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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 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 (Full-time)

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:

- Completing socio-economic impact and effects assessments.
- Providing support in conducting traditional knowledge and land-use studies.
- Community–based research projects including interviews and field studies.
- Develop relationships with communities, stakeholders, and regulatory agencies.
- Provide support in the development of public/indigenous consultation plans and materials for clients that meet regulatory requirements and provide best practices.
- Facilitation of community meetings, events, and workshops.
- The preparation of proposals and business development planning.

Requirements:
- A graduate degree in the social sciences or related discipline is preferred, although a combination of bachelor’s degree with demonstrated experience will be considered.
- Excellent research, written, and communication skills.
- Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience in consulting or related industry.
- A valid driver’s license and must be able to travel as project needs dictate.

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

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

Wildlife Biologist (Contract Position)

CanNorth has a strong foundation and proven expertise in environmental assessments and biological surveys and is looking to increase its capacity during the busy field season.

CanNorth Saskatoon is seeking a highly flexible wildlife biologist to work with our talented and innovative multidisciplinary team for the 2019 summer field season.  Responsibilities in this position will include:

  • Wildlife field support during construction activities.
  • Conducting migratory bird surveys and nest sweeps throughout Saskatchewan.
  • Conducting amphibian monitoring and salvages.
  • Completing wetland classification.
  • Ensuring compliance with all environmental permits, regulatory requirements, legislation, government approvals, and project environmental protection plans.
  • Liaising with contractors and clients at construction sites.
  • Completing daily reports and safety documentation.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years of conducting wildlife surveys in Saskatchewan in a consulting environment or related industry.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in biology, environmental science or related natural sciences; however, a technical diploma may be acceptable if the applicant has significant previous experience.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Be willing/able to be away for extended periods of time.

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.  Certification in First Aid and H2S is considered an asset. This position entails a substantial amount of field work, thus applicants must be willing/able to be away for extended periods of time. 

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

Junior Aquatic Biologist (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 its capacity in its Biology Division.

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

  • Assisting with aquatic field surveys (such as water, sediment, plankton, benthic invertebrate, and fish sampling)for a variety of projects types including baseline studies, Environmental Impact Assessments, Environmental Effects Monitoring, and others
  • Environmental monitoring for a variety of projects including power, pipelines, and construction projects
  • Conducting fish salvages for construction projects
  • Assisting with data management, QA/QC, and analyses and the preparation of technical reports
  • Assisting with field equipment maintenance
  • Liaising with clients and contractors in a professional manner
  • Working with First Nations and regulatory agencies

Applicants should have a degree or diploma related to aquatic biology and good knowledge of aquatic ecology in western Canada as well as techniques used to sample the aquatic environment. 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. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license. This position entails a substantial amount of field work; thus, applicants must be willing/able to be away for extended periods of time.  Fieldwork will regularly require working in rugged terrain; strong outdoor skills, experience working in remote areas, and experience operating trucks with loaded trailers, ATV’s, boats, and snowmobiles is an asset.

CanNorth offers competitive wages, excellent benefits, and a modern office with employee-oriented facilities.  Interested candidates are requested to mail, fax, or e-mail resumes, no later than March 31st, 2019, to the address below.  Qualified Indigenous professionals are encouraged to apply.

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

Reclamation and Soils Specialist (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 its capacity in its Biology Division.

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

  • Conducting soil classification surveys, soil sampling programs, and reclamation field programs. Proficiency in applying the Canadian System of Soil Classification is a requirement.
  • Providing soil support during construction activities (may include, but not be limited to, soil salvage planning and monitoring, verification of three-lift areas, soil sampling for clubroot, and providing expertise regarding mitigation measures and salvage depths encountered during construction).
  • Developing reclamation plans and evaluating reclamation success, with a focus on landscapes, soils, and vegetation.
  • Contributing specialist expertise to multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Completing daily reports and safety documentation in a timely manner.
  • Collecting high-quality data, interpreting laboratory analytical results, and preparing technical reports.
  • Liaising with clients, contractors, and regulatory agencies.

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary degree in the environmental sciences, with a focus on soil science and/or reclamation.
  • Professional Agrologist (PAg) designation, or the qualifications to apply for a PAg designation, is required.
  • Minimum of three years of relevant previous experience in a consulting environment or related industry.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Applicants should have detailed knowledge of sampling and analytical techniques, best management practices, provincial and federal regulations, codes, and standards, and classification of Western Canadian soils. Must have superior communication skills, be dedicated to high-quality results, and be able to correspond with clients and contractors in a professional way. This position entails a substantial amount of field work; thus, applicants must be willing/able to be away for extended periods of time (up to several weeks).

CanNorth offers competitive wages, excellent benefits, and a modern office with employee-oriented facilities and staff functions. Interested candidates are requested to mail, fax, or e-mail resumes, no later than April 5th, 2019, to the address below.  Qualified Indigenous professionals are encouraged to apply.

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