Hay River Office Manager & Waste Specialist

Deadline for Applications has been EXTENDED: August 1, 2017

Ecology North is looking for a creative and dynamic person who is passionate about the environment to join our team for a 1 year contract, with possibility of extension. We are looking for an individual with waste management skills and knowledge who is interested in a challenging and varied work experience in Canada’s North.

The successful candidate will be based in Hay River, and must be a driven self-starter, able to work independently, and manage large projects with minimal supervision. A broad knowledge base in the field of waste management, with relevant experience in composting, recycling, landfill design and/or operation will be a requirement of the position. Project management and communication skills will need to be demonstrated to qualify for the position

Skills, interest and knowledge broadly related to Ecology North’s other program areas: local food production, climate change and water stewardship will be considered assets, as will any experience with education.

The right person for this position will appreciate Ecology North’s mission and will embody the organization’s values and principles. The Waste Specialist & Hay River Office Manager needs to be a highly productive individual, able to accomplish tasks and goals in a small one person office and challenging work environment. A strong desire to learn and to make positive change in the northern environment will help the waste specialist be successful at this position.

The successful candidate will be tasked with being a key player on a community led team, designing and building a new regional waste landfill site. Other smaller projects in waste management or other fields will be part of this full-time position, as will travel to other NWT communities.

The position includes substantial opportunity for professional development and increased responsibilities pending outstanding performance, including subsequent opportunities in project and program management.

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