Full time: 35 hours/week
The Ecology Action Centre is a dynamic and vibrant environmental charity based in Nova Scotia. Since 1971, we have proudly served in a leadership role, tackling critical environmental issues from biodiversity protection to climate change to environmental justice. Grounded in community, we are a strong voice and watchdog for our environment, taking a holistic approach to the environment, our economy, and the creation of a just and sustainable society.
We strive to promote a diverse and inclusive organizational culture that emphasizes strong values, collaboration, quality work, and real impact. We value our members, volunteers, staff, and partners. Our values driven work is created, managed, and overseen by our determined, passionate, and highly competent staff. We have a team of incredible people who share ideas, friendships, and a contagious level of inspiration and determination to make the world a better place.
Our transportation team works to increase the use of transportation modes in Nova Scotia, like walking, cycling, and transit use, that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promote healthy communities, and ensure equitable access for all.
We are seeking a full-time Transportation Officer to join our sustainable transportation team. The successful candidate will work to raise the profile of transportation issues, grow the Sustainable Transportation Action Committee, and strengthen our network of dedicated volunteers/allies across the province. They will work closely with the Sustainable Transportation Coordinator to coordinate outreach and engagement with community groups, coalitions, and volunteers, and support communications and reporting for sustainable transportation campaigns. The Officer will report directly to the Sustainable Transportation Coordinator.
Participate in direct outreach and engagement with community groups and individual members of the public.
REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Organization and Coordination
Communication and Relationship Building
DESIRABLE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
The Ecology Action Centre is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from individuals in traditionally marginalized groups such as, but not limited to: African Nova Scotian and other racialized people, Indigenous people, lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender and queer people, and persons with disabilities.
We encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter or application if they are a member of a marginalized community.
Diversity is a stated value of the Ecology Action Centre. Moreover, diversity in the EAC community is a strength that we seek to cultivate. It is the responsibility of every employee of EAC to foster a culture that embraces and promotes diversity.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
Using the subject heading "Transportation Officer EAC 19-06.3", please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Nancy Julien, Human Resources Manager at email@example.com .
APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 27, 2019.
The Ecology Action Centre is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from individuals in traditionally marginalized groups such as, but not limited to: African Nova Scotian and other racialized people, Indigenous people, lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender and queer people, and persons with disabilities. We encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter or application if they are a member of a marginalized community.
We thank all applicants for their time and interest, however only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
The Ecology Action Centre was founded in 1971 and is one of Nova Scotia’s largest environmental organizations. The Centre always welcomes new members and volunteers: http://www.ecologyaction.ca
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Aug 14 2019 ID: 54489