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Environmental Specialist

Environmental Monitoring Advisory Board
February 26, 2021
Job Type
  • Commensurate with experience and qualifications


The Environmental Specialist works under the direction of the Executive Director of EMAB.  The primary purpose of this position is:

  • Provide technical support and carry out environmental data analysis as required by EMAB;
  • Prepare communications to support the needs of the EMAB, the Parties and the general public;
  • Reviewing and assist EMAB in developing feedback in Environmental Management plans and regulatory instruments
  • Provide information management services and administrative support as required by EMAB.


  • Internal Review of environmental documentation and preparation of reports for the Executive Director and Directors;
  • Preparation of technical report summaries for internal and external use;
  • To assist EMAB with all communications with its respective members, especially Aboriginal communities;
  • To ensure that EMAB is conveying information to communities in the appropriate media, including plain language summaries;
  • To document and convey issues, concerns and recommendations from communities under the direction of, and at the request of, the appropriate Director;
  • Provide assistance to the Executive Director and Directors as required.
  • Attendance at all meetings, workshops, site visits and other events as directed by the Executive Director. This may include taking notes for the meetings.


  • Post-secondary degree in the environmental sciences or similar fields.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with experience in handling, verification and interpretation of data;
  • Knowledge of the North, Aboriginal and environmental issues, including government and co-management structures.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written and oral form in technical and plain language, with a sound knowledge and awareness of cultural and language challenges in the north;
  • Experience working with Boards and Aboriginal Communities;
  • Excellent working knowledge of computers, Microsoft office programs such as: PowerPoint, Word, Access, Excel.

Company Info

Application Deadline is March 19, 2021

Environmental Monitoring Advisory Board
P.O. Box 2577
Yellowknife, NT
X1A 2P9

Ph: (867) 766-3682

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