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We are hiring for our Dawson Creek office! If you’re interested in the environment and building a sustainable community from the ground up, this might be for you. See below for job details and how to apply.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Eco-Advisor based in Dawson Creek, BC will report to the Program Coordinator.  The Eco-Advisor will:

  • 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 inquiries;
  • 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 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.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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, science and/or environmental management or equivalent experience.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License
  • Meets requirements for working with children
  • Subject to security review.

 

TERM OF POSITION

This is a fulltime time position starting ASAP.

35 hours a week.

BENEFITS

Wages negotiable: statutory benefits (after three month probationary period). Reimbursement for use of personal vehicle at $.54/km.

Professional development and training opportunities will be provided.

TO APPLY

Please send resume and covering letter to:

Executive Director
Northern Environmental Action Team
Email: ed@neat.ca

Closing date: July 11, 2017

 

We thank all the participants for applying for the position however only those participants selected for interview will be contacted.


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