New Job Coordinator, Government And Community Relations In Ontario

Coordinator, Government and Community Relations
Coordinator, Government and Community Relations

Coordinator, Government and Community Relations

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $34.60–$37.51 an hour
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Position Details:
Current Rate of Pay: Min = $34.60/hr, Max = $37.51/hr
Employment type: Temporary Contract
Duration of employment: 1 year, with possibility of 1 year extension
Hours of work: 35 hrs/week
Work location: Head Office
Division: CEO Office
Business unit: Government and Community Relations
Travel: 5%
Remote Work: Hybrid

About TRCA:
With more than 60 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is one of 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario, created to safeguard and enhance the health and well-being of watershed communities through the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the ecological services the environment provides.

TRCA is considered the provincial leader in conserving, restoring, and managing natural resources to advance safe and sustainable development.

How you will contribute as part of the TRCA team:
The Coordinator, Government and Community Relations supports the Government and Community Relations team and reports into the Government and Communication Relations Specialist. The Coordinator works with management to identify and develop new projects and opportunities, works with the Specialist and CEO’s Office to respond to Board of Director and political official requests, updates and works with relevant organizational representatives to draft Memorandums of Understanding (MOU’s) with municipal and government partners, as well as additional key stakeholders for CFOO, CEO, municipal Council, or Board approvals.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Track and follow up on communications and requests from elected officials and Board Members in support of TRCA’s mandate.
  • Support the Government and Community Relations Specialist and Senior Program Manager and Senior Manager of Communications and Marketing with partner government, agency, and community stakeholders with coordinated, cross-divisional responses to public inquiries received by their offices.
  • Prepare updates on TRCA and partner programs and projects of interest within our jurisdiction to support managers regular communication with the CEO, Senior Leadership Team, Communications, Marketing and Events, and relevant TRCA staff, Board Members and elected officials, to ensure that they receive relevant information to be shared with their constituencies.
  • Support managers in the development and securement of Memorandums of Understanding and other agreements as part of the corporate effort to formalize relationships with stakeholders as required.
  • Prepare and gather information for agendas, prepare meeting minutes and other relevant information as needed.
  • Support management who are serving on relevant governmental and partner committees and working groups where a cross-divisional TRCA perspective is needed.
  • Prepare presentations as required; and
  • Deliver presentations as required.
  • As part of TRCA’s cross-divisional teams, support the engagement and communication efforts on major initiatives involving municipal and stakeholder consultation.
  • Administer and support the TRCA Youth Council, including working with various TRCA staff to help the Youth Council develop and execute events and initiatives, draft associated social media posts, develop Youth Council update reports and present on progress to various audiences.
  • Working with Clerk and Deputy Clerk support administration and steering of Regional Watershed Alliance, as needed.
What will you need to succeed:
  • Post-secondary degree, diploma, or certificate in business, administration, communications, environmental studies, political science, or a related discipline, or equivalent.
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license
  • Three (3) years of accumulated experience in:
  • partnership and stakeholder development and engagement; and/or
  • an environmental sustainability role, working in a not-for-profit or governmental environment; and/or
  • Coordinating and supporting corporate and/or government events or initiatives
  • Self-motivated and highly organized with a demonstrated strong commitment for the delivery of high-quality customer service under tight deadlines;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the demonstrated ability to write for a variety of audiences, including experience preparing and deliver presentations;
  • Computer literate and familiar with various social media platforms, Microsoft TEAMS and Microsoft Suite like Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
  • Experience using virtual meeting platforms such as Zoom, Webex, Go-To-Webinar, etc.; and
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Vulnerable Sector Screening
To apply to this posting, click on the “Apply” icon. Please submit your resume and cover letter prior to midnight on January 19, 2023.

While the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews. Please be advised that successful incumbent(s) may be required to undergo a vulnerable sector screening and/or driver’s abstract check as a part of the final step in the hiring process.

TRCA is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and TRCA Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to the TRCA. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.

Personal information you provide through the TRCA recruitment, selection and onboarding process is collected under the authority of the Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.27. Collection of this personal information is necessary for the proper administration of this recruitment process for employment and volunteer positions with TRCA. Personal information is protected from disclosure pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Any questions regarding this collection activity should be directed to the Supervisor of Records, 101 Exchange Avenue, Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 5R6, (416) 661-6600 extension 5216.