Employment Type: SGEU Term 9 months or more
: SK-North Central-Prince Albert SK-Stoon-Saskatoon, SK-Rgna-Regina
: 026 Environment
Salary Range: $41.174-$51.598 Hourly
The Ministry of Environment takes a team-based approach to protecting Saskatchewan’s environment for the well-being of the province, its people and its future. We use science-based solutions and environmental laws to help safeguard communities, and to protect our air, land, water and habitat. We are committed to high citizen and client satisfaction through workplace excellence, continuous improvement and innovation.
The Ministry of Environment Woodland Caribou Program is seeking a highly motivated individual to work as a Strategic Conservation Specialist (full-time term position, ending September 30, 2023). You will be part of a team working to develop and implement woodland caribou range plans across northern Saskatchewan.
You will develop cooperative multi-disciplinary relationships and partnerships with other specialists, non-government conservation organizations, federal agencies and other provincial governments, industry, stakeholders, and First Nations and Métis communities to protect, plan and manage an enhanced multi-stakeholder approach to resource and conservation planning and management. You will be expected to assess regulatory processes and explore options and tools that will enable enhanced mitigation of industry development effects on wild species habitat. This position will support contract management and program performance evaluation for landscape-based initiatives.
The successful candidate will have experience working with ecological principles, environmental policy and regulation, management of industry development effects on wild species habitat, and research methods. Experience with partnership building, community engagement, habitat mitigation approaches, and project management is essential.
Typically, the knowledge and skills required for these positions would be obtained through a university degree in ecology, natural resource management or related fields of study and several years of progressively responsible experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
This is a one-year term position with possibility for extenstion.
We are committed to workplace diversity.
Hours of Work: B – SGEU Field 37.33 – work a total of 37.33 hours/week, averaged over 4 weeks
Number of Openings: 1
Closing Date: Aug 7, 2022, 11:59:00 PM