Supervised by the EOS Executive Director, you will:
Coordinate our watershed monitoring program for the Chignecto watersheds (water quality sampling, stream habitat assessments, data entry, analysis, map creation, report writing).
Coordinate public education and outreach regarding watershed issues (e.g. results of this year’s water quality monitoring) through presentations/ workshops/webinars, news articles, social media, EOS newsletter, EOS website, posters/infographics, mail-outs/pamphlets, and create maps using QGIS.
Coordinate the Chignecto Watersheds Committee and maintain committee meeting agendas & minutes.
Assist the executive director with planning a green roof project.
Update databases (Atlantic Datastream).
Represent EOS on various committees (e.g. NBEN’s Water Caucus, Community of Practice, Chignecto Collaborative, Mayor’s Round Table, etc.).
Attend workshops, conferences, events to represent EOS.
Help with Tantramar Climate Change Week 2021.
Assist with writing funding applications.
General help with office tasks, volunteer lists, public inquiries, attend staff meetings, project budgeting, report writing, liaise with funders, etc.
Note that if a self-employed contract is discussed, a specific list of deliverables and timelines will be provided.
Knowledge or experience with watershed & water quality issues and climate change adaptation. Knowledge of the Tantramar area would be an asset.
Knowledge or experience with watershed monitoring, water quality sampling, GPS, GIS, data analysis. Lab experience would be an asset.
Experience writing reports. Experience writing grant applications would be an asset.
Experience coordinating community-based projects.
Committee, volunteer and event coordination.
Experience working independently as well as part of a team.
Experience with community outreach and public education including for children/youth.
Watershed habitat identification and species identification (birds, plants, etc.) would be an asset.
Marketing/advertising, social media, website maintenance (using WordPress) would be an asset.
Post-secondary degree in biology, environmental sciences, chemistry or related field.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Fluency in English (French an asset). Valid driver’s licence and vehicle.
Creative, diligent, attention to detail, responsible, energetic, excellent time management skills, strong leadership and interpersonal skills, team player, able to take initiative, excellent communication and organization skills, and self-motivated.
5-month contract (November 2020 to March 2021), 40 hours a week, flexible schedule, paid sick days. Join our energetic team and enjoy a fun, relaxed atmosphere in our beautiful office overlooking the Bay of Fundy. Potential extension, depending on funding. Possibility for a self-employed contractor.
Application procedure and deadline:
Please forward your cover letter, resume and three references to email@example.com by 5pm Thursday, October 22, 2020. If you have questions, please contact Amanda Marlin at (506) 536-4487 or firstname.lastname@example.org .