BC Ferries

Environment Advisor

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/10/2024 5:57 PM)
Number of Positions
Location City
Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Strategy and Planning
Closing Date

Job Description


Victoria or Comox



The opportunity

BC Ferries operates daily in land, sea and air habitats governed by international conventions, federal and provincial Acts, emerging national marine conservation areas, coastal management areas, and numerous local governments. As the Environment Advisor, you will support the environmental management program and the Company to meet its environmental sustainability objectives.  You will review and provide advice on compliance with international, federal, provincial and municipal regulations, in the areas pertaining to BC Ferries’ operations. You may make recommendations on best practices, available technologies and products, and conduct environmental audits. You will provide advice on action plans, sustainability initiatives, identify environmental issues, and foster environmental awareness. You will support BC Ferries’ environmental certification for its terminals, vessels and shipyard by measuring and completing evaluations of environmental progress and trend in key performance indicators and meeting the requirements of external verifications.


What you bring to the team

You have working knowledge/understanding of environmental legislation, waste management, as well as environmental incident reporting and procedures. You conduct yourself professionally in all areas, are able to represent BC Ferries and maintain confidentiality. You have excellent communication and presentation skills, take initiative and have strong interpersonal skills. You are analytical, able to work independently and as part of a team, are self-motivated, and actively seek opportunities for collaboration. You demonstrate strong problem-solving skills, adapt quickly to new challenges, and consistently strive for excellence in a dynamic work environment.


You have a degree in Environmental Sciences including Environmental Engineering or closely related discipline.  You also bring minimum 3+ years of experience in environmental science/management. Experience in the marine industry is considered an asset. 


Join us!

If this sounds like your next great career move, please submit your cover letter and resume by July 24, 2024.


Additional information

The target salary range: $64,300 - $84,400 per annum.  The starting salary is determined based on the successful candidate’s knowledge, experience and internal equity. Starting salary may exceed the target range on exceptional basis.


"We connect communities and customers to people and places important in their lives”

At BC Ferries, our employees are our most important assets in delivering our commitment to customer safety, service and satisfaction. We support employment equity and diversity in the workplace and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who reflect our ever-changing workplace.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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