About CVC

Coordinator, Climate Change Science

Contract

The Credit Valley Conservation Authority (CVC) is a partnership of the municipalities within the Credit River Watershed. We are dedicated to the conservation, protection, restoration and sustainable development of the natural resources of our watershed. Together we have a long and successful history of ensuring a clean supply of water for human and environmental needs. At this time, we are seeking to fill the position of:Coordinator, Climate Change Science

Summary of Functions

Who are we?

Credit Valley Conservation is one of Ontario’s 36 conservation authorities dedicated to protecting, restoring and enhancing our local natural environment. We care for the Credit River, its streams and tributaries from the headwaters in Orangeville to the shores of Lake Ontario in Mississauga. We are scientists, engineers, researchers, educators, environmentalists, stewards, planners, foresters, recreation experts and much more. We create connections between people and nature, knowledge and action. We inspire appreciation for the role of nature in keeping people connected, healthy and happy. We’re leaders and explorers. We are professional and we’re inspired. We know our stuff, and we work every day to make a difference.

Who are you?

You want to be part of an organization with an environmental goal. You get up every day and go to work with purpose. You accept that you may not change the world, but you’ll try to make an impact in your corner. You like to partner with skilled people across many professions. It’s as natural for you think about the outdoors as it is to think out of the box. You’re passionate, responsible and approachable. You do what’s right, not just what’s easy. You care, and it shows.

Why work for us?

We offer competitive public sector pay. We have a good employee benefits program. We’re members of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) pension fund. We have flexible work hours for many positions. We find time to have fun and celebrate successes. You’ll have free access to our parks and discounts on recreational equipment rentals. You’ll know your co-workers by name and will make fast friends. You’ll like being at work.

 

CVC’s Water and Climate Change Science Team has a strong history and demonstrated leadership role in water resource management in Ontario.  While this team is dynamic and fast paced, its culture is relaxed and respectful, teamwork is evident and valued, diversity is welcomed and encouraged, and healthy living is promoted and supported through compressed work schedules and flexible hours.   Everyone in the CVC’s Water and Climate Change Science Team is enthusiastic about what they do and it shows through the variety and success of the projects and programs they implement in collaboration with local and regional municipalities, and community partners!  The Water and Climate Change Science Team is currently seeking a Coordinator, Water and Climate Change Science position for the team.

The successful candidate will work with the team to meet the objectives of CVC’s Strategic Plan and help develop CVC’s corporate Climate Change Strategy.  This position will also provide assistance in the development and implementation of programs and projects that further the Authority’s objectives in the area of climate change and ecosystems services. The successful candidate is flexible, innovative and able to deliver on multiple initiatives in a fast and dynamic team environment.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Post-Secondary Education in environmental sciences, physical sciences, environmental planning, or environmental engineering. Master in Climate Change or equivalent considered an asset
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in climate change mitigation and adaptation, risk assessments, or climate data or relevant sciences
  • Background in environmental economics and ecosystem services sciences an asset
  • Demonstrated project and contract management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the production and review of technical science based documents
  • Experience in grant application and funding proposal preparation an asset
  • Experience with working with external stakeholders and facilitation an asset
  • Good working knowledge of word-processing, database management and other office computer software
  • Valid Class G Ontario Driver’s License

Summary of Major Tasks

  • Coordinate update of the CVC Climate Change Strategy and include corporate social responsibility guidance, in partnership with strategy team
  • Support the development and implementation of key performance indicators for CVC climate change programs
  • Coordinate CVC input on matters relating to climate change
  • Provide project coordination, including project design, work plan development, and cost-accounting, supporting climate change and additional watershed knowledge initiatives, including ecological goods and services
  • Prepare reports and communications materials, such as guidance documents, terms of reference, funding proposals and technical reports
  • Present results and studies at key stages for technical input from internal and external partners and agencies, as well as to communicate newly developed climate change science, technical tools and results
  • Provide logistical support for coordinating meetings and committees, in relation to the above tasks
  • Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge in climate change sciences
  • Other duties and projects as appropriate to the position

Additional Information

  • Coordinate update of the CVC Climate Change Strategy and include corporate social responsibility guidance, in partnership with strategy team
  • Support the development and implementation of key performance indicators for CVC climate change programs
  • Coordinate CVC input on matters relating to climate change
  • Provide project coordination, including project design, work plan development, and cost-accounting, supporting climate change and additional watershed knowledge initiatives, including ecological goods and services
  • Prepare reports and communications materials, such as guidance documents, terms of reference, funding proposals and technical reports
  • Present results and studies at key stages for technical input from internal and external partners and agencies, as well as to communicate newly developed climate change science, technical tools and results
  • Provide logistical support for coordinating meetings and committees, in relation to the above tasks
  • Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge in climate change sciences
  • Other duties and projects as appropriate to the position

Salary starting at: $63,775

Forward resume by April 23, 2018 to:

Credit Valley Conservation
Fax: (905) 670-5613 or Email: hrcvc@creditvalleyca.ca
www.creditvalleyca.ca

Please quote "Coordinator, Climate Change Science" on resume/letter. Resumes/letters submitted electronically must be submitted in Microsoft Word format.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

CVC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), CVC will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff. All personal information is collected under the authority of the municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Data and information released from Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) are provided on an 'AS IS' basis, without warranty of any kind, including without limitation the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.

Availability of this data and information does not constitute scientific publication. Data and/or information may contain errors or be incomplete. CVC and its employees make no representation or warranty, express or implied, including without limitation any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or warranties as to the identity or ownership of data or information, the quality, accuracy or completeness of data or information, or that the use of such data or information will not infringe any patent, intellectual property or proprietary rights of any party. CVC shall not be liable for any claim for any loss, harm, illness or other damage or injury arising from access to or use of data or information, including without limitation any direct, indirect, incidental, exemplary, special or consequential damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

In accordance with scientific standards, appropriate acknowledgment of CVC should be made in any publications or other disclosures concerning data or information made available by CVC.
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