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Coordinator, Government & Community Relations
Coordinator, Government & Community Relations

Coordinator, Government & Community Relations

Company : Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA)
Salary : From $35.96 an hour
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Position Details:
Current Rate of Pay: Min = $35.96/hr, Max = $41.68/hr
Employment type: Temporary Contract
Duration of employment: 18 months
Hours of work: 35 hrs/week
Work location: Head Office
Division: Government and Community Relations
Business unit: Government and Community Relations – City of Toronto and Durham Region
Travel: 10%
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 Liaison works with the Senior Manager and CEO’s Office to track and respond to requests from elected officials, municipalities, partners organizations, and community stakeholders and works with relevant TRCA staff to support the planning and execution of TRCA projects, programs, and services within the City of Toronto and Durham Region.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Tracks communications and requests from elected officials and Board Members in support of TRCA’s mandate, ensuring responses are sent; this includes closely following protocols related to elected official and Board of Director communications
  • Prepares updates on TRCA and partner programs and projects of interest within TRCA jurisdiction, sending updates to managers
  • Ensures the Management team receives relevant information on their constituencies
  • Supports in the development and securement of necessary Service Level Agreements and Procurement Agreements necessary to advance TRCA programs.
  • Coordinates and prepares daily schedules of meetings, agendas and minutes for team members and management, provides briefs on any special visits, committees or additional documentation/files that are pertinent for meeting preparation
  • Supports the preparation and development of presentations and corresponding materials; presents as requested
  • Supports the engagement and communication efforts on major initiatives involving municipal and stakeholder consultation
  • Works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders as required to achieve organizational goals
  • Builds trust and encourages accountability; ensures messages are clear and concise and that takes perspective into account when communicating with stakeholders
  • Incumbents may also be assigned other duties
What will you need to succeed:
  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in Planning, Business, Administration, Communications, Environmental Studies, Political Science, Landscape Architecture, Engineering or a related discipline
  • Valid Ontario Class G2 driver's license
  • 2+ years of experience in partnership and stakeholder development and engagement; and/or an environmental sustainability role.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience
  • Able to comprehend written documentation and procedural guidelines; skilled in writing clear correspondence (concise, logical, grammatically correct)
  • Able to self-manage workload and prioritize tasks as an ongoing challenge in a frequently fluctuating workload and multiple deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify problems in a timely manner, seeking the appropriate level of support to solve issues
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite including online software such as MS teams, WebEx, and SharePoint
What TRCA has to offer you:
As part of a progressive team you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact to preserving and protecting nature, while maintaining a balance between the natural environment and built environment. Working with experts within our field, you will join a team of colleagues that are committed to TRCA’s core values by demonstrating the following behaviours; integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect, and excellence (icare).

You will be part of a diverse and inclusive organization that:
  • Makes a positive difference in the communities we serve.
  • Fosters high performance and collaborative teams.
  • Provides continuous learning and development opportunities.
  • Offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits program (including Defined Benefit Pension Plan – OMERS/OTPP).
  • Pregnancy & Parental Leave Top-Up Program.
  • Provides unique TRCA Perks.
  • Provides flexible work arrangements.
  • Offers potential for career growth and advancement.
To apply to this posting, click on the “Apply” icon. Please submit your resume and cover letter prior to midnight on July 24, 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 Manager of Records and Information, 101 Exchange Avenue, Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 5R6, (437) 880 2308.