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Vancouver Airport Authority
The Vancouver Airport Authority is a community-based, not-for-profit organization that manages Vancouver International Airport (YVR). As Canada’s second busiest airport, YVR served 16.8 million passengers in 2010, facilitated 293,877 take-offs and landings and handled more than 228,000 tonnes of cargo. As one of BC’s top employers for the fifth year in a row, we are committed to creating an airport that British Columbia can be proud of: a premier global gateway, local economic generator and community contributor.
The Vancouver Airport Authority has a 6-month term opportunity for a full-time
in the Environment Department.
Key responsibilities include:
The Airport Authority is looking for a dynamic professional to join its Environment Department as an Environmental Specialist. You will use your unique combination of exceptional people skills and analytical ability to lead and implement environmental programs and projects. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team you will be responsible for taking the lead and for contributing to program areas including, but not limited to:
Hazardous materials management
Environmental training and awareness
The successful candidate will implement the program, as well as, manage budgets, projects and consultants. He or she will also monitor, evaluate, improve and communicate the program goals and results, all while working with airport employees and community representatives.
University degree in Science, Environmental Studies, Engineering or a related field
Exceptional organizational and communications skills
Sound judgment and ability to make quick decisions
Extensive knowledge of federal, provincial, and local environmental legislation
Minimum of five years’ experience working in an environmental management setting
Experience in the delivery of projects on time and on budget, managing consultants, and liaising with industry, government officials and the public
Advanced computer skills
To apply, visit:
> Careers > Current Opportunities
Ref: # 12-11E
May 2, 2012
Jun 1, 2012
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