Position: Project Manager, Salmon Watersheds Program
Organization: Pacific Salmon Foundation
Location: Vancouver BC
ABOUT THE SALMON WATERSHEDS PROGRAM
For the past ten years, the Salmon Watersheds Program (formerly the Skeena Salmon Program) has worked collaboratively with First Nations, provincial, and federal governments to undertake standardized assessments of the status of salmon populations and their habitats in north and central British Columbia (BC). A key part of our work is to make the data we assemble (public and expert-elicited), and the assessments we undertake, broadly accessible to the public. To support the communication of, and open access to, salmon-related data, the Salmon Watersheds Program has developed an online data visualization tool called the Pacific Salmon Explorer (http://www.salmonexplorer.ca). The Pacific Salmon Explorer allows the public to explore information on the status of salmon populations and pressures on their habitats, as well as access source datasets used in the underlying analyses.
The Salmon Watersheds Program is in a growth phase as we expand our work to other salmon-bearing watersheds in BC. We are currently partnering with local First Nations, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), the Province of BC, and regional salmon experts to undertake salmon habitat and population assessments in new regions and integrate this information into the Pacific Salmon Explorer. We are seeking a Project Manager to support the delivery of our projects and, ultimately, help support salmon conservation. Come join our team!
ABOUT THE PROJECT MANAGER
The Project Manager will join an ambitious and tight-knit team that works closely on the delivery of the Salmon Watersheds Program. The Project Manager provides overall support and planning guidance for the delivery of the Salmon Watersheds Program, and direct support to the Salmon Watersheds Program Director. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, project management, coordination and documentation, outreach and engagement with external partners, support for salmon population and habitat assessments, development of program communications, grant development and reporting, and data acquisition. The ideal candidate has a background in salmon science, experience working with First Nations in BC, and project management experience.
Project Management and Coordination
Outreach and Engagement
Research and Analysis
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Required Other Skills and Experience:
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Terms of Employment
This is a full-time permanent position beginning January 2019. The position is based at the PSF office in Vancouver but, for the right candidate, we are open to a remote position based in Victoria. Regular travel to communities throughout BC will be required. (All travel costs are covered by the employer.)
The successful applicant will be eligible for enrollment in the PSF Benefit Plan, including extended health and dental, and a Registered Retirement Savings Plan matched, in part, by the employer. Additional benefits include three weeks of annual vacation leave, a flexible work schedule, professional development opportunities, and working with a dynamic and engaging organization that is passionate about salmon conservation.
How to Apply
Interested applicants are invited to submit (1) a résumé and (2) a cover letter to salmonwatersheds[at]psf.ca. Please include “Project Manager Application” in the subject line of your application. Please submit your completed application as a single PDF file and use the following naming format: lastname_firstname_PM.pdf.
The deadline for receiving applications is December 18, 2018.
We thank all applicants for their interest. We will review all applications and conduct interviews with select candidates in early January 2019. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted; however, applicants may be considered for future vacancies. All applicants must be eligible to legally work throughout Canada at the time of applying. This posting may remain open until a qualified candidate is hired.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Dec 6 2018 ID: 49581