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Air Quality Technologist

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Closing Date: 
Friday, April 10, 2020

As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Government of Nunavut employees.

The Department of the Environment (DOE) must maintain partnerships with community, territorial, provincial, national and international stakeholders utilizing state-of-the-art technology and information systems.  At the same time, the organization is deeply committed to maintaining a workforce that is representative of the population and whose operations reflect the principles of Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit.

Reporting to the Manager, Environmental Sciences, the Air Quality Technologist position is responsible for the development, implementation and delivery of air quality monitoring programs, policies and strategies that contributes to the achievement of departmental goals and objectives pertaining to air quality in Nunavut.  This position is the department’s technical expert in air quality management. The incumbent provides technical advice and guidance to a wide variety of stakeholders including all levels of government, industry, Inuit organizations and the public. This position will be expected to identify needs and develop an air quality monitoring program for all of Nunavut. The Air Quality Technologist, position will represent the DOE and Government of Nunavut in inter and intra-governmental, industry and public forums and committees as they relate to Air Quality. The position is also responsible for reviewing, recommending and participating in scientific research related to the study of air quality monitoring.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized technical College Diploma in environmental or related field from a recognized institution with two (2) years of related experience. Environmental monitoring experience is required. Knowledge of computers, data management, and word processing, including Microsoft word and/or excel is required. Excellent written and oral communication skills are also required.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in Inuktitut is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies

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