Island Health
Full Time
Courtenay, BC
$41.51–$59.66 an hour
Posted 1 day ago
Job description
Do you have technical expertise in climate change and health? As the Lead, Climate Change & Health, you are responsible and accountable for the leadership, planning, implementation and evaluation of projects that will support ongoing expansion of various climate change and health programs within the Population and Public Health (PPH) Portfolio, Healthy Communities Program. This work will include project management and the development of clear business plans and focused recommendations for public health interventions to assist communities in adaption to, and mitigation of, health impacts of climate change. You will work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders and participate in community engagement with local and regional governments, and provincial and federal stakeholders. Ongoing project planning, implementation and evaluation will ensure activities meet the needs of PPH Portfolio, stakeholder and funding partners. Qualifications A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Master's degree in a discipline related to Public Health, Environmental Health, sustainability or climate action plus five years of recent, related experience. Experience in a public health agency at the regional, provincial or federal level an asset or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Learn more and apply today. Benefits All regular positions are eligible for an employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, government-backed Defined Benefits Pension Plan, long-term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus paid time off. About Vancouver Island Have you ever dreamed of living on the west coast - surrounded by pristine nature, towering forests and the ocean? Vancouver Island residents live in one of the warmest climates in Canada. Hiking, running, paddle boarding, kayaking and fishing can be enjoyed year round, with skiing and snowshoeing available in the winter months. The relaxed pace, easy access to beaches, outdoor activities, art, music and farm to table dining – whatever lifestyle you’re looking for, we have it here. Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: $41.51-$59.66 per hour Benefits: Company pension Dental care Disability insurance Employee assistance program Extended health care Life insurance Paid time off Vision care Work from home Flexible Language Requirement: French not required Schedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to Friday No weekends Education: Master's Degree (preferred) Work Location: Hybrid remote in COURTENAY, BC

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