Coordinator, Water Stewardship
Current Rate of Pay: Min = $67,509, Max = $73,191
Employment type: Full-Time Contract
Duration of employment: 1 Year
Hours of work: 35 hrs/week
Work location: Head Office
Division: Education and Training
Business unit: Partners in Project Green
Remote Work: Hybrid
With more than 60 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is one of 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario, created to safeguard and enhance the health and well-being of watershed communities through the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the ecological services the environment provides.
TRCA works to protect the integrity and health of the rivers and creeks in the jurisdiction, develop a system of green and natural spaces that sustains local ecosystems, and advance sustainable practices that improve people’s lives within our growing region.
How you will contribute as part of the TRCA team:
Reporting to the Project Manager, Water Stewardship, the Coordinator I will deliver Partners in Project Green programming that aims to help businesses around Toronto Pearson capitalize on the social, environmental and financial benefits of water efficiency, stormwater management and waste management initiatives. Primary responsibilities include supporting business and government leaders to implement water stewardship and waste management programs, programs, monitor and report program performance, and support the execution of large-scale collective water and waste projects.
Initiated by Toronto Pearson and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Partners in Project Green (PPG) is a not-for-profit community of leaders advancing environmental action and economic prosperity across the GTA. Comprised of businesses, government, institutions and utilities, PPG works to collectively advance social and environmental sustainability through knowledge sharing, technology and infrastructure implementation, and network building.
- Support the delivery of projects and programs to help businesses improve their water and waste management. This includes: program development, developing networks of vendors, and recruiting program participants. Provide technical advice to clients and facilitate the implementation of water stewardship and waste management opportunities by staying well-informed of industry trends, connecting parties, helping clients coordinate consultant and supplier site visits, digesting proposals, building project business cases, and easing access to external project funding;
- Assess and manage program performance by tracking key performance indicators and providing both input and recommendations to project manager
- Monitor and administer water stewardship and waste management targets and provide updates to the project manager.
- Secure conventional and non-conventional funding such as research contracts, fees for service, sponsorship and grants including developing and selling funding and service proposals with input from project manager.
- Monitor and administer revenue targets and provide revenue updates to the project manager.
- Assist project manager in the delivery of peer-to-peer learning group(s) including design and facilitation of productive meetings to facilitate peer-to-peer learning, coordinating meeting logistics, and creating and delivering presentations.
- Provide technical advice to participants and facilitate the implementation of water conservation / waste reduction opportunities.
- Plan and support Partners in Project Green water and waste capacity building events including identifying relevant event topics, recruiting presenters and participants.
- Develop relevant tools and resources that businesses can use to reduce their water footprint and increase waste diversion.
What will you need to succeed:
- Post-secondary degree or equivalent in business, administration, communications, environmental studies, or a related discipline.
- Valid driver’s licence.
- Three (3) years of demonstrated experience in:
- Project management;
- Planning and coordinating projects with diverse stakeholders;
- Working on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment;
- A sustainability role or working in a not-for-profit environment.
- Track record of successful implementation of projects and events.
- Familiarity with Ontario’s water and waste management landscape and legislation.
- Familiarity with Industrial water reuse and low impact development technologies.
- Self-motivated and highly organized with a demonstrated strong commitment for the delivery of high-quality customer service under tight deadlines.
- Ability to work alone and in teams.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Excellent communication skills in all modes.
- Creating and delivering effective presentations.
- Relationship and stakeholder management skills.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Suite like Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
- Strong analytical skills.
What TRCA has to offer you:
As part of a progressive team you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact to preserving and protecting nature, while maintaining a balance between the natural environment and built environment. Working with experts within our field, you will join a team of colleagues that are committed to TRCA’s core values of integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect, and excellence (icare).
You will be part of a diverse and inclusive organization that:
- Makes a positive difference in the communities we serve.
- Fosters high performance and collaborative teams.
- Provides continuous learning and development opportunities.
- Offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits program (including Defined Benefit Pension Plan – OMERS/OTPP).
- Pregnancy & Parental Leave Top-Up Program.
- Provides unique TRCA Perks.
- Provides flexible work arrangements.
- Offers potential for career growth and advancement.
To apply to this posting, click on the “Apply” icon. Please submit your resume and cover letter prior to midnight on November 28, 2022.
All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a precondition to being hired by TRCA. TRCA will comply with its obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code and any other applicable legislation.
While the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews. Please be advised that successful incumbent(s) may be required to undergo a vulnerable sector screening and/or driver’s abstract check as a part of the final step in the hiring process.
TRCA is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and TRCA Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to the TRCA. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.
Personal information you provide through the TRCA recruitment, selection and onboarding process is collected under the authority of the Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.27. Collection of this personal information is necessary for the proper administration of this recruitment process for employment and volunteer positions with TRCA. Personal information is protected from disclosure pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Any questions regarding this collection activity should be directed to the Supervisor of Records, 101 Exchange Avenue, Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 5R6, (416) 661-6600 extension 5216.
- Pay Type Salary
- Employment Indicator Temporary Contract
- Min Hiring Rate $67,509.00
- Max Hiring Rate $73,191.00
- Travel Required Yes
- Travel % 5
- Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
- Head Office, 101 Exchange Avenue, Concord, Ontario, Canada