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Environmental Coordinator

Company: Lacombe County
Location : Lacombe County,AB
Company Profile

Situated in the heart of Central Alberta, Lacombe County is a diverse municipality with a variety of agricultural operations and small businesses, as well as a vibrant petrochemical and oil and gas industry. And with numerous post-secondary institutions nearby, the County boasts a skilled and educated labour force. Lacombe County residents are fortunate to live among a number of natural recreational amenities, from lakes and rivers to ski resorts and golf courses.

Our vision for Lacombe County is an attractive, balanced and progressive community.

Job Description

Lacombe County is seeking an innovative and motivated individual to join our Environmental &  Protective Services team. Reporting to the Agricultural Fieldman, the Environmental Coordinator will work collaboratively with all departments to ensure environmental best management practices are followed and comply with environmental legislation. This is a temporary contract position to cover off a maternity leave effective approximately April 23, 2019 - May 2020.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, apply and monitor environmental programs and policies;
  • Review environmental impact assessments and environmental studies, and provide critical analysis;
  • Prepare reports for regulatory purposes;
  • Maintain the County’s Environmental Management System;
  • Evaluate County activities within the scope set out in the Environmental Policy and the Environmental Management plan;
  • Monitor the goals, actions, targets and performance measures for projects set out in the Environmental Management plan.
  • Completion of a diploma or degree in a related discipline, or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience;
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written): demonstrated ability to prepare well written technical and administrative reports and give presentations; Excellent communication skills (verbal and written): demonstrated ability to prepare well written technical and administrative reports and give presentations;
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with various stakeholders including technical consultants, staff, elected officials, advisory committees and the public; 
  • Previous experience in public awareness initiatives, project management and conducting feasibility studies is an asset;
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s license (required to drive to work sites, attend meetings off site, etc.); 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively organize and prioritize in order to meet objectives.

We support a work-life balance and offer an excellent compensation package including a comprehensive group health and dental benefits packages, a health/wellness spending account, and professional development opportunities.

Please forward your resume, cover letter and salary expectations by February 25, 2019 to:
E-mail: hr@lacombecounty.com | Fax: 403.782.3820 | www.lacombecounty.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.  Please note: All applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in Canada.  This competition may remain open longer until a suitable candidate is found.