Job Opportunity: Environmental Analyst
Competition Number: NCC012020EA
The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) is seeking applications for an Environmental Analyst. The candidate will be responsible for planning, coordinating and facilitating projects and initiatives related to Environmental Impact Assessments and sustainable development of natural resources within or affecting NunatuKavut. This position will work directly with NCC’s Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) department and NunatuKavut communities.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Coordinate NCC’s participation in various Environmental Assessment and permitting processes.
- Review exploration permits (in NunatuKavut).
- Assist with the development of project budgets.
- Monitor and analyze various project budgets to ensure reports are timely, and cash flow is appropriate
- Consult with membership on developments ongoing in NunatuKavut.
- Coordinate and attend various proponent meetings and other related events.
- Liaise with NCC’s Finance and Administration department and other departments on assigned departmental files.
- Coordinate or assist on various natural resource initiatives such as in the forestry, traditional knowledge gathering, etc.
- Provide diverse organizational support to NCC as directed by the ENR Manager.
- Liaise with federal departments and regional agencies on initiatives.
- Organize meetings and workshops with communities to promote environmental awareness in NunatuKavut.
- Promote traditional hunting and fishing.
- Promote outreach and awareness amongst NunatuKavut members, communities and with external partners.
- Provide input on program/project design and provide logistical and technical support to ENR programs.
- Other related duties.
Skills and Qualifications
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills or competencies:
- Experience in organizing and conducting outreach activities to promote awareness within communities including schools.
- Experience engaging and collaborating with Indigenous groups, public bodies, other government agencies, non-governmental organizations and stakeholders is essential.
- Experience presenting information to management, government officials and other stakeholders is essential.
- Ability to read and interpret exploration and development permits, technical reports, financial reports and legal documents is essential.
- Strong communication and organization skills is essential.
- Ability to write proposals and workplans that conform to style and format.
- Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal, analytical skills and problem-solving skills.
- Valid driver’s license.
- Must be willing to travel.
- Must be willing to work flexible hours during peak season.
- Experience in working on Indigenous environmental files would be an asset.
Successful completion of post-secondary education in environmental sciences, biology, natural resources, or similar field of study; and three to five years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Priority consideration may be given to qualified members of NCC.
How to Apply
Please submit resume, cover letter stating competition number and three references to:
Maryjane Dyson, Human Resources Manager
NunatuKavut Community Council
In Person: 200 Kelland Drive, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador
Application deadline: February 12, 2020
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.