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Position: Noise Information Officer (Term)
Organization: Vancouver Airport Authority
Location: Richmond, Greater Vancouver BC

YVR is made up of a team of diverse people who are working collaboratively to reach our goal of 29 million passengers by 2020! Safety is at the core of everything we do; we’re innovative, fun, and we invest in our people. We’re a BC Top Employer for 13 years standing, with high engagement scores, an abundance of learning and development opportunities, and a holistic approach to wellness! And we’re looking for someone to join our team.

As one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Vancouver Airport Authority strives for a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We support the Employment Equity Act and take measures to ensure fair employment practices and treatment of employees across our organization. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. We encourage applicants to self-identify with a designated group(s) to support our team in filling gaps in areas where we can be more diverse. We are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at YVR. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at 604-303-3152 or . Check out the reasons that make us a Top Employer at:

The Vancouver Airport Authority has a full-time term opportunity (to May 2020) for a Noise Information Officer. Reporting to the Manager, Environment, and working with the Supervisor, Noise Abatement & Air Quality, the successful candidate is responsible for managing the noise complaint and noise information component of the Airport Authority’s YVR Aeronautical Noise Management Program area.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing and implementing all contact between the Airport Authority’s Noise Management Program and the public
  • Maintaining and using Aircraft Noise & Operations Monitoring System and other data sources to track and investigate community questions and concerns
  • Collecting, analyzing, and providing data for internal and external customers; producing data reports where required
  • Monitoring air carrier compliance with YVR’s Noise Abatement Procedures, as well as investigating potential deviations and forwarding this information to Transport Canada for enforcement
  • Communicating with and educating other departments at the Airport Authority on noise management issues

Key qualifications include:

  • 1 to 2 years’ recent, relevant experience, supplemented by a Bachelor’s degree in Science, Arts or Engineering; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • A professional designation (e.g., P.Eng.) is an asset
  • Ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Proven above average customer service skills
  • High level of proficiency in MS Excel and Word; demonstrated experience with presentation software such as PowerPoint, Adobe PageMaker and/or MS Publisher; proficient at researching information online
  • Ability to understand technical information relating to aircraft operations, air traffic control and airport operations; ability to recognize aircraft types

This position is open to Vancouver Airport Authority employees and external candidates. Previous job performance will be taken into consideration for all candidates that apply for this position.

We are committed to employment equity and welcome applications from everyone, including women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

Reference no.: 19-51

Application deadline: July 26, 2019
To apply: Visit > Careers > Current Opportunities

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 8 2019    ID: 54130