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  • 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.

Junior Geomatics Specialist (Maternity Leave)

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, GPS software, Microsoft Office Suite, and Autodesk AutoCAD.
     - Integrate spatial and attribute data from a variety of sources and file types.
     - Analyze spatial and attribute data to identify geographic features of interest or concern.
     - Produce hardcopy and digital cartographic products.
     - Utilize good data management practices.
     - Utilize good time management.
     - Report to the Geomatics Supervisor.

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. Intermediate technical knowledge of the functioning and capabilities of 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 geographic, cartographic, and technical problems.

This contract position consist of 30 to 40 hours per week and will begin Mid-October, 2019 and continue until approximately November, 2020.

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

Archaeologist

CanNorth has a strong foundation and proven expertise in Heritage Resources Impact Assessment (HRIA) and is looking to increase its capacity in its Heritage Division. 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.
  • Heritage site evaluation, including assessment and site recording.
  • Artifact and feature identification.
  • Laboratory duties such as artifact cleaning, analysis, and cataloging.
  • Permit applications.
  • Technical writing and research skills.
  • Assist with project planning as required (often from inception to execution of field work through to report preparation).

Requirements:

  • You must have a graduate degree in archaeology or anthropology and be able to hold a permit in the province of Saskatchewan.
  • Good knowledge of government guidelines and protocols as well as provincial legislation.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Be willing/able to work in adverse weather and challenging field conditions.

The applicant must have superior communication skills; be dedicated to high-quality results; be a team player; be highly motivated and have a positive attitude. Must be able to correspond with clients and contractors (including First Nations, government, and regulatory agencies) in a professional way.

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

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.

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 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.

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