Job Posting: General Manager

Please note the opportunity to apply for this position is now over. 

Are you a strategic thinker, a leader with bold ideas to advance stewardship, conservation, and management of the Mississippi Valley watershed? Do you have a solid understanding of integrated watershed management, environmental trends, urban and rural watershed issues, and policy development and implementation? The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority is seeking a:

General Manager

The General Manager (GM) works closely with the Board, staff and other stakeholders to conserve, enhance and develop the natural resources within the Authority’s jurisdiction. The incumbent is an evidence-based decision-maker who quickly grasps, communicates, and acts on environmental trends. Key accountabilities include the effective management of financial and human resources as well as statutory responsibilities described in the Conservation Authorities Act of Ontario.


  • Degree in resource management, environmental studies, planning, engineering or business/public administration.
  • Ten years of progressive experience, preferably in conservation, natural resource management or government, including evidence-based decision making, risk management, project management, and staff supervision. Ideally, experience will also include integrated watershed management, rural and urban interests and low impact development.
  • Demonstrated commitment to championing protection of the environment, stewardship and the safeguarding of land and water resources.
  • Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic/experience requirements.


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MVCA offers a complete benefits package and competitive salary commensurate with experience.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

At MVCA we are committed to fostering an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible environment. This commitment includes arranging accommodations to ensure an equitable opportunity to participate in the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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