Project Coordinator, Solid Waste Management

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Environmental Services Department
Branch: Environmental Promotion and Protection Branch
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Length of Assignment: 7 months
Location: Newmarket / Ontario
Date Posted: September 11, 2018
Date Closing: September 24, 2018
Number Of Positions: 1

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Position Purpose

Reporting to the Program Manager, Integrated Waste Management Strategy, is responsible for the implementation of the Strategy; researching, planning, evaluating, developing and coordinating regular updates to the Strategy; coordinating, tracking and reporting on progress on Strategy implementation; assisting with liaison with our local municipal partners and waste management stakeholders, including local businesses, charitable organizations, school boards, and community groups; developing strategies for reduction, reuse, recycling, advocacy initiatives and continuous improvement and establishing linkages with other business units and Departments to ensure approaches that support outcomes identified in the Strategy are acted upon.


•Successful completion of a University Degree in environmental studies/science, or related field or equivalent approved combination of education and experience.
•Minimum three (3) years of demonstrated project management experience in the field of solid waste management or related environmental field and social marketing or major marketing campaign.
•Thorough knowledge of the waste management industry and related practices and policies.
•Demonstrated project management experience in the 4Rs (reduction, reuse, recycling, recovery) and pilot programs.
•Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license, free of serious offences under the Highway Traffic Act.
•Strong knowledge and understanding of relevant Provincial and Federal legislation.
•Experience in administering contracts, conducting waste audits and/or advertising.
•Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
•Computer literacy utilizing MS Office applications and proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, scheduling, presentation applications and specialized software relevant to the technical specialty.
•Strong research and evaluation skills and demonstrated skills in conducting in-depth cost/benefit analysis and program development.
•Demonstrated presentation, promotional and public relations skills.
•Excellent communication skills to convey technical issues to stakeholders and various media and to deal effectively with the public and government officials.
•Proven ability to exercise good judgement when providing regulatory advice to businesses and when interacting with other government agencies.
•Ability to delegate work and monitor the work of students, consultants and contractors.
•Ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritize work in order to meet project deadlines.
•Ability to work outside regular business hours as required.

Scheduled Hours


Scheduled Shifts

0830 - 1630

How to Apply

Please apply on-line by September 24, 2018, quoting competition #22894. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.


$43.87 - $47.69 per hour. This is a Union position.

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