Edmonton International Airport is a self-funded, not-for-profit corporation whose mandate is to drive economic prosperity for the Edmonton Region. EIA is Canada’s fastest-growing major airport over the past 10 years, the fifth-busiest airport by passenger traffic and the largest major Canadian airport by land area. EIA offers non-stop connections to 60 destinations across Canada, the US, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. At EIA you become part of a tightly knit team, working in a supportive environment, dedicated to fulfilling our vision of more flights to more places.
Reporting to the Manager, Engineering, Planning & Operational Compliance, the Environmental Specialist is accountable for assisting the EP&OC group in successfully managing environmental and aviation regulatory risks and improving environmental performance at Edmonton Airports (EA’s) system of airports. The role applies expert technical knowledge of airport environmental aspects (water, air, noise, impact assessment, fuel storage, auditing, contamination, etc.), knowledge of basic aviation safety certification requirements, and basic knowledge of a systems approach to managing risk.
Maintain and improve the components of the Environmental Management System (policy, plans, programs, system manual, standard operating procedures), and develop new programs as required strategically, for EA’s system of airports. Implement, maintain and support the operational compliance program for EA. Assist in planning and deliver program-specific activities for our airports for to improve environmental performance, assure regulatory compliance, and provide corporate due diligence. Interacts with the public through handling noise concerns (accepts concerns and manages expectations) and the noise information booth (educates and informs). Manage the delivery of environmental and operational compliance projects, audits, and activities.
• 5 years relevant and applicable experience; University degree in Engineering or Environmental Science, plus a professional designation is preferred, or a combination of lesser education and significant experience.
• Strong knowledge of regulatory compliance (Federal and Provincial) in a corporate setting.
• Demonstrated knowledge of a systems approach to managing risks, including continuous improvement.
• Knowledge of specific environmental practice areas is beneficial, including water quality, air quality, ozone depleting substances, storage tank systems, auditing, emergency response, environmental assessment, contamination assessment, and airport noise management.
• Strong ability to communicate information to various groups, via verbal, written or presentations
• Logical approach to problem solving and a dedication to continuous learning.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks at once with constantly changing priorities
• Successful candidate must have the ability to obtain and maintain airport security clearance, and must have a Class 5 Drivers license
• Must secure and maintain appropriate airport security clearance and acceptable criminal record check.