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Manager, Environment

The Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) is seeking an individual for the position of Manager, Environment


Under the direction of the Vice President Operations, the Environment Manager is responsible to establish, implement and oversee the organizations’ environmental programs and sustainability initiatives, interpret and develop procedures to meet environmental regulatory requirements, develop work plans and proposals for environmental projects.

In addition, this role will serve as an advisor for internal environmental issues and education and as the Port’s direct liaison to local and Great Lakes stakeholders, clients and government agencies on environmental issues.


Establish environmental priorities; develops strategies to improve environmental performance; provide technical/policy guidance and recommendations

Research/review current municipal, provincial, and federal environmental issues, pending legislation; provide recommendations

Supervise environmental site assessments, background studies and risk assessments, reviews contractor’s environmental management plans, and job site environmental compliance

Manage the Canadian Environmental Protection Act and Fisheries Act responsibilities of the Port, as well as other related environmental legislation

Provide employee training and development on environmental policies, compliance, and project implementation strategies (Clean Marine, Green Marine); provide mentoring to assist with environmental issue policy clarification and interpretation

Coordinate meetings with employees and outside organizations/agencies to identify current environmental issues and develop effective implementation strategies to address and resolve

Represent the Port within industry (Green Marine, Great Ships Initiative, AGLPA, ACPA etc.) and participate at local committee level including the Hamilton Harbour Remedial Action Plan (RAP) and RAP committees (Bay Area Implementation Team, Randle Reef, Wildlife Management, etc.), Bay Area Restoration Council and City of Hamilton (liaison committees)

Communicate the Port’s environmental leadership and stewardship to customers, stakeholders and community through public reports and presentations 


Bachelor’s Degree – Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Environmental Planning, Environmental Engineering, or a closely related field
Three to five years professional level experience in environmental affairs with expertise in applied environmental studies of water, air, or soil
Demonstrate sound knowledge and experience with MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)


Combination of sitting, standing, walking;
May be required to work outdoors in inclement weather
May be required to work alone while conducting site inspections
Exposure to working near/around water

Please forward resumes by Friday, April 27th, 2018, including salary expectations to
Remuneration commensurate with experience.

“We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted”

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