$68,900 - $82,455 plus benefits
Drinking Water Source Protection is an initiative of the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MOECP) enabled by the Ontario Clean Water Act. Under general direction, the Project Manager will coordinate the Source Protection Program locally within the Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Region. This position involves supporting and monitoring the implementation of the Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Plan which sets out policies to protect shared municipal drinking water sources within the Mississippi and Rideau watersheds. The position also entails preparing the annual workplan and budget and coordinating the activities of the multi-disciplinary Source Protection Committee which provides oversight to the program. In addition, the Project Manager will coordinate annual reporting to the MOECP, prepare updates to the Source Protection Plan, conduct public consultation and promote source protection locally.
As the ideal candidate, you have an undergraduate degree specializing in environmental studies, natural sciences, water resources, planning or a related field with at least five years’ relevant work experience in an interdisciplinary context and with multiple stakeholders. Successful completion of the MOECP training for Risk Management Officials and Inspectors and Section 88 Property Entry is considered an asset. You are familiar with the regulations and rules of the Clean Water Act, as well as the elements of the Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Plan and the features of the Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Region. You also have an understanding of municipal and private drinking water systems. Your aptitude for managing budgets, your project management experience and your demonstrated ability to verbally and in writing present complex material and concepts in a comprehensive and straightforward manner round out your skill set. A valid driver’s license is mandatory and you must have the flexibility to occasionally travel and attend evening and weekend meetings.
If you have a strong commitment to championing protection of the environment and the safeguarding of land and water resources, please send your resume and covering letter, no later than July 27, 2018.
The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority and Rideau Valley Conservation Authority are equal opportunity employers. We welcome all applications; however we will contact only those candidates selected for consideration. We are committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you are selected for an interview and you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.