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Dog Park Stewardship Ambassador, Park Planning

From CivicInfo BC - April 11, 2018

Dog Park Stewardship Ambassador, Park Planning

Requisition ID:11046

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The City of Vancouver is striving to become the greenest city in the world, and a city powered entirely by renewable energy before 2050. We are proud to be one of BC's Top Employers, Canada's Best Diversity Employers, and one of Canada'sGreenest Employers.With employees that have helped Vancouver consistently rank as one of the world's most livable cities, the City values a diverse workforce which represents the vibrant community we so proudly serve.

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Main Purpose and Function
Under the supervision of the Park Boards Environmental Stewardship Coordinator and a Planner II, this position will provide an excellent opportunity for an individual to work amongst a highly-motivated parks planning team of landscape architects, planners and biologists. The Ambassadors role will be to encourage and support respectful and compliant use of OLAs through on-the-ground education and invitation to participate in engagement and stewardship activities. As outlined in the Park Boards People, Parks and Dogs Strategy, stewardship is a key to the success of existing and new OLAs. The Ambassador will engage residents in key OLAs across the City where updates to infrastructure require a public education component; as well, the Ambassador will work with OLA users to formalize their role in long-term OLA stewardship.

This role will contribute to advancing on-the-ground stewardship priorities in the People, Parks and Dogs Strategy and should contribute to the knowledge and experience of the student. The position will be based in our offices at 2099 Beach Avenue overlooking English Bay Beach in Stanley Park, but include considerable field work and contact with City-wide Parks staff and the general public.

Ideally, the successful candidate will:


Qualifications

Education and Experience:

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Learn more aboutour commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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