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Aquatic Program Coordinator

Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation
Victoria, British Columbia
Under review, $71,369 to 83,017
Closing date
Aug 4, 2024

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Conservation science
Fisheries, Freshwater, Project Management
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time

Passionate about fisheries, wildlife and habitat conservation? We are - come join us!

The Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (HCTF) is a non-profit granting organization that funds fish and wildlife conservation projects in BC, as well as several education and conservation stewardship initiatives. We currently have an opening for a full-time Aquatic Program Coordinator.  The ideal candidate will be energetic, self-directed, and have a positive approach to their career, their work and their colleagues.

The Aquatic Program Coordinator is part of the Biology Team, and is responsible for coordinating and implementing multiple granting programs managed by HCTF to improve the conservation outcomes of BC’s fish and wildlife and their habitats. The position works out of our Victoria office located near the lovely Selkirk waterfront.  The Aquatic Program Coordinator ensures that grants comply with Foundation’s trust purposes, policies and relevant contribution agreements, and that these programs meet HCTF’s strategic objectives.  

Below is a summary of the Aquatic Program Coordinator’s key responsibilities to see if the position piques your interest. A full job description can be found on HCTF’s website If you are interested and want to apply, please email a cover letter and resume describing how you meet the required qualifications to

Quick snapshot of being the Foundation’s new Aquatic Program Coordinator:

  • Coordinates multiple granting programs, including proposal application intake, reviewing and assessing proposals, and preparing information for Technical Review Committees (maps, data, reports)
  • Communicates with potential applicants to answer questions and provide guidance on eligibility and other process details
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with a broad range of individuals and partners 
  • Coordinates, schedules, and attends Technical Review Committee meetings; synthesizes discussions, and records recommendations
  • Coordinates contracts for external experts to assist with technical reviews, project evaluations, or other program needs
  • Maintains project databases and provides overall support for project management and reporting, including reviewing grant reports, processing funding condition submissions, and project change requests
  • Works closely with Finance, Communication, and Administration staff to ensure the delivery of those components of the Aquatic grant programs are met
  • Participate in development of new processes and systems to improve effectiveness of programs and projects

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