New Job Program Coordinator, Environment And Climate Resilience In Alberta

Program Coordinator, Environment and Climate Resilience
Program Coordinator, Environment and Climate Resilience

Program Coordinator, Environment and Climate Resilience

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $90,462–$114,304 a year
Location : Alberta

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Program Coordinator, Environment and Climate Resilience
Job Number : 46858

The City of Edmonton's Planning and Environment Services Branch is looking for a professional who is passionate about energy efficiency, climate resilience and renewable energy programs to support the implementation of Edmonton's key environmental strategies.

Focusing on energy transition and climate adaptation action coordination, along with community education and outreach activities, this position will research and develop initiatives and programs to achieve greenhouse gas reduction and climate adaptation goals. In addition, the position will establish tools to raise public awareness and mobilize climate action. The role will include coordinating a variety of projects that support advancing the goals in the Community Energy Transition Strategy and the Climate Resilient Edmonton: Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

Success in this position requires expertise in energy transition, renewable energy technologies, climate adaptation and resilience and engagement. The successful candidate will require skills in project management and have the ability to develop compelling business cases associated with energy transition programs, and climate change education, outreach and equity. A portion of the responsibility will include developing relationships and interacting with industry, business owners, community organizations, citizens and other stakeholders.

Working through the City of Edmonton’s Cultural Commitments of Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, the successful candidate will:

  • Develop, implement and support programs and initiatives relating to energy transition and climate adaptation, focusing on program development and implementation, outreach and capacity building
  • Monitor and measure program metrics, including conducting data analysis to inform decision making and overall program evaluation
  • Design, develop and deliver business events, tradeshows and other outreach initiatives to educate, encourage change and share information with the public
  • Support citizen inquiries, engagement and participation in environment and climate resilience activities
  • Implement integrated policies and guidelines to meet City Council’s energy transition and climate resilience goals
  • Conduct jurisdictional scans, review best practices, establish compelling business cases, and coordinate community outreach strategies and initiatives
  • Pursue funding opportunities, manage existing grants and coordinate procurement activities, ensuring projects are maintained within budget and timeline reporting with granting organization
  • Build relationships with industry, organizations and internal colleagues to develop a network that works towards common goals
  • Lead cross-City teams to gather relevant data, establish shared goals, and identify alignment with the strategic direction of other departments
  • Support the integration and implementation of community programs to meet climate goals and provide a positive participant experience
  • Perform other related duties as required
  • University degree in science, environmental sciences, education or a related area
  • 5 years of progressively responsible experience in a combination of community outreach, educational awareness and capacity building, project management and coordination, and program development is required; experience on environment and/or climate related projects is an asset
  • Experience in the development and delivery of community programs, such as grant and rebate programs
  • Familiarity with development and delivery of community education and outreach, as well as social marketing is an asset
  • Proven creative problem-solving, organizational, and project management skills
  • Ability to make decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation and facilitation experience
  • Excellent proofreading skills (grammar, punctuation, spelling) with a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a focus on balancing competing priorities and ensuring quality customer service
  • Proven ability to effectively handle sensitive information using discretion
  • Demonstrate service excellence, embracing diversity and promoting inclusiveness
  • Demonstrate alignment with the Cultural Commitments of Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, fostering an environment for others to do the same. For more information on the City’s Cultural Commitments, please visit
  • Demonstrate the foundational competencies, key behaviours and attributes of the City’s six leadership competencies: Courage, Inclusivity, Values-Based Influencer, Collaborative Networker, Systems Thinker and Creative Innovator. For more information on the City’s leadership competencies, please visit
  • Applicants may be tested

The City of Edmonton is committed to inclusive, respectful and equitable workplaces that represent the communities we serve. We continuously improve our systems, policies and practices to remove barriers and ensure our employees, in all their diversity, can succeed. We value applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences and competencies, and encourage you to apply. To learn more, see the Art of Inclusion: Our Diversity and Inclusion Framework here:

The City of Edmonton strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact [email protected]

Up to 2 permanent full time positions

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

This position may be eligible for a hybrid work arrangement with the flexibility to work from both home and the worksite as per the Letter of Understanding between the City of Edmonton and Civic Service Union 52.

Salary: The hourly range is $43.325 to $54.743 ($90,462 to $114,303.97 annually)

Talent Acquisition Consultant: HJM/SK

Classification Title : Strategic Planning Analyst II-8hr
Posting Date : May 24, 2023
Closing Date : June 7, 2023 11:59:00 PM (MDT)
Number of Openings (up to) : 2 - Permanent Full-time
Union : CSU 52
Department : Planning and Environment Services
Work Location(s) : 8th Floor Edmonton Tower, 10111 104 Avenue Edmonton T5J 0J4