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CanNorth can serve your need for a challenging, rewarding, and long-term career. We offer not only competitive wages, but also numerous benefits such as an RRSP/pension matching program, health benefits, ample on-site parking, and a casual work environment. Our head office is situated next to the scenery of the Silverwood Golf Course and Markham office is situated near the expansive city park adjacent to the Rouge River. Both locations boast many environmental initiatives and a clean and attractive workspace. Join our growing company that prides itself on high professional standards and offers a fun, fresh work atmosphere.

Human Environment Specialist

Canada North Environmental Services (CanNorth) is a First Nation-owned environmental services firm with an established track record and a highly respected reputation. CanNorth has a proven expertise in communication and trust building between Indigenous, local communities, and industrial developments, and is looking to increase capacity in the Community Division.

CanNorth is seeking a highly motivated Human Environment Specialist to work with our talented and multidisciplinary team in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Responsibilities in this position will include:

  • Leading or supporting development of socio-economic and land use studies including community research and reporting.
  • Leading or supporting collection and application of Indigenous and local knowledge.
  • Planning and facilitating Indigenous and public engagement activities and programs.
  • Supporting design and facilitation of community-based and community-led research.
  • Developing clear language materials, reports and presentations.

Requirements:

  • A university degree in the social or environmental sciences or related discipline.
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • Excellent research, written, and communication skills.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Field work and travel (including remote or isolated areas) is required.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines working independently with minimal supervision as well as within a team environment.

To be successful applicants must have superior interpersonal skills, be dedicated to high-quality results, and be able to correspond with clients, stakeholders and rights-holders in a professional manner. A certificate in IAP2 Foundations for Public Participation is considered an asset. Qualified Indigenous professionals are encouraged to apply.

Thank you to all who apply; only applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted.

Intermediate Wildlife Biologist  (Full-Time)

CanNorth is growing! Canada North Environmental Services (CanNorth) is an established First Nation-owned environmental services firm with an impeccable track record and a highly respected reputation.  At CanNorth you can expect challenging field work, interesting projects, and colleagues who have a strong foundation and proven expertise in environmental assessments and biological surveys.

CanNorth is seeking a highly motivated full-time wildlife biologist to work with our talented team in Saskatoon, SK. Responsibilities in this position will include:

  • Conducting field surveys in a diversity of environments with an emphasis on breeding birds (point count surveys), targeted wildlife surveys, and avian risk assessments/nest searches;
  • Environmental monitoring for a variety of projects including power, pipelines, and construction projects (highways and mine sites);
  • Data collection and management;
  • Liaising with clients and contractors in a professional manner;
  • Technical writing (to include composing smaller screening memos to larger reports) and research skills;
  • Working with First Nations and regulatory agencies.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in science specializing in wildlife biology. Previous experience in a consulting environment is an asset. Ideal candidates should have a good knowledge of terrestrial ecology in western Canada, techniques used to sample terrestrial wildlife and habitat, and provincial and federal regulations, processes, and guidelines. The successful applicant must be a team player, highly motivated and organized, able to work with a range of personalities, and have a positive attitude. This position entails a substantial amount of field work from walking, to boating, flying in helicopters, and snowmobiling. Field work will regularly require working in rugged terrain; and experience operating trucks with loaded trailers, ATV’s, boats, snowmobiles, trail cameras, and autonomous recording units is an asset.

CanNorth offers competitive wages and a modern office with employee-oriented facilities.  Benefits will include, medical, dental, vision, paramedical, RRSP matching, health spending’s, field, field gear allowance, and much more! CanNorth has a robust safety program and established COVID 19 risk reducing protocols. Interested candidates are requested to e-mail resumes to hr@cannorth.com as soon as possible. Qualified Aboriginal professionals are encouraged to apply.

Thank you to all who apply; only applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted.

Environmental Monitor/Scientist  (Full Time)

Canada North Environmental Services (CanNorth) is an established First Nation-owned environmental services firm with an impeccable track record and a highly respected reputation. CanNorth has a strong foundation and proven expertise in environmental assessments and environmental monitoring and is looking to increase capacity in its Biology Division.

CanNorth is seeking a highly motivated and experienced environmental monitor/scientist to work with our talented and innovative multidisciplinary team in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. 

Responsibilities in this position will include:

  • Ensuring compliance with all environment permits, regulatory requirements, legislation, government approvals, and project environmental protection plans.
  • Implementation of environmental field studies (e.g., environmental assessments, mitigation plans, etc.).
  • Environmental field support during construction activities (may include, but not be limited to, conducting breeding bird surveys, nest sweeps, amphibian salvages, wetland delineation, weed identification, rare plant identification, biosecurity protocols, fish salvages).
  • Liaising with contractors and clients at construction sites (e.g., kickoff/tailgate meetings, BMPs).
  • Implementation of setbacks and buffers for environmental sensitive features identified.
  • Data collection and management.
  • Completing daily reports and safety documentation in a timely manner.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 years of past experience in environmental consulting is required, with primary monitoring experience in mining, power, or oil/gas industry (SPIGEC Guideline #6).
  • Good knowledge of the environmental management process regarding planning, approvals, construction, mitigation, and reclamation.
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in environmental or biological sciences.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Be willing/able to be away for extended periods of time (up to several weeks).

The applicant must have superior communication skills; be able to correspond with clients and contractors in a professional way; be a team player; be highly motivated and have a positive attitude.  Direct experience monitoring construction of mine developments and linear developments such as oil/gas pipelines or transmission lines and potentially relevant training courses such as erosion and sediment control and environmental monitoring are considered an asset. Certification in First Aid and past experience operating a variety of field equipment (e.g., trucks, trailers, ATVs, UTVs, snowmobiles) is also considered part of a good foundation.

Thank you to all who apply; only applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted. 

 

Interested candidates are requested to apply via e-mail, fax, or mail to the address below.  Qualified Indigenous professionals are encouraged to apply.

 

Human Resources - Canada North Environmental Services
211 Wheeler Street
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Canada S7P 0A4
Fax: 306-652-4431
Email: hr@cannorth.com