Executive Director

Integrated Environmental and Analytics Prediction

Alberta Environment and Parks, Edmonton –The Environmental Monitoring and Science Division (EMSD) is dedicated to providing open and transparent public access to scientific data on the current and future condition of Alberta’s environment.  Join our executive team and provide scientific oversight of predictive environmental modelling, data management and geospatially integrated analyses.

Reporting to the Chief Scientist and Assistant Deputy Minister, you willhave custody of provincial ambient environment data covering water, air, land and biodiversity.  Your branch team will manage the life cycle of environmental data, including acquisition, quality assurance of data management processes, and governance of data systems.  A recognized scientific expert and an integrative, cross-disciplinary thinker, you will lead complex evaluation and analytical processes that underpin the reporting of current cumulative environmental effects, and the prediction of future environmental conditions in Alberta.  Key responsibilities also include delivery of a joint oil sands monitoring program in cooperation with Environment and Climate Change Canada.

This role demands intellectual leadership in the fields of environmental data management, predictive modelling and geospatially integrated analyses.  You have scientific expertise and extensive related leadership experience in large scale data management and governance, environmental modelling approaches and methodologies, and the implementation of corporate geographic information systems.  A strategic and systems thinker, you understand the integration of socioeconomic, natural and engineering sciences that supports policy and decision-making.  With strengths in communication and interpersonal skills, you have a reputation for developing your teams and building effective relationships with stakeholders.Ideally, you have experience operating in an interjurisdictional context in relation to environmental monitoring.  A related doctorate degree is required. This Executive Manager position offers a salary range of $125,318 - $164,691 ($4,801.47-$6,310.03 bi-weekly).  Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening.  This competition may be used to fill future vacancies.ClosingDate:December 22, 2016

Job ID: 1039298                                                                              OpenCompetition

Visit www.jobs.alberta.ca for more information and to apply directly online, or fax your resume to Executive Search, Alberta Corporate Human Resources, Fax (780) 422-0468.  When applying online, please submit your cover letter and resume as one file.  Online applications will receive an automated confirmation.  You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.  Our contact number (780) 408-8460.





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