Water Smart Ambassador - Village of Valemount

Last Updated: April, 2016  
Qualifications:  -Passion for water conservation and environmental issues
-Excellent interpersonal communication skills
-Completion of Grade 12 or an equivalent GED
-Valid BC Driver's License, Class 5
-Knowledge of the local area
-Self-motivated and highly organized
-Experience with public education and/or working with the public on a one-on-one level
-Computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
-Data gathering and analytical skills
Job Duties:  The Water Smart Ambassador provides public education about water conservation to residents and
businesses in Valemount.
Job duties will include, but are not limited to:
-responding to customer inquiries about water conservation;
-proactively promoting water conservation through public displays and events;
-conducting lawn and garden assessments at residential locations;
-working with the public works department to help ensure watering efficiency; and
-carrying out social marketing programs designed to reduce water consumption.
This is a real opportunity to make a difference in your community.  While this is an ideal position for a person already in, or interested in, a career in environmental education or resource management, anyone with an interest in water conservation is encouraged to apply.
Other: The selected candidate will be required to travel to Invermere, BC for training during the week of
May 9-12, 2016.  This position is a result of the Columbia Basin Trust's Water Smart Initiative, which aims to achieve a 20% reduction in basin wide water consumption by the end of 2016. The Water Smart Ambassador position is jointly funded by the Columbia Basin Trust and the Village of Valemount.
More information about the initiative and the Water Smart Ambassador Program can be found at www.cbt.org/watersmart/.

How to apply: To apply please email resume and cover letter to: dof@valemount.ca.
Or, by mail to:
Village of Valemount
Re: Water Smart Ambassador
Director of Finance
PO Box 168
Valemount, BC V0E 2Z0
Closing Date: April 15, 2016 at 4:00 pm.
Note: Only those short listed will be contacted.
Reference #: 1204
                                                                                                                                  Date Posted: April 7, 2016