Analyst, Climate Change and Sustainability (9255)
Job Type
Full Time
April 3, 2024 4:06PM
Toronto, Ontario
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is North America's third largest transit system and has been recognized as one of the top places to work in the GTA. Guided by a forward-thinking strategic plan, the TTC's vision is to be a transit system that makes Toronto proud. The TTC's recruitment efforts are directly aligned to its mission of providing "a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service and courtesy."


About the job


Requisition ID: 9255

Number of Vacancies: 1

Department: Sustainable Innovation (20001212) - Fleet & Facility Strategy (30000587)

Salary Information: $88,306.40 - $110,401.20

Pay Scale Group: 9SA

Employment Type: Regular

Weekly Hours: 35 Off Days: Saturday and Sunday Shift: Day

Posted On: March 29, 2024

Last Day to Apply: April 11, 2024

Reports to: Senior Analyst

Career Opportunity

Looking for a new and exciting job opportunity? We are looking for an Analyst, Climate Change and Sustainability to join our team!

What You Will Do

  • You will report to the Senior Analyst, and you will be responsible for supporting implementation of the TTC’s strategic approach to sustainability and climate resilience, and analyses to aid integration of sustainability and climate resilience measures into projects and practices.
  • You will support through data analyses, identification of climate vulnerabilities and adaptation measures, tracking TTC’s environmental sustainability performance, as well as aid in the development of guidance documents and plans.
  • You will create a climate adaptation plan in consultation with stakeholders and support of senior staff.
  • You will support the development and implementation of a climate risk management framework and procedures to ensure effective risk controls and mitigation, including the development of operational key risk indicators, and benchmarking performance against established tolerances and thresholds.
  • Additionally, you will also perform project level risk analyses to identify vulnerabilities and severity of impacts of the built environment in a lifecycle process to climate change that is included in asset management plans.
  • The projects cover various assets including infrastructure, facilities, and rolling stock.
  • You will also make recommendations for inclusion of climate adaptation measures, including adjustments to engineering designs, construction, and/or operations, and tracking actions to closure.
  • You will develop a climate change impact reporting system to track and report on climate change events and impacts to the TTC in consultation with stakeholders and support of senior staff.
  • You will apply quantification methodologies to estimate and analyze performance of TTC’s portfolio and specific projects for key environmental sustainability indicators such as greenhouse gas emissions, water, waste, and ecology.
  • You will develop business cases for implementation of environmental sustainability measures.
  • You will maintain TTC’s greenhouse gas emissions inventory in alignment with industry standards and protocols.
  • You will process energy utility data for weather normalization and regression analysis.
  • You will facilitate and coordinate the development of corporate sustainability reporting and external disclosure.

What Skills Do You Bring

  • Apply analytical skills
  • Apply the principles and practices of quality assurance
  • Audit systems, processes, and products
  • Communicate in a variety of mediums
  • Gather information and conduct research
  • Demonstrate specialized expertise and knowledge in the assigned field
  • Use office technology, software and applications

What Qualifications Do You Bring

  • Your education will consist of a completed University degree in a related discipline (i.e., Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Science) or combination of education, training, and experience deemed to be equivalent.
  • Experience conducting climate change risk and vulnerability assessments and working knowledge of common industry climate risk assessment protocols such as PIEVC Protocol, ISO310000, ISO14091, ICLEI BARC, Canada’s Climate Lens Guidance, or other risk assessment frameworks is a definite asset.
  • Your application will reveal working knowledge of climate change risk and vulnerability assessments and framework, and organizational climate adaption planning.
  • Your application will reveal experience in large public agencies or private sector firms in the areas of organizational climate adaptation and/or environmental sustainability.
  • You must have demonstrated working knowledge of local, national, and international best practices related to environmental sustainability related to buildings.
  • Your application will also reveal experience reviewing engineering design drawing and specifications for sustainability and climate action opportunities and/or compliance with sustainability standards (e.g., LEED, WELL, SITES, RELi, Net Zero Carbon Standard).
  • Your application will reveal experience with analyses of large data sets.
  • Your application must also reveal proven capability to support programs and projects.
  • You must be self-motivated with ability to accomplish tasks with limited supervision.
  • Your application will reveal proficiency in the use of computer and software applications, including presentations, databases, spreadsheets, word processing and any business continuity digital platform.
  • An understanding of data science tools (e.g., RStudio, Python) and BI tools such (e.g., PowerBI) is an asset.

What We Offer

  • Commitment to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture that promotes a sense of belonging and represents and reflects the needs of the communities we serve.
  • A flexible, hybrid work approach that allows colleagues to find balance between their professional and personal lives and making the most of the benefits of working remotely and purpose-driven in-person collaboration opportunities.
  • One of the great benefits of being a full-time TTC employee is becoming a member of the TTC defined pension plan.
  • A comprehensive package that covers health, dental, vision and more.
  • Support for professional development opportunities for all colleagues through a broad range of learning programs that include in-person and online training, leadership development, and support for colleagues’ well-being.

Commitment to EDI

The TTC is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, anti-racism and inclusion in the delivery of its services and in its workplaces. The TTC is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities it serves at all levels of the organization, and supports an inclusive environment where diverse employee and community perspectives and experiences bring value to the organization. The TTC encourages applications from all applicants, including members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including but not limited to, Indigenous, Black and racialized groups, people with disabilities, women and people from the LGBTQIA+ community. The TTC values and supports an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Accommodations for applicants are available upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process, including for those who identify as having a disability. Please contact Talent Management at (416) 393-4570. Any information received related to an accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

The TTC’s policy prohibits relatives of current TTC employees from being hired, assigned, transferred or promoted into positions, where there is a conflict of interest due to a relationship. Should you be selected for an interview, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee.

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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