Job Opportunity: Watershed Coordinator

The ideal person will become a key player in the Association’s work. Candidates for the position are expected to demonstrate initiative, leadership and a love of the outdoors. The watershed is located on the north coast of Prince Edward Island, just east of the center of the province.  It covers 7271.9 hectares and is the principal source of potable water for the City of Charlottetown. The Coordinator is accountable to the Board of Directors of the Winter River – Tracadie Bay Watershed Association for work assigned by the Board, including: project applications and reports to funding agencies; supervision of staff; field operations; financial management; liaison with landowners and outside agencies; data collection and analysis; and public relations.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Educational qualifications in biology, wildlife management, environmental science, or other relevant field required
  • Project coordination, public relations, writing skills and budgeting experience considered assets
  • Ability to handle physical tasks such as heavy lifting and walking for extended periods in various outdoor habitats – fields, woods, streams, etc. – required
  • Stream enhancement and supervisory experience considered assets
  • Silviculture (chainsaw) and First Aid certification required
  • Proven ability to manage in a collaborative style required
  • Openness to continuous learning required
  • Must have access to own vehicle and cellphone

A more detailed job description is available here: WRTBWA Coordinator Job Description

Individuals interested in this opportunity should forward a cover letter,
résumé and three references prior to November 28, 2014 to:
Winter River – Tracadie Bay Watershed Association
700 Suffolk Road
Dunstaffnage, PE  C1C 0P6



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