There is no public transportation to the worksite; candidates should ensure they have reliable transportation prior to applying.
On Call Throughout the Year
Work schedule is on an as-needed basis, Monday through Friday with occasional evenings/weekends.
You will assist with the planning, delivery and evaluation of outdoor environmental education programs with schools, community groups and day camps for children from preschool to post-secondary studies. You will also act as a resource person in the interpretive centre and you will assist in delivering services to visitors such as answering questions about the park and programs, selling park passes and monitoring for valid park passes. You will also be asked to help maintain the cleanliness and safety features of our park facilities.
As the ideal candidate, you have a post-secondary diploma or degree in environmental studies, natural science, outdoor recreation or a related program. A Teacher’s Certificate is considered a strong asset. Bilingualism is considered a strong asset. You have previous experience designing and delivering programming for children in an educational or recreational setting in English and/or French. Standard Level First Aid training is considered an asset. A valid G2 or better driver’s license and driving record deemed acceptable by the RVCA is a requirement. The successful candidate will be required to provide an affirmative “Vulnerable Sector Check”.
If you enjoy working in the great outdoors and have an enthusiastic attitude towards working with children; if you have a strong commitment to the environment and the protection of land and water resources, please send us your resume by February 28th, 2019. Anticipated start date for this position is March 18, 2019.
The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority is the lead inter-municipal agency working to address river-related environmental issues and concerns within the Rideau Valley watershed. It’s our job to make sure that the water is looked after by everyone in today’s society so that tomorrow’s generations inherit a clean, healthy, functioning watershed. We also provide residents with close-to-home natural areas and programs that are accessible and affordable. We currently own and maintain a network of nine Conservation Areas and an additional 4,500 acres of environmental land.