[Sust-mar] Environmental Home Assessment Programs Officer, f/t, Clean Nova Scotia, Northern Region

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Wed Mar 28 15:13:39 EDT 2007

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Position: Environmental Home Assessment Programs Officer (EHAP)
Organization: Clean Nova Scotia http://www.clean.ns.ca

Date posted to GoodWorkCanada.ca: Mar 28, 2007
Application deadline: Apr 10, 2007
Start date: Apr 20, 2007
Location: Nova Scotia -- Northern Region (Cumberland, 
Antigonish & Guysborough, Colchester, and Pictou counties)

Clean Nova Scotia delivers the Environmental Home
Assessment Program in two regions of Nova Scotia for the
Nova Scotia Department of Environment and Labour. This
program provides environmental home assessments to
homeowners who are served by wells and on-site septic
systems. Participating homeowners are provided with water
and wastewater assessments for their property, and receive
water quality sampling kits, a Home Oil Tank System
Checklist, water saving devices, samples of environmentally
friendly cleaners and oil tank gauges. Homeowners can also
receive a $50 rebate if they provide proof that they have
pumped their septic tank.

Clean Nova Scotia is currently seeking a program officer to
work out of the Clean Nova Scotia office and implement the
program in for the Northern Region (Cumberland, Antigonish &
Guysborough, Colchester, and Pictou counties). This position
starts immediately and goes until March 2008.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and based on
standard Clean Nova Scotia scale. Only the successful
candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Responsibilities include:

* Conducting 250 home assessment visits by the end of March
* Booking the home assessments
* Marketing the program with the assistance of Clean Nova
Scotia's Communication Coordinator; this includes staffing
display booths at various venues and writing articles for
various community papers
* Tracking septic tank pumpings and issuing rebates
* Writing monthly and bi-annual reports
* Conducting follow-up surveys as required
* Assisting and reporting to Clean Nova Scotia's EHAP
coordinator as required
* Meeting with the Department of Environment and Labour 
as necessary


* Experience with septic systems, wells and oil tanks
* Understanding of water conservation strategies and
environmentally friendly products
* Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
* Ability to multi-task and prioritize
* Excellent organizational skills
* Bachelors in environment-related studies and/or
equivalent environmental experience
* Valid drivers license and car (extensive travel

To apply, please submit your resume by April 10, 2007 to:

Maria Cain
Personnel and Programs Director
Clean Nova Scotia
126 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
B2Y 1H8
mcain at clean.ns.ca
Fax: 902-424-5334

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