Environmental Sustainability Job Opportunities at the City of North Vancouver


Subject: Environmental Sustainability Job Opportunities at the City of North Vancouver

Please see below for some great opportunities to join our team here at the City of North Vancouver.  The Environmental Sustainability Planner position, which closes this Monday, is a great opportunity for a biologist interested in working more broadly in developing and implementing policy in a progressive municipality.  Full postings and details are available atwww.cnv.org/careers.  

Environmental Sustainability Planner (Planner 1)  - You will advance the development and implementation of key initiatives to support the City’s environment, climate protection, and zero waste goals. You will research environmental sustainability issues and best practices, develop and implement policy responses to emerging issues, and prepare reports and recommendations to Council. You will carry out consultation with internal and external stakeholders including other departments, agencies, governments, residents, landowners, and business interests. You will work with internal staff and external agencies to implement initiatives and to collect and analyze data to measure and monitor progress.  Knowledge of environmental management, natural capital, biodiversity, community based social marketing, zero waste and circular economy, energy conservation and climate action, and other environmental issues is required, along with a thorough knowledge of research and analysis techniques in environmental management.  Posting closes Monday June 24, 2019.

Environmental Sustainability Specialist (Environmental Technician) - With your proven commitment to sustainability, you will be involved in advancing the City’s zero waste, recycling, and climate protection programs. You will develop, coordinate, and evaluate waste reduction, recycling, and climate protection programs, assist in developing environmental policies, and conduct best practices research and feasibility studies. You will coordinate community engagement activities designed to raise awareness and effect behavioural change.  You will develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with community stewardship groups, nonprofit agencies, other municipalities, government departments and agencies, developers and the wider City of North Vancouver community.  Knowledge of waste reduction and recycling, zero waste and the circular economy, climate action programs, and community based social marketing is required along with a thorough knowledge of research and analysis techniques in environmental science.  Posting closes Thursday July 4, 2019.

Kind regards,

Mina Phaisaltantiwongs 
IRES Special Projects Coordinator
Institute for Environment, Resources and Sustainability (IRES)
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | Musqueam Traditional Territory
AERL Building 428-2202 Main Mall | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z4 Canada
Phone: 604-822-2165
E-mail: communications@ires.ubc.ca  
Website: http://ires.ubc.ca/


Thursday, July 4, 2019