Positions at Project Watershed - Comox BC

Two positions are becoming available at Project
Watershed this September as one of our staff is going on maternity leave.
Descriptions of the positions are included below. One person may be hired for
both positions depending on the skill sets of those interviewed.  If you
are interested in these positions please send your cover letter, resumes and 3
references to pwmaps@gmail.com. We will
be accepting applications until August 25th, 2011 and will contact selected
applicants the following week to schedule interviews. Full job descriptions can
be found at http://projectwatershed.ca/category/our-work/.

Position: Mapping Centre Project Manager


Details: Project Watershed is looking to hire someone to manage their
entrepreneurial arm "The Mapping Centre". This includes developing
and managing clients, contracts, billing and budgets as well as performing
GIS/GPS work for clients. This position will run from September to March. At
the end of the contract the position may be renewed funding and interest
dependent. The hours for this position are flexible and will be partly
dependent on work available. The main project management activities of this
position are allocated 10 hours per week, time on clients could be over and
above this allocation. A full job description can be found at http://projectwatershed.ca/category/our-work/

Skills, Knowledge & Experience Required:

  • Potential candidates should possess general business management skills
  • Be able to work with a variety of clients including community organisations
    and government personnel
  • Training and experience in GIS and GPS an asset

Position: Estuary Working Group Coordinator


Details: Project Watershed is looking to hire someone to coordinate the
activities of the Estuary Working Group which includes the National Historic
Site Committee and Keeping it Living. Tasks will include developing and
managing projects, taking minutes, managing communication, fundraising and
organising public events. This position is for 14 hours per week and will run
from September to March. At the end of the contract the position may be renewed
funding and interest dependent.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience Required:

  • Good interpersonal skills and experience working with non-profits or community
    organisations.
  • Experience in creating and managing projects including organizing public
    events.
  • Experience in creating/maintaining visual displays, presentations, posters,
    online elements such as blogs,etc...
  • Effective writing skills for press releases, fund raising applications etc...
  • Fundraising experience.
  • A background or interest in ecology.  

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