• Full Time
  • Remote
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Website Trans Canada Trail

Opportunity Type:
Job

Our Mission
As the longest trail network in the world, the Trans Canada Trail connects Canadians and visitors to nature and to one another, from coast to coast to coast, through accessible and inclusive outdoor activities. Through collaboration and partnerships, we build, maintain and steward Canada’s national trail – a unique collection of urban and rural trails.

Our Vision
Building on the achievement of connection, the Trans Canada Trail will continue to inspire everyone to embrace the outdoors, to discover the diversity of our land and people, to enhance their health and wellbeing, and to share their stories along this globally significant and iconic trail network.

The Opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity to join the organization in the role of Coordinator, Infrastructure and
Signage. As part of our strategic plan, this role is instrumental in the development and enhancement of the Trans Canada Trail network. This includes the coordination and implementation of network infrastructure and signage projects, undertaken or funded by TCT, and the gathering of general information about the state of the Trail from trail operators across the country.

Key Responsibilities
Coordination and Implementation
• Promote projects and assist trail operators for program applications
• Receive and review program applications, project documentation, and progress and final reports
• Assess trail infrastructure and signage projects and provide an accurate analysis, overview and
recommendation• Work to ensure the network remains connected and viable by feeding the project pipeline
• Be proactive in fostering new projects for continual trail improvement and enhancement
• Manage and monitor the progress of projects, with special attention to schedules and budgets
• Maintain an accurate cash flow and meet deliverables
• Provide recommendations on project implementation, including Trail registration, deregistration,
reroutes, extension development and funding
• Research and assist in the development of new projects and partnerships
• Ensure TCT recognition is in place for all assigned projects
• Collaborate with the National Manager to develop applicable annual plans and budgets
Planning, Budget and Administration
• Support the National Manager with the implementation of projects and annual plan deliverables
• Collaborate with the National Manager to develop applicable annual plans and budgets
Staff & Leadership
• Communicate and support other TCT departments and staff
• Participate in regular staff and Trail Team meetings, as required
Other
• Perform other job-related tasks as required
Qualifications & Skills
• Related project coordination experience
• Experience in trail design or construction and signage implementation
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
• Ability to build and maintain professional relationships with partners, stakeholders and other
agencies, both internal and external
• Ability to communicate complicated, potentially controversial and timely messages, when faced
with multiple considerations
• Results-oriented, deriving satisfaction from milestone achievements
• Ability to travel, as required
• Ability to work independently in a remote environment
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Strong knowledge of Salesforce, GIS and mapping systems, with experience in ESRI an asset
• Bilingual (English/French)
• No experience or degree requirements are identified for this position. We encourage applications
from all candidates who think they have the training, knowledge, skill and experience related to the
job and its responsibilities.

How to apply
Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary expectations in confidence to: project@tctrail.ca
before April 22, 2022.
We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment processes and work environments. If contacted
regarding this competition, please advise us in a timely fashion, of any accommodation assistance you
require to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received related to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.
We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from women, members of a visible
minority group, Indigenous Peoples and persons with disabilities.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest in working at Trans Canada Trail

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