Environmental Monitoring Advisory Board
Published
March 29, 2021
Location
Box 2577, Yellowknife, Canada
Category
Job Type
Compensation
Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications & experience
Territory
Northwest Territories

Description

This position reports to and works under the direction of the Executive Director of EMAB.  The primary purpose of this position is:

  • Provide technical support and carry out environmental data analysis as required by EMAB;
  • Prepare communications to support the needs of the EMAB, the Parties and the general public;
  • Reviewing and assist EMAB in developing feedback in Environmental Management plans and regulatory instruments
  • Provide information management services and administrative support as required by EMAB.

Duties

  • Internal Review of environmental documentation and preparation of reports for the Executive Director and Directors;
  • Preparation of technical report summaries for internal and external use;
  • To assist EMAB with all communications with its respective members, especially Aboriginal communities;
  • To ensure that EMAB is conveying information to communities in the appropriate media, including plain language summaries;
  • To document and convey issues, concerns and recommendations from communities under the direction of, and at the request of, the appropriate Director;
  • Provide assistance to the Executive Director and Directors as required.
  • Attendance at all meetings, workshops, site visits and other events as directed by the Executive Director. This may include taking notes for the meetings.

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree in environmental sciences or similar field;
  • Ability to read and interpret environmental reports;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form in technical and plain language;
  • Knowledge of the North, Aboriginal and environmental issues; and
  • Experience working with Boards and Aboriginal communities.

Company Info

This position is being re-advertised.
Please submit applications by April 16, 2021 to emab1@northwestel.net

The Environmental Monitoring Advisory Board (EMAB) was established in 2001 as a condition of the Environmental Agreement (EA) signed by Diavik Diamond Mines Inc., GNWT - Resources Wildlife and Economic Development, Dogrib Treaty 11 Council, Yellowknives Dene First Nation, Kitikmeot Inuit Association, North Slave Metis Alliance and Lutsel K’e Dene Band. EMAB is incorporated as a Society under the Societies Act of the Northwest Territories. The eight person Board of Directors is appointed by each of the parties to the EA.

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