City of Edmonton

Principal Climate Strategist
Job Number: 49437

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this exciting opportunity by listening to Chandra Tomaras, Director of Environment and Climate Resilience, in this exclusive podcast ( In the recording, Chandra provides our listeners with an overview of the important work the Principal Climate Strategist will do for our City. We also gain insight into the leadership qualities that will best position the incumbent for success. To view a transcript of the conversation, visit

The Role:
Reporting to the Director, Environment and Climate Resilience, the Principal Climate Strategist is one of the subject matter experts for the Energy Transition and Adaptation program, and will collaborate with multiple stakeholders to update, implement, and maintain strategies of the program.

With an impact on all City departments, services, infrastructure, external partnerships, and future development and redevelopment, this position is a technical expert with the ability and experience to manage a team of professionals dedicated to collaborating in the delivery of the Energy Transition and Climate Adaptation program.

Goals and deliverables:



What does success look like?

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1 Permanent Full-time position

Talent sourced through this process may be considered for similar opportunities within the City of Edmonton.

Hire is dependent on Criminal Information Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton; there may be a cost associated with this requirement.

Hours of Work: 36.9 hours per week, Monday – Friday. This position may be eligible for the Hybrid Work Program

Salary: $104,609.00 – $149,441.00 Annually

Talent Acquisition Consultant: JM/MZ

Classification Title: PT4 – Economic Policy Analyst
Posting Date: May 3, 2024
Closing Date: June 2, 2024 11:59:00 PM (MDT)
Number of Openings (up to): 1 – Permanent Full-time
Union : Management
Department: Planning and Environment Services
Work Location(s): 8th Floor Edmonton Tower, 10111 104 Avenue Edmonton T5J 0J4

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