Location Name: City of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, CA
Date Posted: May 8, 2023
Closing Date: May 29, 2023
Profession: Business Professionals
Experience Level(s): Intermediate
Desired Employment Status: 1 permanent, & 2 term/secondment opportunities for up to 18 months
Education Level(s): University Degree
Job ID: 1390
This position is responsible for the researching, operating, monitoring, evaluating, implementing, and maintaining waste diversion and water programs and projects. This position typically reports to the Specialist - Waste Minimization. The focus for the current posting will be on the public outreach and education/enforcement components of the roll.
Duties & Responsibilities
Implement, operate, monitor, and evaluate active programs and projects related to solid waste management, specifically waste diversion and can include support for water programs ex. Lead connection service management
Assist the Waste Minimization Specialist or coordinator environmental compliance in determining program needs; planning and developing the resulting programs and projects related to water and waste
Work with the public and private sector as well as within the corporation to operate current waste diversion programs and inform, promote, and maintain waste diversion and water activities.
Under the direction of the Waste Minimization Specialist, prepares reports for and responds to inquiries for the administration, committees, and council and to inquiries from the public, business, and others.
Assist with the creation, monitoring and analyzing of contract proposals and tender packages as well as assists with processing of financial criteria related to contract maintenance.
Assist in the development and implementation and delivery of information/education programs for the public, the business sector, schools, and other targeted groups.
Assist in developing and sustaining relationships with government, business, and the public, actively supporting partnership building and information transfer.
Perform related duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of waste minimization principles including the recycling business involving both the Residential and the Institutional, Commercial, and Industrial (ICI) sectors.
Knowledge of bylaws, policies, procedures, issues, and events related to municipal solid waste collection and disposal systems including the reduction, reuse, and recycling of solid waste.
Knowledge of communication strategies, techniques, and methods to influence decision making and behavioral change.
Ability to communicate effectively through verbal presentations, letters, and reports. Public speaking to small and large groups will be required and Media appearances may be required.
Ability to listen, understand and respond to public and internal inquires/concerns both verbally and in written form, in an acceptable, sensitive, and respectful manner.
Ability to develop and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with fellow employees, businesspeople, and special interest groups.
Ability to effectively monitor and administrate contracts and their financial implications as well as create and administer Requests for Proposals, Expression of Interests, and tender packages.
Skilled in computer use with administrative software (word processing, spreadsheet, and database).
Education & Experience
The knowledge, skills and abilities are typically required through a degree or diploma in Science, Engineering, Geography, Administration, Commerce or from a related recognized institution. Experience in solid waste management and waste minimization business sector, public outreach, advocacy programs and contract administration would be an asset
Must possess a valid driver's license and vehicle available for work usage.
Must be able and willing to perform work of a physical nature in field environments and inclement conditions.
Candidates must participate in training and be willing and able to complete recognized certification programs and courses to perform the work and maintain status.
Must be willing to perform irregular hours.
? Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.
? Note: As per the City of Regina's Criminal Record Check Policy, the successful candidate is required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.
? Note: Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of acquired education.
Jurisdiction: Civic Middle Management
Division: Citizen Services
Department: Water, Waste & Environment
Hourly Salary: $29.73 - $37.19
Annual Salary: $56,683.00 - $70,907.00
The City of Regina acknowledges that we are on Treaty 4 Territory, and the traditional lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.
We want to show our recognition and respect to the Nations and the ancestors of this territory, we are grateful for the privilege to be here, to co-exist. We recognize that much of the harms of the past have shaped our relationship; we are committed to our work of building trust. We hope for good and everlasting relationships to create true partnerships with Indigenous peoples.
Regina is committed to employment equity and accessibility. We encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.
Note: The City of Regina 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 Talent at 306-777-7550 or by email at Talent@regina.ca.