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Manager, Environmental Assessment and Regulations

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Closing Date: 
Friday, January 3, 2020

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

Reporting to the Director, Minerals and Petroleum Resources, the Manager, Environmental Assessment and Regulations is responsible for the coordination and input the Department has on environmental assessment, regulation, and land use processes. The Incumbent is the main point of contact within the Department for land and resource issues related to the Nunavut Agreement. The Manager supervises a team of four including the Regional Socioeconomic Monitoring Coordinator, Project Manager, Impact Assessment (socioeconomic), the Project Manager Industry Agreements, and any other additional employees as required.

Under minimal supervision, the incumbent takes the lead in the implementation of programs and policies in the areas of Geoscience, Resource Management, Prospector Development, Community Education and Awareness, Mineral Industry Development, and Petroleum Industry Development. In addition, the Manager works collaboratively with the Policy division to manage and coordinate departmental responsibilities related to any major development projects or land and resource initiatives. This is a critical position for ensuring the division and Government are aware and responsive to the regulatory structures created under the Nunavut Agreement along with other Territorial and Federal regulatory agencies. The incumbent will be the operational point of liaison between the Department of Economic Development & Transportation and the structures that regulate mineral and petroleum development.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a Degree in Science, Geography, Environmental Engineering, or Resource Management from a recognized university with a minimum of four (4) years related work experience including two (2) years of Management experience.

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

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

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

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