Careers

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Conservation Halton was created to protect, restore and manage the natural resources in our watershed but we have grown to become so much more. Today, we protect our communities and conserve our natural environment through planning, education and recreation and to support our partners in the creation of sustainable communities within our watershed.

We are looking to build our team with the kind of inspired, ambitious, and strategic people that are not satisfied with the status quo, are excited by the opportunity in every challenge and are driven by meaningful, measurable results. If you are looking to join an environmentally-focused and socially-conscious community organization, then we are looking for you!

Current Opportunities

Conservation Halton Parks, Seasonal Contract

Posting: 20220311-3
Date Posted: March 11, 2022
Closing Date: July 15, 2022

Your Opportunity

Reporting to the Recreation Program Supervisor and the Coordinator, Recreation Programs, the Mountain Bike Instructor will:

  • Teach lessons and lead programs to riders, developing skills and confidence on the Conservation Halton trail network
  • Provide safe and enjoyable lesson/program experiences to guests of all ages and abilities.
  • Provide instruction that focuses on safe use of trails, and the development of skill in riders in a fun lesson format.
  • Act as an ambassador for Conservation Halton to other trail users; reporting on trail use, conditions, and safety.
  • Assist with Trail Maintenance & Development where required.
  • Maintaining a suitable bike for personal use while teaching and guiding. This includes:
    • Ensuring the bike is safe for use
    • Ensuring the bike is a professional representation of your abilities and certification
    • Wearing and maintaining proper uniform, PPE, and equipment as described in the staff handbook.
  • Work in accordance with the Conservation Halton’s Safety Policies & Procedures and the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and all other related manuals such as Covid-19 PPE protocols.
  • Other duties as assigned

Your Qualifications

  • Certification with PMBI as a Level 1 instructor is a minimum requirement.
  • Education or training in sport, recreation, or education is an asset.
  • Previous experience in a position providing instruction or guiding is an asset.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and cooperative skills recommended.
  • Ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
  • Ability to work flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays as required
  • Successful candidate will be required to provide a Vulnerable Sector Check (VSS), to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted
  • Successful candidate will be required to have Standard First Aid and CPR certification prior to first day of employment

Your Reward

  • Starting at $15.25 per hour, based on experience, certification and qualifications
  • Part time and full time hours available; hours may vary depending on availability
  • Interviews are expected to begin in April and the position’s expected start date is May 2022
  • You will work in an inspiring setting with views of the Niagara Escarpment and no traffic lights for several miles
  • You will work with a creative, talented and solutions-focused team
  • You will work for an organization that provides flexible work arrangements and places tremendous value on professional development and wellness of its employees
  • Free access to Conservation Halton and Conservation Ontario parks
  • Discounts on Conservation Halton services, food and merchandise

Core Values

Diversity and Inclusion: We endeavor to understand, accept and appreciate the value of our differences and encourage authenticity.
Learning and Innovation: We embrace the need for continuous improvement, the opportunity to learn from
others and the benefits of sharing knowledge.
Person-Centered Service: We make people a priority through customer-centred engagement, predictive problem-solving and high-quality service.
Collaboration: We seek out and trust in the skills, expertise and experience of others in order to achieve our common ambition.
Sustainability: We consider the environmental impact of everything we do and always keep future generations in mind when making decisions.
Integrity: We make decisions with accountability, transparency and a strong sense of personal responsibility for our choices and actions.
Resilience: We are positive and proud of our ability to quickly and effectively respond to change.

To Apply

Click here to submit your application.

Please have your resume ready to complete your application.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Conservation Halton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. To discuss accommodations, please contact operations@hrca.on.ca .

(Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.)

Date Posted: June 17, 2022
Closing Date: July 17, 2022

Your Opportunity

The Forestry Equipment Operator will report directly to the Coordinator, Forestry and will support the Forestry Operations team through the safe and effective operation of Forestry related equipment. The Forestry Equipment Operator will assist with program delivery through hazard tree management, tree pruning, tree planting, site preparation mowing, brushing and trail improvements, safe worksite setup and cleanup.

  • Support the delivery of a Hazard Tree Management program on Conservation Halton lands, including the delivery of hazard tree removals across all Conservation Halton properties
  • Operate equipment such as tractors, associated attachments, including skidding winch, stump grinder, turf mowers (Ventrac), CVOR trucks and trailers, gas/battery powered chainsaw, string trimmers, brush saws, motorized pole pruner, brush chipper, all terrain vehicles, and hand tools related to the care and maintenance of trees
  • Perform vehicle and equipment circle checks, complete required daily inspection books, conduct pre and post operational inspections of assigned equipment and vehicles
  • Promote safety. Perform duties and ensure that team members and volunteers work in accordance with Conservation Halton’s policies, safety procedures, and the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and applicable Regulations
  • Other related duties assigned by the Coordinator, Forestry as appropriate to the position

Your Qualifications

The Forestry Equipment Operator may possess a related diploma (Forestry, Horticulture, Arboriculture etc.), and/or has demonstrated a minimum of five (5) years related work experience, coupled with the following:

  • Experience with equipment operation and maintenance, as per the equipment noted above
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience operating CVOR vehicles
  • Satisfactory driving record (drivers abstract will be required at time of hire, at the applicant’s expense)
  • Certified Chainsaw Operator required
  • Directional tree felling experience
  • Experience working with brush chippers
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, providing support to other Conservation Halton departments
  • Demonstrated ability to work on remote work sites and in a variety of outdoor conditions
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability skills

Your Reward

  • Starting at $28.46 per hour based on a 40-hour work week
  • You will work in an inspiring setting with views of the Niagara Escarpment
  • You will work with a creative, talented and solutions-focused team
  • You will work for an organization that provides flexible work arrangements and places tremendous value on professional development and wellness of its employees
  • Free access to Conservation Ontario parks
  • Season passes and lift tickets for the Glen Eden ski and snowboard area
  • Discounts on Conservation Halton services, food and merchandise

Our Core Values

Diversity and Inclusion – We endeavor to understand, accept and appreciate the value of our differences and encourage authenticity.

Learning and Innovation – We embrace the need for continuous improvement, the opportunity to learn from

others and the benefits of sharing knowledge.

Person-Centered Service – We make people a priority through customer-centred engagement, predictive problem-solving and high-quality service.

Collaboration – We seek out and trust in the skills, expertise and experience of others in order to achieve our common ambition.

Sustainability – We consider the environmental impact of everything we do and always keep future generations in mind when making decisions.

Integrity – We make decisions with accountability, transparency and a strong sense of personal responsibility for our choices and actions.

Resilience – We are positive and proud of our ability to quickly and effectively respond to change.

To Apply

Please email your application to careers@hrca.on.ca by July 3, 2022.

Your application should include:

  1. Your resume and cover letter in one pdf document
  2. Reference your name and the position title in the subject line
  3. In the body of your email, please indicate where you heard about this opportunity

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Conservation Halton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Date Posted: June 23, 2022
Closing Date: 
July 7, 2022

Contract (8 weeks)

Your Opportunity

The Administrative Assistant, Procurement is responsible for providing support to the Procurement Manager and procurement function throughout the organization.

  • Support departmental process improvement though updates to policies, templates, tracking and reporting tools
  • Contribute to the development of procurement models.
  • Provide support for departments currently engaged with Procurement in a client support capacity
  • Support preparation of formal bids and proposal documents posted on an electronic platform for the procurement of commodities, services, and construction contractors
  • Responsible for review of solicited bids & vendor submissions to determine commercial compliance (Insurances, WSIB & applicable Terms & Conditions) and conduct financial evaluations
  • Support with contract administration
  • Coordinate procurement training for other internal stakeholders including scheduling dates/times, updating training materials, managing participants lists and proof of training
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings including drafting agendas, compiling, and distributing presentation materials; and recording meeting minutes when required

Your Qualifications

  • Enrollment in or completion of a post secondary program in Business Administration, Procurement and/or Supply Chain Management, or related program
  • 2-3 years of experience or a combination of education/training in administrative support and/or information management
  • Previous experience with contracts would be an asset
  • Evaluation, organizational, and time management skills to forecast and plan workloads
  • Analytical skills to identify the nature, urgency, and destination of correspondence and retrieval of information
  • Customer service and communication skills for a wide range of concerns/requests from various stakeholders, external agencies, and the vendor community
  • Demonstrated experience in file and document management with a high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment
  • High familiarity with Microsoft Office 365 including proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, and SharePoint

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a resident of Ontario and legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be between 15 and 30 years of age upon commencement of employment

Your Reward

  • Starting at $28.46 per hour based on a 35-hour week
  • You will work in an inspiring setting with views of the Niagara Escarpment with no traffic lights for several miles
  • You will work with a creative, talented and solutions-focused team
  • You will work for an organization that provides flexible work arrangements and places tremendous value on professional development and wellness of its employees
  • Free access to Conservation Ontario parks
  • Season passes and lift tickets for the Glen Eden ski and snowboard area
  • Discounts on Conservation Halton services, food and merchandise

Our Core Values

Diversity and Inclusion – We endeavor to understand, accept and appreciate the value of our differences and encourage authenticity.

Learning and Innovation – We embrace the need for continuous improvement, the opportunity to learn from

others and the benefits of sharing knowledge.

Person-Centered Service – We make people a priority through customer-centred engagement, predictive problem-solving and high-quality service.

Collaboration – We seek out and trust in the skills, expertise and experience of others in order to achieve our common ambition.

Sustainability – We consider the environmental impact of everything we do and always keep future generations in mind when making decisions.

Integrity – We make decisions with accountability, transparency and a strong sense of personal responsibility for our choices and actions.

Resilience – We are positive and proud of our ability to quickly and effectively respond to change.

To Apply

Please email your application to careers@hrca.on.ca by July 7, 2022.

Your application should include:

  1. Your resume and cover letter in one pdf document
  2. Reference your name and the position title in the subject line
  3. In the body of your email, please indicate where you heard about this opportunity

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Conservation Halton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Posting: 20220621
Date Posted: June 21, 2022
Closing Date: July 5, 2022

Your Opportunity

The Events Facilitator will report directly to the Festival & Events Specialist and provide support and perform duties related to the sales and bookings of wedding/corporate event packages, onsite event logistics and special events.

  • Responsible for all onsite event logistics including material coordination, and the overall health and safety
  • Required to attend site visits for weddings, corporate & film shoots, and sales
  • Accountable for the administrative functions of the events (quotes, communications to internal/external clients, customer service)
  • Support event pre planning documents (permits, insurance, public health, Standard Operating Procedures)
  • Coordinate with internal teams across CH; influence decision making and provide recommendations to all departments
  • Responsible for the event budgets including expenses and revenues

Your Qualifications

  • 1-2 years experience in sales and negotiation is required
  • Experience in recreation and leisure services with a focus on events management, event planning is an asset
  • Experience in planning logistics including pre-planning, onsite during event and post planning)
  • Smart Serve Certification
  • First Aid & CPR trained
  • Strong ability to provide direction and leadership to team and work with internal/external stakeholders (vendors, businesses, and organizations)
  • Strong attention to detail is required
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills with a focus on customer service excellence
  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability skills
  • Computer skills including data management, virtual meeting software

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a resident of Ontario and legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be between 15 and 30 years of age upon commencement of employment

Your Reward

  • Starting at $19.50 per hour based on a 35-hour work week.
    • Given that business needs change, Conservation Halton reserves the right to change your regular hours and schedule you according to the needs of the business.
  • You will work in an inspiring setting with views of the Niagara Escarpment
  • You will work with a creative, talented and solutions-focused team
  • You will work for an organization that provides flexible work arrangements and places tremendous value on professional development and wellness of its employees
  • Free access to Conservation Ontario parks
  • Season passes and lift tickets for the Glen Eden ski and snowboard area
  • Discounts on Conservation Halton services, food and merchandise

Our Core Values

Diversity and Inclusion – We endeavor to understand, accept and appreciate the value of our differences and encourage authenticity.

Learning and Innovation – We embrace the need for continuous improvement, the opportunity to learn from

others and the benefits of sharing knowledge.

Person-Centered Service – We make people a priority through customer-centred engagement, predictive problem-solving and high-quality service.

Collaboration – We seek out and trust in the skills, expertise and experience of others in order to achieve our common ambition.

Sustainability – We consider the environmental impact of everything we do and always keep future generations in mind when making decisions.

Integrity – We make decisions with accountability, transparency and a strong sense of personal responsibility for our choices and actions.

Resilience – We are positive and proud of our ability to quickly and effectively respond to change.

To Apply

Please email your application to careers@hrca.on.ca by July 5, 2022.

Your application should include:

  1. Your resume and cover letter in one pdf document
  2. Reference your name and the position title in the subject line
  3. In the body of your email, please indicate where you heard about this opportunity

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Conservation Halton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Date Posted: June 28, 2022
Closing Date: July 12, 2022

Permanent, Full Time

Your Opportunity

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Programs and Services, the Coordinator, Corporate Events is responsible for the development of private event and corporate event offerings as part of the broader events strategy, marketing packages, advertising, and sales plans.

 

  • Support for the development of CH events strategy and implementation
  • Review and examine event format and plans based on scorecard and strategy within the organization to provide necessary stakeholder groups
  • Develop business cases for new products or services relating to events; work with key manager to gather support and move new concepts towards implementation
  • Provide ongoing assessment of CH events against corporate objectives using a brand management and project management lens
  • Develop work plans, workflow, timelines, and staffing plans related to large scale events to ensure timely delivery internally and develop a clear flow of communication between departments
  • Evaluate and assess industry research identifying customer and market trends
  • Create and foster Tourism relationships and partnerships
  • Provide leadership, support employee engagement, coaching and accountability management for direct report & on-site events staff
  • Develop project budgets and an understanding of the reporting requirements for Federal grant programs
  • Provide onsite events execution/leadership/training to staff and volunteers
  • Develop special occasions and corporate packages and manage sales efforts with event support team

Your Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in event planning, marketing, project management, B2B development, information management or administrative function within a corporate environment
  • Education may be in event planning, marketing or recreation and leisure service from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • Demonstrated ability and knowledge in event management to understand and develop project budgets, grant proposals understanding of parks
  • Strong evaluation, organizational, and time management skills to forecast and plan workloads
  • Strong capacity in project management or experience using and learning project management tools
  • Excellent customer service skills to ensure strong relations with internal and external stakeholders during planning and delivery of events
  • Ability to lead and influence teams of staff that may not directly report into Marketing, Communications or Events
  • Extensive knowledge of permitting, public health, Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) requirements for events.
  • A PMP designation is an asset

Your Reward

  • Starting salary of $69,518 (based on skills and qualifications) annually based on a 35-hour work week.
  • You will work in an inspiring setting with views of the Niagara Escarpment and no traffic lights for several miles
  • You will work with a creative, talented, and solutions-focused team
  • You will work for an organization that provides flexible work arrangements and places tremendous value on professional development and wellness of its employees
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Participation in the OMERS defined benefit pension plan, with generous employer-matching
  • Free access to Conservation Ontario parks
  • Season passes and lift tickets for the Glen Eden ski and snowboard area
  • Discounts on Conservation Halton services, food, and merchandise

Our Core Values

Diversity and Inclusion – We endeavor to understand, accept and appreciate the value of our differences and encourage authenticity.

Learning and Innovation – We embrace the need for continuous improvement, the opportunity to learn from others and the benefits of sharing knowledge.

Person-Centered Service – We make people a priority through customer-centred engagement, predictive problem-solving and high-quality service.

Collaboration – We seek out and trust in the skills, expertise and experience of others in order to achieve our common ambition.

Sustainability – We consider the environmental impact of everything we do and always keep future generations in mind when making decisions.

Integrity – We make decisions with accountability, transparency and a strong sense of personal responsibility for our choices and actions.

Resilience – We are positive and proud of our ability to quickly and effectively respond to change.

To Apply

Please email your application to careers@hrca.on.ca by July 12, 2022

Your application should include:

  1. Your resume and cover letter in one pdf document
  2. Reference your name and the position title in the subject line
  3. In the body of your email, please indicate where you heard about this opportunity

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Conservation Halton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

We believe that diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives make us stronger. Conservation Halton is committed to being an equal opportunity employer, creating an inclusive work environment and encouraging employees to be their most authentic self, no matter their ethnic background, religious beliefs, gender expression, sexual orientation, and physical or mental ability.