Senior Analyst, Climate Change & Resilience (7219), TTC (Closes Feb 17, 2023)

  • 06 Feb 2023 4:56 PM
    Message # 13087205
    Hina Brinkworth (Administrator)

    Requisition ID: 7219 
    Number of Vacancies: 1 
    Department: Innovation & Sustainability Services (20001212) - Innovation & Sustainability Services (30000555) 
    Salary Information:  $99,717.80  -  $124,724.60
    Pay Scale Group:  10SA
    Employment Type:  Regular
    Weekly Hours:  35 Off Days:  Saturday and Sunday   Shift:  Day
    Posted On:  February 6, 2023
    Last Day to Apply:  February 17, 2023
    Reports to: Manager, Fleet and Facility Strategy 
    For Inquiries: Dorothy Chao at

    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."

    General Accountability

    Reporting to the Manager of Fleet and Facility Strategy, this position is responsible for providing recommendations on strategic approaches to achieving net zero by 2040 based on comprehensive data analysis, continuous improvement of state-of-good-repair practices to ensure a shift from carbon emitting equipment, and guide the TTC on opportunities for asset climate resilience.  The Senior Analyst will develop and implement standards for determining baseline greenhouse gas data and reporting, data analytics, as well as identification of potential solutions for the strategic plan to greening TTC’s assets.

    Key Job Functions

    • Work closely with the Manager of Fleet and Facility Strategy to develop, implement and continuously improve on TTC’s carbon emissions and facility resilience, in alignment with TransformTO - City of Toronto’s climate action strategy.
    • Developing baseline greenhouse gas emissions inventory in alignment with industry standards and protocols, key performance indicators, scenarios, maintaining and monitoring of emissions data.
    • Create dashboards to present information to key stakeholders and inform decision making.
    • Provide guidance on estimating greenhouse gas impact of projects, programs and other initiatives.
    • Providing expertise on technical and analytical inputs to support the implementation of the strategy of the ISP in the area of climate resilience/adaptation and corporate sustainability.
    • Working collaboratively with key stakeholders to understand TTC’s risks, resilience challenges, current capabilities, alignment with TTC’s priorities and developing a framework for continuous reductions in TTC’s carbon emissions.
    • Building support for business cases through the provision of greenhouse gas emissions analysis, identification of existing/potential environmental benefits/initiatives, and need for improved facility resilience in accordance with risks to extreme weather events.
    • Providing project and contract management, as well as stakeholder engagement, presentations to TTC Executives, as necessary.
    • Researching, developing and applying best practices for climate resilience analytics, metrics and indicators to projects and policy activities.
    • Contributing to the development and implementation of a sustainability policy at TTC.
    • Contributing to the development and application of the City of Toronto’s, as well as applicable Provincial and Federal government methodologies in the area of climate resilience.
    • Responsible for treating passengers and/or employees with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of passengers or employees with disabilities are accommodated and/or addressed (if applicable and within their area of responsibility) in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer.


    • Apply analytical skills
    • Communicate in a variety of mediums
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the industry and / or sector
    • Gather information and conduct research
    • Provide specialized consultation
    • Manage projects

    Education and Experience

    • Completion of a University Degree in a related discipline (i.e., Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Economics, Political Science, Urban Planning, Engineering) or a combination of education, training, and experience deemed to be equivalent. 

    Additional Requirements

    • Experience in large public agencies or private sector firms to develop and provide scenarios/solutions to climate adaptation, mitigation, policy development/analysis and carbon emission reductions.
    • Demonstrated working knowledge of stakeholder engagement and negotiations to provide leading solutions to climate change policy and understanding of local, national and international best practices.
    • Previous experience with data analysis, development of metrics, recommendations and implementation of climate change strategies is considered as an asset. 
    • Demonstrated research and analytical skills, critical thinking and judgement.
    • Strong knowledge of project management principles, concepts and practices and the ability to carry out and coordinate projects both independently and as a team.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate, influence, resolve conflict, and problem solve.
    • Proven capability to lead and carry out programs and projects.
    • Previous experience with software analysis tools, such as GIS, is considered as an asset.
    • Strong customer service excellence with demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships with all stakeholders, employees, divisions, outside agencies, within a large and complex environment.
    • Self-motivated with ability to accomplish tasks with limited supervision.
    • Good organizational and administrative skills.
    • Proficiency in the use of computer and software applications, including presentations, databases, spreadsheets, word processing and any business continuity digital platform.
    • Must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees.  


    This position is designated as Safety-Sensitive under the TTC’s Fitness for Duty Policy. If you do not currently hold a designated position, you will be required to pass a drug test as part of the certification process.

    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 LGBTQ(IA+) 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.