BCWF Wetlands Enhancement Workforce (WEW) Project Manager
We are British Columbia's leading conservation organization, made up of province-wide volunteers who aim to protect, enhance and promote the wise use of our environment on behalf of all British Columbians. As a province-wide non-profit charitable association with over 43,000 members and more than 100 Member Clubs, our organization represents the interests of all British Columbians whose aims are to conserve and protect B.C.'s fish, wildlife and habitat for present and future generations.
We are pleased to announce this exciting opportunity for you to join our team and make a BIG impact on watershed and wetland health in B.C.
We are currently seeking a Project Manager to oversee the implementation of the new Wetland Enhancement Workforce (WEW) project. This project will deploy work pods in the field to support the maintenance, monitoring and inventory of restored wetland sites across B.C., engage in planning activities related to the restoration of future wetland restoration sites and inventory of natural wetland sites for the development of better wetland management tools. The WEW Project is supported through the Province of BC's economic stimulus fund to provide temporary employment for a minimum of 100 people. Work pod activities will be supported in part by direct employment as well as multiple sub-contracts provided to partnering conservation organizations across the Province.
The WEW Project Manager reports to and collaborates closely with the Director of Conservation Stewardship Programs to oversee the project; where the Director will provide project and partner-specific knowledge and advisory oversite. The Project Manager will oversee day-to-day logistics and be responsible as a lead on the project deliverables.
This is a full-time, contracted position for the term of approximately one year (2021 Calendar year) ending December 15, 2021. Occasional evenings, weekends and/or extended hours may be required to accommodate activities and events. At the current time, there is no clear opportunity for extension as this is a one-time fund.
You will be expected to primarily work remotely (e.g. home office) but be available to come to our Surrey Office if requested. Applicants living outside of the Lower Mainland, but in British Columbia, will be considered.
Salary Range: $75,000 – $100,000 (to be reviewed based on experience)
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HOW TO APPLY
To apply, send a combined PDF file including a current resume or CV, cover letter, salary expectation and references to: ****@****.**.**
Please use subject line: WEW Project Manager Application
Applications will be accepted until January 17th, 2021. Interviews will be scheduled shortly after the application deadline.
We kindly ask that applications be sent by email only – no fax, mail or phone calls please. Only applicants who are considered for an interview will be contacted. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, interviews will be conducted over video conferencing.