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CONSERVATION & CLIMATE CHANGE

Position: Conservation and Climate Change Coordinator
Organization: Thompson-Nicola Conservation Collaborative
Location: work from home, Thompson-Nicola region, BC

The Thompson-Nicola Conservation Collaborative (TNCC) is a partnership of diverse conservation organizations and Indigenous communities that are working to advance biodiversity conservation in the Thompson Watershed.

The TNCC is seeking an experienced project coordinator who can manage a project from inception to completion. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to engage in exciting and challenging conservation work. The coordinator will work with the program manager and the staff of partner organizations to design and implement conservations projects that support the conservation efforts in the Thompson Watershed. The project coordinator will schedule and facilitate meetings and workshops, prepare reports, conduct presentations and assist in developing new conservation initiatives that protect habitat for fish and wildlife.

This is a one-year contract position with renewal of the contract based on a performance review and funding. Salary offered is $60,000-$70,000/year depending on qualifications and experience. Flexibility around contract work, work share, and other arrangements may be considered.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support TNCC and partner projects to facilitate increased conservation efforts and outcomes.
  • Apply knowledge and skills to deliver on climate change and mapping related projects.
  • Conduct research, prepare project reports and evaluations for TNCC partners and funders.
  • Develop and support delivery of communications resources including newsletters, social media, workshops, events, as well as presentations to local government, community organizations and students.
  • Assist in preparing grant submissions for conservation priorities.
  • Provide operational support for the partnership by responding to requests for information.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Post secondary degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience in conservation planning, environmental sciences, natural resource management or a related field.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in project development and coordination.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills for establishing and maintaining relationships.
  • An understanding of Indigenous knowledge and values in relation to caring for water and the land.
  • An ability to work effectively, independently, under tight timelines and in team environments.

TNCC is committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, and age. We encourage those who self-identify as Indigenous, BIPOC, and LGBTQIA+ to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in the TNCC. Applicants must be based in British Columbia, with preference given to those located within the Thompson Watershed. Only those who are short-listed will be contacted.

Qualified applicants may submit a detailed resume, with cover letter, by June 26th, 2022 at 6:00 p.m., to: info@tnccollaborative.org. For more information about the TNCC, visit: tnccollaborative.org.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 8 2022    ID: 64764