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Environmental Specialist - Project Delivery (2 year term)
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Port Metro Vancouver (“PMV”) is Canada’s largest and most diversified port, stretching along 600 kilometres of shoreline and waterways and bordering on 16 municipalities. PMV leads the efficient and reliable movement of cargo and passengers, annually trading $75 billion in goods with more than 160 trading economies.
In this role, you will be responsible for providing environmental technical expertise, guidance and consultation advice for all PMV’s Container Capacity Improvement Program (CCIP) projects. Specific accountabilities will include the following:
- Act as day-to-day liaison between the CCIP Project Team and PMV. Provide regular progress updates and communicate emerging issues.
· Participate in the development of terms of reference for environmental and sustainability studies and prepare, as required, requests for proposal for selection of specialist consultants to support the CCIP.
· Oversee the specialist consulting team and contribute to the monitoring for the CCIP Workplan. Monitor plan implementation and evaluate progress of specialist consultants and CCIP results.
· Provide PMV representation at Project Team meetings and meetings with environmental regulatory agencies, community, First Nations and other stakeholders.
· Undertake and complete CEAA screening assessments of CCIP projects.
· Contribute to the development and implementation of environmental programs for CCIP and other programs related to the implementation of the adaptive management strategies, consolidated environmental management plans, habitat banking programs and habitat creation.
· Oversee project permitting as required and carry out special projects or studies related to fish and aquatic habitat assessment, water, groundwater, soils and sediment quality issues and toxicology.
As the successful candidate, you have a Bachelor of Science degree, preferably with a major in Biology, as well as a minimum of five years of experience in environmental assessment work in a marine or port environment, including experience in design and implementation of applicable environmental study programs. You have a strong knowledge of both federal and provincial environmental regulations and jurisdiction, environmental assessment methodology, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, BC Environmental Assessment Act, and associated regulations. Experience in working with multi-discipline engineering and science teams would be highly desirable.
The Port Metro Vancouver offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including an Earned Time Off program.
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