Ecology Action Centre – Full-time Job Posting
Position: Marine Protection and Planning Coordinator
Organization: Ecology Action Centre
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
The Ecology Action Centre (EAC) is an environmental charity based in Nova Scotia. We take leadership on critical environmental issues from biodiversity protection to climate change to environmental justice. We are grounded in community and are a strong voice and watchdog for our environment. We work to catalyze change through policy advocacy, community development, and building awareness. We take a holistic approach to the environment and our economy to create a just and sustainable society.
The Ecology Action Centre’s marine team works locally, nationally and internationally towards protecting the marine ecosystem and maintaining sustainable fisheries, which support vibrant coastal communities.
We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic environmental campaigner with expertise in marine issues, who is looking for a dynamic and challenging job opportunity to make change in the world’s oceans.
The Marine Protection and Planning Coordinator will lead EAC in all aspects of a campaign to support the designation 10% of Canada’s ocean as marine protected areas and to protect sensitive benthic areas from harmful fishing practices. Additionally, the Coordinator will co-lead and engage in long term planning of EAC’s marine program, including fundraising and partnership building. The Coordinator will report to EAC’s staff directors.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
DESIRABLE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
Full-time (37.5 hours per week) for an indefinite term; 4 weeks of paid vacation and a cost-shared benefits plan. Compensation commensurate with experience in the range of $45,825 - $52,650 annually.
Interviews will take place between June 14-19 and the successful candidate will ideally start soon after.
Hours: Monday to Friday – flexible hours. Some evening and weekend work will be required, as will some travel.
Location: This position will be based at EAC’s office, 2705 Fern Lane, Halifax.
Please email a cover letter and resume, including two references, as a single PDF document with the file labelled “LastName_FirstName_MarineProtectionCoordinator” to Evelien Vanderkloet at firstname.lastname@example.org .
No phone calls please.
We thank all applicants for their time and interest, however only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Applications will be accepted and interviews conducted on a rolling basis.
The Ecology Action Centre is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from individuals in traditionally marginalized groups such as: 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.
The Ecology Action Centre was founded in 1971 and is one of Nova Scotia’s most active environmental organizations. The Centre welcomes new members and volunteers: http://www.ecologyaction.ca.
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GoodWork ID: 45874 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jun 18 2018