[sust-mar] Watershed Coordinator, f/t, EOS, Sackville, New Brunswick

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Position: Watershed Coordinator
Organization: EOS Eco-Energy Inc.
Location: Sackville, near Moncton, New Brunswick

EOS is an award winning not-for-profit organization focused on helping local communities reduce and adapt to climate change in the Tantramar region. We are looking for a dynamic individual who will develop a water quality monitoring program and coordinate outreach and education for the Inner Bay of Fundy and part of the Cape Tormentine Peninsula watershed composites. The watershed coordinator will work out of our Sackville, NB office.

• Supervised by the executive director, you will be responsible for coordinating public education and outreach on watershed issues including flooding, creating a watershed committee of local people, developing a water quality monitoring program with project partners, and building capacity in monitoring techniques.
• Collect, review and assess existing watershed data.
• Communicate with the public and raise awareness about watershed, flooding, water quality and adaptation issues, etc. at community events in Tantramar, as well as with news articles, and social media posts, etc.
• Explore the role of citizen science in watershed quality monitoring.
• Prepare regular reports of project activities, write newsletter articles, prepare public relations materials, update databases and webpages, maintain volunteer lists, etc.

Experience required:
• Knowledge of or experience with watershed & water quality issues and climate change adaptation. Knowledge of the Tantramar area and local climate issues would be an asset.
• Knowledge of or experience with watershed monitoring, water-testing and associated data analysis, and GPS.
• Experience coordinating community-based projects.
• Committee and/or event coordination.
• Experience working independently as well as part of a team.
• Experience with community outreach, public education including 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 or environmental sciences or related field.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Fluency in English. Valid drivers licence and vehicle.
• Dynamic, creative, organized, diligent, attention to detail, responsible, energetic, excellent time management skills, strong leadership and interpersonal skills, team player, able to take initiative.

Contract details:

9 month contract from July 2017 to March 2018. 35 hours a week. Possibility of extension, depending on funding.

Application procedure and deadline:

Please forward your cover letter, resume and three references to: 
eos at nb.aibn.com 
by 4pm Friday, June 16th, 2017.

If you have questions, please contact Amanda Marlin at (506) 536-4487 or eos at nb.aibn.com .


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