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    Port Hardy WildSafeBC Community Coordinator

    April 03, 2023

    Port Hardy WildSafeBC Community Coordinator

    Location: Port Hardy & Surrounding Areas


    Are you passionate about wildlife in your area?

    Do you want to contribute to human-wildlife conflict reduction in a meaningful way?

    Are you detailed oriented, do you thrive on diverse project work and do you enjoy bringing people together to find common ground?

    Are you detail-oriented, thrive on diverse project work, and enjoy bringing people together to find common ground?



    WildSafeBC is the provincial leader in preventing conflict with wildlife through collaboration, education and community solutions. The WildSafeBC message of “keeping wildlife wild and communities safe” emphasizes the important role humans play in reducing our impact on wildlife and increasing community safety. Our work focuses on actions we can take to avoid attracting wildlife into our communities, raising awareness of human-wildlife conflict issues and seeking solutions to reduce conflict and increase public safety.



    The WildSafeBC Community Coordinator position is a unique opportunity to make a difference in reducing human-wildlife conflicts where you live. Professionalism, good communication and community engagement skills are essential for this position as well as an ability to work independently with minimal supervision.


    Community Coordinators will attend group training sessions to learn WildSafeBC conflict-reduction information relating to BC wildlife species, and effective engagement and delivery techniques, which they can bring into their communities.

    • Must have a valid Class 5 driver’s licence.
    • Must have a reliable vehicle that can be insured for work purposes and pass daily vehicle inspections.
    • Must be willing and able to successfully pass a Criminal Record check.
    • Have a good understanding of local human-wildlife issues.
    • Must have a proven ability to write clear and concise reports.
    • Must have demonstrated public speaking skills.
    • Must be able to build relationships with partners and collaborators.


    Post-secondary education, which may include:

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology or a suitable equivalent
    • Natural Resource Management: Wildlife and Fisheries
    • Renewable Resources: Fish, Wildlife and Recreation
    • Renewable Resources Management
    • Bachelor of Education or a related equivalent


    • Strong interpersonal skills and willingness to engage with the public.
    • Strong communication skills (both oral and written).
    • General computer proficiency and a good working knowledge of virtual meeting platforms, cloud-based filing systems and Word and Excel.
    • Good working knowledge of social media platforms.

    Note: All short-listed applicants will be required to complete a Word and Excel competency test prior to interviews.



    Part-time: 380 hours over the duration of the contract with a potential for additional hours based on funding.

    Term: May 8, 2023 – November 30, 2023

    Wage:  $18-20 per hour, dependent upon experience and funding.


    Closing date: Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 4:00 pm PDTApplications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. This position may be filled before the closing date. Apply as soon as possible!


    *Hours and wages are dependent on funding. BCCF reserves the right to cancel or postpone recruitment to this position based on project priorities, funding and other staffing considerations.

    *There will be an initial training period for successful candidates, starting on Monday, May 8. *All candidates are required to have a home-based office with access to a computer with video and audio capabilities along with internet access.

    *Preference will be given to local candidates.



    Visit Port Hardy WildSafeBC Community Coordinator to apply directly for this opportunity.

    • Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and a complete resume including 3 references with contact information. These must be submitted as two separate documents.
    • Please submit in .pdf format with your name in the file title (e.g. FirstName_LastName_Coverletter.pdf).
    • Please clearly state how you meet the qualifications for this position in your application, as only candidates deemed qualified will be contacted for interviews.