The Cowichan Valley Regional District is now accepting applications for a Coordinator of the region’s Drinking Water and Watershed Protection Program in the Environmental Services Division. By taking a watercentric view of policy, planning and operational decision making going forward, we can adapt to the realities of a changing climate, protect aquatic ecosystems, and ensure that the people who live here in the future also have safe sources of drinking water to sustain the communities they inherit. This view recognizes the linkages between human needs and the needs of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. It also sees groundwater and surface as one, interconnected whole. This program is regional in nature and provides supporting services to the Regional District as well as its municipal partners.
Reporting to the Manager, Environmental Services, the Watershed Coordinator has an exciting opportunity to be part of the region’s new Drinking Water and Watershed Protection (DWWP) Program and will contribute to the effective implementation of the program by assisting with the following three key focal areas:
Work will be focused on an interdisciplinary approach including researching, analyzing, and preparing technical reports, environmental field studies, assisting with coordinating and facilitating various public and/or stakeholder processes, preparing grant applications, communications program development, and assisting with the overall development, preparation, implementation, project management and staff management of the DWWP program.
Guaranteed 35 hours of work per week, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and eligible for flex time. This position may be required to attend some evening and weekend meetings.
Wage rate in three steps as per the Collective Agreement between the CVRD and CUPE Local 358, $45.96 - $47.35 - $48.75 per hour (2021 rates). Benefits are included as per the CUPE Collective Agreement.
Please submit a resume and cover letter at the link above by the date indicated.
Note: Testing may be required during the interview process. Testing is based on the knowledge, skills, abilities and qualifications outlined in the job description.