You will work out of our head office located in Beryl Gaffney Park just outside of Manotick. It’s steps away from the Rideau River which is accessible by the many walking trails at our backdoor.
Public transportation is limited; candidates should ensure they have reliable transportation prior to applying.
The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority is the lead intermunicipal agency working to address river-related environmental issues and concerns within the Rideau Valley watershed. Thanks to our many partners, the scope of our environmental protection work includes planning, source water protection, tackling flooding and erosion problems and researching water movement and use in the valley. We help people maintain healthy shorelines, provide advice on development-related issues and report to municipalities, agencies and the public about watershed conditions and trends. We also provide public access to natural waterfront areas, deliver community-based stewardship programs, reduce water pollution and protect fish and wildlife habitat.
As the Regulations Assistant, you will assist with site visits and the review and monitoring of regulatory applications to ensure environmental concerns are addressed. You will also assist with the preparation of material related to clearance letters for real estate transactions and will assist with final inspections on permits. You will perform clerical duties such as maintaining records, database entries and filing.
We welcome applications from post-secondary students or recent graduates in regulatory enforcement, resource management, planning, geography, environmental science or any other related program. Students with previous relevant experience working with the public may be given preference. Excellent communication skills in English, good keyboarding skills and knowledge of MS-Word and Excel are essential. You should feel comfortable working on and around water and you must have a Class G2 or higher driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.
If you have a strong commitment to the environment and the protection of land and water resources, and if your education and career goals lead naturally to working in a Conservation Authority environment, please send us your resume and cover letter by February 24, 2023 to: e-mail:
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
P.O. Box 599, 3889 Rideau Valley Drive
Manotick, Ontario K4M 1A5
Fax: (613) 692-0831
Visit us on the web at www.rvca.ca.
The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority is an equal opportunity employer. The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority is an equal opportunity employer. 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.