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CLIMATE LEADERSHIP COORDINATOR


Terms: This is a temporary contract with the possibility of extension
Salary: Based on Experience and Performance
Location: BLCN Band Office
Closing Date: May 9, 2018

General Description:

Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan involves significant efforts to diversify and expand the available supply of renewable energy in the Province. Beaver Lake Cree Nation has received a number of Climate Leadership grants designed to increase its energy efficiency and to continue to find new and long-term ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lower its energy consumption and costs.

BLCN presently requires a Climate Leadership Coordinator to assist with the implementation of a number of these grants, including the Alberta Indigenous Climate Planning Program (Community Energy Plan) and the Alberta Indigenous Community Energy Program (building and residential energy audits). It is crucial to have community input and involvement throughout the development of the Community Energy Plan (CEP) and particularly in the design and implementation of the CEP engagement strategy. Reporting to the Manager, Proposals and Project Development, the position will help facilitate this community input on behalf of the consultants designing the Plan as well as undertake other duties related to Climate Leadership programs.

The ideal candidate will have Post-secondary education, some knowledge of the renewables industry/environment, and be able to advocate for energy consumption reduction.


Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate meetings between CEP consultants and Leadership
  • Coordinate community meetings with CEP consultant, produce and distribute materials to create community awareness of meetings, and undertake follow-up.
  • Collect community information such as community-level data for electricity and fuel providers
  • Participate in survey distribution and collection.
  • Participate in gathering information to create a community profile as it relates to energy demand and/or energy options, including population and demographics, community history, public and private services (energy providers), etc.
  • Assist in collecting data related to the community’s current energy demand.
  • Help to schedule and accompany the energy assessment engineers as they perform energy assessments on a number of the Nation’s residences. Provide information as needed.
  • Work with the solar installers as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager.

Qualifications:

  • Priority will be given to a Beaver Lake Cree Nation member.
  • Good knowledge of the Beaver Lake Cree Nation community.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize tasks, and to log and document information.
  • Excellent writing ability.
  • Conscientious, good and clear telephone manner.
  • Personable, with excellent time management skills.
  • Reliable and responsive.
  • Valid drivers’ licence.

The above-stated responsibilities are intended as a description of the general nature of the work the successful candidate will be required to perform. They are not intended as an exhaustive list of the responsibilities and activities potentially required of this position.

Apply Online

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references, including name and contact information of each. Address your cover letter and resume to Beaver Lake Cree Nation, PO Box 960, Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0, to the attention of Simmone Dequaine, Human Resource Development Manager or send by email to simmone@blcn.ca. It may also be dropped off in person at the BLCN Band office.