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Sump Pump Bulk Purchase Order 2021

EOS Eco-Energy and Cory Allen’s Plumbing & Heating are happy to announce they are partnering to offer a sump pump bulk purchase. Homeowners in the Tantramar-Memramcook region can sign up starting today until February 24th, 2021. By participating in the bulk purchase, you get a 15% discount off a sump pump or battery back-up sump pump. The battery back-up design protects your home from costly flood damage even when the power goes off. Intended to evacuate flood waters, sump pumps are a useful investment especially if you live in a low-lying area or a flood zone. Due to increasingly severe rain events, even homes on high ground are susceptible to flooding and would benefit from a sump pump. Many insurance companies require battery back-up sump pumps now. The installation must be completed by Cory Allen’s Plumbing & Heating to be eligible for the discounted sump pump. EOS has been awarded New Brunswick Environmental Trust Fund funding to coordinate this program.  Please contact EOS Eco-Energy (506-536-4487 or info.eos@nb.aibn.com) for more information or to register for the bulk purchase.

 

 

EOS is hiring a watershed coordinator. Come join our team!

EOS is an award-winning not-for-profit organization focused on helping communities address climate change in the Memramcook-Tantramar region and beyond. We are looking for a dynamic individual to complete our 2020-21 water quality monitoring program, conduct public outreach, and help us grow our watershed management program. The watershed coordinator will work out of our Sackville, NB office (following all COVID-19 safety procedures) or could possibly be a self-employed contractor.

Duties/Deliverables:

Supervised by the EOS Executive Director, you will:

  • Coordinate our watershed monitoring program for the Chignecto watersheds (water quality sampling, stream habitat assessments, data entry, analysis, map creation, report writing).
  • Coordinate public education and outreach regarding watershed issues (e.g. results of this year’s water quality monitoring) through presentations/ workshops/webinars, news articles, social media, EOS newsletter, EOS website, posters/infographics, mail-outs/pamphlets, and create maps using QGIS.
  • Coordinate the Chignecto Watersheds Committee and maintain committee meeting agendas & minutes.
  • Assist the executive director with planning a green roof project.
  • Update databases (Atlantic Datastream).
  • Represent EOS on various committees (e.g. NBEN’s Water Caucus, Community of Practice, Chignecto Collaborative, Mayor’s Round Table, etc.).
  • Attend workshops, conferences, events to represent EOS.
  • Help with Tantramar Climate Change Week 2021.
  • Assist with writing funding applications.
  • General help with office tasks, volunteer lists, public inquiries, attend staff meetings, project budgeting, report writing, liaise with funders, etc.
  • Note that if a self-employed contract is discussed, a specific list of deliverables and timelines will be provided.

Experience required:

  • Knowledge or experience with watershed & water quality issues and climate change adaptation. Knowledge of the Tantramar area would be an asset.
  • Knowledge or experience with watershed monitoring, water quality sampling, GPS, GIS, data analysis. Lab experience would be an asset.
  • Experience writing reports. Experience writing grant applications would be an asset.
  • Experience coordinating community-based projects.
  • Committee, volunteer and event coordination.
  • Experience working independently as well as part of a team.
  • Experience with community outreach and public education including for children/youth.
  • Watershed habitat identification and species identification (birds, plants, etc.) would be an asset.
  • Marketing/advertising, social media, website maintenance (using WordPress) would be an asset.

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree in biology, environmental sciences, chemistry or related field.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Fluency in English (French an asset). Valid driver’s licence and vehicle.
  • Creative, diligent, attention to detail, responsible, energetic, excellent time management skills, strong leadership and interpersonal skills, team player, able to take initiative, excellent communication and organization skills, and self-motivated.

Position details:

5-month contract (November 2020 to March 2021), 40 hours a week, flexible schedule, paid sick days. Join our energetic team and enjoy a fun, relaxed atmosphere in our beautiful office overlooking the Bay of Fundy. Potential extension, depending on funding. Possibility for a self-employed contractor.

Application procedure and deadline:

Please forward your cover letter, resume and three references to eos@nb.aibn.com by 5pm Thursday, October 22, 2020. If you have questions, please contact Amanda Marlin at (506) 536-4487 or eos@nb.aibn.com.

Calling all Youth and Students in Sackville!

How can Sackville be ready for climate change? We want to hear your ideas! And you could win a $50 gift card to a local shop of your choice or an EOS sustainable lunch set!! Take a few minutes and fill in our survey: bit.ly/eos-student

Your answers will help EOS write a new guide for residents and businesses in Sackville to help them face climate change and be stronger!

Deadline: October 15, 2020