Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is a partnership organization committed to protecting, restoring and celebrating the natural environment in the Toronto region through the development and application of watershed plans, innovative environmental science and education programs within a sustainability framework.
TRCA is charged with management of the natural and water resources of Canada’s largest urban centre. Today, we own more than 40,000 acres of land in the Toronto region, have an annual operating budget of over $100M, employ more than 500 full time employees and coordinate hundreds of volunteers each year.
The story of TRCA has been one of continuous evolution and adaptation in response to changes in science, community demands and public policy. TRCA's vision reflects that evolution for a “new kind of community, The Living City, where human settlement can flourish forever as part of nature’s beauty and diversity.”
Your Opportunity to Make a Difference
As the ideal candidate and our new CEO you are an inspiring leader who is committed to environmental sustainability in a complex urban and rural setting. In addition you have a unique ability to build collaborative partner relationships in support of both our vision and mission. You will “work with our partners to ensure that The Living City is built upon a natural foundation of healthy rivers and shorelines, green space and biodiversity and sustainable communities.”
As our strategic leader you will be committed to delivering The Living City vision by protecting, restoring and celebrating the natural environment in the Toronto region through the development and application of watershed plans, innovative environmental science and education programs, within a sustainability framework.
As the CEO you will lead a dedicated staff, work in partnership with the board of directors, in the development and delivery of programs that work towards achieving healthy and sustainable watersheds.
As the successful candidate you will possess extensive experience as a senior leader, have significant knowledge of environmental issues and a track record of working effectively in an intergovernmental, community and business partnership framework.