Coordinator, Integrated Water Management
The Credit Valley Conservation Authority (CVC) is a partnership of the municipalities within the Credit River Watershed. We are dedicated to the conservation, protection, restoration and sustainable development of the natural resources of our watershed. Together we have a long and successful history of ensuring a clean supply of water for human and environmental needs. At this time, we are seeking to fill the position of:Coordinator, Integrated Water Management
Summary of Functions
This position is responsible for the development and implementation of programs and projects that further CVC’s objectives in the area of watershed and subwatershed planning, stormwater management, green infrastructure implementation, and knowledge transfer and translation. The chosen candidate should be technically competent in the area water quality and quantity, specifically as it relates to urban issues, and have strong interpersonal skills to assist with development of partnerships.
The key responsibility of the selected candidate will be assisting with the implementation of green infrastructure projects in partnership with watershed municipalities, working in partnership with municipal partners to assist with the design, construction, and operation and maintenance projects.
- Honours Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Bachelors of Engineering, or the equivalent
- Minimum 3 years of experience related to the major tasks
- Practical experience in the coordination and implementation of watershed management studies and green infrastructure
- Practical experience in the development of partnerships and relationship building with municipal staff
- Research and authoring with a strong ability to synthesize technical information
- Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, coordinate the development of meetings, studies/guidance material, and workshops
- Sound knowledge in design, construction, and operation and maintenance processes of green infrastructure
- Solid background in environmental sciences, water resources, storm water management, and pollution prevention techniques
- Strong analytical, negotiation, communication, presentation and organizational skills
- Ability to work outdoors, in the field and in adverse weather conditions
- Ability to work after regular hours (occasionally)
Summary of Major TasksPolicy and Planning Act as CVC lead for studies. Broadly be responsible for the completion of studies including:
- Represent CVC’s goals and objectives at project meetings, present findings and gather input from stakeholders
- Provide assistance and technical expertise to internal CVC staff and external clients on the content of studies
- Support municipalities and CVC staff with the implementation of completed plans and develop a tracking protocol for measuring success
- Track and record communication that is kept and managed with all project partners and internally within CVC
- Liaise and coordinate with project partners to ensure good communication through entirety of project
- Coordinate the editing, publishing and posting of the studies
- Assist with developing communications tools for explaining study results to the public (i.e. lead the development of short videos and other alternative communication tools)
- Develop and maintain effective partnerships and client relations
- Develop partnerships and assist watershed municipalities with the implementation of green infrastructure, including assisting with the design, construction, and operation and maintenance of green infrastructure projects.
- Coordinate the completion of the characterization and modeling work to support the development of an implementation framework that will ultimately support wide scale adoption of green infrastructure
- Assist with the update to the LID Planning & Design Guide, specifically responsible for researching and writing a chapter that will exhibit the interdisciplinary benefits of LID.
- Seek opportunities to share knowledge with watershed municipalities to support adoption of green infrastructure
- Assist in the coordination and delivery of training and workshops being hosted by the Integrated Water Management Team
- Assist with the planning and execution of conferences and workshops. Specific tasks may include developing conference program, reviewing abstracts, organizing speakers, finding sponsors, and writing promotional articles.
Additional InformationCVC offers a competitive salary and full benefit package including health, dental, life insurance, pension plan and a staff identification pass which entitles you to free entry into all conservation areas! CVC also offers its employees flex-hours and a beautiful view of the Credit River.
- Anticipated Start and End Dates: October 2, 2017 to December 15, 2018 (35 hours/week)
- Forward resume and cover letter by August 27, 2017 to:
- Please quote “Coordinator, Integrated Water Management” on resume/letter.
- Resumes/letters submitted electronically must be submitted in Word format.
Salary starting at: $62,833
Forward resume by August 27, 2017 to:
Please quote "Coordinator, Integrated Water Management" on resume/letter. Resumes/letters submitted electronically must be submitted in Microsoft Word format.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
CVC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), CVC will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff. All personal information is collected under the authority of the municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.