FireSmart Educator

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) is seeking an individual to fill the fulltime temporary position of FireSmart Educator.  The FireSmart Educator will be responsible for the facilitation of FireSmart related activities for the Electoral Areas within the RDBN.  The RDBN FireSmart Program has been well established and in place for the last 18 months.  The position is responsible to ensure that the FireSmart activities are supported, developed, and implemented in accordance with Provincial guidelines and the direction and policy provided by the RDBN.  

The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently, have excellent organizational, planning and project management skills and the proven ability to effectively communicate with internal departments, other Municipalities and Government agencies, as well as the public. Qualified candidates will demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to write correspondence, research, prepare reports and public education materials and the capability to make effective presentations to a variety of audiences. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and ability to effectively lead work groups and positively contribute to a team environment are essential for this position.

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako provides local government services to a large area of more than 77,000 square kilometers of scenic mountains, rolling hills, lakes and rivers.  The office is in Burns Lake, a dynamic community that is known for its hospitality and as the Gateway to Tweedsmuir Provincial Park.  The region offers affordable housing, stunning scenery, and incomparable recreation opportunities such as world class fishing, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing.

In addition to a superb location and working atmosphere, this position offers competitive compensation and the opportunity to work a flexible schedule.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of Deborah Jones-Middleton, Director of Protective Services, at hr@rdbn.bc.ca.  The posting will be open until the position is filled.

FireSmart Educator Job Description