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Are you interested in learning, connecting, engaging with the multi-faceted groups, individuals, agencies and organizations working on the varied environmental issues in the province?

The NBEN (www.nben.ca) is a dynamic and innovative organization that functions as the New Brunswick’s environmental movement’s “central station” – and we are currently looking for a motivated and well-organized individual interested in environmental issues in New Brunswick to fill the position of Projects Assistant.

The ideal candidate will be well-organized, independent yet experienced in team work, and will be able to work in a multi-faceted environment where the digital interface is an integral part of the work.

Please note that half of the successful applicant’s time will be spent working for Aster Group Environemental Services Co-operative, an organization that provides consulting services and support to non-profit groups. The person will assist in developing a website, develop marketing tools, engage clients and members, and function as office administrator for the co-operative

Education

·         Post-secondary degree related to: communication, business administration or business management, office administration, marketing, business development

·         Graduate degree in one or several of the above disciplines is preferred.

Experience & Skills

·         Knowledge and interest in business development and marketing.

·         Some experience with business development and marketing in the workplace is an asset.

·         Fluently bilingual and able to communicate well both orally and in writing in both official languages.

·         Strong organizational and time management skills

·         Strong leadership and inter-personal skills

·         Experience in working with diverse sectors, including non-profit, government, and private sector

·         Able to work in a team, and interested in working within a co-operative setting.

·         Computer: Word, Excel, Power Point, Website design & management (Wordpress, Joomla), graphic layout programs, database management, e-mail.

Eligibility

·         Must be currently be unemployed

·         Must have recently graduated from an accredited post-secondary institution (within 4 years)

Location: Moncton

Salary: $15, at 37.5 hours per week.
Please send your résumé, a cover letter and 2 references to: nben@nben.ca

Friday, 10 October 2014 09:32

Conservation Planning Assistant

Conservation Planning Assistant

Location: Fredericton, NB | Five-month, full-time contract position

The Nature Trust of New Brunswick seeks a capable individual to fill the position of Conservation Planning Assistant. This is a challenging position ideal for an eager university graduate in the field of geography, planning, environmental science, or forestry. This individual must have strong technical GIS skills, with experience in academic research and writing, as well as the ability to work independently on multiple projects at once.

The Conservation Planning Assistant position may encompass the following:

GIS Analysis
Undertake a landscape-scale GIS habitat analysis and strategic planning for the Upper St. John River (USJR) study area following a pre-existing methodology.
Sensitivity analysis and site validation of newly developed habitat maps.
Lead the development of a New Brunswick conserved lands database and associated spatial products following a pre-existing methodology.
Update Nature Trust preserve maps and other spatial products as required.

Research and writing
Undertake literature review and report writing to support strategic conservation planning in the Upper St. John River region.

Required qualifications
Advanced GIS skills (minimum ArcGIS10.0).
University degree in geography, planning, environment, biology, forestry, agriculture, natural resource management, or other relevant fields.
Strong research skills.
Independent worker, initiative-taker, and able to multi-task.

Additional desirable experience
Advanced degree in biology or ecology with field experience.
An understanding of the Nature Trust’s work and the regions in which they work.
Experience in conservation planning and prioritization of lands for conservation.
Bilingualism is considered an asset.

Conditions
The selected candidate will be employed under a full-time contract for a period of 5 months, beginning on November 1, 2014 and terminating on March 31, 2015.

To apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to naturetrust@ntnb.org.
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Are you passionate about nature and education?

Are you interested in connecting people with nature?

Nature NB is looking for Nature Educators!

Nature NB is a non-profit, charitable organization whose mission is to celebrate, conserve and protect New Brunswick's natural heritage through education, networking and collaboration.

The Job:Nature NB, Fredericton office, is seeking a bilingual Nature Educator for the summer months.

Working as a Nature Educator, educators will:

·         Research environmental education themes
·         Assist in the creation of bilingual nature-based educational programming.
·         Travel and deliver bilingual programming across the province, this may require some evening and weekend work. 
·         Assist in the planning and delivery of bilingual nature based events across the province.
·         Assist in bilingual outdoor education training sessions.
·         Assist in creation of a bilingual youth nature based magazine.
·         Communicate with resource people and naturalist clubs
·         Collate, distribute, and evaluate the evaluation forms for each presentation

Applicant Requirements:

·         Current University of College student
·         Strong communication skills in both official languages.
·         Educational background in one or more areas of natural science
·         Experience in program development, preferably with nature-based education programs
·         Experience in event planning
·         Experience working with groups of kids and demonstrated leadership skills
·         Hold a valid driver’s licence
·         Competent with general computer tasks (excel, word, powerpoint) and internet usage
·         CPR and First Aid Certification required and a criminal record check for selected candidate.

As per our Personnel Policy, Nature NB is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, colour, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity and status with regard to public assistance, disability, sex, or age.

How to apply:  Please send Resume and cover letter to Nature NB, 924 Prospect Street, Suite 110,Fredericton, NB E3B 2T9 or email to staff@naturenb.ca


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Avez-vous la passionne pour la nature et l’éducation ?


Êtes-vous intéressé à connecter les gens avec la nature?

Nature NB recherche un éducateur de la nature!

Nature NB est un organisme de bienfaisance qui a comme missionla célébration,la conservation etla protection du patrimoine naturel du Nouveau-Brunswick par l’éducation,le réseautage etla collaboration.

L'emploi: Nature NB, bureau de Fredericton, est à la recherche d'un éducateur de la nature bilingue pour les mois d'été.

Comme un éducateur de la nature, les éducateurs vont:

• Rechercher des thèmes d'éducation à l'environnement.
• Aider avec la création des programmes bilingues d'éducation basée sur la nature.
• Voyager  et offrir des programmes bilingues à travers  la province.  Le travail pendant les soirées et les fin de semaines peut être nécessaire.
• Aider avec la planification et la présentation des événements  bilingues sur la nature à travers la province.
• Aider avec des encadrements de l'éducation de plein air.
• Aider avec la création d'un magazine bilingue pour les jeunes sur la nature.
• Communiquer avec des personnes ressources et des clubs de naturalistes.
• Assembler, distribuer et évaluer les formes d'évaluation pour chaque présentation.

Condition Nécessaire des Candidats:

•Enregistrer come étudiant à Université ou collège
• Excellentes aptitudes en communication dans les deux langues officielles.
• Formation dans un ou plusieurs domaines des sciences naturelles
• Expérience avec le développement des programmes, de préférence avec des programmes d'éducation basée sur la nature
• Expérience dans la planification d'événements
• Expérience de travail avec des groupes d'enfants et démontré les qualités de diriger.
• Posséder  un permis de conduire valide.
• Compétente avec tâches générales de l'ordinateur (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) et l'utilisation d'Internet.
• RCP et brevet de secourisme sont nécessaires et le candidat sélectionné  doit avoir une vérification du casier judiciaire.

Pour conformer à notre politique du personnel, Nature NB s'engage à l'égalité des chances d'emploi pour toutes les personnes sans distinction de race, de couleur, de religion, d'origine nationale, l'état matrimonial, l'appartenance politique, l'orientation sexuelle ou l'identité de genre et le statut à l'égard de l'aide publique, le handicap, le sexe , ou de l'âge.

Comment postuler: S'il vous plaît envoyer CV et lettre de motivation à Nature NB, 924 rue Prospect , Suite 110, Fredericton, NB E3B 2T9 ou par courriel à
staff@naturenb.ca