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Office of Campus Infrastructure and Sustainability - Asset and Sustainability Planner

Position: Asset and Sustainability Planner
Organization: Unviersity of Ontario Institute of Technology
Location: Oshawa, Ontario

Tracking Code: 797-136

Job Description

Faculty or Department: Office of Campus Infrastructure and Sustainability

Number of Positions: 1

Position Title: Asset and Sustainability Planner

Appointment Type: Full-Time Continuing

Posting Date: April 20, 2017
Closing Date: May 5, 2017

The Asset/Sustainability Planner will have responsibility to plan, promote, and coordinate waste reduction and recycling programs to maximize waste diversion goals. The Asset/Sustainability Planner will also identify, prioritize, plan, develop, promote and coordinate sustainability and conservation initiatives in the areas of water, energy, transportation and procurement; ensures solid waste and diversion practices are in compliance with relevant provincial and local regulations.

The Asset/Sustainability Planner will have responsibility to develop and maintain an asset management tracking system capturing assets as they relate to the physical space of the university. This will help lower operating and capital costs by redeploying surplus assets.

Under the supervision of the Director of OCIS, the Asset/Sustainability Planner will be responsible for the following functions:

  • Develop, plan, coordinate and implement activities including, but not limited to seminars, conferences, workshops, clubs, shows, public events and other program’s related to sustainability at UOIT. Both the manner in which these activities are organized and the nature of their content should be geared towards achieving buy-in and habit transformation from student, faculty, staff and community members.
  • Encourage and facilitate sustainability programs initiated by students. Communicate and report on university's efforts and success in environmental sustainability to the internal campus community. This includes participating in local, regional and provincial events or forums to showcase the universities environmental achievements and representing the university in regional committees or at special events pertaining to environmental issues.
  • Providing advice and recommendations on best management practices and/or policy directions.
  • Develop, plan, coordinate and implement an asset management tracking system capturing assets as they relate to the physical space of the university.
  • Develop, plan and coordinate a deferred maintenance program through the use of facility auditing and best practices within the industry to allow senior management to form the best decisions for the future needs of the university as it relates to deferred maintenance.
  • Contribute to the OCIS team to help address work flow peaks.

Required Skills

  • Work requires analytical, communications and organizational skills.
  • Experience in database maintenance and producing reports and statistics.
  • Experience in a computerized work environment using a variety of work processing and technical software packages; must be proficient in the use of Word, Excel PowerPoint and MS Project.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of federal, provincial, and local statutes and regulations governing integrated waste management.
  • Must possess a high degree of organizational skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • LEED, PMP or ISSP certification is desirable.
  • Good interpersonal skills as well as tact and discretion.
  • Acts with integrity and maintains confidential information.

Required Experience

  • A university degree, preferably in Environmental Science, Environmental Technology, and/or Environmental Engineering and one or two years of related experience.

  • Persons with a diploma in a related field and a minimum of three years’ experience in this field will also be considered.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit in electronic format a covering letter and their resume. Applications will be accepted until May 5, 2017, or until a suitable candidate is found. We appreciate all applications received; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UOIT respects people's different needs and therefore will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation for applicants where appropriate. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify the Human Resources Department.

Job Location: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Expected End Date: N/A
Expected Start Date: N/A
Campus Travel: In-between Campus
Salary Grade: Administrative Technical Level 5 (Provisional Rating)


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GoodWork ID: 39844       Date posted to Apr 20 2017