Working with the K’ómoks Nation towards Q’waq’wala7owkw on their unceded territory.

Working with the K’ómoks Nation towards Q’waq’wala7owkw on their unceded territory.

Job opening: we are Seeking a Restoration & Monitoring Coordinator! (CLOSED)

Applications for this position are now closed.

Job posting

Project Watershed is hiring a Restoration & Monitoring Coordinator! Our organization is looking for an enthusiastic individual to help facilitate our restoration and monitoring projects. The ideal candidate will have a background in restoration and ecological monitoring in freshwater and marine systems. They’ll have experience in project coordination and volunteer facilitation, as well as working with a diverse set of partners, stakeholders, and collaborators and community volunteers. This position will work closely with our Restoration and Monitoring Lead and Executive Director to implement our restoration and monitoring programs. 

The successful candidate will be coordinating our core restoration and monitoring programs including Kus-kus-sum, Coastal Water Quality Monitoring, Glen Urquhart at Comox Bay Farms Property, Green Shores and Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration initiatives.

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About Project Watershed

Project Watershed is a team of scientists, community educators, and stewardship professionals. We believe that community-engaged science can further stewardship of Comox Valley’s sensitive ecosystems and help us create an inclusive and thriving environment for our future communities. Since 1993, we’ve been working in partnership with scientists, First Nations, communities, various levels of governments and other NGOs to carry out our mission of restoring and conserving the freshwater and coastal ecosystems from Oyster River to Deep Bay.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Coordinate and lead on-the-ground activities to reach restoration goals/objectives on time and budget.  
  • Coordinate citizen science monitoring programs focused on restoration efficacy, water monitoring and forage fish sampling 
  • Flexibly coordinate and collaborate with project contractors and consultants and achieve technical goals and acquire project materials. 
  • Coordinate and lead volunteers to achieve restoration planting, maintenance, and outreach goals.   
  • Assist and support communications and outreach initiatives about Project Watershed’s ongoing initiatives.  


  • BSc in ecology, biology, or applicable environmental field (or equivalent experience)
  • Background or experience in freshwater ecosystems, watershed ecology or habitat restoration
  • 1-2 years experience in ecological field monitoring and/or community science programming
  • 1-2 years experience working in habitat restoration; a combination of experience and advanced education may be considered
  • Experience working in riparian and estuarine restoration, with a wild Pacific salmon lens
  • Knowledge and experience with riparian and estuarine plant identification and community assembly
  • Experience with volunteer coordination and/or management
  • Experience working in partnership or collaboration with Indigenous communities an asset
  • Team management an asset

Salary and details

This position is a 6-month contract, with possibility of extension. We offer flexible working hours, remote and in-office work opportunities, and a work portfolio that is tailorable to the interests and experience of the successful candidate. We aim to have a candidate in place by end of July working 30-35 hours weekly, with salary ranging from $28-32/hr with a benefits package. Hybrid work opportunities are available; however, the position will require on-site availability in the Comox Valley. Access to reliable transportation and willingness to occasionally work weekends for special events is required 

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to Please include at least two references. All email submissions should have “Restoration Coordinator” in the subject line. 

Applications are due July 8th. They will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so please submit applications as early as possible. Interviews will be scheduled for mid-July. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 

Project Watershed is committed to fostering a workplace that is inclusive, free of discrimination and harassment. We believe that through embodying the diversity of our communities, we can better restore and conserve diverse ecosystems for all. Applicants with diverse visions and perspectives are encouraged to apply.