Associate Specialist, Resilient Habitats

Conservation – Resilient Habitats New Brunswick
Posted 1 week ago

Overview

The Associate Specialist, Resilient Habitats is a highly motivated and proactive individual able to support a range of projects targeting improved resilient habitat in WWF-Canada priority regions. The position includes coordination of  projects along the Wolastoq – Saint John River in New Brunswick.  The role requires working with with the Resilient Habitat team on projects such as climate resilience, policy, marine and terrestrial protections and conservation.  It also requires collaborating with Indigenous and local communities to achieve conservation outcomes.

Responsibilities

Support RH team initiatives

  • Support the implementation of community-led or community-supported projects that further WWF-Canada’s objectives.
  • Respond to requests for information and provide background reports, policy briefings and regulatory analysis on a variety of resilient habitat related topics.

Conservation support and implementation

  • Contribute to the implementation of projects related to WWF’s resilient habitats efforts across the country, with particular attention to the Wolastoq – Saint John River priority area.

Communications

  • Ensure that WWF-Canada’s relevant positions, views and achievements are effectively and accurately communicated with regional stakeholders, government agencies and rights holders.
  • Prepare written materials (blogs, fact sheets, web texts, reports) for public distribution as needed to support communications efforts.
  • Represent WWF-Canada at meetings, conferences, workshops, etc.

Qualifications

  • 2 to 4 years combined relevant education and/or career experience in Resource Management, Conservation, Environmental Studies, or other relevant study/work areas.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with Indigenous communities and partners; government agencies and other conservation organizations.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively a support a variety of partners in project design and implementation.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently and demonstrate flexibility and patience.
  • French is an asset.

Deadline to Apply

You can submit your cover letter and resume by clicking the “APPLY” button.
Please ensure that you application is received on or before February 2, 2022, 5 pm EST.

Commitment to Diversity and Accessibility

WWF-Canada is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity in the workplace and encourage applications from all qualified candidates including women, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and aboriginal peoples.

WWF-Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Representative in a timely fashion of any accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants for their interest in joining WWF-Canada. Given the volume of applications received, we request that you do not follow up your application with a phone call or email. We will contact only those candidates selected for interviews and thank you for your understanding

 

About WWF

WWF-Canada is a national conservation organization with an instantly recognizable brand and hundreds of thousands of supporters as well as Indigenous, academic, community and corporate partners from all regions of the country. As part of a global network, we have a half century history of fighting to strengthen and protect Canadian nature. Our vision is: A Canada with abundant wildlife, where nature and people thrive.

WWF-Canada has a long history of conservation success in Canada, none of which would have been possible without Indigenous and local communities, all orders of government, corporate, donor, academic and research institutions support. With our ambitious new 10-year Regenerate Canada plan WWF-Canada commits fearlessly and determinedly to protect and conserve Canada’s nature and wildlife and the communities that rely on them. Our actions are focused on providing transformative benefits for biodiversity and climate in regions of greatest potential impact.