• Careers at CanNorth

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 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.

HSE Administrative Assistant (Full-time)

Canada North Environmental Services (CanNorth) is a people-oriented environmental consulting firm that employs biologists, hydrologists, archaeologists and risk assessment specialists who work across Saskatchewan and outside the province.  At CanNorth you can expect challenging work, interesting projects, and colleagues who have a strong foundation and proven expertise in environmental assessments and biological surveys. As a strong candidate for a HSE Administrative position, your responsibilities would include:  

  • Monitoring and preventing hazards that could be found in the work area. Investigating accidents, injuries, and complaints concerning hazards in the workplace.
  • Assisting in the development, implementation and maintenance of safety and health programs, systems and procedures.
  • Recommending improvements in processes, procedures and operating equipment that will minimize hazards.
  • Providing comprehensive knowledge of relevant occupational health and safety, worker’s compensation legislation, regulatory requirements, professional standards and best practices.
  • Completing reports and safety documentation.
  • Provides administrative support to Human Resources (e.g. training records, employee files, etc.)
  • Support the reception desk by completing opening duties and coverage (telephone, mail, couriers, visitors, reports, etc.).
  • Providing administrative support to all departments as needed.
  • Maintaining confidentiality when dealing with highly sensitive information.
  • Communicating with clients or on-site personnel effectively and professionally.

If you love a career that offers variety, ingenuity, creative problem solving, this is your career opportunity. You will need a driver’s license, a minimum of two years of experience, and hold an Occupational Health and Safety certificate or diploma. Significant previous experience will be taken into consideration. We encourage qualified Indigenous professionals to apply. CanNorth is proudly 100% Indigenous-owned.

Junior Geomatics Specialist (Short-Term Contract)

CanNorth is seeking a highly motivated individual with GIS experience for a contract position based in our Saskatoon, Saskatchewan office.  Responsibilities in this position will include:

  • Use ESRI ArcGIS and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Integrate spatial and attribute data from a variety of sources and file types.
  • Analyze spatial and attribute data to correct errors and to identify geographic features of interest or concern.
  • Produce hardcopy and digital cartographic products.

Applicants should have post-secondary training and experience using ESRI ArcGIS software.  Applicants should have a good knowledge of geographic and cartographic concepts and terminology.  Basic technical knowledge for operation ESRI ArcGIS software with its tools and geoprocessing abilities is essential. The candidate must have good written and verbal communication skills, be dedicated to high-quality results, and use their creative thinking to find solutions to complex problems.

The contract position will begin July 11, 2018 and continue until approximately September 30, 2018 and will require a part-time commitment (20 to 30 hours per week).

Interested candidates are requested to mail, fax, or e-mail resumes, no later than July 6, 2018, to the address below.

Archaeologist (Short-Term Contract - approx. 6 months)

CanNorth is seeking a highly motivated field archaeologist to work with our talented and innovative team in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Responsibilities in this position will include:

  • HRIA fieldwork including mitigation, pre and post-impact studies, construction monitoring, and baseline surveys, including knowledge of appropriate guidelines and techniques
  • Working in adverse weather and challenging field conditions
  • Heritage site evaluation, including assessment and site recording
  • Artifact and feature identification
  • Laboratory duties such as artifact cleaning, analysis, and cataloging
  • Working with clients and stakeholders
  • Permit applications
  • Working both independently and as part of a team
  • Technical writing and research skills
  • Assist with project planning as required (often from inception to execution of fieldwork through to report preparation)
  • Work with First Nations, government, and regulatory agencies

Applicants must have a graduate degree in archaeology or anthropology and be able to hold a permit in the province of Saskatchewan. A minimum of two years of relevant experience in a consulting environment or related industry is desired but exceptions may be made. Applicants should have a good knowledge of government guidelines and protocols as well as provincial legislation. The candidate must have superior written and verbal communication skills, be dedicated to high-quality results and use their creative thinking to find solutions to complex problems. A valid driver’s license will also be a requirement.

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