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Transportation Policy and Program Officer

About the Role:

This is an important position to support the Association’s work in areas related to transportation policy and safety.

The Transportation Policy and Program Officer is a member of the CIAC Policy Team and works closely with the Responsible Care team. The Officer coordinates the activities of functional committees and groups concerned with issues and activities such as: transportation safety, dangerous goods policy, freight rail policy, and community outreach.

The Transportation Policy and Program Officer will manage two important multi-industry programs, support transportation policy initiatives, develop social media outputs, and facilitate information sharing and networking that enhances the value proposition for members, partners, and other stakeholders.

About the Job:

Program and Policy Work:

  • Manages TEAP III Assessment Program (this program assesses emergency response service providers from across the country against a specific standard);
  • Manages National TRANSCAER Initiatives (these initiatives help ensure communities are aware of the measures in place to safely transport dangerous goods and  prepared if an incident occurs);
  • Researches and gathers information to support advocacy work for the Association;
  • Supports the development of communication tools;
  • Develops and implements social media outputs;
  • Develops newsletter and other content;
  • Supports the biennial Chemistry/Responsible Care Conference;
  • Makes presentations to various committees and stakeholders;
  • Represents CIAC at various meetings and events.

Program Support and Coordination:

  • Participates in and manages meetings including, logistics, agendas, minutes, and follow-up tracking for multiple committees;
  • Maintains websites, committee lists, project tracking, and organizes webinars;
  • Responds to and provides guidance related to program enquiries;
  • Manages, filing and document/information tracking;
  • Processes and tracks orders, invoices, receipts.
  • General office duties and assistance as assigned.

What you Bring:

Education and Experience

  • Degree in Science, Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration, Communications, Social Sciences or an equivalent combination of experience and training in a related field;
  • Minimum three (3) year experience in a similar position, preferably in non-profit environment or an equivalent combination of experience and training in a related field.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Ability to manage programs;
  • Interest in understanding the chemistry industry, Responsible Care, and the Transportation of Dangerous Goods regulatory regime in Canada;
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office applications with advanced knowledge of spreadsheet, database, presentation and word-processing software;
  • Exceptional organization, research, writing and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrable affinity to the Responsible Care ethic and CIAC’s organizational values;
  • Energetic, proactive self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision, results oriented;
  • Innovative and creative with strong analytical skills;
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with others;
  • Knowledge of social media platforms;
  • Engaging presentation skills;
  • Demonstrates sound judgment and logical thinking when making decisions;
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize and deliver on multiple demands under tight deadlines;
  • Ability to travel and work outside regular business hours as required.

Languages:

  • English, French is an asset

Term:

  • 1-year term, with possibility of extension

Salary

  • The salary range is $50,000, commensurate with education and experience.

Application Process:

Please send your resume and cover letter by January 13th, 2019. 

Any questions can be directed to hr@canadianchemistry.ca

CIAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

CIAC is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation during this process, please inform CIAC of your requirements.

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