Are you a passionate team player who likes to make a difference in your community? Are you excited about working with school aged children  and community groups? We have the job for you! NEAT is looking for a contractor from September to June to support our NEATfx education programming. Come work with the NEAT-est team in town!

Eco-Advisor – Fort St John

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Eco-Advisor based in Fort St John, BC will report to the Program Coordinator.  The Eco-Advisor will:

  • Deliver educational presentations and workshops to community groups, schools and businesses on recycling, composting, water conservation, alternatives to household hazardous products, sustainability and other practical programs;
  • Plan and implement environmental/conservation education programs;
  • Research, develop and/or update of educational
  • Participate in community special events;
  • Answer telephone, email and personal enquiries;
  • Provide practical assistance for sustainability activities;
  • Seek out potential community contacts for partnerships or presentations;
  • Provide research and data analysis for various programs; and
  • Provide other duties as required.

This position requires a varied workweek schedule to accommodate special events and other activities as well as some travel throughout Northern BC.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Sensitivity to and knowledge of environmental and community building
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills relating to school aged participants
  • Proven ability to communicate with tact and discretion in settling requests, complaints or clarifying information.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and demonstrated motivation and initiative.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work varied hours.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and use of the Internet.

 REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary education, preferably in communications and public relations and/or environmental management or equivalent experience.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License and access to vehicle
  • Meets requirements for working with children
  • May be subject to security review.

TERM OF POSITION

  • This is a contracted, part-time position. Hours of the position would vary according to the activities being undertaken, averaging 21-28 hours a week.
  • Compensation negotiable and based on experience plus statutory benefits
  • Reimbursement for use of personal vehicle at $.54/km.
  • Professional development and training opportunities will be provided.

TO APPLY

Please send resume and covering letter to:

Executive Director
Northern Environmental Action Team
ed@neat.ca

Closing date: September 21, 2018

We thank all applicants in advance however NEAT will only contact people who are considered for an interview.


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