Reporting to the Manager, Environmental Planning, this position will support the implementation, monitoring and reporting of the City of Brampton’s Environmental Master Plan and environmental management strategies; prepares special studies and reports, and maintain databases, mapping and communication materials that are relevant to land use planning, climate change, sustainability and natural heritage matters.
Provides support with the implementation, monitoring and reporting of the Brampton Grow Green Environmental Master Plan (EMP), Community Energy and Emissions Reduction Plan (CEERP), and Natural Heritage and Environmental Management Strategy (NHEMS).
Provides support with the City’s role on the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy.
Supports the preparation of climate change, sustainability and natural heritage policies and objectives for incorporation into the Official Plan, Secondary Plans and Official Plan Amendments Draft policies, plans, concepts, conclusions, criteria and objectives.
Prepares special studies and reports on a wide range of climate change, sustainability and natural heritage matters.
Develops and maintains natural heritage data bases, mapping and communication materials that are relevant to land use planning such as natural areas inventory, natural feature restoration and enhancement, and natural feature remediation.
Presents environmental plans and proposals at Committee of Council, Council, Brampton Environment Advisory Committee (BEAC), Public Meetings, etc.
Ensures compliance of recommendations, decisions and actions within the framework of Provincial planning legislation, Regional and City Official Plans, regulatory approvals, and other relevant documents, such as Master Plans.
Solicits and invites input and participation from BEAC, public, groups, agencies, conservation organizations, etc.
Undertakes site inspections of development sites, and the municipal natural heritage and open space systems
Assists with posting of information and documents on the Department’s internal portal, and maintains project web pages on the City of Brampton web site.
Represents the City of Brampton, as a municipal participant/volunteer on public conservation groups; for non-governmental environmental forums; etc.
**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.
Alternate formats will be provided upon request.
Interview: Our recruitment process may be completed with video conference technology.
Over two (2) years, up to an including four (4) years of experience in environmental projects
Non-probationary valid Ontario Class G driver’s licence.
Strong understanding and knowledge of environmental initiatives, including climate change, sustainability and natural heritage issues.
Demonstrated project management of environmental studies related to climate change, sustainability and natural heritage matters.
Proficient in Microsoft Office.
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Sound judgment; good decision making and analytical skills.