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Tawaw! 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 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. Pi-Atoskik CanNorth!

Intermediate Botanist (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. 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 Intermediate field botanist to work with our talented and innovative multidisciplinary team in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Responsibilities in this full-time position will include:

  • Conducting plant identification and inventory surveys, rare plant surveys, weed surveys, rangeland and riparian health assessments, and forest ecosite classifications.
  • Conducting field work independently, as a crew member, or as a crew lead.
  • Environmental site evaluations, including identifying site characteristics such as habitat, dominant vegetation, presence of weedy/invasive species, topography, etc.
  • Classification of wetlands/riparian areas.
  • Cross-training for other disciplines in off-season, such as environmental monitoring for a variety of projects including power, pipelines, and construction projects.
  • Assisting with project planning as required (often from inception to execution of field work through to report preparation); this often requires experience conducting initial desktop environmental screenings.
  • Technical writing (to include composing smaller screening memos to larger reports) and research skills.
  • Assist with restoration and/or reclamation planning, including seed mix development.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, environmental science, or related natural sciences; however, a technical diploma may be acceptable if the applicant has previous experience relevant experience in a consulting environment or related industry.
  • Minimum three years of relevant previous experience in a consulting environment or related industry.
  • Knowledge of government guidelines and protocols as well as provincial and federal regulations (particular focus on species of conservation concern).
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, dedication to high quality results, and creative thinking to find solutions to complex problems.
  • 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; thus, applicants must be willing/able to be away for extended periods of time.
  • Field work will regularly require working in rugged terrain; strong outdoor skills, experience working in remote areas, and experience operating trucks with loaded trailers, ATVs, and snowmobiles is an asset.
  • Safety certifications such as First Aid, ATV, and /or UTV are considered a bonus.

CanNorth offers competitive wages, excellent benefits, and a modern office with employee-oriented facilities.  Candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to Human Resources before March 3, 2024. Nitawethemecik Nehethow athisitinowak kaki kesetacik sapo-ayamicikewin (Qualified Aboriginal professionals are encouraged to apply). Tiniki.

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

Senior Environmental Project Manager

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:

  • Preparation and senior review of project deliverables, including proposals, technical reports, regulatory permitting, and environmental assessments.
  • Oversight of all aspects of project management, including preparing proposals and cost estimates, coordinating project teams and scheduling, monitoring budgets, preparing technical reports, etc.
  • Leading staff and coordinating resources for complex, large-scale programs from project initialization to completion for a diverse array of environmental disciplines.
  • Providing technical expertise to develop strategies and advise clients on recommendations for a multitude of environmental and regulatory issues. 
  • Establishing and maintaining strong client relationships and supporting business development opportunities.
  • Liaising with First Nations, government, and regulatory agencies.
  • Providing supervision, coordination, and mentorship of staff.

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary degree in environmental science or related natural sciences.
  • Minimum of 7 to 10 years of relevant professional experience in a consulting environment or related industry.  
  • Direct experience managing or planning environmental projects.

Applicants should have excellent knowledge of federal and provincial regulations, best management practices, guidelines, and regulatory approval requirements. Applicants should demonstrate strong technical skills and knowledge in their discipline (preferably avian and/or ungulate ecology), and have previous experience in a supervisory or senior leadership role. The candidate must have superior written and verbal communication skills, hold exceptional organization and leadership skills, and be able to correspond with clients in a professional way. Must be able to manage time effectively both independently and in team environments, and be dedicated to high-quality results. Professional designation (e.g., PAg, P.Biol) is considered an asset. Experience with the environmental planning of mining, oil and gas, power or renewables projects would be advantageous.

CanNorth offers competitive wages, excellent benefits, and a modern office with employee-oriented facilities.  Candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to Human Resources. Nitawethemecik Nehethow athisitinowak kaki kesetacik sapo-ayamicikewin (Qualified Aboriginal professionals are encouraged to apply). Tiniki.

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

Environmental Monitor (Full-Time and Summer Contract Available)

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 environmental monitor 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).
  • Liaising with contractors and clients at construction sites (e.g., kickoff/tailgate meetings, BMPs).
  • 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 the power or oil and 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).
  • Direct experience monitoring construction of 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.

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.  Field work will regularly require working in rugged terrain; and experience operating trucks with loaded trailers, ATV’s, boats, snowmobiles, is also considered part of a good foundation.  

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 gear allowance, and much more! Nitawethemecik Nehethow athisitinowak kaki kesetacik sapo-ayamicikewin (Qualified Aboriginal professionals are encouraged to apply). Tiniki.

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.  Nitawethemecik Nehethow athisitinowak kaki kesetacik sapo-ayamicikewin (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