Are you passionate about Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture? Anxious to share your knowledge and work experience with our Community? Have a keen sense of interest, involvement and support for Communities and Boards whose focus centers on such items as landcare, water, insect and education programs? Are you the person who is comfortable in building rapport and relationships to better our communications in our rural environment?
Consider joining our dedicated Agricultural and Community Services team at Clearwater County. This is exciting and rare opportunity to join our staff who are committed to making a difference in our world. This is a permanent full-time position. The County offers the availability of participation in our group health, medical and pension benefits.
KEY QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
- Post-secondary degree [Agriculture or Environmental Sciences related] and up to 3 years previous municipal-related experience, or, post-secondary diploma [Agriculture or Environmental Sciences related] and up to 5 years previous municipal-related experience
- Working level understanding of environmental protection legislation [egs. Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, Water Act, Fisheries Act, Land Stewardship Act].
- Occupational Health & Safety legislation, regulation, code.
- Pesticide Applicators’ License [asset].
- Class 5/Drivers’ Abstract.
- Current First Aid/CPR Certification [asset].
- Sound understanding of natural resource management issues within the local region.
- Demonstrated well developed oral, written and presentation skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work with and develop community groups, including group facilitation, action planning and mediation skills.
- High level of project planning, project management, record keeping and report writing.
- Ability to build partnerships with government agencies, non-government agencies, community groups, landowners, education, and external consultants.
- Ability and willingness to be flexible on working hours in order to contact landowners and attend community group meetings.
- Work cooperatively and collaboratively with superiors, peers and other staff of the County.
The County thanks all applicants in advance.