Sustainable Development Specialist Environment and Sustainability Department

28 November 2019

Full-time, temporary and unionized position (36 months) – 37.5 h/week

2019 salary, depending on years of experience: $74,643,77 to $92,910,97 

At The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI), our teams work together to keep users safe by managing, maintaining and rehabilitating our infrastructure, optimizing traffic flow, and respecting the environment.

Join JCCBI for an exciting career! Become part of a growing organization that offers interesting challenges.


Reporting directly to the Manager, Sustainable Development, the selected candidate will actively work on implementing and renewing JCCBI’s sustainable development action plan and meeting objectives. You will act as a resource person in sustainable development and actively participate in developing and implementing the strategy in this area. You will help meet sustainable development objectives by working with various internal partners, from operational services that include asset management, major projects and network operations and maintenance to administrative and support services such as procurement, communications and research. You will be involved with various internal and external initiatives to improve and integrate sustainable development throughout JCCBI’s entire value chain, for example, by playing a unifying role when managing internal and external stakeholders.

In this position, you will provide the technical support required by the department and you will also carry out, receive and analyze studies and recommend actions to be taken. You will provide horizontal support for operational services and administrative and support services by carrying out activities that contribute to the sustainable development action plan in addition to providing support for various activities related to the environment (as required) and managing contracts and projects related to sustainable development.


  • Support the deployment of the stakeholder engagement approach.
  • Implement the actions listed in the multi-year action plan.
  • Manage the drafting of JCCBI’s annual report according to the best applicable standards, including the disclosure of non-financial information, in collaboration with the Communications team.
  • Develop a system for collecting and monitoring relevant corporate data on sustainable development.
  • Manage and monitor functional contracts related to JCCBI’s environmental footprint (GHG, residual materials, energy, water, materials).
  • Support actions carried out by other operational and administrative services.
  • Monitor, study and recommend best practices in sustainable development during the planning, design, implementation and operational phases in relation to the management of JCCBI’s assets.
  • Support the deployment of decision and performance tools related to sustainable development.
  • Support the implementation of the responsible procurement approach.
  • Collect, process, and analyze the performance indicators related to sustainable development included in the action plan.
  • Participate in JCCBI’s research and enforcement efforts.
  • Support and conduct internal greening activities.
  • Actively participate in the external promotion of sustainable development efforts in collaboration with the Communications team.
  • Provide internal training on relevant sustainable development practices.
  • Help the Manager prepare budgets and produce regular progress reports and performance indicator tables.
  • Assist the Manager by providing relevant information to prepare various reports, methods or analysis tables and by monitoring initiatives, projects and/or structures.
  • Assist the activities of the Environment team, as required, particularly to prepare and manage contracts.
  • Perform all other related tasks. 


  • A bachelor’s in a field related to sustainable development.
  • A master’s in a field closely related to sustainable development will be considered an asset.
  • Be a member in good standing of an applicable professional order.
  • At least five (5) years of relevant experience in sustainable development.
  • Be familiar with federal sustainable development policies and recognized practice guides (Federal Sustainable Development Strategy, GRI standards, United Nations sustainable development objectives, LEED, Envision, ISO 14040 and 14064).
  • Experience preparing specifications (terms of reference) will be considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with the life-cycle impact of major categories of building materials will be considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with environmental regulations, particularly regarding biodiversity and environmental liability management, at both the federal and provincial levels will be considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with the environmental characterization process used to incorporate mitigation measures into JCCBI’s activities will be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrate transformational leadership qualities to initiate and implement change.
  • Demonstrate skills in supervising and administering awarded contracts, including skills to evaluate work, hold meetings and negotiate payments.
  • Knowledge of the following software: Word, Excel, Outlook, JMap (an asset).
  • Demonstrate a long-term vision of issues and trends surrounding JCCBI’s activities.
  • Fluency in written and spoken French and English.


Further your career in a stimulating and pleasant work environment at a strong organization whose key values are team work, transparency, thoroughness, innovation and commitment.

We offer a workplace that is accessible by public transit and car (parking available), a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package, including a pension plan with the federal public service.

Join the JCCBI family and send your CV and cover letter to:

Octave Mæcenas, recrutement & conseils, S.E.N.C.

To the attention of: Ms. Karine Robert, Associate

[email protected]