Jobs at SPES

Urban Wildlife Program Coordinator, 12-Month Maternity Leave Contract

    We are seeking an individual who is passionate for the community to live in harmony with urban wildlife. The Urban Wildlife Program Coordinator (UWPC) leads environmental education programming for the Co-Existing with Coyotes program and coordinates programming specific to Stanley Park urban wildlife (e.g. Stanley Park heron colony). The position involves planning, developing, and creatively delivering ongoing education programs and written materials. The primary audiences are schools, community organizations, the public and the media.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Design and deliver educational programs to capture the attention and imagination of children and adults
  • Have confidence and competence in presenting at public venues and for the media
  • Successfully work with a diversity of governments and community groups
  • Work effectively and tactfully in dealing with urban wildlife-related conflicts presented by the public
  • Have working knowledge of relevant urban wildlife organizations and issues
  • Have working knowledge and appreciation of environmental issues, and the values and mission of SPES
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines and creatively solve problems
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