Service Area: Vegetation Management & Tree Services; Ecosystem Restoration
Location: North Vancouver, BC
Employment Status: Full-Time Permanent
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Established by the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Inlailawatash provides natural and cultural resource services to Aboriginal and crown governments, crown corporations, private sector organizations, communities, and NGOs. Since operations commenced in 2007 the company has grown to include five service areas: Vegetation Management & Tree Services; Ecosystem Restoration; Archaeological & Cultural; GIS, Mapping & Information Management; and Renewable Resource Services. By placing the respect of Aboriginal and environmental values as an overarching priority of our business, Inlailawatash is a truly unique enterprise.
The Project Coordinator will work with Inlailawatash management to ensure effective management and coordination of the Vegetation Management program and provide key support in managing a range of projects within the Ecosystem Restoration program.
Inlailawatash has an experienced team of Certified Utility Arborists, Apprentice Arborists and Saw Operators and is a Primary Contractor for BC Hydro’s Transmission Vegetation Management Program.
Our Ecosystem Restoration program focuses on rebuilding, enhancing and maintaining compromised and disturbed ecosystems in resource areas, parks, and urban settings.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Work collaboratively with Inlailawatash management to manage and coordinate key aspects of the Vegetation Management and Ecosystem Restoration programs.
- Provide project management and coordination for a range of natural resource projects, including:
- Logistics and operations supervision, including on-site project and safety supervision
- Engaging and working with clients and project partners
o Identifying new project opportunities, developing and submitting project bid responses
- Monitoring project performance, writing up project summaries and reports
- Work with crew supervisors in managing equipment, operational, and logistical needs
- Administer key elements of the company’s Health and Safety Program
- Provide support and assistance to the other program areas as directed by the designated manager, for example the Renewable Resources program
- Provide general office and administrative support
Qualifications and Attributes:
- Undergraduate or Masters program relating to natural resource management or related field
- 2 to 5 years of relevant experience or combination of experience and educational equivalent (e.g. aboriculture, vegetation management, natural resource management)
- Interest in First Nations cultural and environmental values and stewardship is essential; past work with First Nations is considered a definite asset
- Experience working in a team environment, especially in a physical outdoor industry
- Relevant professional designation considered an asset
- Current clean driver’s license
- Strong planning and organizational skills, detail oriented
- Project management knowledge and experience
- Excellent oral and digital communication skills with a demonstrated ability to produce plans,
reports and other written products
- Experience in managing work crews is an asset
- Strong awareness of the importance of safety; ability to develop and implement safety protocols and procedures in coordination with work crews
- Experience using Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project)
- Numeracy skills considered an asset (e.g. developing cost estimates, analysis and reporting of project performance against budget)
- Thrives in a constantly changing environment, able to handle a range of tasks and responsibilities
- Strong interpersonal skills, tact in building and maintaining relationships
- Identifying and resolving problems in a timely manner (gathers and analyzes information, and develops alternative solutions using a reasoned approach)
- Ability to proactively take ownership of projects and independently drive them forward
- Able to work independently and as part of a high performing team
- Desire to learn and comfort with learning on the job
- Comfortable working in a predominantly office-based role, with some site-based time outdoors
Apply by sending your cover letter and resume, quoting competition 180808/INL to:
We thank you for your interest in advance. Short-listed candidates will be contacted; others will be kept in our database for future consideration.