Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

Formed in the aftermath of Hurricane Hazel, TRCA has a strong history in watershed management and leadership in applying sustainability practices.  Today, we own more than 40,000 acres of land in the Toronto region, employ more than 475 full time employees and coordinate hundreds of volunteers each year.

With decades of practical experience in protecting our environment, educating young people, and engaging communities, TRCA works with governments, businesses, and individuals to build a greener, cleaner healthier place to live.

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Toronto, ON, Canada
Feb 20, 2018
Full time
Coordinator I, Events, Living City Campus - Full-Time Position Division :  Education and Outreach Type:   Full-time employee Salary range :  $48,170 - $52,182, 35 hours per week Location :  Head Office - 101 Exchange Avenue. Vaughan, Ontario Closing date :  Mar 2, 2018 SUMMARY OF FUNCTION: Under the general supervision of the Project Manager, Sustainable Development, the Coordinator I, Events is responsible for the day-to-day coordination and implementation of the professional training and development activities of the Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program (STEP), including in-class courses, online webinars, e-learning opportunities and the annual TRIECA Conference. In this capacity, the Coordinator I is responsible for ensuring all logistics, including venue, catering, printing and registration are managed in a cost effective and efficient manner. The Coordinator I is also responsible for maintaining a high level of customer support and satisfaction. KNOWLEDGE: Post-secondary degree/diploma/certificate in event management. 2 years' of experience working in event planning/coordination as well as in customer service position. Excellent interpersonal, customer service, organizational/co-ordinating/multitasking/work prioritization and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively and courteously with all levels of staff and public contacts in a client service environment. Computer proficiency using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, Excel. Knowledge of sustainability issues including green infrastructure, low impact development, low carbon initiatives, sustainable buildings and renewable energy would be an asset. SUMMARY OF MAJOR TASKS: Coordinate event posting to STEP websites. Liaise with Marketing Coordinator to ensure all training and events are included in promotional campaigns and to communicate needs for promotional print materials. Contribute content to STEP monthly newsletter campaigns to ensure appropriate promotional exposure for training and events. Respond to all customer inquiries related to training and events. Coordinate and compile information for hand-outs and process external print order. Manage online registration system and on-site logistics during events. Prepare post event financial summary by outlining gross revenue and expenditures; tabulate participant feedback into summary report. Prepare customized Certificates of Completion for participants using standard template and hand out to participants at end of training or event. Oversee and manage the Canadian Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control program by processing applications, course registration and administering annual membership renewals. TRCA is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If you require accessibility related accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.