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Organization Overview

The City of Port Moody is a growing community of 34,000 residents located 30 minutes east of downtown Vancouver at the head of the Burrard Inlet and just steps from seaside parks, mountain trails and lakes. To achieve our mission of providing services that enhance the quality of life for all of our residents, we are looking for motivated individuals to complement our team.

Title Manager of Sustainability
Job ID 12-88
Job Status Regular Full-time
Employment Group Management
# of Vacancies 1
Posting Period November 16 - 30, 2012
Position Overview Reporting to the General Manager of Development Services, this position will advance our sustainability framework and initiatives at a corporate and municipal level with a focus on environmental cultural, social and economic objectives.
Responsibilities
  • Lead a portfolio of special projects and strategic planning initiatives related to corporate sustainability and municipal sustainability including communication, training, policy and operational implementation
  • Drive the implementation of the City's Sustainability Plan
  • Provide information, direction and advice on cultural, economic, environmental and social issues to internal and external groups;  act as staff liaison for civic committees
  • Manage green house gas initiatives and promote environmentally sustainable growth
  • Manage the day to day operation of the City's environmental section and budget
Requirements

Please note that employment with the city of Port Moody is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory police records check and also a satisfactory driver's abstract.  Please submit your online application @ www.portmoody.ca/jobs by the posting close date.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in applied science, engineering, economics, social or land use planning or natural resource management
  • Recognition as a sustainability professional and five years of related experience, including experience in senior project management and experience developing and implementing sustainability initiatives
  • Knowledge of sustainability sufficient to provide technical coordination and leadership
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences including experience with public speaking and facilitation
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with a proven ability to understand the points of view of multiple stakeholders and to incorporate them to influence change, plan development and decision making
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Knowledge of Port Moody would be an asset
Date Added 11/14/2012
Branch/Location Office City Hall
City Port Moody
State/Province British Columbia [BC]
Compensation & Benefits Overview The City of Port Moody strives to be an employer of choice and offers an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as professional development opportunities.
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