Manager of Sustainability and Climate Change

District of Squamish

Manager of Sustainability and Climate Change

The Manager of Sustainability and Climate Change is a new full time position that will lead the Sustainability Program at the District of Squamish. On July 2, 2019, District Council passed a Climate Emergency Resolution, a call for action on climate change that will result in strong policies and programs being enacted to mitigate climate change. As a result, the Manager of Sustainability and Climate Change will be strategically focused and play a critical role in leading climate change work, influencing policy and working with multiple stakeholders including community groups and all levels of government to achieve District-wide sustainability and climate change goals. Planning and leading public meetings and stakeholder workshops, researching and defining policies that reduce the District’s and community’s carbon footprint, and managing a team in the Sustainability portfolio are just some of the highlights of the responsibilities of this position.

For this high profile role, the successful candidate is a strategic and technical leader who is hardwired for seeking innovative solutions that protect and enhance the livability and sustainability of our community. Key experience and education requirements include a Bachelor degree in a related discipline and a minimum of five years’ of progressive sustainability-related professional experience with a minimum of 2 years of management experience. Experience working in local government is an asset. 

If you are a passionate sustainability professional who is seeking a challenging and inspiring opportunity to make a difference in the community we live in, then we want to hear from you!

A complete job advertisement can be viewed at:

The District of Squamish is a growing community. With a small-town setting, spectacular natural environment, and world-class outdoor recreational opportunities, Squamish offers an incredible live-work-play lifestyle that few places can offer.

Please submit your cover letter and resume quoting competition #19-56 to:

Human Resources
District of Squamish
37955 Second Avenue, P.O. Box 310, Squamish, BC V8B 0A3

Application deadline:  Until the position if filled

Organization: District of Squamish
Location: Squamish, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Sustainability, Climate Action
Posted: August 19, 2019, 3:49 pm
Expires: September 20, 2019, 4:30 pm

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