YOUR CREDIT RIVER COUNCIL
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Position: Education Technician – 3 Contract Positions
Organization: Credit Valley Conservation
Location: Mississauga, Ontario
SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS
CVC has a strong history of working with landowners and other partners to further the conservation and restoration of the Credit River Watershed. Through the support of our watershed municipalities and others we are able to offer a wide and growing range of stewardship services to our rural and urban communities. You can be part of this dynamic and committed team as the leader of our Terrestrial Program.
Reporting to the Education Coordinator, this position will support CVC’s commitment to providing quality educational opportunities and enhancing ecological literacy throughout our watershed. Assisting with program development and implementation, the Education Technician will lead educational initiatives focused on priority CVC issues targeting students, adults, families and whole communities in diverse settings (urban and rural regions, indoor and outdoor) across our watershed. This position will also support key CVC educational partners and the development of new educational programming in Conservation Areas.
• Post Secondary degree related to environmental science, education, or a related discipline
• Minimum 2 years experience in outdoor, experiential, and/or environmental education
• Ability to work weekends and evenings
• Knowledge of ecology, conservation and GTA environmental issues
• Proven customer service skills and communication skills
• Ability and willingness to work outdoors in a variety of settings and environments
• French language fluency (spoken, written, and ability to translate) an asset
• Fundraising and grant writing experience an asset
• Valid Class G Drivers License and access to vehicle required
• The successful candidate must complete a criminal reference check, including a vulnerable sector screening as a condition of employment
SUMMARY OF MAJOR TASKS
Perform the following tasks under limited direction.
• Assist with the development and implementation of CVC’s education program
• Assist in implementing a coordinated community outreach program
• Assist in implementing educational programming in Conservation Areas (evenings and weekends)
• Assist in the development and production of various education media including; written materials, displays and interpretive signage, news releases, PowerPoint presentations and media scripts
• Assist in the development of education partnerships
• Actively promote and market CVC’s wide range of programs and initiatives through our education program
CVC offers a full benefit package for contract staff including health, dental and life insurance, and a staff identification pass which entitles you to free entry into all conservation areas! CVC also offers its employees a compressed workweek and flex-hours.
Salary Starting at: $51,661.00
Forward resume by February 18, 2014 to:
Credit Valley Conservation
Fax (905) 670-5613 or E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
Please quote “Education Technician” on resume/letter.
Resumes/letters submitted electronically must be submitted in Word format
We thank all applicants for their interest. However only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
CreditValley Conservation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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