Position: West Coast Stewardship Coordinator
Organization: The Nature Conservancy of Canada
Location: Victoria, BC
The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is a private, non-profit organization that prides itself on its entrepreneurial, science-based, collaborative approach to achieving conservation success. Since its establishment in 1962, NCC and its supporters have protected more than 2.7 million acres of natural habitat and special places across Canada. NCC has regional offices across the country with a national office in Toronto.
Location: The position will be based in NCC’s Victoria office in British Columbia.
Duration: The position is a full-time position for one (1) year (maternity leave coverage).
Reports to: Program Director, West Coast
Purpose: The purpose of the Stewardship Coordinator role for the West Coast Program is to ensure that NCC delivers high-quality, community-based land stewardship on NCC’s West Coast properties.
Description: The staff position assumes a lead role in the development and implementation of stewardship programs in conjunction with the Program Director and BC Director of Science and Stewardship. The Stewardship Coordinator will assume responsibility for the coordination and delivery of all stewardship activities as outlined in NCC’s property management plans and natural area conservation plans.
Stewardship activities include, but are not limited to: pre-securement site inspections and evaluations, project budget management, fundraising, biological resources inventory, planning, ecosystem restoration and maintenance, management of tenures, licenses and leases, partnership and stakeholder liaison, coordination and review of research, implementation monitoring, compliance monitoring, effectiveness monitoring, and recruitment, and supervision of contractors and seasonal staff working in the West Coast Program area.
The position requires a multi-disciplinary, professional individual with experience in ecology, conservation biology, restoration ecology, conservation planning, partnership building, and community outreach. Flexibility and the willingness to work some weekends and evenings are required.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Key Skills and Aptitudes
The most competitive candidate will hold the following advanced skills or aptitudes:
The most competitive candidate will be able to describe their experience in the following:
NCC is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in joining our team, please forward your resume and cover letter (maximum 1-page cover letter and maximum 2-page resume) indicating “West Coast Stewardship Coordination – [your name]” in the subject line to the Nature Conservancy of Canada via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, August 23rd, 2019.
NCC thanks everyone who applies for their interest, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
To learn more about The Nature Conservancy of Canada and our conservation work in British Columbia, please visit: http://www.natureconservancy.ca/bc.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Aug 2 2019 ID: 54370