WildSafeBC is the provincial leader in preventing conflict with wildlife through collaboration, education and community solutions. The program is delivered by the registered non-profit the BC Conservation Foundation and our motto is “keeping wildlife wild and communities safe”.
WildSafeBC delivers on its mission by partnering with local communities to hire local, part-time coordinators from April/May to November each year. Provincial staff provide project administration, staff training and supervision, and support to communities in achieving their goals of reducing human-wildlife conflicts. WildSafeBC also delivers programs provincial in scope such, as social media campaigns, bear-resistant product testing (in partnership with the BC Wildlife Park), the Wildlife Alert Reporting Program (WARP) and other special initiatives and pilots. WildSafeBC relies on the generous support and funding of our partners to allow us to develop and implement these programs.
About the position
The role of the Program Coordinator is to support the Provincial team and network of community coordinators in successfully delivering the Program. The ideal candidate is one that flourishes in a collaborative, team atmosphere, but can also work independently and demonstrate initiative and sound judgement.
Key Responsibilities and Tasks
Additional preferred qualifications
Full-time term position based out of Kamloops on the traditional territory of the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc. The wage range for this position is $25-$28 per hour commensurate with experience plus a competitive benefits package. The position is subject to a three-month probation period.
While we at BCCF do not currently have a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy in place, many of our clients have enacted mandates that stipulate vaccination requirements be met by both their workers and their contractors. In light of this, some BCCF workers, contractors and volunteers—i.e., those who are or will be conducting work in spaces where our clients’ mandates are enforced—will be required to be fully vaccinated before they will be allowed to enter any of the mandate-affected worksites or risk being prevented from conducting the work, unless a properly supported Human Rights exemption applies.
The British Columbia Conservation Foundation (BCCF) is committed to ensuring that no person is denied employment opportunities or benefits for reasons unrelated to ability, and to achieving and maintaining a workforce that is representative of women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
BCCF undertakes to identify and remove any discriminatory policies and practices found in the recruitment, selection and hiring, promotion, training, retention and termination of employees in all levels and categories of employment.
Location: Kamloops, BC
Hours: 37.5hrs per week
Wage: $25.00-$28.00 per hour ($48,750 – $54,600)
Anticipate Start Date: January 2022
Closing Date: Deadline to apply is November 29, but applications will be reviewed upon submission and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis.
How to Apply
Please apply on the BCCF Website: https://bccf.com/opportunities/employment
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Nov 4 2021 ID: 61780