Community Articles
Go to Site Index See "Community Articles" main page
General News · 11th December 2020
FOCI - Helen
Friends of Cortes Island is looking to employ a qualified candidate for the contract for services position of Dillon Creek Wetland Restoration Project Manager.

This exciting project involves: the construction of wetland and riparian habitat to help reduce nutrient runoff entering Hague and Gunflint lakes and create habitat for wetland wildlife. It also involves water quality and species monitoring, habitat management, and community education and engagement.

The project manager will be responsible for managing and coordinating the project and ensuring the successful delivery of the three-year work plan. This will include hiring and supervising contractors and labourers, engaging and supervising volunteers, purchasing and organizing delivery of materials and equipment, applying for necessary permits, preparing project reports and cashflow forecasts, overseeing the production of educational materials and delivering educational tours. It will also involve liaising and working with multiple stakeholders.

We are looking for an outstanding, conscientious and reliable project manager with relevant qualifications. The successful candidate must carry relevant insurance including Worker’s Compensation Board - Work Safe BC. Further job details and person specification are provided in the attached job description.

This is a Friends of Cortes Island project that will be delivered in partnership with Linnaea Farm Society. The project also will involve a range of other stakeholders including, but not limited to: the Forest Trust for the Children of Cortes, CCHA youth programs and the BC Wildlife Federation Wetlands Education Program.

The Dillon Creek Wetland Restoration Project is a three-year project that has an immediate start date and ends March 31, 2023.

To apply for this position, please submit an expression of interest, briefly outlining your experience to: by Thurs 17th December, 2020.

This project is being undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada through the federal Department of Environment and Climate Change.