Sustainability Coordinator (18 Month Contract) - ORILLIA, ON
compensation: To be discussed. employment type: full-time
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The City of Orillia has an opening for an 18-month contract position of Sustainability Coordinator in the Property and Environmental Sustainability Division of the Environment and Infrastructure Services Department.
Responsible for inventorying and inputting various data required to support the City’s participation in the Partner’s for Climate Protection Program (PCP) to develop Corporate and Community Climate Change Action Plans.
Work with other City Divisions, Departments and stakeholders to gather necessary inputs, truth data and assist with reporting. Participation in public consultation and community stakeholder meetings as required.
Responsible for updating and maintaining the City’s energy management processes and Energy Management Plan, in accordance with O.Reg. 507/18, including the input and review of annual requirements, data entry and analysis.
Recommend and assist with project plans, estimates and forecasts with sustainability and/or energy conservation benefits.
Assist in developing and updating the Department’s Asset Management database, with a focus on asset’s environmental and energy implications.
Develop and strengthen partnerships and networks with City staff, community partners, government agencies and funding sources regarding environmental sustainability, climate change and energy initiatives.
Develop public education and outreach programs to build awareness of the City’s sustainability initiatives.
Research new and emerging sustainability opportunities and recommend appropriate actions to integrate findings into City projects, programs and/or policies.
Oversee the work of interns and students, providing guidance and direction, as required.
Assist in coordination duties, support and tracking for various Division capital projects, operating contracts and tasks, as required.
Stakeholder consultation and community meetings will require project work after-hours and/or on weekends. Weekly hours will be adjusted accordingly, where possible, to accommodate.
Minimum two year diploma or degree in Environmental Studies, Energy Management, Sustainability Planning, or similar.
Minimum of two years of working experience in developing and implementing environmental sustainability and energy initiatives in a municipality or large, complex organization.
Excellent computer skills including MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, e-mail and the internet. Experience with energy and asset planning systems is an asset.
Possess excellent leadership, time management, organizational, supervisory and communication skills with the ability to multi-task.
Must possess a valid Class ‘G’ Ontario driver’s licence with an acceptable driver’s abstract.
Must provide an acceptable Criminal Record Check at the incumbent’s expense.
Compensation for this position is $39.29 to $45.96 per hour for a 35-hour work week with the flexibility to work from home. Applications will be accepted until May 3, 2021 at noon.
Applications will only be accepted by applying online. Please apply through the City’s on-line portal at https://careers.orillia.ca/
We thank all applicants that apply and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted. The City of Orillia is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment. Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the hiring process. Please advise the City of Orillia Human Resources Department if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection and Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Freedom of Information Coordinator, 50 Andrew St. S., Suite 300, Orillia ON L3V 7T5 or call show contact info
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