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Environmental Services Specialist

Rankin Inlet
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Closing Date: 
Friday, January 3, 2020

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager, Technical & Environmental Services, the environmental services specialist is responsible for having Petroleum Products Division (PPD) comply with the environmental requirements of the Canada Shipping Act, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act and associated regulations. The Specialist will assist in but not limited to developing and implementing environmental programs within the environmental management systems framework, environmental action plans designed to equally ensure that GN/PPD conforms to its environmental standards thus ensuring the safety of both the public and the environment. The specialist must assist in developing environmental policies, procedures and processes that will allow the GN/PPD to continually position it as a “responsible” operator with regard to all applicable legislative and regulatory requirements associated with the environment.

The Specialist, under the supervision of the Manager, Technical & Environmental Services, will be mostly responsible for the  implementation, evaluation and continual improvement phases of the environmental programs and action plans to accomplish GN/PPD’s environmental objectives, meets its targets and  the requirements outlined in the Federal Petroleum Products Storage tanks Systems Regulations within the context of an overall environmental protection plan,  PPD’s site remediation programs, and  implementing  emergency preparedness and response plans for oil spills at Government fuel facilities.

A contextual knowledge of Federal & Territorial environmental legislation and regulations, environmental plans, assessment techniques and methods, and computer programs such as Microsoft Suite are required for this position. The incumbent must have the ability to understand and interpret technical publications associated with environmental protection, understand and work with strategic plans, plan and coordinate emergency response strategies, and to prioritize workloads. Research and analytical skills, facilitation and representations and organizational skills are also required for this position. This role requires site visits during inclement weather conditions and the incumbent will ensure the collection of environmental media sampling at various locations across Nunavut Territory.

Typically, the combination of knowledge, skills and abilities would normally be acquired through an Environmental Technical Program Diploma or related field, and 2 years of related work experience. A combination of related education and experience may be considered.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.


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