Position: Senior Sustainability Officer
Organization: City of Waterloo
Location: Waterloo, Ontario. The successful incumbent will be eligible to apply for a hybrid remote working arrangement, subject to Manager approval
Overview: The City of Waterloo has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Sustainability Officer to join our team.
Reporting within the CAO’s Office, the Senior Sustainability Officer will lead corporate and community sustainability plans and actions, with a significant focus on climate change action.
The ideal candidate will have a high degree of initiative; will be able to work independently; and, as a part of a wider team of City staff, community members, non-governmental organizations, local businesess, industries, agencies and post secondary insitutions. Possessing excellent diplomacy and communication skills, the role will involve transforming climate action goals into results-based outcomes in a municipal setting. The work of the Senior Sustainability Officer will ultimately embed sustainability practices across City departments and within the community to fulfill Waterloo’s commitments to environmental performance and greenhouse gas reduction.
Status: Regular, Full Time
In accordance with the City of Waterloo’s Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, new City of Waterloo employees (or employee’s re-hired after a minimum of 3 months) are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire, subject to accommodations required in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter in one document through the online application process. For posting and application details please visit: http://www.waterloo.ca/careers
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 10 2022 ID: 62367