Who are we?
Credit Valley Conservation is one of Ontario’s 36 conservation authorities dedicated to protecting, restoring and enhancing our local natural environment. We care for the Credit River, its streams and tributaries from the headwaters in Orangeville to the shores of Lake Ontario in Mississauga. We are scientists, engineers, researchers, educators, environmentalists, stewards, planners, foresters, recreation experts and much more. We create connections between people and nature, knowledge and action. We inspire appreciation for the role of nature in keeping people connected, healthy and happy. We’re leaders and explorers. We are professional and we’re inspired. We know our stuff, and we work every day to make a difference.
Who are you?
You want to be part of an organization with an environmental goal. You get up every day and go to work with purpose. You accept that you may not change the world, but you’ll try to make an impact in your corner. You like to partner with skilled people across many professions. It’s as natural for you think about the outdoors as it is to think out of the box. You’re passionate, responsible and approachable. You do what’s right, not just what’s easy. You care, and it shows.
Why work for us?
We offer competitive public sector pay. We have a good employee benefits program. We’re members of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) pension fund. We have flexible work hours for many positions. We find time to have fun and celebrate successes. You’ll have free access to our parks and discounts on recreational equipment rentals. You’ll know your co-workers by name and will make fast friends. You’ll like being at work.
Summary of Functions
This position provides outreach and communications support to CVC’s Urban Outreach Section, in particular the Greening Corporate Grounds and Your Green Yard programs. The Environmental Outreach Specialist helps advance private land stewardship and inspire environmental action in the urbanized parts of the Credit River watershed by developing, implementing, and maintaining innovative outreach and communications tools, resources, campaigns and activities that foster behaviour change. The specialist works closely with senior program coordinators to support their individual program needs and liaises with CVC and partner marketing and communications divisions.
Knowledge, Skills and Ability
Summary of Major Tasks
Development and coordination of outreach, communications and promotional strategies that foster behaviour change
Development and distribution of landowner outreach and educational materials
Development and delivery of educational events for landowners
Administration and support
Anticipated Start and End Dates: July 3, 2018 to June 28, 2019 (28 hours/week)
Annual Salary Starting At: $51,020
Forward resume and cover letter in one document by midnight, May 30, 2018:
Credit Valley Conservation
or Fax (905) 670-2210
Please quote “Specialist, Environmental Outreach” on resume/letter.
Resumes/letters submitted electronically must be submitted in Word or Pdf. format
We thank all applicants for their interest. However only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
CVC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), CVC will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff. All personal information is collected under the authority of the municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
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GoodWork ID: 45708 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: May 16 2018