Senior Sustainability Planner

Competition Number: 82.17

Job Title: Senior Sustainability Planner

Department: Planning - Sustainability

Position Type: Regular Full Time (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $43.39/hour and an excellent benefits package

Posted Date: March 30, 2017

Closing Date: April 21, 2017

Last Modified: April 27, 2017, 3:37 pm

Status: Closed


The Sustainability Section in the Planning Department is seeking a Senior Sustainability Planner who will assist in the formulation, implementation and on-going support of a broad range of corporate and community wide programs that promote and work towards long-term sustainability. The successful candidate will provide analysis, technical expertise, advice and guidance to Council and senior staff, Municipal departments, community groups and the public on the subject of sustainability programs, energy efficiency, greenhouse gas reduction (GHG) strategies, external funding and their implementation.

Qualified candidates must have a Master’s Degree in environmental studies, biology, ecology, land use planning, or resource management; six years relevant experience in planning and implementing environmental, sustainability and/or corporate strategic initiatives; working knowledge of green building certifications; previous experience in project management, supervision of contractors/consultants, preparing and managing project budgets, policy development and securing grant funding; and a valid Class 5 Driver’s License. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

The successful candidate will be required to work Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 35 hours per week.

*Testing will be conducted*

Due to an anticipated pay scale adjustment arising from the Job Evaluation Maintenance Project, the rate of pay is subject to adjustment up or down.  In the event of a downward adjustment the rate of pay for the successful applicant will not be reduced.

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