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Job Number:  58285
Environmental Manager
Job Posted: Thursday, 10 October 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 25 October 2019
(tomorrow)
Greater Victoria Harbour Authority
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Full time
Location: Victoria Salary: (not entered)

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority (GVHA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting Victoria’s working harbour by managing the harbour’s key properties. The mission of the GVHA is to act as owners and managers of the properties, advocate for best water and marine-related use and development of the harbour and collaborate with others in implementing Harbour initiatives.

 

Chemistry Consulting Group has been retained by the GVHA to search for a passionate and strategic Environmental Manager.

 

Reporting to the Director of Operations, The Environmental Manager is responsible for providing strategic and operational guidance and oversight to the GVHA over the Environment Program and other environmental initiatives. The Environmental Manager builds awareness and compliance internally and externally for GVHA’s Environment Program.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

 

Environmental Program Administration & Facility Development

  • Develops systems, work practices, and procedures for implementation of organization environmental guidelines and best practices corresponding with current and impending legislation
  • Develops the environmental policies and leads the initiatives for GVHA that meet Vision, Mission and Guiding Principles, including air quality, waste and greenhouse gas reduction strategies, etc. for each line of business and facility
  • Maintains records, prepares reports, and composes correspondence to the Board and GVHA stakeholders on environmental topics
  • Supports and advises on environmental issues and work practices associated with GVHA capital projects and maintenance
  • Facilitates GVHA’s properties’ compliance with the BC Ministry of Environment’s Certificate of Compliance and/or Approvals in Principle

 

Budget, Funding & Research

  • Assists in the preparation of environmental initiative budgets; monitors, verifies and reconciles expenditure of budgeted funds as appropriate
  • Identifies and pursues environmental grant funding, rebate opportunities, or other savings programs from public and private sector organizations
  • Researches and develops environmental strategies, guidelines and best practices for all GVHA’s lines of business and facilities
  • Monitors government environmental policies, determines any potential impact to GVHA practices and makes recommendations to Leadership Team if changes are required

 

Other Duties

  • Liaises with government agencies, community associations, other stakeholders regarding GVHA’s environmental initiatives
  • Collaborates with member agencies on provincial, regional and local environmental goals & initiatives
  • Provides or facilitates training and support to employees on implementation of environmental strategies and ensures environmental regulatory compliance

 

To Ensure Success, You Will Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science or a related field
  • 3+ years experience in a research and/or policy development field, with experience drafting policies and best practices
  • Experience implementing project management methodology
  • Knowledge of local, regional, and international environmental issues and opportunities
  • Proficient with MS Office
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work collaboratively in a diverse and busy environment and demonstrate effective relationship-building capabilities
  • Attention to detail

The GVHA offers competitive compensation and opportunities for learning and growth.

 

If you are interested in this incredible opportunity, please visit https://chemistryconsulting.ca/current-opportunities and follow the prompts to submit a resume and cover letter outlining your salary expectations, suitability and qualifications by noon on Friday, October 25, 2019.

 

We thank all who apply but only those considered to be suitably qualified will be contacted for further consideration.

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