Wildsight is looking for a creative, collaborative and passionate Operations Manager to join our team. This is a 0.5-0.7 Full Time Equivalent (20-28 hours per week) maternity leave contract that comes with five weeks vacation (pro-rated) and a Private Health Services Plan (PHSP).
Salary: $27,468–$38,455 (0.5-0.7 FTE)
Start Date: May 15, 2019
Wildsight’s vision is to inspire a shared community desire to protect our natural world for future generations. We envision extensive and connected wild spaces for wildlife—from grizzly bears to woodpeckers to trout. We envision clean and clear water running from mountain watersheds to our lakes. We see thriving and sustainable communities made up of engaged and educated citizens.
Wildsight’s approach is unique. We not only work to shape and influence land-use decisions, but we guide practice and steward change on the ground. We work with industry, scientists and all levels of government, including First Nations. We partner with other local, provincial, national and international conservation organizations to achieve our goals.
At our heart, we are a grassroots organization, harnessing our power from the people whose lives affect and are affected by our work. We strive to inspire a conservation ethic in our children and in our communities so that the future leaders of tomorrow will be equipped to deal with the challenges of sustainability.
About the Position
The Operations Manager will have wide ranging responsibilities including administrative functions, strategic planning, meeting coordination and facilitation, grant administration and management duties. S/he will be highly organized, an exceptional collaborator and a strategic systems thinker, supporting our strategic plan to help accomplish our goals. S/he will have a proven track record in a broad spectrum of organizational management skills, including administration, financial management, fundraising, board of directors support and liaison, and management. The Operations Manager is a member of the Management Team that oversees Wildsight’s work and will work closely with all staff and contractors to carry out his/her duties. S/he will report to the Executive Director and will be based in our Kimberley office.
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What you bring:
Applicants are asked to send a cover letter and CV in one PDF to robyn(at)wildsight.ca by April 10, 2019.
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 12 2019 ID: 52047