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Environmental Specialist

Environmental Monitoring Advisory Board
February 25, 2021
Job Type
Base Salary
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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