Position: Catch the RAIN Coach - Landscape Design Services
Organization: Green Venture
Duration: 6 Month Contract - Mid March 2019 to Mid September 2019
Location: Hamilton and Dundas, Ontario
Reports to: Green Venture Program Manager
Catch the RAIN, Dundas Project Summary
Catch the Rain, Dundas will provide an opportunity to reduce the impact of urban stormwater pollution in the Hamilton Harbour/Lower Spencer Creek watershed. With the collective action of community members, we will implement green stormwater infrastructure techniques through a series of homeowner projects such as rain gardens, permeable pavers and bioswales to capture and filter stormwater runoff, transforming Dundas neighbourhoods to be more beautiful, flood-resistant and sustainable.
The Catch the RAIN Coach will work with Dundas homeowners to educate them on the advantages of incorporating green infrastructure techniques to their property. Within this 6 month contract the Coach’s primary responsibility will be to schedule and deliver consultations and landscape design plans to Dundas community members. The secondary responsibility will be to deliver green infrastructure workshops to homeowners and attend public outreach events in the Dundas area with Green Venture staff. The ideal candidate will have effective communication skills to be able to provide guidance to homeowners on ways to incorporate green infrastructure on their property, garden with nature, address drainage problems and/or desired landscape solutions in a clear, understandable and relatable way.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Qualifications and Skills Required
If you are interested in this position, please email your resume and cover letter in one document to Laura Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday February 25th at 4:00 pm (EST).
The anticipated start date is Monday March 18, 2018.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Green Venture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Should you require accommodation for the recruitment process, please contact us to let us know.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 11 2019 ID: 51193