[Sust-mar] Four employment opportunities in Atlantic Canada, from GoodWork.Ca

Peter Watson pwatson at ns.sympatico.ca
Sat Mar 2 11:27:22 EST 2013

1) Sea Kayaking Guide, f/t, NovaShores Adventures, Nova Scotia

2) Production & Recycling Supervisor, f/t, CJSMA, Amherst, Nova Scotia

3) Nature Interpreter, f/t, Ducks Unlimited, Fredericton, New Brunswick

4) Enviro. Projects Coordinator, f/t, BBEMA, Prince Edward Island


1) Sea Kayaking Guide, f/t, NovaShores Adventures, Nova Scotia


Title: Outdoor guide (sea kayaking guide) (NOC: 6442)
Organization: NovaShores Adventures http://www.novashores.com/
Location: Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia (1 vacancy)

Job Number: 6859528
Terms of Employment: Seasonal, Full Time, On Call, Shift, Overtime, Weekend, Day
Salary: $120.00 to $150.00 Daily for 40 hours per week, Gratuities
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Skill Requirements:

Education: Some college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.): First Aid Certificate, Wilderness First Aid Certificate, CPR Certificate

Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Languages: Speak English, Speak French, Read English, Write English

Guide Specializations: Canoeing, General outdoors guiding

Specific Skills: Escort groups on outdoor sport and recreational trips, Assemble camping gear and supplies, Advise on safety and regulations, Plan trips, Prepare meals, Practice low impact/no trace land use, Attend to persons with special needs, Provide outdoor, wilderness and wildlife instruction, Handle complaints, Prevent legislation violations, Set up emergency shelters

Additional Skills: Orienteering skills, Operate and maintain watercraft, Operate photographic and video equipment, Operate communication (including emergency) devices, Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment, Maintain equipment

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Manual dexterity, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, Standing for extended periods, Walking, Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Site Environment: Outdoors, In/on water, Dangerous, Wet/damp, Hot

Transportation/Travel Information: Valid driver's licence, Willing to travel overnight

Work Location Information: Remote location

Security and Safety: Driver's validity licence check

Essential Skills: Reading text, Document use, Writing, Oral communication, Working with others, Problem solving, Decision making, Critical thinking, Job task planning and organizing, Significant use of memory, Finding information, Computer use, Continuous learning

Employer: NovaShores Adventures

How to Apply:

Please apply for this job only in the manner specified by the employer. Failure to do so may result in your application not being properly considered for the position.

By E-mail: kayak at novashores.com
Online: http://www.novashores.com

Web Site: http://www.novashores.com

Advertised until: 2013/03/20

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at http://GoodWork.ca .


2) Production & Recycling Supervisor, f/t, CJSMA, Amherst, Nova Scotia


Position: Production and Recycling Supervisor
Organization: Cumberland Joint Services Management Authority http://www.cjsma.ns.ca/careers
Location: Amherst, Nova Scotia

CJSMA is responsible for operating the solid waste facilities located at Little Forks. This includes ensuring that the Provincial Solid Waste Regulations, including disposal bans, are followed. We also provide public education, information and assistance on solid waste programs in Cumberland County.

Job Profile: We have an opportunity for a Supervisor. The Production and Recycling Supervisor will be responsible for appropriately staffing and scheduling personnel to ensure production targets and requirements are met while minimizing costs, will plan for department operations by establishing priorities and action plans, and will ensure safety and quality standards are observed. Coaching staff on work-related issues, ensuring and leading enforcement of policies and procedures, safety rules, and employee rules of conduct and behaviour are all part of this role. Also, responsible for: developing people; improving processes; reducing costs; quality monitoring and improvements; superior customer service; and on-time delivery and motivate employees to achieve results.

Job Requirements: The Production Supervisor must be an effective communicator, capable of coaching, teaching and generating results while enhancing the CJSMA work environment and supporting the CJSMA philosophy. Creates and executes objectives, while meeting commitments and working within the guidelines, provincial legislation and CJSMA policies and procedures.

.   Strong Communicator with Teaching, Coaching, Team skills essential
.   Project Management and Relevant experience an asset.

We Offer a fair salary with excellent benefits in a very positive role with an opportunity to build your career skills, and serve your County in meeting environmental targets while ensuring a sustainable operation and future. 

Job Description & Organizational Chart: http://www.cjsma.ns.ca/careers

If you have the skills we seek and are committed to meet the expectations of this role, submit your resume by March 4, 2013 with three references to: Amanda Janes: solwaste at cjsma.ns.ca

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at http://GoodWork.ca .


3) Nature Interpreter, f/t, Ducks Unlimited, Fredericton, New Brunswick


Position: Nature Interpreter, Fixed Term
Organization: Ducks Unlimited Canada (Atlantic Region) http://www.ducks.ca
Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick

The Nature Interpreter will deliver bilingual hands-on wetland education programs, field trips, and special events at Fredericton's Ducks Unlimited Conservation Centre and various sites throughout New Brunswick. Reporting to the Interpretive & Education Specialist, responsibilities may include:
. Traveling to various wetland sites in New Brunswick to deliver outdoor field trips as part of Ducks Unlimited's "Project Webfoot".
. Booking, promoting, and facilitating various wetland education programs, activities, and events.
. Delivering teacher/educator workshops.
. Compiling feedback and maintaining accurate files and information management.

. Be 30 years of age or under as of April 8, 2013
. Have an education, science, or other relevant degree or diploma.
. Be fluently bilingual; ability to speak and write in both English and French.
. Be willing to complete a security clearance.
. Have experience working with youth.
. Have a basic understanding and ability to explain waterfowl and wetland ecology and biological processes.
. Have experience with the Microsoft Office suite of programs.
. Possess excellent communication, time management, and organization skills.
. Possess a valid driver's license.
. Valid first aid and CPR training is an asset.

. Expected term of employment is 16 - 36 weeks (pending approval and funding) beginning April 8, 2013.
. Salary is $14.00/hr based on a 35-hour week.
. This position involves a lot of travel during May and June.
. Some evening and weekend work is required.
. You will work as a team with a summer student for part of the term.

How to Apply:
If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please submit (email preferred) your cover letter, resumé, for confidential consideration by March 12, 2013 to the attention of:

Jennifer Dick
Ducks Unlimited Canada
752 Union Street
Fredericton NB  E3A 3P2
Fax: 506-458-9921
Email: j_dick at ducks.ca

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation. A registered charity, DUC partners with government, industry, non-profit organizations and landowners to conserve wetlands that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife, and the environment. Learn more at ducks.ca.

While DUC would like to thank all applicants, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at http://GoodWork.ca .


4) Enviro. Projects Coordinator, f/t, BBEMA, Prince Edward Island


Position: Environmental Projects Coordinator
Organization: Bedeque Bay Environmental Management Association http://www.bbema.ca
Location: Emerald, Prince Edward Island

Currently BBEMA is seeking an energetic, organized, conscientious individual for the position of Environmental Projects Coordinator.

Main duties and responsibilities:

. Work in collaboration with industry professionals and community members to develop and deliver environmental solutions on working hobby farms.
. Developing, coordinating and delivering of BBEMA's Environmental Education Programs accurately and enthusiastically in elementary and secondary schools.
. Event planning (plan and coordinate annual community events including Get To Know BioBlitz and RCB Blue Water Day), field research and supervision of summer staff
. Assist in the research, development, delivery and evaluation of environmental research projects -- inclusive of the purchase, inventory and maintenance of project supplies and field equipment
. Administrative tasks, Interpret and adhere to project proposals and contribution agreements, this includes but is not limited to tracking time in-kind, adherence to project budgets, project activities evaluation, reports, budgetary requirements, proposal writing and fundraising activities.
. Where applicable assist in the research and development of funding proposals and field research projects

Demonstrated management skills including: problem solving, analytical and organizational skills, innovation, creativity and innovation

The Requirements: the successful candidate will;

. Hold a degree or diploma in biology or environmental science and/or have a background in biology, natural sciences, education, environmental education or related field of studies, or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience
. Expertise and demonstrated success in providing educational workshops to youth and in coordinating people, projects and data.
. Good public speaking and presentation skills and the ability to actively involve people of various ages and educational levels in education activities
. Valid First Aid and CPR certification to be obtained at BBEMA's expense no later than two months from date of employment. Maintenance of these certificates is a condition of continued employment.
. Valid Class Driver's License and full time access to a vehicle is mandatory.
. The successful applicant will be required to provide Criminal Record check prior to start of employment at your expense.

Preferred Qualifications/Aptitudes

. Previous work with a not-for profit or charitable organization is an asset
. Demonstrated leadership experience, particularly related to education and outreach.
. Experience in the development of funding proposals, fundraising plans, and/or fundraising events will be considered an asset
. Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding environment of competing priorities


Approx. 6 months starting immediately until September 2013. There is a possibility of extension based on available funding.

Salary commensurate with experience

A letter of interest (including a detailed resume) should be mailed or emailed to:
Bedeque Bay Environmental Management Association
1929 Nodd Road Emerald
PE C0B 1M0
or to tracy at bbema.ca

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at http://GoodWork.ca .


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