The Town of Wolfville is hiring a full-time (2-year term) Climate Change & Energy Coordinator with funding secured through the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). Reporting to the Director of Planning & Development, the successful candidate will focus on the planning and implementation of municipal climate change and energy priorities in a vibrant university town located in the beautiful Annapolis Valley. A primary responsibility of the successful applicant will be working on the development and implementation of the Town’s GHG emissions reductions plan and advancing the Town’s position in the Partners for Climate Protection Program.
Additionally, the Climate Change & Energy Coordinator will contribute to the development and implementation of municipal operational and institutional changes that will lead to operational savings and the reduction of GHG emissions. This individual may also be responsible for broader capacity-building and knowledge-sharing activities which could include community consultations or educational work during one of the Town’s many public events.
Under a shared service agreement, the successful candidate will also provide services pertaining to GHG emissions reduction, approximately 1 day/week, to the Town of Windsor.
Candidates must have a university degree in engineering, environmental science, environmental studies, geography, urban planning or equivalent. Other relevant training and at least 1 or 2 years of experience would be considered valuable assets.
The position requires 35 hours per week, some of which will be in the evenings to provide meeting support. A valid driver’s license is required. A full job description is available upon request.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those under consideration will be contacted.