Conservation Planning Manager

Central Westcoast Forest Society

Tofino, BC, Canada

Home-based/Remote

WORK DESCRIPTION:
This position requires the candidate to work with upper management staff to help in the organization of conservation and policy management. The successful candidate will assist in designing long-term restoration, research, and conservation measures. The work will entail collaboration with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, First Nations, Salmon Roundtables, researchers, and others.

Specific job duties include, but may not be limited to:
·Pacific salmon and forest management policy planning.
·Developing long-term restoration and conservation targets and goals.
·Watershed planning and assessments.
·Collating information, documents, and presentations.
·Analyzing data and report writing.
·Attending and assisting in the facilitation of workshops.

WORK LOCATION:
Preference will be given to candidates residing in Tofino/Ucluelet. The option to work remotely can be discussed if access to the internet and virtual meetings is sufficient.

WORK DURATION: Full-time (30-40 hours/week) Monday to Friday starting August 2021 to August 2022. Potential to extend the one-year contract.

COMPENSATION:
Compensation for this position will $30-$35/hr based on applicant experience. CWFS offers a comprehensive benefits package.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
·Knowledge of the biology and ecology of Pacific salmon.
·Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
·Degree in a relevant field (biology, geography, environmental studies) or equivalent.
·Excellent data management skills including experience with all MS programs.
·Independent and self-motivated in order to meet deadlines.
·Takes initiative, committed, and has good judgement.

ASSET QUALIFICATIONS:
·Master’s degree in relevant field.
·Experience working with salmon or associated ecosystems.
·Experience working with multiple stakeholders.
·Experience facilitating workshops and in public speaking.

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be received at the latest by 4:00pm on July 15, 2021 and will be reviewed as received. Please provide a cover letter, resume and references highlighting how you meet the required and asset qualifications to Kaylyn Kwasnecha by email at [email protected]
. Thank you for your interest in working with us!

Interviews will commence on July 20, 2021 with the goal of an early August start date.


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