
Experience conducting research and analysis in a government setting;
Experience working in a multi-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional environment;
Experience in program planning and/or development; and,
Experience working with Yukon First Nations or transboundary Indigenous organizations.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

Creativity, adaptability, and problem solving skills;
Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships;
Knowledge of Yukon First Nation’s culture, perspectives and history;
Ability to think strategically;
Ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of internal and external partners;
Ability to conduct research, analyze information and draft decision making documents;
Ability to plan, manage and implement projects, and;
Working knowledge of climate change in a northern context.
Additional Information:

Job Requirements: Occasional travel to the communities may be required

City Naturalist & Outreach Coordinator

JOB POSTING #: 2022-0217

POSTING PERIOD: Monday, July 25, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. to Monday, August 8, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.

DEPARTMENT: Parks & Facilities

UNION: Non-Union

JOB CODE: NU0210

POSITION STATUS: Regular Full-Time

GRADE/CLASS: NU12

# OF POSITIONS: 1

RATE OF PAY: $86,244.13 to $104,830.80 Annually

SHIFT WORK REQ’D: Yes

DUTIES:

Reporting to the City Forester/Manager, Forestry & Natural Areas or designate, this position will be responsible for the complete operation including planning, organizing, directing, and controlling of the Ojibway Prairie Complex parkland (620 acres) and the Ojibway Nature Centre;
Will provide research and planning/management for 38 Candidate Natural Heritage Sites, Official Plan environmental policies, secondary plans, watershed plans, development proposals and Life Science research; promote an awareness, appreciation, enjoyment and protection of the rich natural heritage assets of the City of Windsor by developing, coordinating and administering a variety of high quality educational and recreational experiences associated with the physical resources available in Windsor;
Enhance the quality of life of City residents by encouraging positive environmental ethics and the integration of natural heritage in the fabric of urban life; protect and manage the City’s prairie, savanna and oak woodland ecosystems, which are critically endangered in Ontario, and ensure no loss of native species diversity in the City;
Work with Ministry of Natural Resources to enhance endangered species recovery through public education, field research, stewardship activities. developing annual goals and objectives; preparing, monitoring, and controlling facility budgets; selecting, training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating full time and part time staff;
Planning, scheduling, implementing, and evaluating environmental education programs, workshops, conferences and special events;
Working effectively with community groups and government agencies;
Maintaining heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and other electrical/mechanical systems;
Preparing and maintaining high quality displays and wildlife exhibits for the Ojibway Nature Centre;
Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing;
Preparing and maintaining accurate operating and financial records;
Maintaining accurate payroll and personnel records;
Will perform Occupational Health & Safety duties as outlined in the Corporation’s Health and Safety Program.
Will perform other related duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have a Master’s Degree in in Biology, Natural Resource Science, or related field or Ontario Ministry of Education equivalency and a minimum of two (2) years progressive experience to acquire knowledge, principles and practices involved in managing areas of unique ecological significance, supervisory, problem solving and communication skills;
OR Must have a University Degree in Biology, Natural Resource Science, or related field or Ontario Ministry of Education equivalency and a minimum of four (4) years progressive experience to acquire knowledge, principles and practices involved in managing areas of unique ecological significance, supervisory, problem solving and communication skills;
OR Must have a Community College diploma in Natural Resource Science or related field or Ontario Ministry of Education equivalency and a minimum six (6) years progressive experience to acquire knowledge, principles and practices involved in managing areas of unique ecological significance, supervisory, problem solving and communication skills;
OR Must have an Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma plus one (1) year of post secondary school courses in Natural Resource Science or related field or Ontario Ministry of Education equivalencies and a minimum of ten (10) years experience to gain communication, supervisory, recreation programming and marketing skills.
Sound knowledge of principles and practices involved in planning or managing areas of unique ecological significance
Ability to work and communicate effectively with the general public, municipal, and provincial staff through proven oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Must have working knowledge of computer software programs, such as web development, database, Word, Excel, and ActiveNet;
Should have knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, its regulations and knowledge of the hazards associated with the work.
The physical demands analysis associated with this job indicates a medium level of work.
Must complete a post-offer agility test in an effort to assist the successful candidate in completing the position tasks safely and to aid in minimizing injuries on the job.
NOTE:

All City of Windsor employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment in accordance with the City’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
Only those applicants selected for an interview will be acknowledged
We offer a smoke-free office environment
Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, c. 25 as amended, and will be used to determine eligibility for employment.
The Corporation of the City of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Windsor will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the City of Windsor Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

Project Coordinator

About Our Opportunity
Reporting to the Manager, Risk Services, Fleet and Forest Protection Division, the Project Coordinator (PC) is a member of the Risk Services Group.  A team of dedicated professionals, this Group is responsible for science, technology and business planning as it relates to the Fleet and Forest Protection Division (Forest Health,  Wildland Fire Management, Air  and Fleet Services).

Primary Accountabilities
Some of the primary accountabilities in the PC role include:

Coordinating the Department of Natural Resources Pest Management Decision Making Framework, currently focused on spruce budworm, as well as managing projects and process improvement initiatives across multiple disciplines.  Currently the PC is also assisting fleet with an on-going project to digitally collect and make use of NRR vehicle usage information.
The PC also helps to coordinate and provide assistance with internal and external information and outreach materials including internal communications, website and Sharepoint information, social media, media, public information, training, annual reports, forest pest risk assessments etc.
As required the PC assists  with data collection (ground, air, and lab). Forest Health monitors and reports on 12+ insects annually in Nova Scotia with data collected from over 2003 survey sites as well as general and detailed aerial surveys.
The PC assists with the planning, implementation, coordination, and review and  assessment of Fleet and Forest Protection projects, programs and services.
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor of Science in a natural resource/environmental science field plus five (5) years of specific, demonstrated, related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

The successful candidate  must demonstrate experience in managing complex projects, facilitating meetings, preparing reports and communication pieces, public speaking, stakeholder engagement and media. The successful candidate must also be knowledgeable regarding National, Provincial and Regional forest pest management issues and familiar with forest pest management practices and principles.  They must also be familiar with  research, data collection and analysis techniques and have familiarity with and skills to utilize Microsoft Office products.

 

A high standard of capability is expected in oral and written communication, time management, organizing and problem solving. This is a specialized position where the candidate must be highly motivated and have  strong self-initiative and engagement to produce timely and reliable results.  They must also have strong interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with a dedicated team of Risk Services professionals, as well as, other stakeholders. They must also be able to operate with considerable independence and a minimum of direct supervision.

 

Training and experience in process improvement related methods (e.g. Lean Six-Sigma, ePIP) will be considered an asset.  Additional experience related to other aspects of forest protection (climate change, wildfire or other natural disturbances) would also be considered an asset.  A valid driver’s license is required.

 

We will assess the above qualifications and competencies using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks.
Equivalency
Equivalencies include:

MSc in natural resources/environmental science and 3-years of related experience OR 2-year diploma in natural resources/environmental science with 7-years of related experience.

 

Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application.
Benefits
Based on the employment status and Union agreement, the Government of Nova Scotia offers its employees a wide range of benefits such as Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Pension, General Illness (Short and Long Term), Vacation and Employee and Family Assistance Programs. Click here to learn more about our various benefits offering and eligibility criteria.
Working Conditions
Work predominantly within an office environment with Flex Work Arrangements potentially available.

Field and lab work as required; some field work requires travel in department vehicles including aircraft to remote locations.
What We Offer
Career Development where you have access to career guidance, tools, resources, and ongoing training for every stage of your career.
Engaging workplace. Our Employees feel valued, respected, connected, and tuned in. We have forward-thinking policies and strategies.
Countless Career Paths.
Department Specific Flexible working schedules.
Pay Grade:  PR 13

Salary Range:  $2,396.86 – $2,913.59 Bi-Weekly

 

Employment Equity Statement:

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve.  The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy, and we welcome applications from Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.

Program Coordinator – Gardens

The Pop-Up Community Garden Pilot program was established as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic to address urban food growing opportunities. This position will implement, plan and deliver the program. The Program Coordinator – Gardens will provide assistance to the Program Lead on projects and initiatives as they relate to community gardening.  This role will also be responsible for researching and delivering content for educational programs, websites, social media and promotional material.

With a focus on the City of Edmonton’s Cultural Commitments to Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, you will:

Support program planning, including the coordination of stakeholder input on guidelines and operational resourcing
Coordinate the procurement of supplies and monitor the program budget
Implement programs and initiatives based on work plans
Provide support to successful applicants throughout the season
Prepare and distribute marketing and communications resources according to the Communications and Engagement PlanSupport the development and delivery of information-sharing and educational opportunities, including presentations, workshops and training
Research and develop content for educational programs, websites, social media and promotional materials
Respond to customer and stakeholder inquiries
Creates maps and other geospatial resources using Google Maps
Support the celebration of beautification and gardening efforts in the city
Supervise seasonal staff, delegate work and monitor task completion
Provide input on program development, strategic planning and policy development as needed
Manage databases and analyze key performance indicators
Provide status reports on program deliverables and activities
Support new projects, initiatives and team events as required
Qualifications
:Degree or Diploma in Recreation, Leisure, Physical Education or a related discipline
Minimum of 1 year experience in Program Delivery
Minimum of 1 year in a supervisory role, including coaching, scheduling, recruitment and training of staff
Valid First Aid and CPR Level C required
Considerable experience and knowledge of the delivery of programming
Ability to provide leadership to staff and volunteers
Ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders, supervisors, co-workers and the public
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently effectively with little or no supervision
Must have the ability to work a variety of shifts which may include evenings and weekends
Ability to deal effectively with potentially stressful situations
Ability to work both in an office and outdoor environment in variable working conditions
Strong knowledge of native plants and is confident with identifying trees and shrubs is considered an asset
Excellent communication and customer services skills, both written and verbal
Excellent organizational skills to track and record program data information
Demonstrate service excellence, embracing diversity and promoting inclusiveness
Demonstrate alignment with the Cultural Commitments of Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, fostering an environment for others to do the same. For more information on the City’s Cultural Commitments, please visit (http://bit.ly/3bH2Ztv)
Demonstrate the foundational competencies, key behaviours and attributes of the City’s six leadership competencies: Courage, Inclusivity, Values-Based Influencer, Collaborative Networker, Systems Thinker and Creative Innovator.  For more information on the City’s leadership competencies, please visit (http://bit.ly/2PLbz1w)
Hire is dependent on Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton and there may be a cost associated with this requirement
Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s licence (or provincial equivalent). Obtaining and maintaining a City Driver’s permit is a requirement of this position
Applicants may be tested
The City of Edmonton is committed to inclusive, respectful and equitable workplaces that represent the communities we serve. We continuously improve our systems, policies and practices to remove barriers and ensure our employees, in all their diversity, can succeed. We value applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences and competencies and encourage you to apply. To learn more, see the Art of Inclusion: Our Diversity and Inclusion Framework here: https://bit.ly/3hd2d95.

The City of Edmonton strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact Employment@edmonton.ca

COVID-19 Notice: The City of Edmonton has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Employees who cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected legal ground (e.g. medical, religious) may request an exemption. Please note that this policy applies to all employees, including new hires and volunteers. If your application is successful, you will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or request an exemption.
For more information, please refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (bit.ly/3lKwb6j) and COVID-19 Vaccination Procedure (bit.ly/39BICMt).

Park Planner

The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced team member as a park planner with a landscape architecture focus within the Park Planning Unit. As a critical member of the park planning team, this position will take a lead on overseeing park landscape and core area park design in addition to ongoing park planning across the provincial park system.

As a key member of the park planning team, applicants should demonstrate significant expertise in landscape planning and design (urban or natural spaces), park management planning as well as experience in capital project oversight. Experience developing, leading, and managing park design projects will be a vital component of this position.

The ideal candidate will:

have landscape architecture training and experience in planning for natural or naturalized landscapes;
have experience leading projects that balance conservation and recreation activities;
have demonstrated the ability to design engaging and aesthetic park spaces;
have a thorough understanding of planning design, theories, and practices;
have a demonstrated understanding of current trends and issues in parks and outdoor recreation planning, land use and park management planning;
have experience in working with and responding to a variety of stakeholders and managing shifting priorities during project planning and implementation; and
have excellent communication skills, having the ability to build multi-organization teams and to communicate technical/scientific information plainly for those without a planning background.
have formal and experiential knowledge of the diverse cultural and ecological features within Saskatchewan, including within park lands, and recreational trends and issues at a regional, provincial and national level.
Formal education is typically obtained with a degree in landscape architecture as well as formal education in planning, geography, environmental or natural sciences or similar related fields. Accredited professional planning certification would be a strong asset. A combination of skills, training and experiences providing an equivalent background will be considered.

If you have experience and a passion for our province’s parks and planning for the benefit of future generations’ enjoyment and education, you are encouraged to apply.

We are committed to workplace diversity.

Hours of Work:  B – SGEU Field 37.33 – one day off every three weeks
Number of Openings:  1

Closing Date:  Jul 28, 2022, 11:59:00 PM

Contact Us

careers@gov.sk.ca

Programming Coordination Intern

Position: Programming Coordination Intern
Location: Lanark, Ontario

CONDITIONS:Salary: $20-22 at 40 hours/week
Candidate must be eligible for Youth Employment Strategy Funding [1] 6 month contract ending January 31st, with possibility of extension (if funding allows)
Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends, and travel to locations in Eastern Ontario as required
Remote and in-office work at the Plenty headquarters in Lanark to be negotiated
Deadline to apply: August 17th, 2022, or until the position is filled
*We encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible, as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

POSITION SUMMARY​:
Are you passionate about grassroots Indigenous-led environmental and community programming?  Are you well organised, with a talent for communication?  Do you love learning, sharing and inspiring others to do cross-cultural work for a better world?  If you’ve answered yes, keep reading!  Plenty Canada is seeking candidates to join us as a programming coordination intern and, if you meet the following criteria, we’d love to hear from you. As an Indigenous-led organization, Plenty Canada applies both Indigenous and Western Knowledge Systems to our work under the guiding principles of ‘Ethical Space” and ‘Two-Eyed Seeing’.  As such, we welcome applicants who are interested in developing their competencies in applying these principles.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Taking an active role, as a key member of our team, in coordinating elements of our local engagement programs (eg. Youth Circle for Mother Earth, public programming about cultural connections to the environment, plus collaborations with local school boards for land-based learning), with potential for some involvement with international work
Taking an active role in the delivery of in-person and online events
Communicating regularly with staff, partners, attendees and event volunteers
Monitoring and maintaining program-associated social media groups and discussion boards
Compiling and organising key information and photographs about our programs
Supporting outreach and recruitment
Assisting with the preparation of funding applications and reports for current and future programming
Participating in an Internship Support Mentorship and Training Program with other interns from across Ontario
Other duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS:Event/Project coordination experience
Demonstrated interpersonal and communications skills (written and in-person)
Familiarity with Indigenous Knowledge Systems and principles of sustainability
Excellent troubleshooting abilities
A self-starter who’s not afraid to ask for guidance
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Previous experience with funding applications/fundraising and/or willingness to learn
Demonstrated experience with facilitation and/or youth work an asset
Previous experience with not-for-profit work an asset
Proficiency with Google Workspace/Microsoft Office programs/Zoom an asset
Proficiency with graphic design and other digital skills an asset
Valid Driver’s license with access to a personal vehicle an asset
Capacity to work remotely

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Applications are welcome from everyone who’s eligible, and in particular from underrepresented groups, including but not limited to youth of Indigenous ancestry.
To apply, please send your Resume and Cover Letter with this position’s title in the subject line of your email to jobs@plentycanada.com.  We encourage all candidates to apply as soon as possible, as we will be considering applications on a rolling basis. We thank all applicants for their interest, but will only be contacting those selected for interviews.
In addition to outlining why you think you’d be a great addition to our team, please answer the following:
What is your experience working with Indigenous Knowledge Systems, especially as they relate to work in conservation?  (eg. Have you worked within or with such frameworks before; are you familiar with the concept of Ethical Space and, if not, do you have an interest in learning more?)
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[1] To be eligible for Youth Employment Strategy funding, candidates must be Underemployed (employed below their level of education or work part-time)Between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the internship (under 30 by July 15, 2021)
Have not participated in a Youth Employment Strategy Internship in the Past
Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada*
*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 and Skills Strategy initiative.

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Who we are

The Hopewell Rocks Provincial Park is New Brunswick’s most popular natural tourist attraction and one of Canada’s great natural wonders. Located on the shores of the Bay of Fundy, home to the highest tidal range in the world, we strive to provide safe and inclusive opportunities to be in nature, inspire wellness, enjoyment, and education for all.

Hundreds of thousands of guests including film crews, writers, photographers, and scientists from all over the world come to walk the ocean floor, marvel at the sea stacks and enjoy this amazing tidal phenomenon.

Join us! Be a part of contributing to these memorable experiences for our guests that will last a lifetime.

What you will do

Reporting to the Guest Experience Manager, the successful candidate will be an Ambassador for NB Parks. You will be responsible for:

Developing, creating, and managing social media content and communication for Hopewell Rocks in both official languages
Assisting in planning, creating, and designing marketing products in both official languages
Assisting in website management and development
Working with influencers to develop compelling story ideas, in conjunction with Department’s Parks Marketing Coordinator and Travel Media team
Maintaining a safety culture through the promotion, training, and enforcement of all health and safety policies throughout the park
Hosting on-site media, and other special guests
Assisting in acting as a site spokesperson for various media
Ensuring Parks brand guidelines and relevant acts and policies are adhered to
Assuming the role of duty manager as required
Other duties as assigned
Work environment

Working shifts, including evenings, early mornings, weekends, and holidays
Working outside rain or shine
Working amongst a supportive team
We promote a scent-reduced environment
Who you are

You are someone who gets things done
You are fluent in digital marketing and media and have great knowledge of trends of various social platforms
You possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, are self-motivated with a desire to learn, and can think on your feet
You have a respect for safety
Collaboration and inclusivity drive your actions
You are approachable, helpful and enjoy making heartfelt person-to-person connections while striving to exceed our guests’ expectations
You have a love of nature and the outdoors
You are physically fit and able to walk many kilometers in a day
You are willing to learn the many facets of the site
Your attitude, skills and interests are just as important as your area of study. We are looking for diverse backgrounds that bring a combination of the following:

Need to have

Post-secondary diploma in one or more of the following fields of study: marketing, journalism, graphic design, and photography
Minimum of two (2) years of related experience in sector development
Thorough knowledge and experience working with various computer software programs (Excel Word, PowerPoint, Canva, Photoshop, Trello)
Experience in photography/videography
Demonstrated journalism, media relations, sales, and marketing skills to design, develop and present information to wide variety of people
Valid class 5 driver’s license as issued by the Province of New Brunswick
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
Written and spoken competence in English and French is required
Nice to have

Possession of a valid Emergency First Aid/CPR certificate
Experience in the retail industry and/or the tourism industry
General knowledge of role and management of New Brunswick Provincial Parks
Experience in fostering relationships with non-governmental agencies
Experience in preparing external communication and briefing notes
Wage

$1,698.00 to $2,370.00 bi-weekly (Pay Band 2)

Providing a safe workplace for all. Your health and safety are important to us. GNB has implemented preventative measures across the organization to ensure your health and safety.

What can GNB offer you?

Comprehensive benefits package and the Public Service Shared Risk Pension Plan
Opportunities for career growth, professional development, and training
Free access to Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) and services
1 paid Volunteer Day per year to give back to your community
1.25 days/month of paid vacation
How to apply

We encourage applicants to apply on-line, by e-mail to thchumres@gnb.ca or by mail at the following address indicating competition number R18-2022/23-88.

Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture
Human Resource Branch
Marysville Place, 4th floor
P.O. Box 6000, Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
(506) 453-3115

This competition will remain open until the position is filled.

We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities in which we live and serve. We encourage and support applications from Aboriginals, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups.

Let’s connect. You belong here.

Stewardship Coordinator – Policy And Planning

Stewardship Coordinator – Policy & Planning
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Reference #SM-15971

 

 

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust was created to protect and conserve our province’s incredible natural legacy. They save outstanding natural areas through land conservation. They use a strategic, science-driven approach to identify and protect the most threatened, unique, and significant natural areas for nature and for future generations to enjoy. The Nature Trust stewards over 19,000 acres of land across Nova Scotia, and through their ambitious Twice the Wild campaign, aim to double their protected space for nature by 2024.

 

On behalf of our client, we are currently recruiting for a Stewardship Coordinator – Policy & Planning to join their team of dedicated professionals on their Conservation team in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

 

Reporting to the Director of Conservation, the Stewardship Coordinator – Policy and Planning leads the development and implementation of policies designed to support the Nature’s Trust land stewardship initiatives. This role may mentor other Stewardship staff on policy and program implementation, may be assigned Seasonal Intern(s).

 

Stewardship Responsibilities:

 

• Oversees stewardship program development, planning, and continued innovation, enhancement, and capacity-building to meeting evolving stewardship needs (including development, implementation and monitoring of Stewardship 2.0)
• Monitors trends, issues, policies, and best practices in land stewardship, monitoring and enforcement and implements associated improvements to programs, standards, and practices
• Monitors policy requirements, researches, drafts and recommends policies/changes, oversees policy implementation and monitoring
• Works with Stewardship Coordinator – Operations to understand and implement solutions to specific Nature Trust stewardship challenges/issues and develops required policies, practices, resourcing, and capacity
• Contributes to the management of challenging stewardship and enforcement issues and complex, multi-partner stewardship initiatives
• Collaborates with the Stewardship Coordinator – Operations to provide guidance and advice on risk assessment/risk management and safety protocols for all field activities
• Supports the Stewardship Coordinator – Operations with conflict resolution and issues management
• Develops and oversees special projects
• Helps to ensure that the Nature Trust is compliant with the Canadian Land Trust Alliance standards and practices
• Identifies grant opportunities, contributes to grant applications, tracking and reporting
• Cross trains with the Stewardship Coordinator – Operations and may be temporarily assigned to act in that role during vacation or when projects demand additional support.

 

Communication Responsibilities:

 

• In collaboration with the communications team, assists with the development and ensures the delivery of communications, education and marketing materials and tactics to support program
• Develops and maintains collaborative partnerships to support stewardship activities and enhance capacity

 

Administrative/Technical Responsibilities:

 

• Provides timely input to information management and tracking systems including stewardship database and app; stewardship records, tracking systems, templates and reports
• Provides advice, guidance and technical support as required to the Director of Conservation, Executive Director, Nature Trust Board and committees

 

Leadership/Mentoring Responsibilities:

 

• May oversee stewardship team members or contractors on special projects
• May delegate work to the Stewardship Technician and other stewardship staff or contractors following discussion with their direct supervisor and the Stewardship Coordinator – Operations
• Provides feedback on work and coaches the stewardship team when applicable
• Helps to ensure compliance with Occupational Health and Safety requirements for staff and volunteers

 

Financial Responsibilities:

• Carries out required activities within delegated authority and in compliance with Nature Trust financial policies and procedures.

 

As the ideal candidate, you possess related experience in working in a conservation role or land trust, along with post-secondary training in conservation, ecology, biology, resource management or related fields. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered, however. Ability to establish and maintain a network of professional contacts both within the province and more widely, along with the ability to perform research and identify best practices relevant to the Nature Trust, will be key to success in this role. It is essential you are able to work independently while maintaining team relationships, while also being able to be flexible and work in an unstructured environment. Ability to competently use the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel, and to learn to use the stewardship database, Landscape, is required.

 

Working Conditions:

 

This position may require a combination of office and limited field work. The position may also, on occasion, be required to work evenings and weekends.

 

 

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust is an equal opportunity employer. They celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

If you have any questions, please contact Brittany Beale, Consultant at bbeale@kbrs.ca or Scott McGaw, Partner at smcgaw@kbrs.ca. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know.