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Environmental Specialist

Environmental Monitoring Advisory Board
Published
July 14, 2022
Location
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Category
Job Type
Base Salary
Competitive salary commensurate with education, skills and experience, with comprehensive benefits package.

Description

This position reports to 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.

Send applications to emab1@northwestel.net by July 29, 2022.

Refer to website for further information.

Duties

Primary duties are:

  • 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;

Qualifications

  • 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

The Environmental Monitoring Advisory Board (EMAB) was established in 2001 as a condition of the Environmental Agreement (EA) signed by Diavik Diamond Mines Inc., GNWT - Environment & Natural Resources, Tłı̨chǫ̨ Government, Yellowknives Dene First Nation, Kitikmeot Inuit Association, North Slave Metis Alliance and Lutselk'e Dene First Nation.  EMAB is incorporated as a Society under the Societies Act of the Northwest Territories.  The eight person Board of Directors is appointed by each of the parties to the EA.

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