Organization: Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area

Location: Creston, British Columbia

Duration: 1-year contract with probability of permanent full-time.

Posted: 28 May 2018

Closing Date: 3 July 2018, 4:00 pm Pacific Time

Tentative Start Date: 4 September 2018

 About the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area

The Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area (CVWMA) is a 7,000-ha internationally recognized wetland under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, providing habitat for a wide variety of birds, fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, plants, and invertebrates. CVWMA is a governmental non-profit organization that was established in 1968 to conserve and manage the wetland, in particular waterfowl. The CVWMA is also an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area and an Important Amphibian and Reptile Area, in Canada.

CVWMA is looking for a driven and passionate Conservation Programs Assistant to support the Head of Conservation Programs in the delivery of projects, and operations and maintenance activities. This new and exciting position will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to apply his or her skills to frequently changing and challenging environments. As well, the position will provide valuable learning and professional development opportunities within a small organizational structure.

Working closely with the Head of Conservation Programs, the Conservation Programs Assistant will have broad-ranging responsibilities involving all aspects of wetland management, including access management, infrastructure operations and maintenance, public and community relations, project management, communications, and general administration.


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