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Hiring: Manager, Environment Services
Organization: Parkland County
Location: Parkland County, near Edmonton, Alberta

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Parkland County has an exciting opportunity in our Agricultural Services department. Did you know that Parkland County is well known for its dedication for protecting the natural environment including a focus on biodiversity, climate and air, energy, green building practice, responsible recreation and waterfront living!

Manager, Environment Services (Competition #23-41)

Parkland County has an opportunity for a permanent, full-time Manager, Environment Services. Reporting to the Director, Agricultural Services, the Manager, Environment Services is responsible for leading the County’s Environment Services Unit including budgeting, operations, project planning and implementation, staff management and policy development. This position is responsible for the County’s Environmental Regulatory Compliance, ALUS, Hazardous Trees, Landscape Services, Hay and Grazing Permits, Environmental and Sustainability Programs and Plans. The Manager, Environment Services also undertakes initiatives that support the advancement of Council’s Strategic Plan and is responsible for overseeing activities related to regional sustainability planning. This position is also responsible for updating and coordinating the implementation of the County’s Integrated Community Sustainability Plan.

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Environmental Science/Sustainability or related discipline. A master’s degree would be considered an asset.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience directly related to working in an environmental sustainability setting with focus on supervision or management of staff with varying levels of expertise.
  • Exceptional working knowledge of environment sustainability planning and policy development; the province of Alberta’s Land Use Framework; the province of Alberta’s Land Stewardship Act; as well as provincial and federal environment policies, programs and regulations.
  • Strong relationship building skills and ability to communicate respectfully with people in various government departments, agencies, residents and stakeholder groups.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, report writing and presentation skills.
  • Possession of a valid Alberta driver’s license and satisfactory driving record is required.

The total rewards package for this position includes:

A starting annual salary of $97,585 - $121,982 based on a 35-hour work week and option to join the Earned Day Off Program.

In addition, extended health and dental benefits, access to our confidential Employee and Family Assistance Program, paid sick time, three (3) weeks vacation plus five (5) extra management days per year with your birthday off, flexible work arrangements allowing remote work options (based on position’s needs), and personal days. Our organization offers access to physical fitness including an employee on site gym and lunch exercise programs, a Social Club, a mental health committee, and a comprehensive training program with extensive learning and development opportunities. Visit our careers page to view the complete Total Rewards Package for this position!

Interested Candidates are Invited to Apply Online at by Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. (link)

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We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Applications will only be considered through the Parkland County website.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace that welcomes, respects and values the multivariate diversity of current and prospective employees. We strive to provide reasonable access and accommodation throughout the recruitment and employment process. If you have any questions regarding this, please connect with our team at .


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 17 2023    ID: 68190