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Employment 2019-03-04T21:37:18+00:00

Current Job Postings

Nature Educator (Summer Position)

Are you passionate about nature and education? Are you interested in connecting people with nature? Nature NB is looking for a Nature Educator!

Details below:

  • Based in Fredericton, NB
  • $12.50/hour
  • Full time, summer position
  • 35 hours per week, with occasional weekends and evenings
  • Start Date: May 6, 2019
  • Application deadline: March 18, 2019

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver educational programming about nature/environment
  • Assist in planning and coordinating outreach across the province
  • Communicate and collaborate with partner organizations and volunteers
  • Assist in developing conservation and citizen science projects

Requirements:

  • Experience working with children
  • Ability to communicate easily in English and French
  • Interest in public outreach
  • Familiarity with standard office software (e.g. office suite, e-mail, internet browser)
  • Valid driver’s license

The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership and work well as part of a team. They will enjoy working outdoors and interacting with children and the public.

Assets:

  • Interest in nature and/or conservation
  • Experience in program development
  • Experience in event planning
  • Educational background in natural sciences (e.g. biology, forestry) OR in education

Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector checks will be completed for the selected candidate.

Application Process:

  • Please indicate in your cover letter how you meet these qualifications and why you think you would be a good fit for this position at Nature NB.
  • Send your cover letter and resume to our Executive Director, Vanessa Roy-McDougall, at [email protected]. No phone calls please.
  • Application deadline: March 18, 2019

We thank all candidates for their interest in the position, but only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

Conservation Projects Assistant (Summer Position)

Are you passionate about nature and education? Are you interested in connecting people with nature? Nature NB is looking for a conservation projects assistant! This position helps to research, coordinate, and manage environmental and stewardship projects. They will work on a variety of projects related to climate change, bird conservation, and protected areas.

Details below:

  • Based in Sackville, NB
  • $12.50/hour
  • Full time, summer position
  • 35 hours per week, with occasional weekends and evenings
  • Start Date: May 27, 2019
  • Application deadline: March 18, 2019.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver citizen science and conservation-related education programs to youth and adults
  • Assist in planning and delivering community outreach events
  • Assist in managing volunteers
  • Conduct research, analyze data, and prepare internal reports
  • Participate in training and relevant workshops related to the position to expand personal and professional knowledge

Requirements:

  • Educational background related to environmental studies, science, or biology
  • Familiarity with standard office software (e.g. office suite, e-mail, internet browser)
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Valid driver’s license

Assets:

  • Interest in conservation, ecosystem service science, climate change adaptation, and land-use planning
  • Experience with GIS
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to communicate easily in English and French

Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector checks will be completed for the selected candidate.

Application Process:

  • Please indicate in your cover letter how you meet these qualifications and why you think you would be a good fit for this position at Nature NB.
  • Send your cover letter and resume to our climate change adaptation program coordinator, Adam Cheeseman, at [email protected]. No phone calls please.
  • Application deadline: March 18, 2019

We thank all candidates for their interest in the position, but only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.