We are hiring! Come work with us in our busy Dawson Creek office. Details below:
The Eco-Advisor based in Dawson Creek, BC will report to the Program Coordinator. The Eco-Advisor
Deliver educational presentations and workshops to community groups, schools and businesses on recycling, composting, water conservation, alternatives to household hazardous products, sustainability and other practical programs;
Assist with the planning and implementation of environmental/conservation education programs;
Research, develop and/or update of educational materials including power point presentations, brochures, articles and posters;
Participate in community special events;
Answer telephone, email and personal enquiries;
Provide practical assistance for composting, recycling and other waste reduction activities;
Collect information for the waste reduction directory and materials exchange program;
Assist with simple business waste and energy assessments;
Seek out potential community contacts for partnerships or presentations;
Provide research and data analysis for various waste reduction programs; and
Deliver Food Security programs
Provide other duties as required.
This position requires a varied workweek schedule to accommodate special events and other activities.
Sensitivity to and knowledge of environmental issues primarily focused on resource conservation.
Excellent communication and public speaking skills.
Proven ability to communicate with tact and discretion in settling requests, complaints or clarifying information.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to work unsupervised and demonstrated motivation and initiative.
Proven ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
Ability to work varied hours including some weekends and evening events when required
Working knowledge computer, Microsoft Word, Excel and use of the Internet.
REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Post-secondary education, preferably in communications and public relations and/or environmental management or equivalent experience.
Valid BC Driver’s License and acceptable driver’s abstract
Meets requirements for working with children
Subject to security review.
TERM OF POSITION
This is a temporal part-time contract position for One year starting ASAP. Contract may be renewed after the one year period. 21 hours a week. Wages negotiable: statutory benefits (after three month probationary period). Reimbursement for use of personal vehicle.
Professional development and training opportunities will be provided.
Please send resume and covering letter to:
Northern Environmental Action Team firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: May 8, 2016