Tuesday, 06 February 2018 16:07

Response Readiness Coordinator - Nanaimo

Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) is a Transport Canada certified Response Organization whose mandate is to ensure there is a state of preparedness in place and to mitigate the impact when an oil spill occurs. This includes the protection of wildlife, economic and environmental sensitivities, and the safety of both the responders and the public.

We are seeking a Full-Time Response Readiness Coordinator to join our Response Readiness team in Nanaimo, B.C.

The Response Readiness Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the Response Readiness department coordinating the Coastal Mapping Program and Geographic Response Strategies (GRS). In addition, this position will assist in the identification of sensitive areas and shorelines, as well as work collaboratively with coastal communities and Indigenous Peoples to update and maintain data for GRS development.

To be successful in this role you will bring a minimum of one to three years of previous business experience, preferably in a response readiness or emergency response setting, completion of a post-secondary degree or diploma with a specialization in Geomatics or Biology, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You will need to be a collaborative team player, able to coordinate and interact with multiple people and projects, and skilled at managing changing and shifting priorities. In addition, strong computer skills, including proficiency with all MS Office applications is required. Experience using Geographic Information System in a portal/online mapping environment will be an asset.

At WCMRC we value open and honest communication that fosters a climate of trust, integrity in all our business practices, success through competency, creativity and teamwork, and being a steward of the environment. We believe that putting our values into practice creates long-term benefits for our employees, shareholders, stakeholders, suppliers and the communities we serve.

If you share our company values and have the necessary knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to succeed in this position, then we would like to hear from you.  Apply with a cover letter and detailed resume at http://wcmrc.com/careers/?ja-job=24007.

We thank you in advance for your response and regret that only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

To find out more about us, visit our website at www.wcmrc.com.

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