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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!

Junior Geomatics Specialist

Canada North Environmental Services (CanNorth) is a private environmental consulting firm that has been in business for over 20 years. During this time CanNorth 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 has a strong foundation and proven experience in environmental consulting, monitoring, modeling, and environmental impact assessments and is looking to bring on a part-time GIS Specialist in our Saskatoon, Saskatchewan office. 

Responsibilities in this position will include:

 

  • Use Esri ArcGIS, GPS software, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Integrate spatial and attribute data from a variety of sources and file types.
  • Analyze spatial and attribute data to troubleshoot data and identify geographic features and information of interest or concern.
  • Produce hardcopy and digital cartographic products.
  • Utilize good data management practices.
  • Utilize good time management.
  • Maintain client confidentiality.

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary training and current experience using Esri ArcGIS.
  • Good knowledge of geographic and cartographic concepts and terminology.
  • Technical knowledge of the operations and capabilities of Esri ArcGIS software with its tools and geoprocessing abilities.
  • ArcMap is essential; ArcGIS Pro and/or Spatial Analyst is advantageous.

Applicants 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 part-time permanent position consists of up to 20 hours per week, beginning March 2023. Flexible hours and remote work options can be discussed with the geomatics supervisor.

CanNorth offers competitive wages, excellent part-time benefits, flexibility, and a modern office with employee-oriented facilities and programs.

Interested candidates are requested to e-mail resumes before February 12th, 2023 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.

Junior Archaeologist - Seasonal

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, and forestry sectors and we are currently looking to hire a Junior Archaeologist to support our Heritage Division. This contract position will begin April 10th, 2023 and end October 20th, 2023, with the possibility of extension depending on workload and fall weather conditions.

Responsibilities in this position will include:

  • Conducting archaeological fieldwork under the supervision of an experienced archaeologist, including surface survey (walking), shovel testing, and excavating.
  • Supporting archaeologists and providing assistance where needed.
  • Laboratory duties such as artifact cleaning, analysis, and cataloging.
  • Other office duties.
  • Helping out in the warehouse with equipment, maintenance, mobilizing/demobilizing trucks (when needed).

Requirements:

  • Pursuing or recently completed a university degree (undergraduate or graduate) in archaeology or anthropology (or other associated discipline).
  • Minimum 4 months of archaeological field experience (or the successful completion of a recognized archaeological field school).
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to complete field work and travel (may include remote or isolated areas) with overnight stays during out-of-town projects.
  • Must enjoy working outdoors and be willing to work in adverse weather and challenging field conditions.

To be successful, applicants must have superior communication skills, be professional, be dedicated to high-quality results, be a team player, and have a positive attitude.

CanNorth offers competitive wages, excellent benefits, flexibility, and a modern office with employee-oriented facilities and programs.

Interested candidates are requested to e-mail resumes before March 3rd, 2023 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, 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 a permit in the province of Saskatchewan.
  • Good knowledge of government guidelines and protocols as well as provincial legislation.
  • 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, and regulatory agencies) in a professional way.

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.

Environmental Monitor/Scientist  (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 capacity in its Biology Division.

CanNorth is seeking a highly motivated and experienced environmental monitor/scientist 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, fish salvages).
  • Liaising with contractors and clients at construction sites (e.g., kickoff/tailgate meetings, BMPs).
  • Implementation of setbacks and buffers for environmental sensitive features identified.
  • 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 mining, power, or oil/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).

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.  Direct experience monitoring construction of mine developments and 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. Certification in First Aid and past experience operating a variety of field equipment (e.g., trucks, trailers, ATVs, UTVs, snowmobiles) is also considered part of a good foundation.

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