Wednesday, November 24, 2021

This is a full-time staff position that will be split between the Township of Billings (office in Kagawong) and The Municipality of Central Manitoulin (office in Mindemoya)

Salary Range: $39,301 - $48,215


  • Reporting to the respective CAO/Clerks of the respective municipalities.


  • The implementation of the action items identified in the Community Energy and Emissions Plans (CEEP)s for the Municipality of Central Manitoulin and for the Township of Billings.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of municipal operational and institutional changes, suited to each municipality, that will lead to operational savings and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Assist in providing a climate change mitigation perspective in the development of asset management strategies for each municipality.
  • Assist in providing recommendations during the budgeting process for climate change mitigation, green house gas reduction process and activities.
  • While the focus is on climate change mitigation, the role also includes assisting the municipalities in climate change adaptation.


  • Assist the municipalities in the preparation for, and implementation of, action items identified in the CEEP, through capacity-building exercises.
  • Conduct research and analysis for the purpose of implementing municipal greenhouse gas emissions reduction initiatives.
  • Develop and promote the adoption of municipal operational and institutional changes that will ensure long term reductions in greenhouse gas emissions for each municipality.
  • The Climate Implementation Coordinator may also be responsible for capacity-building and knowledge-sharing activities and deliverables within each broader community as required.
  • Research and identify energy saving projects for the municipalities.
  • Other duties as assigned by the respective CAO/Clerks.


  • Usual hours of work are Monday to Friday, for a 35-hour work week – start and end times arranged with each municipality.
  • Approved overtime is normally compensated as time in lieu.
  • Additional hours will result from evening attendance at Committee, Council and public meetings.
  • Usual public office conditions with the expectation of some local travel:
    • To municipal facilities,
    • For meetings with stakeholders,
    • For developing relationships with other municipalities, and supporting partners and networks.
    • NOTE: As travel may be required, it is essential that the successful candidate have a valid driver’s license and a reliable form of transportation.


  • CAO/Clerk (of the respective Municipalities)
    • Receives guidance and direction.
  • Municipal Coordinator (Central Manitoulin) & Municipal Coordinator/EDO (Billings)
    • Receives guidance and direction. Works closely with these roles in ensuring a “climate lens” is applied to municipal capital projects and initiatives.
  • Climate Action Committees (CACs).
    • Acts as staff resource person for the committee and liaison between the CAC and the CAO/other staff, as appropriate.
  • The Public
    • Must be tactful in dealing with the public.


  • Knowledge and experience in the areas of greenhouse gas emissions reductions, as well as climate change mitigation and adaptation methodologies and strategies.
  • Demonstrated understanding of climate change issues and sustainable development within the context of municipal government.
  • A solid understanding of the municipal mandate, municipal processes/procedures, and the municipal relationship with the community/public, senior levels of government, and third-party organizations.
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage competing timelines.
  • Strong writing, communication, networking, and consultation skills.
  • Good knowledge of computer software (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and information management tools and methods.
  • Solid understanding of the planning process in Ontario, including stakeholder communication and engagement.
  • Project management experience an asset.

To apply please send your resume to Kathy McDonald by email at by Friday December 10th, 2021 @ noon. 

Climate Change Implementation Job Ad 

Climate Implementation Coordinator Job Description 2021 PDF

A Little About Central

The Municipality of Central Manitoulin is located in the centre of Manitoulin Island with an abundance of lakes, rivers, and beaches. The Municipality includes the villages and hamlets of Mindemoya, Providence Bay, Spring Bay, Sandfield and Big Lake. We offer diverse attractions and unique landmarks such as our sandy beach in Providence Bay or access to Lake Manitou, the largest lake on the island. We invite you to visit our community in the "heart" of Manitoulin Island. 

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