Local recruitment: Water Wise Educator - Water Security Summer Student

City of Calgary

Calgary, AB, Canada 🇨🇦

Job ID: 306912

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary . City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. The City offers unique, diverse jobs and a variety of work locations. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life. 

The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request. 

By joining the City of Calgary, you will get to apply your academic knowledge and participate in providing quality public service for over 1.3 million Calgarians. As a student, you will build lasting relationships with industry leaders, and contribute to work that will build and strengthen your skill sets. Primary duties include:

  • Engage with community residents, associations, businesses, and organizations to promote a conservation ethic and environmental protection
  • Design, implement, and evaluate micro research projects to support future program design planning.
  • Assist with compiling and reviewing existing City documentation in support of Water Security and climate resilience, mitigation, and adaptation actions.
  • Participate in water education drought response activities during an event if one should occur.


  • Enrolled in and completion of at least 1 year of post-secondary education in Environmental Studies, Education, Communications, Horticulture, Geography, or a related field.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • A valid Class 5 Driver’s License (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerits, or a Graduated Driver’s License (GDL) with no more than 4 demerits, with no current suspensions or charges pending.
  • Ability to obtain a City of Calgary operator’s permit.
  • Key competencies for this position include: excellent communication, customer service, team work skills; demonstrated initiative, creativity, and strong organizational skills; ability to work collaboratively with others.

Pre-Employment Requirements

  • Must be currently enrolled in school on a full-time basis with the intent to return to school full-time in the Fall of 2023.
  • A security clearance will be conducted.
  • If invited to an interview, you will be asked to provide an unofficial transcript or an enrollment verification letter (indicating the program and year you are currently completing).
Union: CUPE Local 38Business Unit: Climate & Environment
Position Type: 1 Temporary Student (May – August)Location: 625 25 Avenue S.E.
Compensation: $27.16 per hourDays of Work: This position works a 5 daywork week with 1 day off in a 3 week cycle.
Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week
Audience: Internal/ExternalApply By: February 10, 2023
 Job ID #: 306912




IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development