Website Defence Construction Canada

Opportunity Type:

Who Can Apply?: Internal (DCC Employees) and External (General Public)
Salary Range: $68,310 – $92,219
Employment status: Continuing
Term Length:
Security Level: Secret
Language Requirement: English
Closing Date: 18/03/22
Position Reports To: Brian Moore
Country: Canada
Trenton is located an hour and a half east of Toronto on the Bay of Quinte, the starting point for the Trent-Severn Waterway. With a population of 22,000, and a 90-year association with the Royal Canadian Air Force, Trenton is surrounded by conservation areas, campsites, marinas and golf courses, and is 30 minutes from the wineries of scenic Prince Edward County.

The Coordinator, Environmental Services, provides environmental services, including technical advice, guidance and recommendations, to the Client-Partners on, typically, moderate complexity, scope and/or risk projects in one or more environmental services practice area. These services can be provided through in-house resources or third-party contracts. The incumbent prepares technical documents, reviews deliverables, assists in the procurement process, oversees contractor and consultant activities, and coordinates project activities to ensure overall requirements are met on time, within scope and on budget.


  • Conduct and coordinate environmental work on a wide variety of projects to monitor compliance with legal and other requirements
  • Provide environmental technical support for and/or lead contract initiation and management
  • Prepare environmental reports to meet Client-Partner requirements
  • Provide input to ensure the service level arrangement deliverables are met and work is completed on time and on budget
  • Review and/or peer review environmental reports, statements of work and cost estimates
  • Provide overall project management services to ensure deliverables are provided on time, within scope and on budget
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships within DCC, and with industry, the Client-Partners and/or stakeholders
  • Ensure quality standards are met, in line with corporate and Client-Partner expectations


  • Develop environmental procedures, policies and directives
  • Conduct quality control procedures for service level arrangements and deliverables
  • Support and/or lead business development activities
  • Manage risk
  • Other duties as assigned

General and Specific Knowledge

  • Best practices, methods, trends and legislation in environmental sciences and environmental engineering
  • Project and risk management principles
  • Health and safety management

Formal Education and/or Certification(s) and Experience

Minimum: college diploma in biology, environment sciences, environmental engineering or related field with four years’ relevant experience, or the equivalent
Preferred: university degree in environmental science, environmental engineering or related field and/or specialized knowledge, training and certification (as applicable) in one or more environmental services practice area


  • Use applicable computer software and operating systems
  • Create databases
  • Apply project and risk management techniques

Development and Leadership

  • Provide functional advice and guidance to employees and to Client-Partners

Working Conditions

  • Typical office environment with occasional travel
  • Some work may be located on environmental or construction sites; incumbent may occasionally be required to wear basic safety equipment

DCC is responsible for the Personnel Security Clearance process. Typically to be eligible for a “Reliability” clearance, you must have five years of verifiable background information and to be eligible for a “Secret” clearance, you must have 10 years of verifiable background information. The process usually involves reference inquiries, verification of qualifications, criminal records checks, and credit checks (as required) and may require fingerprints. For more information about obtaining a security clearance, please review the Standard on Security Screening.

DCC’s Code of Business Conduct (Code) is a condition of employment. It serves to enhance public confidence in the integrity of DCC Employees and provides clarity to Employees on a number of issues, including real or perceived conflicts of interest. Within thirty (30) days of accepting employment with DCC, all Employees must familiarize themselves with the Code, and sign the Employee Certification, which states that they have read and understand the Code and acknowledge that compliance with its terms and requirements is a condition of employment at DCC. Employees are further required to review their obligations under the Code and notify the President’s Office of any changes in their circumstances at the earliest possible opportunity, and to complete the Annual Update once a year.

DCC is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require special accommodation.

All offers of employment are conditional upon successful job candidates attesting to their vaccination status and providing proof of vaccination. DCC is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all requests for accommodation based on a medical contraindication, religion or another prohibited ground for discrimination under the Canadian Human Rights Act. Should you require accommodation, please email

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