Human Dimensions of Wildlife Specialist

Ministry of Land, Water and Resource Stewardship

This position can be performed from any of the following locations: Prince George, Fort St John, Surrey, Nanaimo, Penticton, Cranbrook, Smithers, Kamloops, Victoria, or Nelson.

Human Dimensions of Wildlife Specialist
$72,724.97 – $83,014.85 annually

The Ministry of Land, Water and Resource Stewardship is accountable for integrated land and natural resource management, including leading the Together for Wildlife Strategy. The Together for Wildlife Strategy reflects government’s commitment to making significant new investments and developing new partnerships to deliver wildlife stewardship in collaboration with Indigenous governments, local governments and partners, supported by engagement with British Columbians.

The Human Dimensions of Wildlife Specialist is Together for Wildlife’s authority on the human dimensions aspects of natural resources/wildlife management and is relied upon to lead and manage scientific research and provide expert advice and recommendations to inform policy and program development.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service – Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca)

Qualifications for this role include:

University degree with specialization in human dimensions of wildlife research or a related discipline (e.g., anthropology, human dimensions of other environmental fields) and at least 5 years of recent, related experience*

*Recent (within the last 10 years) employment experience must include all of the following:

Experience working in a senior research role, leading, and managing human dimensions research to inform public policy related to natural resource/wildlife management.
Experience providing expert advice and recommendations to senior decision-makers.
Experience engaging with a wide network of people, such as Indigenous Nations, and stakeholders, to gather input on human dimensions research.

For more information, and to apply online by August 15, 2022

Chief Superintendent, Conservation Officer Service

Full Job Description
Chief Superintendent, Conservation Officer Service – ENV002187
Employment Type : Permanent Full-time
Location(s) : SK-North West-Meadow Lake
Ministry : 073 Corrections Policing and Public Safety
Salary Range : $8531-$11088 Monthly
Grade : MCP.09.
The Ministry of Corrections, Policing and Public Safety is seeking a Chief Superintendent to lead the Conservation Officer Service component of its new Provincial Protective Services Branch.

In the fall of 2021, the Government of Saskatchewan announced peace officers, special constables and community safety officers embedded in multiple ministries would be brought together under a single provincial governance structure known as the Provincial Protective Services (PPS) Branch within the Ministry of Corrections, Policing and Public Safety. We are open to the consideration for candidates outside of the Meadow Lake Area.

The Opportunity

The Chief Superintendent will be a dynamic and progressive professional with considerable experience in senior leadership roles, and significant expertise in the delivery of natural resource and environmental compliance measures that support the goals of government and align with the ministry’s strategic objectives.

 

Reporting to the Assistant Commissioner of PPS’s Enforcement Services Section, this position is responsible for developing, monitoring and modifying service and program delivery through 43 field offices, overseeing responsibilities related to the Protection and Response Team (PRT), and ensuring standards that meet the needs of the ministry and the expectations of Saskatchewan residents.

 

As a member of the PPS senior leadership team, you will be responsible for:

Providing advice and support to the Assistant Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner and Commissioner by recommending and implementing policies and strategies related to wildlife management, resource protection, enforcement and PRT operations;
Supporting and enhancing ministry and government-wide goals and objectives;
Representing Conservation Officer Service priorities related to capital planning, facilities, equipment, deployment and information technology needs;
Leading, coaching and mentoring the Conservation Officer Service management team to achieve branch and ministry goals;
Managing fiscal and human resources to meet branch planning expectations and objectives;
Developing and maintaining partnerships with key stakeholder to deliver branch programs and services; and
Creating and sustaining an innovative and supportive environment that enables staff to achieve results and supports our corporate values.
Ideal Candidate

You will be a strong visionary leader with the expertise, experience and enthusiasm to motivate others, implement change, and influence the evolution of PPS.

You will possess knowledge and skills in:

governance structure and legislation related to public safety and security, policing operations and techniques;
policy planning and development, evaluation, monitoring, continuous improvement, and change management practices/processes;
creating and maintaining partnerships with stakeholder groups, police and regulatory agencies;
understanding the constitutional rights of individuals and case law in the field of resource and environmental enforcement;
environmental legislation, programs, policies and procedures;
fiscal forecasting/budgeting and human resource management;
communication, collaboration, negotiation and relationship-building;
time management, addressing ad hoc requests and adapting to fluid deadlines; and
law enforcement-related techniques, timelines and reporting objectives.
Typically, the requirements for this position include: a Bachelor’s degree in Conservation Enforcement, or diploma in Integrated Resource Management and Environmental Law Enforcement, along with completion of the Western Conservation Law Enforcement Academy (WCLEA) program and significant recent and related supervisory experience. An equivalent combination of education and work experience will be considered.

What we offer

Dynamic, challenging work for talented individuals
A competitive salary
Comprehensive benefits package including pension
Vacation, scheduled days off (SDO) and other types of leave
Inclusive work environments
Advancement opportunities
Flexible work arrangements
We are committed to workplace diversity.
Hours of Work : M – Monthly Out of Scope
Number of Openings : 1
Closing Date: Aug 10, 2022, 12:59:00 AM

Wildlife Director

Salary(s):   XM2 $95,171.00 – $113,800.00 per year

Closing Date:   July 31, 2022

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar regular and term positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

Natural Resources and Northern Development is responsible for leading the policy development and program delivery that fosters responsible resource development for the benefit of all Manitobans. This will be achieved by working in partnership with Indigenous and northern communities, industry, and non-government organizations to develop planning frameworks and science-based management plans that ensure the sustainable use of Manitoba’s fish, forests and wildlife.

The Resource Management and Protection Division delivers programs and services that balance sustainable economic development with ecosystem management related to Manitoba’s fish and wildlife resources.

To be considered for this competition candidates ARE REQUIRED to submit the Application Form for screening, along with your resume, to the Public Service Commission by email (govjobs@gov.mb.ca), quoting competition #39553 and the position title in the subject line. Resumes may be used in addition to the Application Form for screening purposes. Note that candidates will only be invited to an interview if they have satisfactorily met the requirements stated in the Application form.

Click here to access the application form.

Conditions of Employment:

Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
Valid Driver’s License, access to vehicle and/or ability to travel within Manitoba
Qualifications:
Essential:

Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Ecology, Wildlife Management, Resource Management, Resource Planning, Environment Science, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in wildlife management and working with wildlife stakeholders.
Management experience with responsibility for human and financial resources
Proven ability as a leader with a commitment to create, support and sustain a diverse and results-focused environment that enables staff to achieve results and to develop for the future
Experience translating strategic priorities into clear operational and business plans, and experience with accountability-based performance management.
Strong verbal and written communication skills with experience managing internal and external stakeholder relationships
Strong political acumen demonstrated through experience providing strategic advice to senior leaders on complex topics and sensitive issues
Demonstrated ability to leverage opportunities for innovation, find creative solutions to issues, and successfully manage change
Experience leading the development, review and delivery of policy and programs
Experience building relationships with Indigenous people and implementing the principles of reconciliation
Duties:
As a member of the department’s management team, the Director is responsible to lead and manage the Wildlife Branch, and provide advice and support to the Assistant Deputy Minister and Deputy Minister.

The Wildlife Director position is accountable to lead and direct the development and implementation of legislation, regulations, policies, procedures and complex science-based wildlife management programs for the Province of Manitoba.  This position is accountable to ensure sustainable wildlife populations through innovative and science-based management and habitat conservation programs. The Wildlife Director creates and leads wildlife conservation programming to provide the greatest benefits to Manitobans by conserving or enhancing game and non-game wildlife populations and habitat.

Apply to:
Advertisement # 39553
Service Centre 4
Human Resource Services
600-259 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9
Phone:  204-945-7518
Fax: 204-945-0601
Email: govjobs@gov.mb.ca
To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form. See below for further instructions.

Click here to access the application form.

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Wildlife Manager – South Baffin

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The Government of Nunavut was selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and recent graduates in 2021. With one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Canada, Nunavut is a dynamic, vibrant territory, committed to becoming an even better place for future generations. As a government, we are strengthening our unique model of governance – one that integrates Inuit societal values, promotes use of the Inuktut language, achieves a representative public service, and collaborates with partners to achieve the promise of Nunavut. Successful applicants will enjoy a competitive salary, medical and dental benefits, a defined benefit pension plan, relocation privileges and opportunities for training and career advancement.

The Department of the Environment (DOE) must maintain partnerships with community, territorial, provincial, national and international stakeholders utilizing state of the art technology and information systems. The DOE is deeply committed to maintaining a workforce that is representative of the population and whose operations reflect the principles of Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (IQ).

Reporting to the Director of Wildlife Operations, the Wildlife Manager – South Baffin’s key function is to provide support and direction to community-based Conservation Officers ensuring the wise use of wildlife. The Wildlife Manager also provides support and permitting for similar wise-use practices on behalf of federal agencies pursuant to existing working agreements between levels of government. This position is responsible for up-holding territorial, interjurisdictional, national and international wildlife management commitments. Also, this position maintains a close relationship with Hunter’s & Trapper’s Organization (HTO) and the Regional Wildlife Organization (RWO) and is knowledgeable about wildlife management issues and the concerns and issues facing harvesters. This position issues, processes or has input into permits for wildlife usage including fur and meat dealers, processing plants, outfitters, guides, and wildlife research and observation. Within the Nunavut wildlife co-management regime, the Wildlife Manager works primarily with seven HTO’s, one Regional Wildlife Organization (RWO) and regional liaison staff of the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB). The incumbent is responsible for discharging some of the Government’s main obligations under the Nunavut Agreement (NA), particularly Articles 5 and 9.

The Wildlife Manager provides wildlife management advice to the region. This position coordinates and evaluates activities to ensure compliance with renewable resource legislation, the sustainable use of wildlife and a high quality of the environment, coordinates public education on acts, regulations, safety, and programs, within the context of the legislation, departmental policies, procedures and departmental priorities. The Wildlife Manager is responsible for managing the staff of the region (Wildlife Manager Trainee, Conservation Officers Trainee, II and III, clerical staff, casuals, and seasonal employees. Also, the incumbent represents the department on regional wildlife issues and carries out specific regional office responsibilities. This position provides support to other Departmental staff and the public in creating resource development opportunities that contribute to the social and economic well-being of residents. In addition, the Wildlife Manager maintains financial control within approved budget, to provide accurate and reliable financial information and to provide prompting for appropriate action when necessary. This position coordinates materials management of equipment and supplies, within approved budget, to maintain an effective and efficient level of equipment and supplies fit for use.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized completion of Arctic College’s Environmental Technology Program along with six (6) years relevant experience in wildlife management at both the field operations and management level. Also, three (3) years direct supervisory experience and three (3) years’ experience or education in enforcement, licensing, and inspection techniques. Financial management experience is required. Must hold a valid driver’s license (ability to drive trucks, snowmobiles, ATV, and boats are required) and must hold a valid Firearms Possession and Acquisition License (PAL) (ability to carry a firearm is required). Also, experience in wilderness travel and survival skills, First Aid and CPR certification and WHMIS 2015 certification would be considered an asset. This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. Fluency in Inuktitut would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.

Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to gnhr@gov.nu.ca. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a representative workforce, therefore priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit who self-identify as being enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement in accordance with the Priority Hiring Policy.
Government of Nunavut employees serving a probationary period must obtain and provide written authorization from the deputy head of their employing department. The authorization from the deputy head must accompany your application for your application to be considered.
Possession of a criminal record may not disqualify candidates from being considered. An assessment of the criminal record will be measured against the scope and duties of the position. This is only a requirement for positions that require a satisfactory criminal record or vulnerable sector check.
Applicants may submit their resume in any of the Official Languages of Nunavut.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
The onus is on candidates in receipt of foreign post-secondary education credentials to have their foreign credentials assessed through a recognized Canadian education institution. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of their application.

Director of Recreation

Corner Brook is the largest urban centre outside of the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland. Home to Grenfell Campus of Memorial University, Corner Brook Pulp and Paper, and a large international container port, this bustling City is a gateway for outdoor adventurers and an oasis of culture and entertainment.

With approximately 20,000 residents, the city has been a centre of commerce and government services for the west coast for almost 100 years. Its history extends back much further than that as the ancestral home of the Mi’kmaq people. Today, Corner Brook is home to Qalipu First Nation and approximately 25% of City residents are members of the Band.

Corner Brook is a progressive, economically diversified community with a focus on tourism and quality of life. It enjoys excellent access to mainland Canada via ferry and the nearby Deer Lake airport. With its recreational facilities and access to nature, it is an exceptional place to raise children or simply live the good life.

As a member of the senior management team, the Director of Recreation Services will report to the City Manager and is responsible for overseeing the departmental delivery of recreation and leisure activities including, but not limited to, ice surfaces, swimming pool, City parks and playgrounds, indoor gymnasiums, and childcare centre. The Director is responsible for ensuring that the department operates in an effective and efficient manner, while human resources management and budgetary needs are meet.

The Director of Recreation Services is a key member of the Municipality’s leadership team who oversees performance and service provision, high-impact projects and long term planning. The Director is responsible for a diverse team made up of non-union and unionized staff. As the leader of Recreation Services, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the department’s business including parks, sport fields, trails, Civic Centre, Recreation Centre, recreation programming (representing a variety of interests, ages, cultures, abilities), and community special events.

As the ideal candidate you possess a bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sports/Leisure Administration, Park Management, Public Administration, or related field in conjunction with a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in parks and recreation leadership, including a minimum of five years at a managerial level. In addition, you possess experience related to the operation and maintenance of Parks, Arenas, Pools, Multi-purpose Recreation Facilities, and related equipment, as well as extensive knowledge of the philosophies, principles, and practices of community recreation, cultural, and community service.

You have a demonstrated track record of success in a senior-level management role within a complex multi-stakeholder environment. You are able to communicate a vision, motivate a team and create an innovative culture that stimulates creative thinking and excellence. You behave in a professional manner, regardless of circumstances. You are a problem-solver and a quick, strategic thinker and you effectively manage relationships and can implement change when needed.

The City of Corner Brook is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our community and is an equal opportunity employer. The city invites and encourages applications from all qualified candidates from equity-seeking groups, (Indigenous peoples, racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQQIP2SA+ persons) who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by the city throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation in order to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact accommodate@kbrs.ca or communicate your needs to mdoyle@kbrs.ca.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, contact Jennifer Massey, Partner at jmassey@kbrs.ca or Michelle Doyle, Executive Recruiter at dclinton@kbrs.ca or submit your application online at: http://www.kbrs.ca/Career/15775.

Education : Bachelor’s degree
Experience : 5 years or more

Executive Director

Permanent, full-time (1.0 or 0.8 FTE)
Reports to: CPAWS-BC Board of Directors
Direct Reports: 1 director; 3 managers

This position can work out of a Vancouver office or may choose to work remotely elsewhere in British Columbia. Currently, the majority of our team is choosing to work from home. 1-2 in-person, all-staff retreats are scheduled per year. The successful candidate will travel to Victoria and/or Lower Mainland as needed for internal and stakeholder meetings.

The annual salary for the position is $100,000, plus generous health and dental benefits, RRSP matching program, 15 days paid vacation and scheduled annual cost of living increases.

ABOUT CPAWS-BC
The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – British Columbia (CPAWS-BC) is part of one of Canada’s oldest non-profit conservation groups. We have been defending lands and waters in BC since 1978 and are dedicated to keeping BC’s natural environment thriving forever. Nature is BC’s best hope.

CPAWS-BC works on the unceded territories of Indigenous Peoples. We recognize that all people have the right to a healthy environment. Identity, culture, and survival are often deeply rooted in people’s connection to the land and ocean. However, not all people have equal access to and decision-making powers over the use of land and the ocean. As a conservation organization, we have the responsibility to uphold the values of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion of marginalized voices and perspectives. CPAWS-BC’s hiring practices give priority to Indigenous, Black, and racialized people and those who face systemic barriers to employment.

ABOUT THE ROLE
The Executive Director is the senior leader within CPAWS-BC, responsible for the day-to-day operations and business of CPAWS-BC as a registered not-for-profit society. The Executive Director is responsible for the leadership and management of a progressive and evolving conservation non-profit alongside a strong staff team and a newly created Director of Conservation and Advocacy role. The Executive Director builds and maintains strong relationships with Indigenous partners, Board, staff, funders, donors, the CPAWS national office and fellow CPAWS chapters, and the broader community with a commitment to achieve outcomes that are inclusive, and mission-driven.

A significant mandate and priority of the Executive Director is to identify strategies and action plans to engage with and center Indigenous knowledge and advocacy within CPAWS-BC and our broader conservation work. CPAWS-BC holds a number of good relations with Indigenous nations around British Columbia, and staff and Board have worked together to deepen their understanding of and work with Indigenous Nations. The successful candidate will need to identify, build buy-in and communicate a shared vision of reconciliation, decolonization and/or Indigenization of CPAWS-BC’s work.

This is a great opportunity to bring a transformational leadership approach to join a dynamic team in a growing and evolving organization driving bold conservation goals. If you can imagine yourself in this role, we are keen to hear from you! Please share what you would bring and how you would be impactful.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Executive Director has overall responsibility for:

• Developing an organizational culture that is culturally safe and ethical, which attracts, retains, and motivates a
diverse staff to contribute to the successful delivery of programs and services.

• Overseeing the ongoing implementation of effective financial and administrative systems; develop, monitor, and
present the annual budget.

• Working closely with the Board of Directors and the staff team in the collaborative development, regular review,
and implementation of the Strategic Plan that sets out the organization’s mission and vision.

• Maintaining and helping shape the ongoing relationship with the CPAWS national office and fellow CPAWS
chapters to understand and facilitate aligned priorities and identify opportunities for collaboration.

• Overseeing the development and implementation of a strategy specific to Indigenous relations within CPAWS-BC
(e.g., reconciliation, decolonization, and/or Indigenization of partnership relations, funding, and governance
models, and/or staff competencies).

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE BRINGS:
• A collaborative, respectful, and engaging leadership style coupled with a strategic mindset and experience in
fostering a values-aligned team culture.

• Knowledge of non-profit and NGO funding, operations, and governance best practices.

• Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain positive relationships with diverse groups through superior
interpersonal, problem-solving, and communication skills.

• Demonstrated ability in finding innovative solutions, taking risks, and implementing goal-oriented strategies.

• Financial acumen and professional, discrete judgment.

• A passion for protecting Canada’s lands, ocean, wildlife, and species at risk.

 

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS:
• Experience managing and providing support and guidance to a multi-disciplinary team, removing barriers to
empower the team to do their best work, and strengthening and enhancing organizational development and
workplace culture.

• A deep and demonstrated commitment and ability to affect action in the area of justice, equity, diversity, and
inclusion, with that perspective guiding decision-making.

• Experience working with and/or reporting directly to a Board of Directors with a demonstrated understanding of
non-profit governance (including the Societies Act of BC and the parameters of having registered charitable
status and/or reporting requirements).

• Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation applicable to non-profit employers (i.e., Employment Standards
Act, Canada Revenue Agency, human rights, and occupational health and safety).

• Experience with fund development, grant writing, and/or developing corporate partnerships and sponsorships.

• Experience developing, implementing, and monitoring strategic and operational plans that build on an
organization’s mission and value creativity, innovation, and bold ideas.

• Experience developing, implementing, and monitoring operational budgets, including financial planning and
reporting.

• Experience implementing communication strategies using evolving and diverse platforms.

• Skilled in developing relationships with and working in coalition with other organizations.

 

HOW TO APPLY
Should you be interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Joel Harnest, in confidence, at joel@cpawsbc.org. We will respond to all who express interest.

CPAWS-BC strives to maintain and expand a diverse and inclusive workforce. We strongly encourage applicants to state whether they are part of a visible minority, experience challenges with ableism, or are Indigenous. We also welcome applicants who are diverse in other ways, including in sexual orientation, gender identity, or other aspects that contribute to the mosaic of backgrounds at CPAWS-BC.

Applications will be received and reviewed on a rolling basis, with an intended start date no later than November 1, 2022.

Director of Conservation & Advocacy

This position can work out of a Vancouver office or may choose to work remotely elsewhere in British Columbia. Currently, the majority of our team is choosing to work from home. 1-2 in-person, all-staff retreats are scheduled per year. The successful candidate will travel to Victoria and/or Lower Mainland as needed for internal and stakeholder meetings.

The annual salary for the position is $85,000, plus generous health and dental benefits, RRSP matching program, 15 days paid vacation, and scheduled annual cost of living increases.

 

ABOUT CPAWS-BC
The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – British Columbia (CPAWS-BC) is part of one of Canada’s oldest non-profit conservation groups. We have been defending lands and waters in BC since 1978 and are dedicated to keeping BC’s natural environment thriving forever. Nature is BC’s best hope.

CPAWS-BC works on the unceded territories of Indigenous Peoples. We recognize that all people have the right to a healthy environment. Identity, culture, and survival are often deeply rooted in people’s connection to the land and ocean. However, not all people have equal access to and decision-making powers over the use of land and the ocean. As a conservation organization, we have the responsibility to uphold the values of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion of marginalized voices and perspectives. CPAWS-BC’s hiring practices give priority to Indigenous, Black, and racialized people and those who face systemic barriers to employment.

 

ABOUT THE ROLE
The newly created role of Director of Conservation & Advocacy is a senior leader within CPAWS-BC responsible for the oversight and implementation of conservation campaigns and advocacy. They will provide leadership in developing and enacting campaign strategy, developing effective government relations and advocacy plans, oversee stakeholder relations and coalition-building strategies in order to work towards conservation goals.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Director of Conservation and Advocacy has overall responsibility for:

• Working with conservation staff to develop strategic campaign and advocacy plans that drive success on
CPAWS-BC’s Impact Measures.

• Overseeing the development and leading the implementation of a strategy specific to Indigenous relations within
conservation campaign and advocacy initiatives (e.g., reconciliation, decolonization, and/or Indigenization of
partnership relations, funding, and governance models, and/or staff competencies)

• Hiring, directing, and managing the conservation team to ensure a coordinated approach and strategy to
CPAWS-BC’s work to achieve new public protected areas in BC, ensure the proper management of established
protected areas, and defend other ecologically significant areas from harm.

• Collaborating with the Executive Director and the Development team on the funding, budget, and governance
support required for conservation work.

• Liaising between the conservation staff and the Board of Directors and providing guidance to the Board on
conservation and strategic decisions (e.g., impact measures)

• Facilitating all government relations related to CPAWS-BC’s conservation program and campaign areas,
including lobbying activities, and preparation of policy papers and briefs.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE BRINGS:
• A strategic and creative approach, being detail-oriented, highly motivated, diplomatic and tactful, with excellent
judgment and demonstrated problem-solving skills, with the ability to make decisions in a changing environment
and anticipate future needs.

• An encouraging and supportive leadership style which aims to bring out the best in people and aligns them around
bold goals.

• Demonstrated ability in identifying innovative solutions and opportunities, taking risks, and implementing
goal-oriented strategies.

• A passion for protecting Canada’s lands, ocean, wildlife, and species at risk.

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS:
• Progressive experience leading multidisciplinary teams in the conservation non-profit sector and/or government
and working effectively across the organization and functions

• Expertise in program development and managing campaigns and a proven track record in government relations.

• Demonstrated experience in effective communications and community engagement strategies to galvanize public
opinion and buy-in, and affect change within regional, provincial, and/or federal policy and public opinion

• Strong understanding of and commitment to JEDI principles (justice, equity, diversity & inclusion), including and
specifically in reconciliation, decolonization, and/or Indigenizing relationships

HOW TO APPLY
Should you be interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Joel Harnest, in confidence, at joel@cpawsbc.org. We will respond to all who express interest.

CPAWS-BC strives to maintain and expand a diverse and inclusive workforce. We strongly encourage applicants to state whether they are part of a visible minority, experience challenges with ableism, or are Indigenous. We also welcome applicants who are diverse in other ways, including in sexual orientation, gender identity, or other aspects that contribute to the mosaic of backgrounds at CPAWS-BC.

Applications will be received and reviewed on a rolling basis, with an intended start date no later than November 1, 2022.

Operations Coordinator

Full Job Description
Department: Natural Resources & Renewables

Location: Multiple Locations

Type of Employment: Permanent

Union Status: Exclusion – Non Union – NSPG

Closing Date: 7/5/2022 (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)

About Us

Nova Scotia is rich in natural resources – including biodiversity, forests, geological resources, provincial parks and the land we manage. The Department of Natural Resources & Renewables is responsible for the development, management, conservation and protection of forest, mineral, parks and wildlife resources and the administration of the province’s Crown land. Together we are working with Nova Scotians to build a better future through sustainable natural resource management as we all benefit from the natural health and wealth of the province.

About Our Opportunity

As Operations Coordinator, you will be a vital member of the Regional Management Team and report to the Area Manager. The work you do will help us achieve our Departmental objectives for program delivery across the Province. Programs to be delivered include geology, forest protection, parks and outdoor recreation, land administration, private and crown land management, wildlife, and field reports for integrated resource management.

 

As the Operations Coordinator you will assist the area manager with the overall delivery or provision of either a single service or group of common services including the development, monitoring, and adherence to operational procedures and standards, hiring, selection, scheduling and performance management.

Primary Accountabilities

The Department of Natural Resources & Renewables is seeking a dynamic Operations Coordinator to lead program delivery. Through the effective leadership of staff and resources, you will be responsible for the efficient delivery of Department Programs including the management of staff and associated budgets.

 

Some of the primary accountabilities in this role include:

Delivering outcomes by coordinating projects with others and working within established systems.
Implement the delivery of department programs such as Crown Land Management, Crown Land Administration, forest fire prevention and suppression, wildlife studies, biological studies, insects and diseases, park operation, public liaison and education etc; respond to wildfires as directed by the Area Manager.
Monitoring of resources through effective communication and performance management to enhance department program delivery.
Providing input into the development of procedures for an area within the department, then monitoring the implementation of those procedures.
Ensuring appropriate quality and risk management processes are followed, and suggesting improvements in current processes, systems, and procedures.
Delivering a plan for internal communications with guidance from senior colleagues.

Qualifications and Experience

Typically, ideal candidates will have a Department recognized two-year Lands and Forestry technical diploma along with 5 years of related experience in resource management, including administration and leadership roles; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

Frequent travel across the province is a component of this position; as such, a valid driver’s license is required.

 

As the ideal candidate you have previous experience:

Building a high performing team, ensuring the team is focused, motivated, and inspired to achieve team objectives.
Providing guidance and training to others on planning, organizing, prioritizing, and overseeing activities to meet operational objectives.
Managing projects and/or programs through the departments work plan to ensure they meet the desired cost, time, and quality parameters.

 

You possess exceptional communication (written/verbal/active listening) and relationship building skills to maintain frequent contact with management, senior offices as well as with supervisory and technical staff. With strong time management skills, you can manage, track, and attend to multiple pieces of information, bringing order and clarity.

 

Leadership competencies required at this level of work are:

Analytical Thinking, Action Management, Team Leadership, Initiative, Effective Interactive Communication, Partnering and Relationship Building, and Intercultural and Diversity Proficiency.

 

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

Equivalency includes, but is not limited to:

 

A bachelors degree in Natural Science with 3 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 offerings and eligibility criteria.
Working Conditions

Working in varying conditions and uneven terrain is a requirement of this position.

 

This position requires work in both Yarmouth and Digby County; frequent travel between Yarmouth and Digby County.
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: EC 10

Salary Range: $2,858.01 – $3,572.52 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.

 

Current government employees may access this posting through the link below:

 

 

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer. We thank all applicants for the interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All questions and concerns may be directed to Competitions@novascotia.ca.

Assistant Park Superintendent – Sandbanks Provincial Park

Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Expression of Interest
Position: Assistant Park Superintendent
Classification: M0609A – Legal/Regulatory 03 ($57,398.00 – $84,322.00)
Location: Sandbanks Provincial Park
Duration: Temporary assignment for up to 6 months with possible
extension
Are you looking for a great opportunity with the Ministry of the Environment
Conservation and Parks to engage with people and work with a dynamic and motivated
team?
As the Assistant Park Superintendent, you will play a central role by assisting with
planning, developing and managing Sandbanks Provincial Park while protecting their
natural and recreational heritage values.
The Ontario Parks’ mission is to protect natural and cultural resources and provide
opportunities for inspiration, enjoyment and education; now and for future generations.
This is an opportunity to:
• Assist in providing leadership and supervision to a team within the parks as you
deliver the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks / Ontario Parks
mandate with a focus on ecological sustainability
• Assist in the planning, organizing, and implementation of business, resource
management and operational activities
• Provide assistance on human resources activities such as recruitment, training
and evaluation of staff, assigning work schedules and managing performance
• Monitor park programs through an audit process to ensure compliance with cash
handling policies, Park Discovery Program guidelines, compliance with accepted
enforcement practices and techniques and regard for employee and public safety
• Prepare tenders and purchases materials, maintains expenditure control against
allocated budget, administers service contracts and concession agreements
• Participate in the preparation and updating of the risk management plan and
direct the implementation of action identified to ensure duty of care with respect
to the public use
• Take enforcement action as required as a Park Warden involving
serious/sensitive violations as well as providing leadership during park
emergency situations
How do I qualify?
Mandatory
• You must have the ability to obtain a Park Warden designation and ability to
meet the standards in Use of Force training.
• You must possess a valid class ‘G’ driver’s licence or equivalent, as recognized
by the Province of Ontario.
• Possession of or ability to acquire a valid Emergency First Aid certificate.
Leadership Skills:
• You possess strong interpersonal and team building skills to provide leadership,
monitor performance and promote excellence in customer service and team
performance.
• You are able to set priorities, meet tight deadlines, work under pressure and
maintain a high level of accuracy.
• You have demonstrated skills in managing financial budgets and human
resources, including labour relations issues.
• You have the ability to be responsible for the overall compliance with legislative
statutes, collective agreements, government and ministry policies, directives,
guidelines and commitments related to programs and services.
• You have sound judgement and political acuity skills to provide authoritative
advice and guidance to senior management.
Program Management and Coordination Skills:
• You possess knowledge of resource management principles related to park
management, concessions operations and planning.
• You have a good understanding of accounting, revenue practices, expenditure
control and supply and contract management.
• You possess knowledge of general facility, grounds keeping and utilities coupled
with knowledge of capital development including the ability to understand site
development and construction plans.
• You possess analytical skills and the ability to work independently and use good
judgment.
• You have organizational skills to prepare schedules, organize and implement
work and special projects.
Communication, Relationship Management and Interpersonal Skills:
• You have strong communication skills to effectively develop and manage
relationships with staff, volunteers, visitors, service providers and other
government agencies.
• You have the ability to collaborate with other agencies including ambulance
services, fire services, to develop a comprehensive approach to emergency
planning and management for the purpose of first aid response, critical incident
management, road closures and disaster planning.
• You have the ability to respond to emergencies, complaints and contentious
issues involving the public, staff, stakeholders, interest groups and media with
tact and diplomacy.
• You have interpersonal and team building skills to provide leadership, monitor
performance and promote excellence in customer service and team performance.
Technical Skills:
• You have knowledge of general facility, grounds keeping, utility and equipment
maintenance.
• You have knowledge of capital development to understand site development and
construction plans.
• You are able to apply and interpret relevant legislation, policies and procedures
and possess working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume via
email, quoting “Expression of Interest – Assistant Park Superintendent –
Sandbanks” in the subject line, no later than May 20, 2022 to:
Attention: Curt Morris, Park Superintendent
Sandbanks Provincial Park
Southeast Zone, Ontario Parks
Land and Water Division
E-Mail: curt.morris@ontario.ca
Thank you for your interest. Please ensure you have your manager’s approval to apply.
Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.
OPS commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, anti-racism: We are
committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a
diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable
workplace.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with
disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a
diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and
expressions.
Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint
pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility,
diversity and inclusion in the public service.
We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of
employment, consistent with the requirements of Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

Park Superintendent – Temagami Area Parks

ATTENTION OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS
Are you passionate about contributing to the protection of significant natural, cultural, and recreational environments, while providing ample opportunities for visitors to participate in recreational activities? Then look more closely at this challenging, management opportunity within one of two Ontario provincial parks!

The Temagami Area Parks include world renowned canoeing and hiking opportunities in front and backcountry settings. Marten River and Finlayson Point Provincial Parks offer front country experiences including camping, hiking and all of the amenities associated with car camping. The backcountry of the Temagami Area Parks provides wilderness access to thousands of kilometers of ancient pine shoreline in and around the island-dotted waters of the Temagami region. The backcountry parks in this cluster include:

Lady Evelynn – Smoothwater
Makobe – Greys River
Obabika River
Solace
Sturgeon River
Chiniguchi
Kenny Forest
Temagami River
WJB Greenwood