[Sust-mar] Environmental Project Manager, f/t, Eastern Charlotte Waterways, Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick

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Job Title: Environmental Project Manager

Organization: Eastern Charlotte Waterways Inc. http://www.ecwinc.org

Location: Black's Harbour, New Brunswick

Employment type: full-time (37.5 hours per week)

Start date: January - February, 2012

Job Purpose and Organization Description

Eastern Charlotte Waterways is seeking a versatile Environmental Project Manager to oversee the planning and implementation of our environmental projects in Southwestern New Brunswick. Eastern Charlotte Waterways Inc. (ECW) is a not-for-profit environmental organization that performs monitoring and research to protect coastal and freshwater resources, in addition to undertaking public education initiatives to raise the capacity of local communities and individuals to address issues of environmental concern. ECW also operates an on-site ISO accredited microbiology laboratory and provides sample collection services to support the organization's not for profit objectives.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities of the Position

• Develop and implement environmental projects that target the needs of the public and ecosystems of Southwest New Brunswick;

• Create project work plans, schedule and coordinate project events such as field work and stakeholder consultations;

• Assist the Executive Director with recruitment, management, and orientation of project staff;

• Coordinate project activities, such as field work and public events;

• Engage stakeholders, including youth, interest groups, and individuals in environmental stewardship;

• Monitor and report on project progress, track deliverables, and revise project activities accordingly;

• Plan and monitor the allocation of resources (human, financial, and physical) to projects to ensure adherence to budgets and financial reporting requirements;

• Elicit stakeholder and volunteer participation and develop communication plans to share project outcomes;

• Review the quality of project tasks regularly and evaluate project outcomes to maintain high standards;

• Write reports to communicate progress to funders, to disseminate information to stakeholders, and to document project outcomes in technical and scientific formats;

• Provide technical assistance to the Executive Director for project development and proposal writing;

• Deliver public presentations and assume PR responsibilities in relation to project activities and outcomes


Essential education and experience requirements

University degree(s) in a suitable natural science discipline plus a minimum of two years related work experience, preferably in a not-for-profit setting. Applicants with a related technical diploma or other university degrees who have a minimum of four years of applicable work experience (relative to the skills and attributes listed below) will also be considered.

Desirable knowledge, skills and abilities

• Experience with project management or staff supervision

• Strong technical writing skills demonstrated by experience writing scientific reports drawing on a range of academic literature and research papers

• Self-directed and task-oriented, with an ability to supervise and motivate others

• Knowledge of the design and implementation of projects to monitor surface water quality

• Experience performing field work in aquatic environments

• Demonstrate effective communication and public speaking skills

• High attention to detail and results-oriented disposition

• Proficiency in the use of computers for word processing, data analysis, email, spreadsheet development, and scientific research

• Experience in the design and maintenance of websites and with GIS software will be considered assets

Working Conditions

The Project Manager will work primarily in an office environment, but will also be required to conduct fieldwork in remote locations and attend public events as required by projects. The Project Manager may also be required to work occasionally on evenings or weekends as required by projects.

Rate of pay: $16 - $20/hour, depending on experience

To apply for this employment opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume including at least 2 references to rjm.ecw at nb.aibn.com no later than Monday, December 12th with the subject line heading 'Project Manager Application'. We thank all those who apply for their interest in this opportunity, however due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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