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2016 Summer Employment Opportunity

WATER SMART AMBASSADOR

The Village of New Denver has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to act as the Water Smart Ambassador, a summer position for the 2016 season.  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 reply.

The Water Smart Ambassador provides public education about water conservation to residents and businesses in New Denver. Duties include: responding to customer inquiries about water conservation; proactively promoting water conservation through public displays and events, conducting lawn and garden water assessments at residential locations. Training will be provided.

Desired Qualifications

– Passion for water conservation and environmental issues

– Excellent interpersonal communications 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

The Water Smart Ambassador position is jointly funded by the Columbia Basin Trust and The Village of New Denver. 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.

More information about the initiative and the Water Smart Ambassador Program can be found at www.cbt.org/watersmart/

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by Friday April 15, 2016 to:

Village of New Denver, Attention: Bruce Woodbury, CAO

Mail: P.O. Box 40, New Denver, B.C., V0G 1S0

Email: office@newdenver.ca

In person: 115 Slocan Avenue, New Denver

This position will remain posted until filled. All applicants are thanked for their interest – only those selected for an interview will be contacted.