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Sustainability Consultant

Posting Number 1113149

Do you want to work for one of British Columbia's top employers? Are you passionate in building your career? If you have answered yes to these questions we want you to continue reading.

Fraser Health Authority is growing, the kind of growth you want to be a part of. With over 25,000 employees, 2,500 physicians and 6,500 volunteers providing a wide range of integrated health care services to over 1.8 million people living in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, Fraser Health is the largest and fastest growing Health Authority in Canada. We want you to join us in our growth as you maximize, improve and expand your skills.

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS

Consultant Focus: Staff Engagement

Bring your strengths in problem solving, forward-thinking initiative, and technical expertise to a casual opportunity where you can really make a difference and promote staff engagement!

As a Sustainability Consultant, you are a key member of the Energy and Environmental Sustainability team within Energy & Environmental Sustainability. This team is tasked to improve the Organizations ability to create a more sustainable and collaborative health care system in the lower mainland of British Columbia.

This work is focused primarily on directly engaging health care staff for the purpose of transforming the organizational culture towards environmental sustainability. This entails supporting staff to help the overall organization reach its goals and targets in Smart Energy & Water, Zero Waste & Toxicity, Regenerative Design, Active & Clean Transportation, and Culture Change.

You will report to the Environmental Sustainability Manager and will be responsible for integrating various principles, practices, and programs related to the five focus areas. You can find out more information on this dynamic team on the BC GreenCare website.

Your key responsibilities include the following:

  • Responsible for leading and managing a primarily volunteer team of internal health care professionals to support and integrate energy and environmental sustainability practices and processes within personal work behaviors and organizational operations and culture.
  • Collaborate on and ensuring implementation of the sustainability communication strategy.
  • Engage and partner with key external stakeholders such as BC Hydro, Metro Vancouver, and Municipalities, to promote internal staff engagement work on sustainability.
  • Design, implement, evaluate, and report on diverse staff behavior focused on sustainability engagement projects/ initiatives for Energy & Environmental Sustainability.
  • Review existing and potentially new sustainability initiatives to ensure they are consistent with energy and environmental sustainability goals and helping the organizations to reach their 2020 and 2030 energy and environmental sustainability targets.
  • Create periodic performance reports to gauge and communicate successes and challenges within the staff engagement work.
  • Work collaboratively with the Energy and Environmental Sustainability team and larger health care community. 

What are we looking for in the successful candidate?

  • Bachelor degree in Environmental Science, Education, Communications, Resource Management, or related discipline. This will be supplemented with three (3) to five (5) years' recent related experience developing and implementing staff engagement programs in a large complex organization. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience is acceptable.
  • Preference will be given to those who have a Master’s degree in Environmental Science, Resource Management, Business Marketing or related discipline.
  • Strong coaching and communications skills, including effective public speaking / presentations skills. You will also have strong story and newsletter writing skills, and have the ability to create or work with external designers to create engaging marketing materials.
  • Knowledge and experience embedding the various different theories or models of systems change management.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once by demonstrating effective resource and project planning, decision making and results delivery.
  • Excellent planning skills and ability to organize and plan events.
  • Ability to manage a budget and meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills for building and managing relationships with colleagues and target audiences.
  • Self-starter, proactive and able to work without supervision, as well as ability to work well as part of a team;
  • Strong MS Office skills (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Adobe)

Preference will be given to candidates with health care experience.

Travel to health authority sites throughout the Lower Mainland may be required; thus a Valid Driver’s license will be required.  

This Casual opportunity will be located either at 520 West 6th Avenue in Vancouver or Central City in Surrey.

VALUED BENEFITS

A career with Energy & Environmental Sustainability will offer you the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of professionals in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment. This Casual position will be based out of either our Vancouver office, located across from the Olympic Village rapid transit station, near shopping, restaurants and other amenities, or the Surrey Central City office, located near rapid transit and shopping.

Apply today, and make a difference in the communities we serve.

 

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