Sustainability Co-ordinator

Sustainability Co-ordinator
Town of Orangeville
Post Date: November 23, 2021
Apply Before: December 6, 2021

Job Description

The Corporation of the Town of Orangeville

invites applications for the position of

Sustainability Co-ordinator

Infrastructure Services Department, Environment Division
(Full-time position, 35 hours per week)

 

The Town of Orangeville has a full-time opportunity available for the position of Sustainability Co-ordinator. The Sustainability Co-ordinator will focus on implementing municipal climate change priorities, with the responsibility for the development and implementation of the Town’s climate adaptation plan and other projects that enhance sustainability such as enhancing the Town’s urban forest and providing advice with respect to greening the Town’s fleet.

Job Duties:

  • Establishing and chairing a Climate Action Team with stakeholders and consultants of implementing a climate adaptation plan with assistance from the Manager, educating municipal employees and Council on climate change issues; identifying actions and projects that could reduce the Town’s environmental footprint; developing an action plan including measurement and monitoring protocols, preparing reports for Council, implementing the measurement and monitoring protocols.
  • Researching, developing, and promoting municipal operational and institutional changes to help address climate change impacts to the municipality; monitoring the progress of projects and programs throughout the municipality; leading the Town’s urban forestry program.
  • Reviewing best practices in other municipalities to implement climate adaptation initiatives and public education programs; developing technical plans that could reduce impacts of municipal practices and projects.
  • Ensuring the municipality completes a self-assessment of the municipality’s performance and progress using the Climate Adaptation Maturity Scale during the grant period.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • College Diploma in Civil Engineering, Environmental Sciences or related discipline.
  • Minimum three (3) years of related experience in the environmental field and/or asset management with previous experience leading or working with cohesive teams on program implementation.
  • Demonstrated understanding of climate change issues, asset management and sustainable development within the context of municipal government; strong research and analytical skills including the ability to conduct rigorous research, summarize findings, and present recommendation.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills; computer skills including Microsoft Office and other databases.

Salary Range: $68,741.40 to $80,389.40, Band 9 on the Town’s 2021 Pay Grid, plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes, in confidence, to Sarah Alexander, Human Resources Assistant, no later than 4 p.m. on Monday, December 6, 2021. Applications may be submitted online, or in person to the Town Hall located at 87 Broadway.

To select the best candidates to serve the Town of Orangeville and its people, several screening tools, including Police Record Checks are required as part of the hiring process for some employment or volunteer positions. When requested, applicants are required to provide a Police Record Check as a condition of their offer of employment. Police Record Checks must be dated within three (3) months of the employment offer to be considered valid. The specific type of Police Record Check required will be indicated in the job posting qualifications.

All new or rehired Town of Orangeville employees, volunteers and students, including returning Town of Orangeville Seasonal and Student employees, are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of being hired or rehired by the Town of Orangeville. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you are not fully vaccinated, a documented medical reason provided by a physician or registered nurse and time period for the medical reason may be accepted.

The Town of Orangeville is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. By submitting your personal information to the Town of Orangeville, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in connection with our recruitment, hiring and/or employment processes. Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended, and will be used to determine the qualifications for employment with the Town of Orangeville. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager, Human Resources at 87 Broadway, Orangeville, Ontario L9W 1K1.

Job Overview

Location:

Orangeville

Province:

Ontario

Starting Salary:

$68,741.40

Category

Engineering & Environmental

Job Type

Full Time

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