Species at Risk Coordinator – Islands Trust Conservancy

There is currently one temporary opportunity available until March 31, 2023, which may be extended or become permanent.

This posting may establish an eligibility list for future temporary and/or permanent positions.

Bring your strong administrative experience and superior organizational skills to this challenging position

Islands Trust is incorporated under the Islands Trust Act of British Columbia. The mandate of the Islands Trust is to preserve and protect the Trust Area and its unique amenities and environment, for the benefit of the residents of the Trust Area and of British Columbia generally, in cooperation with municipalities, regional districts, improvement districts, the provincial government and other related organizations and people.

Islands Trust Conservancy, as a provincial conservation agency created under the Islands Trust Act, is authorized to acquire land and funds to further the mandate of the Islands Trust. Islands Trust Conservancy can accept land, conservation covenants, and other financial contributions from individuals, corporate donors, and government. Islands Trust Conservancy Board is responsible for the management and disposition of funds and acquisition and management of lands it holds. To ensure a balance of both local and provincial interests the board consists of three trustees elected by the Islands Trust Council and up to three trustees appointed by the Province.

Working with a highly dynamic and dedicated team, the Species at Risk (SAR) Program Coordinator coordinates activities, develops communication materials, writes reports and manages contracts, funding agreements and financial resources for the Islands Trust Conservancy Species at Risk Program at a regional level within the Islands Trust Area.  If managing budgets, grants and contracts with internal and external stakeholders is your area of expertise, we look forward to receiving your application.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.

Although the incumbent must be willing to work from an office in Victoria 2 to 3 days per week, a part-time work-from-home arrangement may be considered.

Because this is a role with the BC Public Service, applications are only accepted via the BCPSA Employment Website – please do not submit your application by email.

For information regarding this role please contact Kate Emmings at kemmings@islandstrust.bc.ca


Aquatic Science Biologist II – Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Diadromous Fish Population Assessment

We are looking for 2 field biologists in the salmon and diadromous section (positions in New Brunswick):


Application deadline: March 18th 2021

Although the name of the position is “Aquatic Science Biologist”, applications from biologists having strong fieldwork experience in other ecosystems are welcome as the team is already composed of technicians having years of experience working on the Restigouche and the Miramichi rivers. We are also looking for candidates having strong communication skills (report writing and presentations to partners) and good analytical skills.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is one of Canada’s Best Employers 2021 according to Forbes.


Web developer for a project in biodiversity sciences

The Réseau d’observation de la biodiversité du Québec (BD-QC) is developing an IT infrastructure that will be used to document in real time the state of biodiversity and its changes. The direction of the BD-QC Network is located in the Faculty of Science at the Université de Sherbrooke and the supervision is carried out by Professor Dominique Gravel of the Department of Biology. 

As part of this project, we are currently hiring a web developer will be responsible for overseeing the deployment of a web portal that documents biodiversity change.

Full-time job, 35 hours per week.
Duration of the position: 1 year with the possibility of renewal, annually over 5 years.
Start date: as soon as possible.
More information here.