Website Nashwaak Watershed Association (NWAI)

Opportunity Type:

Project Coordinator

Fredericton, NB
Science and Research
Full-time – Permanent

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Project Coordinator has direct responsibility for day-to-day projects of the Nashwaak Watershed Association (NWAI). This includes responsibility for delivering current project commitments, reporting, financial reporting, proposal writing and volunteer oversight where necessary.

The Project Coordinator for the Nashwaak Watershed Association Inc. (NWAI) will be responsible for our riparian restoration projects within the watershed. The selected candidate will coordinate the Landowner Conservation Program, including report-writing and budgets. The coordinator will lead the floodplain and riparian restoration projects as outlined in the NWAI 2021-2030 Strategic Plan. The position will include time spent in the field – assisting with culvert assessments, field trips, restoration projects, tree and shrub planting, and water quality monitoring. The following activities will be part of the position: Campbell Creek Dam, headwaters of the Nashwaak watershed culverts, Marysville and Neill’s Flats.

The Project Coordinator will co-lead education programming for children and youth in both the public school and summer camp setting with grades 3 and 4 as the primary focus. The coordinator will assist in representing the organization at external events, and be active in the planning, development and implementation of NWAI sponsored educational workshops. The coordinator will represent the association at special events in rural communities in our watershed.

What you’ll do

Physical restoration work (dam/debris removal, tree planting, rain garden installation)
Field work in various weather conditions (rain, heat, cold) and terrain (forest, wetland, streams)
Fish habitat and watercourse connectivity assessment
Scientific data entry on field sheets and computer
Plan, develop and deliver of public outreach and education
Water quality monitoring using various environmental parameters (pH, temperature, dissolved oxygen, etc.)
Equipment maintenance
Other office and field work, as required

What you’ll need


Experience: 1 to 4 years experience in a similar role.
GIS experience
Experience in the non-profit sector
Knowledge of environmental conservation
Project management
Communication skills
Public eduction

We’re looking for

Core Skills

Watershed Management
Conservation Biology
Community Engagement
Proposal Writing
Public Speaking
Social Media
Project Management
Media Management
Financial Reporting

A little bit about us

Nashwaak Watershed Association
The Nashwaak Watershed Association was established in 1995 as a not-for-profit organization. Our organization restores land that can protect river water quality and we engage people on the use of its importance.

We envision people caring for a clean, healthy, and beautiful Nashwaak River watershed that supports and connects people and wildlife for years to come.

To promote, conserve, and restore the Nashwaak ecosystem by using science-based methods, community collaboration, and advocacy for the watershed and its inhabitants.

To learn more visit our website: or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

This full-time position is funded until March 31, 2023 with the possibility of extension if funding permits.

Tagged as: financial reporting, project delivery, proposal writing, reporting, volunteer oversight

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