Environmental Sustainability Coordinators – Township of Langley (Langley, BC)

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Environmental Sustainability Coordinators

(up to 2)
Regular Full-Time
Competition #: 21-U003

Web Site: tol.ca


Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 135,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty.  A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for up to two regular full-time Environmental Sustainability Coordinators to join our team of professionals in the Engineering Division, Sustainability Department. The Township of Langley is building a sustainable community. A place with clean air and drinking water; happy, healthy, and inclusive communities that can walk, bike or roll to everything they need in their neighbourhood, where the wildlife and nature thrive and our local businesses and agriculture system is strong and robust.

Reporting to the Manager, Climate Action in this unionized position, you will conduct research and provide research based policy analysis in support of sustainability and climate action initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform research through a sustainability lens related to transportation and mobility, buildings, land use, infrastructure, agriculture, waste, water and other relevant sectors to assist with project, policy and program implementation.
  • Lead the development and implementation of corporate and community initiatives, programs and policies related to climate action
  • Assemble and analyze data, recommend scope, and methodology for sustainability-related studies and coordinate the services of consultants
  • Formulate draft sustainability and resource management related objectives, policy, bylaws and regulations based on research, legislative requirements and current emission reduction targets, to guide municipal development
  • Provide sustainability and resource management related advice and information to various internal/external contacts, attend meetings in a professional capacity and explain policies and provide information on professional environmental expertise  
  • Review and analyze municipal bylaws for alignment with current environmental legislation, policies, regulations, and prevailing emission reduction targets; coordinates the assembly and provision of required information and the processing of updates to bylaws; and compiles and presents information to internal and external stakeholders, organizations and agencies.
  • Determine appropriate research methods, analytical techniques, designs, models, scope, timelines and costs of research projects
  • Perform other related work as required

Qualifications:

  • University graduation, including a post graduate degree in a related discipline and eligibility for registration in a professional association related to the work, plus some professional experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Considerable knowledge of the practices, procedures, legislation, policies and bylaws governing sustainable transportation and mobility, buildings, land use, infrastructure, agriculture, waste, water and other relevant sectors Ability to perform environmental planning, research and analytical tasks, and to communicate effectively in oral and written form
  • Ability to prepare reports and recommendations on environmental and sustainability related aspects of land use and development projects, programs and policies
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, internal and external contacts and authorities

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications/licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.   Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:

  • BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must include with your application a current Personal Driving Record (select the 5 year option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date. To obtain a copy of your Personal Driving Record, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Please note that a copy of your Driver’s Licence and the Drivers Factor Report will not be accepted.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $43.90 – $51.87 per hour (2020 rates), plus benefitsThe hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit tol.ca/careers to apply.

Internal closing date for this competition:  January 12, 2021
External closing date for this competition:  January 18, 2021

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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