Climate & Environmental Coordinator


Climate & Environmental Coordinator

Reference Number: PW2022-01
Lanark County Administration Building
Location: Perth, Ontario
Posted: November 21st 2022
Deadline: December 11th, 2022
Salary: $35.89 - $46.31 per hour

From the Rideau system to Canada’s Mississippi, Lanark County is home to over 100 lakes, rivers and waterfalls. Coves and beaches speckle the landscape. We are also the maple syrup capital of Ontario. Lanark County is comprised of the following municipalities: Smiths Falls, Perth, Carleton Place, Drummond North Elmsley, Lanark Highlands, Beckwith, Montague, Mississippi Mills and Tay Valley.

Lanark County is recruiting for a Climate & Environmental Coordinator. This is a temporary, full-time position.

The Climate & Environmental Coordinator will function as the subject matter expert as it relates to the vegetation management plan (VMP), climate change action plan (CCAP), and species-at-risk mtigation (SARM) planning for construction projects. This role is responsible for the implementation and overall management of the VMP, CCAP and SARM.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Provide functional supervision to summer and or intern student(s) hired to assist in each area identified above.
  • Provide support and guidance in other areas such as, but not limited to, excess soil legislation and forestry and trails as needed.
  • Follows all guidelines for employees and employers as legislated under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and corporate and departmental policies and procedures
  • Minimum of a two-year college diploma in environmental science or a related field
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of related experience or an understanding of municipal politics
  • Ability to approve applications within municipal and provincial legislation
  • Ability to identify needs and recommend actions, provide expert advice and professional recommendations, oversee and implement programs
  • Proficient at preparing and presenting reports to council on a regular basis
  • Excellent communication, organizational and computer skills
Additional Information

This position is evaluated at Level 7 ($35.89 - $46.31 per hour) of the 2022 NUG salary grid.

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Alternate work arrangements,
  • Percentage in lieu of vacation and benefits
  • Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) pension plan
  • Employee assistance plan (EAP)

The Lanark County employee slogan is “working together to achieve greatness.” If you embrace this ideal and you meet the position qualifications outlined above, we look forward to receiving a detailed résumé no later than Sunday, December 11th, 2022.

When emailing your application, please ensure your cover letter, résumé and any other related documents are submitted in one file preferably MSWord (.doc or .docx) or Adobe (.pdf). Email subject line should include your “name” and job posting number “PW2022-010” (example: Jane/John Doe PW2022-010).

Lanark County is an organization that strives to embrace the spirit of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and barrier-free environment in which all individuals have access to the County's goods, services and facilities. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please let us know if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process.

We would like to thank all who apply, but only those applicants selected for an interview will be acknowledged.

Note: Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. Questions about the collection of Information should be directed to the human resources department at the address indicated above.

Contact Information
Human Resources
Lanark County Administration Building
99 Christie Lake Road,
Perth, Ontario, Canada
K7H 3C6

Fax: 613-267-2539
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