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Saskatchewan Trans Canada Trail Vision 2017 Trail Coordinator

Saskatchewan

SK

Website

http://www.tctrail.ca

Organization Description

The Trans Canada Trail is the world’s longest network of trails, developed and promoted by a non-profit registered charity.

When completed, the Trail will stretch over 23,000 kilometres from the Atlantic to the Pacific to the Arctic Oceans, linking 1000 communities and all Canadians.

Today, more than 16,800 kilometres of trail have been developed. Millions of Canadians and international visitors are using the Trail to hike, cycle, ski, horseback ride, canoe and snowmobile. The Trans Canada Trail offers countless opportunities to explore Canada’s diverse landscapes and rich history.

The Trans Canada Trail/Sentier Transcanadien is the world’s longest and grandest recreational trail. It is used by millions of Canadians and international visitors to experience our country’s legendary wilderness, cycle historic rail trails, explore provincial and territorial capitals, canoe the routes of early explorers, visit national and provincial parks and historic sites, commute to and from work and enjoy the benefits of safe, healthy, active living. By Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation in 2017, the Trail will be fully connected, stretching over 22,500 kilometres from coast to coast to coast, linking millions of Canadians and celebrating our natural and cultural heritage. Today 73% of the Trail is developed.

The Trans Canada Trail (TCT) is responsible for facilitating the planning and development of the Trail, working closely with provincial/territorial partners and trail groups; raising funds for local and national trail initiatives; and marketing and promotion of the Trail.  TCT has established a charitable foundation, governed by an independent Board of Directors, to oversee the fund development program.

Qualifications

The Trans Canada Trail (TCT) is currently seeking a Provincial Trail Coordinator for Saskatchewan.  As this position is focused on the development of TCT in Saskatchewan, candidates must be located in the province or willing to relocate at their own expense. The successful candidate will work from a home office.

Reporting directly to the National Director of Trail, you will be accountable for the coordination and development of the TCT in Saskatchewan by 2017. You will take the lead role in executing the Connection Plan that guides TCT development. You must be well organized and able to manage multiple projects, be a skilled negotiator and have the ability to develop and foster relationships with municipalities, governments, stakeholders and trail organizations.

As an outgoing and energetic self-starter, you will exhibit a good understanding in mobilizing people to achieve success.  You will be able to demonstrate the ability to build and manage relationships with a wide range stakeholders.  You have superior organization skills, thrive on challenges, and demonstrate initiative and creativity.  Your outstanding communications skills (written, verbal, presentation) will ensure that the Vision of TCT is clearly understood and the urgency around connection by 2017 is clearly articulated.

You bring 7 years of experience in project management and planning and you can demonstrate hands-on experience in those areas. You are a dynamic self-starter, a confident and talented team player and a highly effective organizer.

 

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