We Are Hiring Program Specialists for the Alberta Ecotrust Climate Innovation Fund

Alberta Ecotrust Foundation is hiring to fill two Program Specialist positions with the Climate Innovation Fund. One position is to be located in Calgary and the other is to be located in Edmonton. The Program Specialists will directly report to the Program Director, Climate Innovation Fund and will frequently collaborate with your counterpart in either Calgary or Edmonton as well as the rest of the Alberta Ecotrust team.

The Program Specialists are responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring, continuous improvement and reporting on the Climate Innovation Fund Program Framework. These roles must keep a finger on the pulse of change and advance compelling, impactful climate actions and support the communities and markets in which we operate in scaling up emissions reductions approaches. We’re looking for exceptional subject matter knowledge in urban emissions reduction combined with skills in collaboration, research, financial analysis and program administration.

We want to provide programming that is relevant to the communities in which we operate while achieving the goal of reducing urban emissions. If you’re passionate about urban climate action, have strong business acumen combined with technical expertise in reducing greenhouse gas emissions we want your help in achieving our mission.

Alberta Ecotrust respectfully acknowledges that our programs are delivered across the province of Alberta, comprising Treaty 6, Treaty 7, and Treaty 8 territory, the traditional lands of First Nations and Métis Peoples. We increasingly utilize a multi-solving approach to ecosystem challenges and financing pathways to a sustainable, low carbon future and are committed to creating a safe, warm and welcoming environment for all people interested in applying.

How to Apply

1. Submit your application to Alberta Ecotrust via our online recruitment system by midnight on September 29, 2020 with the subject line “Program Specialist – (CALGARY OR EDMONTON OR EITHER)”
2. Combine your cover letter and resume as one PDF document, named as follows: LastName_FirstName_Program Specialist_CITY (CALGARY OR EDMONTON OR EITHER)
3. Your cover letter and resume combined must not exceed four pages


Alberta Ecotrust is an equal opportunity employer that strives to build a team that reflects the diversity of the community we work in, and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people identifying as LGBTQ2SI, people with disabilities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know by emailing [email protected].

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank everyone who applies.


This call for applicants closed on Tuesday, September 29, 2020.


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