MANAGER OF CONSERVATION LANDS – PERMANENT, FULL-TIME
Grey Sauble Conservation Authority is seeking to fill the position of: Manager of Conservation Lands.
Who are we?
Grey Sauble Conservation Authority (GSCA) is one of Ontario’s 36 conservation authorities dedicated to protecting, restoring and enhancing our local natural environment. GSCA is a community-based environmental agency which owns and manages 11,734 hectares (28,995 acres) of some of the most scenic and environmentally sensitive lands in Ontario. For over 60 years, GSCA has been offering local renewable natural resource programs and services to its watershed municipalities and landowners. We care for the five major watersheds and several lake fringe watersheds within Grey and Bruce Counties. We are inspired to make a difference and we work to inspire a strong appreciation for nature within our communities.
Who are you?
You are dedicated and enthusiastic about environmental management, ecological integrity, and supporting a positive visitor experience on GSCA lands. You have a strong understanding of property and resource management, demonstrated leadership and sound decision-making skills. You possess an outgoing personality that allows you to work effectively with multiple partners, stakeholders, and team members. You want a career that allows you to make a difference in your community.
Why work for us?
GSCA’s Administrative Office is situated on over 200 hectares of pristine natural wilderness, complete with over seven kilometres of hiking trails and one of southern Ontario’s most magnificent waterfalls. We offer competitive public sector pay; excellent employee benefits program; and enrollment in the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) pension fund. Joining GSCA means that you will be part of a small, friendly, and closely-knit team. You will have direct access to the support and extensive knowledge of these individuals who share common goals and a passion for nature.
Summary of Functions
Reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer, this position directs all policy, strategic development and overall management of GSCA’s land holdings. The position is expected to develop and maintain an effective program to ensure that GSCA’s lands and facilities are managed sustainably for the long term.
o Provincial Offences Officer law enforcement training, designation and experience.
o Ontario Wetland Evaluation System accreditation.
o Ecological Land Classification System accreditation.
SUMMARY OF MAJOR TASKS
This position works 35 hours, Monday to Friday with occasional evenings and weekends required. A full listing of the position requirements and responsibilities is available on Grey Sauble Conservation Authority’s website.
Starting salary: $70,889 plus benefits
Forward resume by April 3, 2020
Both a resume and cover letter are required. Please quote "Manager of Conservation Lands" on resume and cover letter. Resumes/letters submitted electronically must be submitted in pdf format.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Late applications will not be considered.
GSCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), GSCA will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform GSCA Administrative staff. All personal information is collected under the authority of the municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $70,889.00 /year