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CONSERVATION & EDUCATION SPECIALIST - PARKS SECTION

PERMANENT, FULL-TIME POSITION

APPLY BEFORE: November 18, 2012, 5:00 P.M.

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of the Renewable Resources Department, the Educator & Conservation Specialist will:

  • Implement and update the education plan for Nunavik parks:

- Ensure the complementary nature of park activities;

- Ensure that the yearly activities foreseen in the Education Plan are realized;

- Design and identify educational material;

- In collaboration with the local and regional education authorities, develop and deliver a school program on Nunavik Parks;

- Validate the educational components of parks communications;

- Provide expertise in the organization of interpretive activities including the presentation of exhibits in the interpretation centres.

  • Ensure that the ecological integrity of the Nunavik Parks are maintained;

- Implement the conservation plans;

- Design, implement and update monitoring plans;

- Propose and realize research projects designed to validate and increase knowledge of the parks;

- Analyze and monitor scientific research projects approved by the Harmonization Committees;

- Ensure that the activities of the visitors and the park employees are respectful of the environmental code of ethics and park regulations;

- In collaboration with Park Wardens, monitor the wildlife protection plan;

- Manage, update and deliver training to the staff concerning parks conservation and education missions;

- Assist in meetings of the Harmonization Committees.

  • Act as a resource person in the development of Nunavik Parks:

- For each new park created, participate with MDDEP in the preparation of education and conservation plans;

- Once a new park is created, draft and Environmental Monitoring Plan;

- Participate in the development and realization of the park exhibitions for the interpretation centres;

- As required, provide expertise in activities leading to the creation and opening of parks in Nunavik;

- Participate in the training program as concerns education and conservation for the park employees recruited prior to the parks openings.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possess a university degree in the natural sciences (Biology, Geology, Geography, etc.) or have 5 years of relevant experience;
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of Inuit archaeology, history and culture;
  • Possess good research, analysis, summary and writing skills;
  • Possess solid teamwork experience;
  • Languages spoken and written: fluency in at least two of the following languages Inuktitut, French, English.
  • Possess a working knowledge of widely-used computer software within a Macintosh environment (word processors, spread sheets, databases, etc.);
  • Be available to travel frequently.

 

Place of work: Kuujjuaq

Salary: Minimum $43, 476/year – maximum $74, 597/year  (Class 10)

Other Benefits: Cost of living differential, food allowance, annual trips, group insurance, RRSP, etc.

 

Please send your application before 5:00 p.m., November 18, 2012 to:

Human Resources Advisor

Kativik Regional Government

P.O. Box 9

Kuujjuaq (Québec)  J0M 1C0

Fax: (819) 964-2975

Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

The KRG is an equal opportunity employer, in accordance with this and with the provisions of the collective agreement for its unionized employees affiliated with the CSN, conditions may vary to promote employment of Inuit candidates.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted in writing.

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