MANAGER, ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE


MANAGER, ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE

The Port of Prince Rupert is located on the scenic North Coast of British Columbia. As Canada’s second largest West Coast port, the Port is strategically situated on the Pacific Rim, with the deepest natural harbour in North America and direct connections to the North American continent by CN Rail’s network reach. Its facilities include modern, high-throughput coal and grain terminals, two cruise terminals and an innovative, intermodal container terminal anchoring the fastest and most reliable trade corridor on the West Coast.

Prince Rupert is home to amazing wildlife and wilderness adventures, unique history and cultural experiences, and the spectacular scenery of the rugged Coast Mountain Range and the Great Bear Rainforest.    Easily accessible by air, rail, cruise ship, ferry or car, Prince Rupert’s attractions include First Nation cultural works of art, fine North Coast galleries and boutiques, parks and walking trails, restaurants and coffee shops.   A balanced lifestyle might include enjoying a round of golf on the golf course or spending time out on the water kayaking, fishing, or taking in the scenery.    Reasonable housing costs, organized sports, volunteer opportunities, modern recreation facilities, community groups and festivals all contribute to a comfortable and fulfilling lifestyle for those living in this community.

Watch video clip of Prince Rupert at:  https://vimeo.com/259248722

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director, Environmental Planning and Compliance, the Manager, Environmental Compliance is accountable for supporting the environmental planning and compliance activities for various development projects and operations within the Port Authority’s area of administration. This includes the implementation of management plans, federal land management policy and regulatory permits and conditions that relate to environmental performance.  The position also includes supporting Indigenous consultation and public engagement activities as they relate to project developments and activities undertaken by the PRPA as well as third party proponents.  The position is also responsible for supporting project related field programs and investigations conducted by the PRPA or facilitating field programs conducted by project proponents.

MAJOR POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Oversees development and compliance with Environmental Management Plans for project developments within the Port of Prince Rupert.
  2. Manages compliance with permits, authorizations and determinations issued under the Fisheries Act, Canadian Environmental Protection Act, Species at Risk Act and Impact Assessment Act.
  3. Conducts environmental effects evaluations under the supervision of Director, Environmental Planning and Compliance.
  4. Establishes and manages Port Facilities Environmental Audit/Inspection program.
  5. Reviews environmental reports and plans submitted by project proponents to ensure PRPA interests are reflected and addressed and implemented.
  6. Evaluates, tracks and approves requests by project proponents to conduct environmental programs and investigations within the Port and ensures environmental management factors are addressed.
  7. Liaises with project proponents, contractors and Port partners and tenants in addressing environmental deficiencies, concerns, and lease/approval performance during planning, construction and operations.
  8. Ensures that project documentation and all due diligence records including monitoring/compliance activities are maintained.
  9. Participates on multi-disciplinary teams with other Port staff in furthering project developments and tenant oversight.
  10. Participates in project related consultation activities and maintains Indigenous consultation logs and issues tracking tables.
  11. Performs other duties as directed by the Director, Environmental Planning and Compliance.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Works in an office environment and in the field (outdoors, land and water, remote or wilderness settings, all weather).
  • Regular, full-time position (37.5 hours per week).
  • Regular working hours are Mondays to Fridays, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM with 1 hour lunch break (unpaid).
  • May be required to work outside regular work hours.

SPECIFICATIONS

Formal Education

  • University degree in a natural or social science or environmental related field.

Related Experience

  • Five to seven years related experience.

Other Requirements

  • Good spoken and written communications skills.
  • Able to interpret complex and voluminous information and succinctly communicate findings.
  • Good planning, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Good judgment and tact in dealing with sensitive issues and confidential information.
  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external individuals and organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and to effectively accommodate changing priorities.
  • Able to work in an outdoor environment in rough terrain and variable weather for extended periods.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Strong commitment to workplace safety.
  • Proficient in MS Office environment.
  • Occasional travel.
  • Possess valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Able to obtain security clearance under Transport Canada’s Security Clearance Program.

Individuals of Indigenous descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application in confidence by

March 15, 2021 (Mon) to:

                                                Director, Human Resources

                                                Prince Rupert Port Authority

                                                200 – 215 Cow Bay Road

                                                Prince Rupert, B.C., V8J 1A2

                                                Fax:    (250) 627-8980

                                                Email: careers@rupertport.com    

No telephone inquiries please.

MANAGER, ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application in confidence by Monday, March 15, 2021

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MANAGER, OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY

The Port of Prince Rupert is located on the scenic North Coast of British Columbia. As Canada’s second largest West Coast port, the Port is strategically situated on the Pacific Rim, with the deepest natural harbour in North America and direct connections to the North American continent by CN Rail’s network reach. Its facilities include modern, high-throughput coal and grain terminals, two cruise terminals and an innovative, intermodal container terminal anchoring the fastest and most reliable trade corridor on the West Coast.

Prince Rupert is home to amazing wildlife and wilderness adventures, unique history and cultural experiences, and the spectacular scenery of the rugged Coast Mountain Range and the Great Bear Rainforest. Easily accessible by air, rail, cruise ship, ferry or car, Prince Rupert’s attractions include First Nation cultural works of art, fine North Coast galleries and boutiques, parks and walking trails, restaurants and coffee shops. A balanced lifestyle might include enjoying a round of golf or spending time out on the water kayaking, fishing, or taking in the scenery. Additionally, there are organized sports, volunteer opportunities, modern recreation facilities, community groups and festivals all contribute to a comfortable and fulfilling lifestyle for those living in this community.

Watch video clip of Prince Rupert at: https://vimeo.com/259248722

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director, Human Resources, the Manager, Occupational Health and Safety is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive range of employee health and safety programs and services to meet the goals and legal obligations of Prince Rupert Port Authority. These functions include, but may not be limited to, the assessment, facilitation and evaluation of injury prevention, environmental safety, occupational health and safety, employee and family wellness and the development, implementation, and consultation on safety policies. The Occupational Health and Safety Manager oversees all activities of the Occupational Health and Safety department and provides advice to management and employees.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Critical Thinking
  • Risk Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Negotiation
  • Leadership
  • Current Regulatory Knowledge

MAJOR POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Responsible for the management of Prince Rupert Port Authority’s occupational health and safety policies, procedures, and programs, including incident investigation and budgetary responsibilities.
  • Develop annual health and safety plans for the company based on a full review of health and safety-related needs (assessment of hazards, analysis of database, audits, changing legislation and best practices) as required by the Ministry of Labour.
  • Support the Senior Manager, Safety & Security in health and safety related components of port operations, including emergency response.
  • Review occupational health and safety legislation, amendments, and best practices to optimize occupational health and safety programs, including annual audits, as well as the planning, development, and implementation of any such programming.
  • Provide guidance and advice of Health & Safety matters to PRPA management, including reporting on Health & Safety programs, auditing, and metrics.
  • Liaise with external Health & Safety stakeholders where appropriate.
  • Develop, arrange, and present safety orientation and training for all new employees, existing employees, and visitors to ensure complete and effective understanding of potential risks and expected behaviours within the company.
  • Develop a matrix for training requirements, maintain records of all health and safety-related training and assist in the development of rollout programs, including the management and maintenance of the DATS software.
  • Coordinate health and safety supplies by ensuring appropriate supplies are identified and purchased in a timely and cost-effective manner and used appropriately.
  • Act as a resource to or serve as a member on the Joint Health and Safety Committee, assisting and providing information and responses on behalf of the company.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Work is split between an office environment and field work.
  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
  • Regular, full-time position (37.5 hours per week). Regular working hours are Mondays to Fridays. 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM with 1 hour lunch break (unpaid).

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Formal Education

  • Post-secondary school diploma or degree in Occupational Health and Safety or related field of study.
  • Occupational Health and Safety Certificate, as per the Occupational Health & Safety Act/Regulations, a CRSP (Registered Safety Professional) would be seen as an asset.

Related Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ related experience with occupational health and safety management (Federal regulatory experience is considered an asset).
  • Knowledge of occupational health and safety management, Workplace Safety & Insurance Act, the Occupational Health & Safety Act and its regulations and applicable Human Rights Act.
  • Knowledge of WSIB/WCB/STD/LTD processes and procedures, including WSIB/WCB claims management and related legislation.
  • Experience with disability management, accident investigation, workplace inspection and job hazard analysis are preferred.
  • Experience in developing hazard prevention plans, OHSMS (Occupational Health, Safety, Management System), safework practices and job hazard assessment programs.

Other Requirements

  • Willing to actively participate in continuous professional development throughout the course of employment.
  • Proven ability to maintain the confidentiality of information and records.
  • Service and team-oriented leader who pays specific attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Tact, diplomacy, flexibility, listening and persuasion skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with database applications and administration systems, specifically Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Port’s Vision and Mission.
  • Able to obtain security clearance under Transport Canada’s Security Clearance Program.
  • Possesses valid Class 5 Driver’s License.

Individuals of Indigenous descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application in confidence by
May 18, 2021 (Tuesday) to:

Director, Human Resources
Prince Rupert Port Authority
200 – 215 Cow Bay Road
Prince Rupert, B.C., V8J 1A2
Fax: (250) 627-8980
Email: careers@rupertport.com
No telephone inquiries please.