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Mar 05, 2020

Education and Outreach Assistant Summer Student (Economic and Environmental Sustainability)
Job Number: 38638
Up to 2 temporary full-time positions for 4 months commencing in May 2020, intended specifically for students currently attending a recreation, education, environmental sciences, urban planning or related post-secondary diploma or degree program City Environmental Strategies Section works to ensure Edmonton's environment sustains the quality of life for our present and future citizens. By assisting with developing policies, implementing environmental programs and ensuring residents are engaged and informed, the Section is better able to manage ongoing and emerging issues they oversee such as climate change, energy transition, clean air and brownfields.

Responsibilities Include:
● Support outreach and promotional efforts to inform and engage residents in ways they can take action on climate change
● Attend special events with booths/displays to share information about City programs and to gather information about target populations
● Assist with the marketing, promotions and delivery of special events to internal and external audiences
● Develop questionnaires and surveys to assist staff with programming
● Research and create content about energy transition and climate adaptation initiatives taking place in Edmonton to be shared in social media
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Qualifications :
● Currently attending an environmental sciences, marketing, education, recreation, urban planning or related
post-secondary diploma or degree program
● Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to connect with the public to deliver key messages on City
● Demonstrated ability using Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps
● Familiarity with the basics of climate change science, household energy efficiency, renewable energy technologies (such
as solar PV) and sustainable transportation
● Hire is dependent upon a Police Information Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton
● Valid Alberta Class 5 driver's licence (or provincial equivalent). Obtaining and maintaining a City Driver's Permit is a
requirement of this position
● Familiarity with social media and social marketing is an asset
*Please note, as part of your application, we ask that attach an unofficial transcript, or an enrollment verification letter
(indicating the program you are currently attending)
We are an equal opportunity employer.
We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Sunday - Saturday, ability to work evenings and weekends as required
Salary: $17.954 - $19.749 (Hourly)
Talent Acquisition Consultant: SFH/NG

If you are a student with a disability that requires accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact: Mark Farr,
Talent Outreach Consultant, People with Disabilities at 780-496-2851
Classification Title: Student Technical
Posting Date: Mar 4, 2020
Closing Date: Mar 18, 2020 11:59:00 PM (MDT)
Number of Openings (up to): 2 - Student Position Full-time
Union: CSU 52
Department: Economic and Environmental Sustainability
Work Location(s): 9th Floor Edmonton Tower, 10111 104 Avenue Edmonton T5J 0J4

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