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Winter River - Tracadie Bay Watershed Association (WRTBWA)

Charlottetown, PE, Canada 🇨🇦

The Winter River-Tracadie Bay watershed is located along the north coast of Prince Edward Island, just east of the center of the province. It covers approximately 14,000 hectares and is the principal source of potable water for the City of Charlottetown.


The Coordinator is accountable to the Board of Directors of the Winter River – Tracadie Bay Watershed Association (WRTBWA) for work assigned, including project applications and reports to funding agencies; supervision of staff; field operations; financial management; liaison with landowners and outside agencies; data collection and analysis; and public relations. The goals, objectives, and strategies of the WRTBWA are further outlined in the Association bylaws and Watershed Management Plan (WMP).

A more detailed job description may be found at https://wintertracadie.ca/coordinator


Essential Qualifications

  • Educational in biology, wildlife management, environmental science, or another relevant field; a university degree is preferred, but individuals with a college diploma will also be considered
  • Ability to handle physical tasks such as heavy lifting, and walking for extended periods in various outdoor habitats
  • Emergency First Aid certification or willingness to take the course
  • Ability to manage in a collaborative style
  • Openness to continuous learning
  • Access to own vehicle and cellphone
  • Computer skills in Microsoft (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and Google Products (Sheets, Docs, Drive)

Asset Qualifications

  • Experience or training in project management, public relations, technical writing, bookkeeping (especially using Sage 50), field data collection and analysis
  • Experience with grants and contributions from government and non-government organizations
  • Previous membership on a board of directors
  • Previous experience working for a Registered Charity
  • Previous work experience in stream enhancement, tree planting, forest management
  • Supervisory experience
  • Silviculture (chainsaw) certification
  • Additional safety training, such as wilderness and remote first aid training
  • Residence within the watershed area

Work Term

The position is full-time, available immediately, and renewable annually based on satisfactory performance


The hourly wage for this position ranges between $22 and $26 per hour, plus vacation pay, based on qualifications and experience; a cost-shared group insurance plan is also available



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