Parks Stewardship Coordinator

District of Saanich

Saanich
 DISTRICT OF SAANICH
PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
PARKS DIVISION

Parks Stewardship Coordinator

Regular Full Time Position – 40 hours per week
 

Are you passionate about the environment and working with community? Do you have experience working with volunteers?

Saanich Parks is seeking an experienced professional to develop and enhance parks stewardship programs to create meaningful community volunteer experiences. The existing Pulling Together Program is one of the District’s signature volunteer programs.

The successful candidate will lead and support volunteers conducting environmental and education programs in Saanich Parks. The ideal candidate will be people oriented and results driven. This position demands attention to detail and a strong ability to multi-task. 

Saanich, the largest municipality on southern Vancouver Island, has a diverse parks system with over 170 parks and natural areas. Join our team to help enhance the many community benefits of our parks.

Requirements include: University degree in community development, environmental studies, biology, restoration ecology, geography, recreation, education, or other related field; three years experience in supervising people, including volunteers, including one year of experience in any of the following: public administration, policy and procedures development, community building, and community engagement; experience using Microsoft Office, social media platforms; excellent written and oral communication skills; and possession of a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. A satisfactory Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector check is required.

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $38.22 per hour and an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at www.saanich.ca. Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2019 quoting competition 19212 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email careers@saanich.ca.  As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: District of Saanich
Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation, Community Development
Posted: October 11, 2019, 9:48 am
Expires: October 25, 2019, 11:45 pm

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