Energy and Climate Change Analyst
City of Vaughan
CITIZENS FIRST THROUGH SERVICE EXCELLENCE
We have an exciting Temporary Non-Unionized opportunity in the Policy Planning & Environmental Sustainability Department for an experienced and motivated individual
(2 Year Contract)
(JOB # J0118-0992)
As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000. With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.
The Energy and Climate Change Analyst supports the Manager of Environmental Sustainability in leading the implementation of aspects of: Green Directions Vaughan, the City’s Community Sustainability and Environmental Master Plan; the Corporate Energy Conservation Demand Management Plan; and the Municipal Energy Plan. Responsible for advising, tracking and/or leading initiatives for City-related corporate and community greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions and energy projects, including fulfilling the Energy Manager role for the City; providing expertise and guidance to staff, conducting related research, and assisting with program and policy development in the areas of climate change and energy; and preparing reports on complex energy and climate change issues, including the integration of climate change with land use planning studies. Establishing and fostering partnerships with other levels of government, community and business associations, and non-government organizations is critical to advancing climate action in City operations and in the community.
Qualifications and experience:
- University degree in a discipline related to environmental sustainability such as
Environmental Management, Planning, Engineering, Architecture or Environmental
- Minimum of three (3) years’ demonstrated experience in sustainability, the environment,
energy management and their related issues. Municipal experience is an asset.
- A Certified Energy Manager (CEM) designation, Certified Engineering Technologist (CET), Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) or Greenhouse Gas Inventory Quantifier, or be working toward one of these designations, would be an asset.
- Membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners and Ontario Professional Planners
Institute, and designation as a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) is an asset.
- Accreditation through Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (e.g. LEED Green Associate, LEED AP) is an asset.
- Familiarity with energy management principles and methods, building automation
systems, benchmarking initiatives and best practices, Occupational Health & Safety Act,
Ontario Building Code, Plumbing Code, Municipal Act, Technical Standards and Safety
Act and other applicable energy and safety-related legislation/regulations/guidelines is
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills and the ability to build relationships
at all levels and with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
- Computer proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite software, and internet applications.
- Demonstrated expertise in research, data management, policy analysis, policy
development and reporting.
- Excellent interpersonal, time management, organizational, presentation and facilitation
- Ability to work independently.
If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please click here to apply online by Friday, February 16, 2018.
Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.