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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!

Avian Biologist

 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 highly motivated avian biologists to work with our talented team in Saskatoon, SK. Responsibilities in this position will include:

  • Conducting field surveys in a diversity of environments with particular focus in northern Saskatchewan 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 and breeding birds in prairie and boreal ecozones 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, and flying in helicopters. Field work will regularly require working in rugged terrain; and experience operating trucks with loaded trailers, ATV’s, boats, trail cameras, and autonomous recording units (ARUs) 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!  Interested candidates are requested to e-mail resumes as soon as possible. Qualified Indigenous professionals are encouraged to apply.

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

Environment Risk Assessor (Full-Time)

Looking for a challenge? Want to work on projects that benefit Indigenous groups? Want to work on exciting projects covering a wide variety of sectors as well as Northern projects? Then the CanNorth Risk Division is where you want to work!

Canada North Environmental Services (CanNorth) is an established First Nation-owned environmental services firm with an impeccable track record and a highly respected reputation with offices in Saskatoon, SK and Markham, ON.

CanNorth is seeking a talented intermediate risk assessment team member with at least 5 years experience to work with our innovative team in Markham, Ontario. Responsibilities in this position will include:

  • Completing risk assessment data management and analysis
  • Conduct scientific literature searches and compilation of information
  • Complete screening/qualitative reports
  • Assist in simple cost estimates and proposals
  • Preparation of technical reports
  • Developing clear language materials, reports and presentations.

Requirements in this position would include:

  • Human and ecological risk assessment, including data review, exposure assessment, and risk characterization  
  • Working both independently and as part of a team
  • Quantitative analyses
  • Technical writing, research skills, and effective communication 
  • Data analysis, statistics, and use of advanced functions in Excel
  • Experience with conducting O. Reg 153/04 assessments
  • Familiarity with the federal risk assessment process would be beneficial
  • Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines

A Master’s degree in engineering (chemical or environmental) or environmental science is preferred. However, individuals with strong skills in chemistry or toxicology would also be considered to fill the position. To be successful you must have superior written and verbal communication skills, good time management, strong computer abilities, and be dedicated to high-quality results using creative thinking to find solutions to complex problems.

CanNorth offers competitive wages with excellent benefits.  We offer a flexible hybrid work environment as well as an opportunity to present and attend conferences and for skills development. Our office will be ready for you to start in May 2024. If you are an interested candidate, we request you e-mail a resume to the address below. Nitawethemecik Nehethow athisitinowak kaki kesetacik sapo-ayamicikewin (Qualified Indigenous professionals are encouraged to apply).

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

 

Archaeologist

Canada North Environmental Services (CanNorth) is a private environmental consulting firm that has been in business for over 20 years and during this time has built a reputation as a reliable and reputable environmental services provider. Our experienced, interdisciplinary team uses technical skills and knowledge to protect the environment, satisfy regulatory requirements, and support local communities.

CanNorth is 100% owned by Kitsaki Management Limited Partnership, the business arm of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band. As part of CanNorth’s commitment to the 94 Calls to Action, we have a shared responsibility to work towards reconciliation and build partnerships that lead to resilience, diversity, and economic growth for Indigenous peoples.

CanNorth regularly completes HRIAs and HRIA-Ms for resource developments in the oil and gas, mining, roads and infrastructure, aggregate, energy, and forestry sectors and we are currently looking to hire a permit holder 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 an archaeological permit in the province of Saskatchewan (permit holding capabilities in Manitoba and Alberta would be an asset).
  • Good knowledge of government guidelines, protocols, and regulations, as well as provincial legislation.
  • Experience planning and executing archaeology projects.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Fieldwork and travel (including remote or isolated areas) is required.
  • 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, contractors, and stakeholders (including First Nations, government, regulatory agencies, and landowners) in a professional way. The candidate must be able to manage time effectively, both independently and in team environments, and be dedicated to high-quality results.

CanNorth offers competitive wages, excellent benefits, and a modern office with employee-oriented facilities and programs. Interested candidates are requested to e-mail resumes to the address below. Nitawethemecik Nehethow athisitinowak kaki kesetacik sapo-ayamicikewin (Qualified Indigenous professionals are encouraged to apply).

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.

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