BC Local Government Job Posting Service
Manager, Environmental Services
Inspire and lead your environmental team in making a positive contribution to the future of our city!
About our Community:
Boasting a high quality of life and standard of living Prince George has all of the amenities of a large city mixed with the friendliness and appeal of a smaller community. Prince George’s central location in the province offers work/life balance with unparalleled access to four-season outdoor recreation activities that are complemented by a full range of urban amenities, including top-notch educational and healthcare facilities and a comprehensive transportation infrastructure. Your dream of owning a home can become a reality with the average cost of a single-family home just over $350,713. Get in the market and get ahead here! And it’s a 15 minute drive to almost anywhere in Prince George – spend less time commuting and more time doing what matters most to you!
About Our Organization:
The City of Prince George is committed to ensuring a positive, well-balanced work environment for its employees. With plenty of opportunities for employee training, professional development and employee wellness programs, a healthy work-life balance is encouraged. If you desire to be a catalyst for activity and commitment to environmental management within our community, then this position is for you!
About The Opportunity:
The Manager, Environmental Services is responsible for overseeing the environmental performance of the City of Prince George as an organization and as a community along with developing, implementing and monitoring environmental strategies to promote sustainable development. Areas of responsibility include environmental compliance, source control, climate change planning and implementation, wildfire mitigation, air quality, sustainable waste and energy management.
In this full time exempt position, you will provide leadership, guidance, and direction to the Environmental Services Division and work collaboratively with other departments, Council, the public, and other federal, provincial, and municipal entities to ensure the best interests of the City of Prince George are met in a cost effective manner while minimizing potential liability. This position acts as a key representative and liaison regarding environmental issues and provides technical advice on a wide range of issues requiring extensive knowledge of federal and provincial legislation and municipal policy. The incumbent has the ability to champion environmental initiatives across the organization, to Council and the community.
About Your Background:
Along with your commitment to environmental responsibility, you possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Resource Management or a related science/engineering field. You have eight to ten years’ progressive experience as a proven leader in environmental management and assessment as well as expertise in policy development, managing operational and capital budgets, and project management. Municipal government experience is an asset. You also have a minimum of five years’ experience in a supervisory capacity, preferably within a unionized environment. Your analytical nature in combination with your cross-discipline communication style will assist you in achieving strategic, financial and environmental goals. A valid, full privilege class 5 BC driver’s license is required.
Why You Will Love Working for Environmental Services at the City of Prince George:
- You are free to pursue ambitious environmental goals with a larger purpose.
- Work with a forward thinking and innovative environmental team.
- We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits and pension package.
- Employees enjoy opportunities for professional development and career growth.
- Enjoy a healthy work/life balance within a positive, safe work environment.
If you are interested in joining our environmental team, please apply by November 21, 2019 to: http://princegeorgejobs.prevueaps.ca/jobs/
More information about living and working in Prince George and a detailed job description can be located on our website.
The City of Prince George thanks all those who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.