Supervisor, Environmental Management

Requisition #: 23/10
Job #: J0123-0960
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Job Category: Environment
Positions: 1
Posting Date: January 20, 2023
Closing Date: February 3, 2023
Salary/Wage: 86,823.00 - 106,859.00/Year
Department: Office of the Chief Administrative Officer
Location: 5 St. Anne Street

Cultivate your Career:

As Alberta's 'Botanical Arts City', St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. Our employees provide over 66,000 residents with high-quality programs and services and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.

The Opportunity:

The City of St. Albert has an exciting opportunity for a seasoned and highly capable Environmental Management Supervisor to join our team. Reporting to the Manager of Environment, the Supervisor is responsible to:
• manage the City's Environmental Management System, including audits and accreditations (i.e. ISO 14001, compliance audits).
• collaborate with department managers and supervisors to implement recommendations and corrective actions based on audit findings.
• provide direction and support to City on matters of corporate environmental risk.
• manage the City's environmental liabilities (currently listed contaminated sites) through consultant lead investigations of contaminated sites or other risk related issues.
• ensure budgets for long term environmental monitoring programs are fair and that consultants are utilizing funds appropriately.
• communicate with provincial (Alberta Environment and Parks) annually for risk management and reporting requirements.
• retain and manage consultants for long term monitoring programs.
• respond to spills or releases occurring within City boundaries that are reported.
• provide expert advice to other City staff (i.e., planners, engineers, department managers, etc.) on matters and/or environmental legislation related to contaminated or potentially contaminated sites during planning and or construction activities that may arise.


• Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences, Engineering, or a related degree.
• Minimum of five (5) years of environmental experience with a minimum of three (3) years of experience in environmental risk management such as environmental management systems, contaminated sites and environmental monitoring.
• Experience in environmental spill response and emergency management is an asset.
• Thorough understanding of provincial and federal environmental legislation, regulations, and codes of practice is required.
• Experience leading projects and multi-discipline project teams and overseeing public engagement activities.
• Fully conversant in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
• The individual must be personable and professional with strong organization, and time management skills.
• Class 5 Drivers Licence required.

Hours of Work:

We offer a compressed schedule of 72 hours bi-weekly (Monday - Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 with a regular day off [RDO]).


$86,823 - $106,859 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a comprehensive benefit package including a defined benefit pension plan.

• Please upload a cover letter and a resume when applying for this opportunity. These will need to be uploaded as two separate documents.
• Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. MST on the closing date.
• Please note that the City will be conducting video conference interviews to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19.

• The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check.
• The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials.
• Valid Class 5 Drivers License and a personal vehicle for work use are required.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post.

Please answer all of the following questions before applying

* Question numbers in red and with an asterisk indicate mandatory questions (answer is required).

*1. Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
*2. Do you hold a valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s license and have access to a personal vehicle for work use?
  3. Do you possess a bachelor degree in Environmental Sciences, Engineering or a related field (e.g. Agriculture, Forestry, or other discipline with an environmental focus)?
  5. Do you have experience maintaining ISO 14001 certification(s), including management of the audit program?

Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. (Mountain Time Zone) on closing date.

If you encounter issues with the City's employment portal, from Monday to Friday between 6am - 6pm MST (excluding holidays), you can request assistance by emailing or calling 1-877-427-7717.