JOIN OUR TEAM and make a difference

The Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) is proud of our 30-year legacy as a leader in environmental stewardship and we are looking for dedicated individuals to join our team and advance our vision of Inspiring a Future without Waste.

If you are passionate about reducing waste, having fun, embracing change, and pursuing growth, we want to hear from you!

ARMA is proud to be recognized as ‘Respect Certified‘, an initiative to educate staff on Anti-Harassment and Respect in the Workplace, critical components for nurturing our workplace culture. This training has also been included as part of our onboarding process for new staff.

We are also committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in our recruitment processes and in our work environment, where every individual feels valued, respected, and has a sense of belonging.

CURRENT AVAILABILITIES

Please see the listings below for positions that are currently available and apply in confidence to Human Resources by emailing your resume to careers@albertarecycling.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

IT SUPPORT TECHNICIAN

Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) is a dedicated not-for-profit organization that acts on behalf of the province to oversee all aspects of end-of-life processing of electronics, paint, tires and used oil materials. Since its inception in 1992, ARMA has led the diversion of 11.6 million electronic devices, 33.9 million litres of paint, 144.5 million tires, and over 2.0 billion litres of used oil from the province’s landfills.

Most recently, thanks to the organization’s innovation and environmental stewardship, ARMA was appointed as the administration and oversight body for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). During this transformative time, this role will allow ARMA to continue its work to inspire a future without waste, where products enter the circular economy for the betterment of our environment and future.  

If you possess an inherent builder mindset, are passionate about inspiring a future without waste, having fun, embracing change and pursuing growth we would love to hear from you. Please apply in confidence to Human Resources by emailing your resume to careers@albertarecycling.ca.

We offer a competitive base salary commensurate with experience, an RRSP matching program and an attractive group benefit package.

We are committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in our recruitment processes and in our work environment, where every individual feels valued, respected and a sense of belonging.

We would like to thank everyone for their application and interest in ARMA; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.  Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

By submitting your resume and personal information to ARMA, and/or participating in a personal interview, you acknowledge and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by ARMA to determine your suitability for employment opportunities. Successful applicants will be required to complete a criminal background check.

Position Summary:

The Information Technology Support Technician (IT Support Technician) provides assistance to users by answering questions, solving technical problems, and helping users effectively utilize company issued computers and software. Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on IT equipment, including computers, printers, AV equipment and other peripherals.

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provide first-level desktop support to end-users for PC and software-related issues. Performing remote or in-person troubleshooting through diagnostic techniques.
  2. Escalate IT issues and requests as needed to applicable third-party Managed Services partners.
  3. Timely troubleshooting and resolution of any hardware problems on desktop workstations, wireless devices including laptops, cell phones, printers, meeting room AV equipment, as well as application software, and operating systems.
  4. Assist with on-boarding and off-boarding of employees.
    1. Setting up and deploying IT equipment for new employees.
    2. Conduct technology training for new employees when applicable.
  5. Troubleshoot and maintain general AV setups (Displays, Microsoft Teams Room devices, Smartboards, speakers, microphones, etc.)
  6. Manage small IT projects as assigned from beginning to end.
  7. Analyze security and monitoring tools to spot underlying trends and potential issues.
  8. Test and evaluate new technology.
  9. Maintain an inventory of IT related assets used by the organization.
  10. Maintain IT related files according to organization records management policy.


Other Duties

  1. Maintains an understanding of and adheres to Alberta Recycling policies, procedures, and standards.
  2. Contributes to a positive and safe culture by modeling organizational values.
  3. Performs other job-related duties and assists other team members as required.

 

SUCCESS MEASURES

  1. ARMA Staff can efficiently complete their tasks within the office or remotely, with the support of effective IT tools and systems.
  2. ARMA Staff IT issues are responded to and resolved within the internal service level standards or escalated to the appropriate third-party Managed Services provider.
  3. ARMA IT hardware, software and devices are maintained according to ARMA’s asset management and evergreening policies.

 

EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES

  1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science is preferred, equivalent work experience in the IT field and/or industry certification(s) will be considered.
  2. Previous experience working in a help desk or service desk environment.
  3. Hands-on experience with Microsoft 365 (Exchange Online, Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint).
  4. Experience modifying and writing basic PowerShell commands to perform sysadmin tasks.
  5. Experience with VMware and Hyper-V.
  6. Comfortable working with various firewalls and managed switches.
  7. Strong customer service skills.
  8. Strong analytical, logical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  9. Ability to lift heavy equipment, crawl and reach in awkward locations to service and install hardware and perform other physically challenging tasks within the regular scope of an IT Support Technician.
Program Administrator

Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) is a dedicated not-for-profit organization that acts on behalf of the province to oversee all aspects of end-of-life processing of electronics, paint, tires and used oil materials. Since its inception in 1992, ARMA has led the diversion of 11.6 million electronic devices, 33.9 million litres of paint, 144.5 million tires, and over 2.0 billion litres of used oil from the province’s landfills.

Most recently, thanks to the organization’s innovation and environmental stewardship, ARMA was appointed as the administration and oversight body for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). During this transformative time, this role will allow ARMA to continue its work to inspire a future without waste, where products enter the circular economy for the betterment of our environment and future.  

If you are passionate about inspiring a future without waste, having fun, embracing change and pursuing growth we would love to hear from you. Please apply in confidence to Human Resources by emailing your resume to careers@albertarecycling.ca.

We offer a competitive base salary commensurate with experience, an RRSP matching program and an attractive group benefit package.

We are committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in our recruitment processes and in our work environment, where every individual feels valued, respected and a sense of belonging.

We would like to thank everyone for their application and interest in ARMA; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

By submitting your resume and personal information to ARMA, and/or participating in a personal interview, you acknowledge and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by ARMA to determine your suitability for employment opportunities. Successful applicants will be required to complete a criminal background check.

Position Summary:

The Program Administrator provides administrative services to support the operations of the Stewardship Programs. Duties include but are not limited to verifying claims for program funding, tracking and assessing downstream processors, compiling statistics and reports, and supporting ARMA industry councils. The position interacts with registered processors, collection sites, ARMA Field Services and Registration and Compliance teams to ensure and verify program funding provided is compliant with the requirements of the program. 

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. All claims for program funding are reviewed and verified according to the established methodology prior to submitting for approval.
  2. Ensure processor incentive claims received are complete and accurate, and supporting documentation is validated prior to submitting for payment approval in accordance with organization policies and procedures.
  3. Liaise with processors to correct incomplete or inaccurate incentive claim packages.
  4. Ensure ongoing and timely communication with processors on program related matters.
  5. All incentive claim information is entered accurately and on time within the appropriate systems.
  6. Ensure documentation for all processors and approved downstream processors in accordance with the incentive program requirements.
  7. Collaborate with other departments to ensure any non-compliance issues are communicated and followed up on with respect to processor documentation and incentive claims.
  8. As a member of the Program Administration Team, provide data, analysis and/or reports in accordance with organization policies and procedures.
  9. Respond to program inquiries from the interested parties including but not limited to; the public, internal team members and registered or prospective processors.
  10. Cross-training to provide support and backup for the Program Administration Team.
  11. Maintain files in the central and electronic system according to organization records management policy.
  12. As assigned, participate in program related special projects.
  13. Perform general administrative duties as required.

 

Other Duties

  1. Maintains an understanding of and adheres to Alberta Recycling policies, procedures, and standards.
  2. Contributes to a positive and safe culture by modeling the organizational values.
  3. Performs other job-related duties and assists other team members, as required.

 

EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES

  1. Business Administration Certificate or Diploma, or equivalent.
  2. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable.
  3. A minimum of one year in an administrative, data analysis or program advisor role is strongly preferred.
  4. Proficient in using Office 365 applications with above-average competency in Excel (ex: Pivot Tables).
  5. Strong data analytical skills and ability to adopt new processes.
  6. Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable within a growth-oriented environment.
  7. Exceptional attention to detail.
  8. Ability to perform tasks that are complex in nature or require multitasking.
  9. Ability to perform tasks requiring a sustained level of activity, the need to meet deadlines, or high expectations for productivity.
  10. Well-developed organizational skills, clear, calm communication, advanced written communication, and exceptional interpersonal skills are required.
RECRUITER/HR COORDINATOR

Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) is a dedicated not-for-profit organization that acts on behalf of the province to oversee all aspects of end-of-life processing of electronics, paint, tires and used oil materials. Since its inception in 1992, ARMA has led the diversion of 11.6 million electronic devices, 33.9 million litres of paint, 144.5 million tires, and over 2.0 billion litres of used oil from the province’s landfills.

Most recently, thanks to the organization’s innovation and environmental stewardship, ARMA was appointed as the administration and oversight body for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). During this transformative time, this role will allow ARMA to continue its work to inspire a future without waste, where products enter the circular economy for the betterment of our environment and future.  

If you possess an inherent builder mindset, are passionate about inspiring a future without waste, having fun, embracing change and pursuing growth we would love to hear from you. Please apply in confidence to Human Resources by emailing your resume to careers@albertarecycling.ca.

We offer a competitive base salary commensurate with experience, an RRSP matching program and an attractive group benefit package.

We are committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in our recruitment processes and in our work environment, where every individual feels valued, respected and a sense of belonging.

We would like to thank everyone for their application and interest in ARMA; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.  Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

By submitting your resume and personal information to ARMA, and/or participating in a personal interview, you acknowledge and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by ARMA to determine your suitability for employment opportunities. Successful applicants will be required to complete a criminal background check.

Position Summary:

The Recruiter/HR Coordinator will partner with leaders to conduct full cycle recruitment and work with new hires to complete the required onboarding administration tasks. This position will recruit a variety of staff, Board and Industry Council Members to support a rapidly growing organization. In addition to leading the recruitment process, the Recruiter/HR Coordinator will work collaboratively with colleagues to provide a broad range of human resources support. 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Partner with hiring managers to identify talent needs, job duties, required qualifications and skills.
  2. Create compelling and on-brand job postings for broad and targeted publication.
  3. Shortlist applications by reviewing resumes and performing phone screenings.
  4. Schedule and coordinate all interview logistics.
  5. Develop interview questions and packages to ensure selection panel is prepared.
  6. Conduct interviews by leading hiring managers and candidates through the process to ensure the required information is obtained while ensuring candidates feel welcome and comfortable.
  7. Facilitate the offer process by generating offer letters and extending employment offers.
  8. Conduct required background screening including references, criminal background checks and driver abstracts as required.
  9. Collect new hire payroll, benefits and retirement plan information ensuring accuracy, completeness, and timeliness.
  10. Ownership of new hire onboarding process and activities for all new staff.
  11. Work collaboratively with external recruitment agencies to facilitate recruitment of hard to fill or sensitive roles.
  12. Confidentially maintain electronic employee records according to organization records management policy.
  13. Contribute to HR policy creation and maintenance.
  14. Assist with various employee engagement activities, programs and initiatives as required.
  15. Participate in continuous improvement related special projects as needed.
  16. Perform general administrative duties as required.

Other Duties

  1. Maintains an understanding of and adheres to Alberta Recycling policies, procedures, and standards.
  2. Contributes to a positive and safe culture by modeling the organizational values.
  3. Performs other job-related duties and assists other team members as required.

 

EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES

  1. Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business Administration, or related field
  2. A minimum of three years of experience in recruitment or talent acquisition with experience conducting HR Coordinator activities is strongly preferred.
  3. Registered Professional Recruiter (RPR) designation would be considered an asset.
  4. Proficient in using Office 365 applications.
  5. Demonstrated ability to be professional, flexible, adaptable and exercise urgency within a growth-oriented environment.
  6. Ability to exercise complete discretion with the handling of highly confidential information.
  7. Must be self-directed, self-motivated, and have proven ability to practice sound judgment in making decisions while working independently.
  8. Ability to build and foster trust with internal and external parties.
  9. Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral).
VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE SERVICES

Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) is a dedicated not-for-profit organization that acts on behalf of the province to oversee all aspects of end-of-life processing of electronics, paint, tires and used oil materials. Since its inception in 1992, ARMA has led the diversion of 11.6 million electronic devices, 33.9 million litres of paint, 144.5 million tires, and over 2.0 billion litres of used oil from the province’s landfills.

Most recently, thanks to the organization’s innovation and environmental stewardship, ARMA was appointed as the administration and oversight body for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). During this transformative time, this role will allow ARMA to continue its work to inspire a future without waste, where products enter the circular economy for the betterment of our environment and future.  

If you possess an inherent builder mindset, are passionate about inspiring a future without waste, having fun, embracing change and pursuing growth we would love to hear from you. Please apply in confidence to Human Resources by emailing your resume to careers@albertarecycling.ca.

We offer a competitive base salary commensurate with experience, an RRSP program and an attractive group benefit package.

We are committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in our recruitment processes and in our work environment, where every individual feels valued, respected and a sense of belonging.

We would like to thank everyone for their application and interest in ARMA; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.  Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

By submitting your resume and personal information to ARMA, and/or participating in a personal interview, you acknowledge and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by ARMA to determine your suitability for employment opportunities. Successful applicants will be required to complete a criminal background check.

 

Position Summary:

The Vice President, Corporate Services is a key member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and is accountable for supporting organizational performance and exercises all authority for duties delegated by the CEO.  The VP, Corporate Services is responsible for overseeing the development and operations of the following shared services within the organization: information technology, human resources, project management, reporting & analytics, procurement & contract management, marketing & communications and corporate administration. The VP, Corporate Services is responsible for providing strategic leadership, mentorship, and guidance to staff, ensuring the core programs and services are delivered to the highest potential, all in an effort to achieve the organization’s missions and goals.

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Information Technology

  1. Oversees the establishment of a short term and long-term renewal plan for information technology, with regular updates to executive and the Board;
  2. Oversees a team responsible to direct and implement hardware, software, website support and contract services required to maintain necessary information technology systems for all departments and operations of the programs and organization;
  3. Oversees the development, tracking and control of the annual IT operating and capital budgets;
  4. Keeps abreast of new trends and best practices in the technology landscape;
  5. Takes initiative in thought leadership, innovation, and creativity;
  6. Works closely with operations to define and deliver new products and enhancements;
  7. Drive the development and implementation of IT strategies to optimize technology infrastructure and systems in alignment with organizational goals; and
  8. Lead the adoption of emerging technologies to enhance operational efficiency and innovation.

 

Human Resources Planning and Management

  1. Determine and recommend a staffing structure, including succession planning, to reduce and manage operational risk;
  2. Recruit, interview and select staff to further the organization’s mission and goals;
  3. Oversee the implementation of the human resources policies, procedures and practices;
  4. Follow best practices in employee orientation, training assessment, performance management and compensation;
  5. Coach and mentor staff as appropriate to improve performance;
  6. Discipline staff when necessary using appropriate techniques; release staff when necessary using appropriate procedures;
  7. Establish a positive, healthy, and safe work environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulations; and
  8. Maintain confidentiality of all internal matters pertaining to the organization and its operations.

 

Project Management, Reporting & Analytics

  1. Provide strategic oversight to project portfolios, ensuring alignment with organizational objectives;
  2. Develop and implement project management methodologies and best practices;
  3. Monitor project progress, identify risks, and implement mitigation strategies;
  4. Develop and implement a robust reporting and analytics framework, utilizing tools like Power BI and potentially AI;
  5. Provide actionable insights through data analysis to support informed decision-making;
  6. Develop dashboards and comprehensive analytics and KPI’s to support operations and corporate decision making; and
  7. Support compliance function and reporting at all levels in the organization.

 

Marketing & Communications

  1. Oversee the development of external communications, including annual reports, business plans, newsletters, bulletins and other reporting as needed;
  2. Create, manage, coordinate, and execute high quality marketing strategies, programs and tactical plans that support the achievement of the organization’s goals;
  3. Develop marketing strategies and tactics that increase public awareness of the organization, recycling programs and our purpose;
  4. Oversee marketing communications and activities including: branding, advertising, conferences, and seminars; market research analysis, and website design and content related to the marketing of the organization and its programs;
  5. Develop and track metrics and success criteria for all marketing programs and activities;
  6. Continuously enhance and build on quality stakeholder relationships across all provinces and industry associations; and
  7. Oversee website content, ensuring content is current, relevant and correct.

 

Administration, Procurement & Contract Management

  1. Provide leadership for administrative functions, including facilities management and office operations including budget development and management;
  2. Develop and oversee office filing systems, ensuring the organization maintains adequate records retention, segregations and confidentiality and is compliant with Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA) in Alberta.
  3. Support corporate events like the AGM, strategic planning, Board/Committee/Council/Staff meetings;
  4. Optimize administrative services to support overall organizational efficiency;
  5. Develop and implement procurement strategies to optimize costs and ensure quality; and
  6. Oversee vendor selection, negotiation, and contract management processes. Ensure compliance with procurement policies and ethical standards.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

Education & Experience

  1. University degree in business, marketing or related discipline is required.
  2. Hold a designation which could include Project Management Professional Certificate, Chartered Professional Accountant, or others.
  3. Educational programs aimed at providing additional depth to finance, project management, human resources, and marketing/communications would be an asset.
    Minimum ten (10) years of progressively senior leadership experience and an understanding of the government sector, ideally within a professional organization, or related to the environment industry.
  4. Significant knowledge and experience in change management, strategic planning, business process management, marketing, and financial management principles.
  5. Additional exposure to public communications, information systems and accounting principles is highly desirable.
  6. Demonstrated ability to lead a team in a fast-paced environment with a commitment to providing increased levels of customer service and satisfaction and overall improvement to the organization.
  7. Ability to think prospectively and adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
  8. Excellent management skills and ability to manage and deliver upon multiple deadlines and priorities.
  9. Ability to exercise sound judgment in applying internal controls while maintaining a strategic focus.
  10. Must be able to handle confidential information in an ethical and professional manner.
  11. Effective problem-solving, conflict resolution and negotiation/mediation skills.
  12. Must be able to travel both locally and regionally.
  13. Must be available to work evenings and weekends, as required, to accommodate activities such as Board meetings and representation of the organization at public and industry events.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Leadership & Navigation: Uses information, personnel, time, and other resources necessary effectively and efficiently to accomplish tasks within the parameters of organizational hierarchy, processes, systems, and policies and establishes appropriate courses of action for self, teams, and individuals to accomplish specific goals. Motivates team and provides coaching and assistance as required.
  2. Strategic Thinking: Understands the strategic relationship between effective financial, risk and compliance management and core business functions.
  3. Technical Capability: Knowledge of principles, practices, and functions of effective operational management and proven experience leading operational planning and reporting.
  4. Business Acumen: Understands and applies information to contribute to the organization’s strategic plan leveraging business knowledge, strategic agility, systems thinking, and metrics/analytics to measure performance.
  5. Communication Proficiency: Provides clear, concise information to others in verbal, written, electronic and other communication formats. Listens actively and ensures effective communications throughout the organization.
  6. Critical Evaluation: Uses critical thinking and problem solving to assess and interpret information to make business decisions and recommendations.
  7. Relationships Management: Builds engaging relationships with all internal and external parties through trust, teamwork, and direct communications. Demonstrates approachability and openness.
  8. Ethical Practice: Integrates core values, integrity and accountability throughout all organizational and business practices and acts with personal, professional, and behavioural integrity.
  9. Intellectual: Strong conceptual skills and the ability to create strategies, as well as to understand and quickly interpret economic and internal performance indicators so that actions for continuous improvement are undertaken.  Demonstrated ability to review and synthesize information and provide appropriate strategic advice to staff and the Board.
  10. Interpersonal Skills: Ability to relate to and communicate with the Board, Councils, staff, government and other key stakeholders.   Develop and maintain strong relationships with all stakeholders and promote a highly effective management team. 
  11. Autonomy: Ability to work under broad guidelines, constrained by principles and ethics of the function, and still provide a high degree of stakeholder satisfaction.  Such is accomplished with an acute understanding of stakeholder needs and utilizing sound judgment and making informed decisions.     
  12. Communication: A good speaker with strong listening skills who can effectively communicate strategies and plans across a broad spectrum of audiences.  Ability to write effectively and develop policy and strategies from a conceptual understanding. 
  13. Job Stress: A high energy level is mandatory to keep pace with significant stakeholder interfacing while striving for Board, government, and stakeholder satisfaction; notwithstanding, the major time demand and pressures associated with organizational dealings and other conflicting issues and requirements related to the position.
Electronics INDUSTRY COUNCIL OPPORTUNITY

The Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) acts on behalf of the province to oversee end-of-life processing of tires, electronics, paint and used oil materials. Our industry is rooted in the principle of a circular economy where resources and products are kept in use for as long as possible, and regenerated into new products and materials at the end of their earlier life cycle.

If you are passionate about inspiring a future without waste, having fun, embracing change and pursuing growth we would love to hear from you. Please apply in confidence to Human Resources by emailing your resume to careers@albertarecycling.ca.

We are committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in our recruitment processes and in our work environment, where every individual feels valued, respected, and has a sense of belonging.

We would like to thank everyone for their application; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

By submitting your resume and personal information to ARMA, and/or participating in a personal interview, you acknowledge and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by ARMA to determine your suitability for employment, Board, Council and/or Committee opportunities.

Organization Overview

ARMA is accountable to the Minister of Environment and Protected Areas and, hence, to the people of Alberta. ARMA is governed by a Board of Directors; these Directors represent a broad spectrum of interested parties. In addition to the Board of Directors, there are four Designated Material Industry Councils (Electronics, Paint, Tires and Used Oil) who provide industry insight and recommendations to ARMA administration and the Board of Directors on key aspects of each respective program. This allows direct involvement by key participants in the development of environmentally sound and effective approaches for managing the designated materials. 

THE ROLE

ARMA is seeking an electronics industry professional to join the Electronics Recycling Industry Council. This Council provides insight and recommendations to ARMA and the Board of Directors for the development of environmentally sound and effective approaches for managing electronics materials. The Council will meet as often as required to provide effective governance and oversight to the Board. Currently, the Board meets no less than six times per calendar year and Industry Councils meet four times per year. Council Members terms are appointed annually with a maximum of nine years served. Meetings are held during regular business hours.

Responsibilities of the Designated Material Industry Councils

Industry Councils shall be responsible for the following:

  • Providing the Board with advice and recommendations on Designated Material program management, preparing business plans and budgets relating to the Designated Material stream, and preparing annual reports against the business plan and budget for approval by the Board;
  • Preparing a planning and reporting schedule for the Industry Council for approval by the Board;
  • Regularly reviewing and considering the Designated Material-specific incentive and development programs (the “Programs”) terms and conditions in the context of recycling objectives; and
  • Recommending program changes to the Board which are intended to further meet the goals of Alberta Recycling or the objects of the programs.

To ensure effective communication of information and recommendations to the Board:

  • Industry Councils shall provide a copy of all resolutions passed by the Industry Council to the Board, a copy of the minutes of the meeting of the Industry Council at which a resolution was passed, and all materials supporting the recommendations;
  • The Chair of each Industry Council shall report to the Board at least once annually on all Industry Council matters and issues relevant to the Industry Council and to provide recommendations to the Board concerning the same; and
  • Alberta Recycling management shall report to the Industry Council on matters relevant to the Industry Council, including Board decisions and matters of administration.

Industry Councils meet 3 times per year (June, October, and February) and members are asked to attend as many meetings as possible in person, although virtual meeting attendance is possible. Typically one meeting per year consists of on-site tours of a relevant facility.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

ARMA is seeking a senior leader in the electronics manufacturing sector to be appointed as a Member of the Electronics Recycling Industry Council.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Industry Council members must be comfortable with change and able to lead an analysis of risk against long-term organizational sustainability and development. To ensure that the Industry Council composition represents a diverse range of both general and special skills and personal backgrounds and experiences, ARMA is seeking a member who possesses a combination of the following:

Electronics Industry Experience:

  • Senior level experience in the manufacturing, supply, or wholesale distribution of electronics devices.

Board Governance or Industry Advisory Experience

  • Prior board or advisory council experience is an asset.


Promotes Compelling Vision:
Having a long-term perspective while identifying the shorter-term steps that will lead to results and the actualization of meaningful, challenging and worthwhile goals.

Seeks Innovation: Thinking expansively and demonstrating intense imaginative insight to identify wise but innovative solutions.

Integrity and Personal Credibility: Demonstrates an ability to win trust and respect coupled with an ability to recognize and honor others. Honesty, humility and hard work are important as well as unwavering personal and professional ethics, integrity and values and a commitment to the long-term interests of ARMA and all Albertans.

Performance Driven: Has inner drive, a bias for action and knows how and when to depend on others.

Diplomacy and Networking: Understands and utilizes the power of developing and maintaining a network of relationships to achieve goals; can be discreet and sensitive with others taking into account cultural differences and positional authority; builds strong and lasting internal and external partnerships.

Collaboration and Communication: Is a builder of teams; commitment and trust that can effectively communicate with diverse audiences and stakeholder groups; an expert at articulating in a manner that can influence others; understands and takes into account others’ motivations and feelings.

REMUNERATION

The Industry Council members shall be eligible to receive compensation and reimbursement of expenses in accordance with Alberta Recycling’s Remuneration and Expense Policy.

Used Oil Industry Council Opportunity

 The Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) acts on behalf of the province to oversee end-of-life processing of tires, electronics, paint and used oil materials. Our industry is rooted in the principle of a circular economy where resources and products are kept in use for as long as possible, and regenerated into new products and materials at the end of their earlier life cycle. 

If you are passionate about inspiring a future without waste, having fun, embracing change and pursuing growth we would love to hear from you. Please apply in confidence to Human Resources by emailing your resume to careers@albertarecycling.ca. 

We are committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in our recruitment processes and in our work environment, where every individual feels valued, respected and a sense of belonging. 

By submitting your resume and personal information to ARMA, and/or participating in a personal interview, you acknowledge and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by ARMA to determine your suitability for employment, Board, Council and/or Committee opportunities. 

Organization Overview 

ARMA is accountable to the Minister of Environment and Protected Areas and, hence, to the people of Alberta. ARMA is governed by a Board of Directors; these Directors represent a broad spectrum of interested parties. In addition to the Board of Directors, there are four Designated Material Industry Councils (Electronics, Paint, Tires and Used Oil) who provide industry insight and recommendations to ARMA administration and the Board of Directors on key aspects of each respective program. This allows direct involvement by key participants in the development of environmentally sound and effective approaches for managing the designated materials. 

The Role 

ARMA is seeking an oil industry professional to join the Used Oil Recycling Industry Council. This Council provides insight and recommendations to ARMA and the Board of Directors for the development of environmentally sound and effective approaches for managing used oil materials. The Council will meet as often as required to provide effective governance and oversight to the Board. Currently the Board meets no less than four times per calendar year and Industry Councils meet three times per year. Council Member terms are appointed annually with a maximum of nine years served. Meetings are held during regular business hours. 

Responsibilities of the Designated Material Industry Councils 

Industry Councils shall be responsible for the following: 

  • Providing the Board with advice and recommendations on Designated Material program management, preparing business plans and budgets relating to the Designated Material stream, and preparing annual reports against the business plan and budget for approval by the Board; 
  • Preparing a planning and reporting schedule for the Industry Council for approval by the Board; 
  • Regularly reviewing and considering the Designated Material-specific incentive and development programs (the “Programs”) terms and conditions in the context of recycling objectives; and 
  • Recommending program changes to the Board which are intended to further meet the goals of Alberta Recycling or the objects of the programs. 

To ensure effective communication of information and recommendations to the Board: 

  • Industry Councils shall provide a copy of all resolutions passed by the Industry Council to the Board, a copy of the minutes of the meeting of the Industry Council at which a resolution was passed, and all materials supporting the recommendations; 
  • The Chair of each Industry Council shall report to the Board at least once annually on all Industry Council matters and issues relevant to the Industry Council and to provide recommendations to the Board concerning the same; and 
  • Alberta Recycling management shall report to the Industry Council on matters relevant to the Industry Council, including Board decisions and matters of administration. 

Industry Councils meet 3 times per year (February, June, and October) and members are asked to attend as many meetings as possible in person, although virtual meeting attendance is possible. Typically one meeting per year consists of on-site tours of a relevant facility. 

The Ideal Candidate 

ARMA is seeking a senior leader in the oil refining or marketing sector who is also a member of the Canadian Fuels Association to be appointed as a member of the Used Oil Recycling Industry Council. 

Core Competencies 

Industry Council members must be comfortable with change and able to lead an analysis of risk against long-term organizational sustainability and development. To ensure that the Industry Council composition represents a diverse range of both general and special skills and personal backgrounds and experiences, ARMA is seeking a member who possesses a combination of the following: 

Oil Industry Experience: 

  • Senior level experience in the manufacturing, brand owner or marketing sector who are also members of the Canadian Fuels Association; 

Board Governance or Industry Advisory Experience:

  • Prior board or advisory council experience is an asset. 

Promotes Compelling Vision: Having long-term perspective while identifying the shorter-term steps that will lead to results and the actualization of meaningful, challenging and worthwhile goals. 

Seeks Innovation: Thinking expansively and demonstrating intense imaginative insight to identify wise but innovative solutions. 

Integrity and Personal Credibility: Demonstrates an ability to win trust and respect coupled with an ability to recognize and honor others. Honesty, humility and hard work are important as well as unwavering personal and professional ethics, integrity and values and a commitment to the long-term interests of ARMA and all Albertans. 

Performance Driven: Has inner drive, a bias for action and knows how and when to depend on others. 

Diplomacy and Networking. Understands and utilizes the power of developing and maintaining a network of relationships to achieve goals; can be discreet and sensitive with others taking into account cultural differences and positional authority; builds strong and lasting internal and external partnerships. 

Collaboration and Communication: Is a builder of teams; commitment and trust that can effectively communicate with diverse audiences and stakeholder groups; an expert at articulating in a manner that can influence others; understands and takes into account others’ motivations and feelings. 

Remuneration 

The Industry Council members shall be eligible to receive compensation and reimbursement of expenses in accordance with Alberta Recycling’s Remuneration and Expense Policy. 

We would like to thank everyone for their application; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted 

To be considered for future opportunities, please submit your resume to: careers@albertarecycling.ca.

By submitting your resume and personal information to ARMA, and/or participating in a personal interview, you acknowledge and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by ARMA to determine your suitability for employment opportunities.

Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Successful applicants will be required to complete a criminal background check.