The Town of Cochrane is a progressive community situated in the heart of the Great Claybelt of North Eastern Ontario and is currently accepting applications for the position of Climate Change Coordinator (20-month contract)

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, the Climate Change Coordinator   is responsible for the execution of all tasks and performance of duties thereof relative to the coordination of  the Town’s GHG (green house gases) emissions reduction plan. Primary responsibilities will  include the development, implementation, reporting of the climate mitigation /adaptation plan and initiatives, identifying priorities with Council, municipal departments, and external  consultants. Assist and lead the public and other stakeholders  with education programs and other initiatives.

The successful applicant will have the following:

  1. University degree in engineering, environmental science, geography or equivalent  with related experience
  2. Previous related experience with GHG emissions reduction, climate change adaptation and asset management
  3. Have strong research and analytical skill with superior report writing and communication skills
  4. Proficient in Windows , Microsoft Office  and data processing experience
  5. Valid Class “G”driver’s license in good standing

Compensation for the position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

A complete job description is available at the Municipal Office, 171 Fourth Avenue, Cochrane, Ontario during normal office hours or by clicking the button below.

Qualified applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and a detailed resume including references, addressed to the undersigned, in a sealed envelope marked “Confidential – Climate Change Coordinator to the following address, by Friday, May 31st, 2019 at 4:00 p.m., local time

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is used to determine eligibility for potential employment. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the Town of Cochrane is pleased to accommodate individual needs of applicants with disabilities within the recruitment process. Please call 705-272-4361 or email the below if you require an accommodation to ensure your participation in the recruitment and selection process.

Jean Pierre Cousineau, Human Resources Manager
The Corporation of the Town of Cochrane
171 Fourth Avenue, Cochrane, ON   P0L 1C0
Tel:  (705) 272-4361 – Fax: (705) 272-6068

To obtain further information, please contact the Municipal Office at (705) 272-4361 or click the following link to view the Report to Council in regards to the position.

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