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Environmental Coordinator

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Lacombe County has a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a permanent, full-time Environmental Coordinator (Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm).

Lacombe County has a challenging and fulfilling opportunity for a permanent, full-time (Mon. - Fri., 8:30am - 4:30pm) Environmental Coordinator within the Environmental & Protective Services department. We’re looking for a motivated and innovative individual who will be able to engage all departments and stakeholders within Lacombe County.

Reporting to the Agricultural Fieldman, this position is responsible for coordinating, designing and executing a broad range of environmental programs, studies and initiatives. As the environmental liaison, you will work collaboratively with all departments to ensure environmental best management practices are followed and comply with environmental legislation. Examples of collaborative projects include gravel pit approvals, road construction wetland compliance, environmental sensitive processes for construction or maintenance works, etc.

A snapshot of what you will do:
- 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 Environmental Management System;
- Evaluate County activities within the scope set out in the Environmental Policy and Environmental Mgmt. plan;
- Monitor the goals, actions, targets and performance measures for projects set out in the Environmental Mgmt. plan.

Your attributes:
- Degree or diploma in a related discipline;
- Excellent writing skills; able to prepare well written technical and administrative reports and give presentations;
- Able to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with various stakeholders including technical consultants, staff, elected officials, advisory committees and the public;
- Experience in public awareness initiatives, project management and conducting feasibility studies is an asset;
- Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s license;
- Preference will be given to an individual who has the ability to obtain and maintain their Qualified Wetland Science Practitioner designation;
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

What does Lacombe County have to offer?
We are situated halfway between Edmonton and Calgary, only a 20 minute commute from Red Deer. We have a comprehensive health and dental benefits package, a health/wellness spending account, a defined pension plan (contributions by the employee and employer), a flex time program with your family and lifestyle in mind, professional development opportunities, and a supportive work environment.

Please forward your resume, cover letter and salary expectations by 4pm, June 2, 2017 to:
E-mail: | Fax: 403.782.3820 |
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.

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