Dominion Diamond Corporation Environment Advisor Fisheries and Aquatics Full Time in Calgary, AB

Dominion Diamond Corporation

Branch Calgary AB CA

Environment Advisor Fisheries and Aquatics
Calgary, AB

Support field and office based work associated with baseline, environmental effects, and fisheries authorisation monitoring;…

Reporting to the Team Leader Environmental Projects, and working Monday to Friday ( 5×2) schedule at the Corporate Office in Calgary, AB, the Environment Advisor Fisheries and Aquatics is responsible for leading the fisheries and aquatics components of environmental compliance and monitoring at the Ekati Diamond Mine. Duties include managing technical work and providing regulatory, permitting and technical advice. Regular travel to the Ekati mine site, Yellowknife, aboriginal communities and general travel as business needs indicate will be an ongoing requirement. Frequent travel to the Ekati mine site will be required during the first 4 to 6 months of the position and annually during the open water season.

The Responsibilities

  • Lead the development, evaluation, and refinement of fisheries and aquatics programs in accordance with regulatory requirements ( e.g., water licence conditions, fisheries authorisations), business objectives, stakeholder engagement, and DDEC’s Sustainable Development Policy;
  • Ensure fisheries and aquatics programs conform to short and long term program requirements and goals;
  • Manage technical consultants, including the development and execution of field and office based scopes of work;
  • Support field and office based work associated with baseline, environmental effects, and fisheries authorisation monitoring;
  • Review consultant developed technical reports on baseline studies, annual monitoring programs, special studies, and fisheries authorisations;
  • Manage and report on project deadlines, completion, and budgets;
  • Support mining operations through the provision of technical and regulatory guidance;
  • Support permitting of new developments and changes to existing developments;
  • Develop and maintain work procedures, health and safety procedures, and risk assessments for fisheries and aquatics programs;
  • Ensure effective community and regulatory engagement on fisheries and aquatics programs;
  • Obtain fisheries permits.

The Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science ( B.Sc.) in biological sciences, with a focus on aquatic systems;
  • Graduate degree ( M.Sc. or Ph.D.) preferred;
  • Five ( 5) years of directly related technical and project management experience;
  • Knowledge of fisheries and aquatics regulations;
  • Understanding of the regulatory framework Northwest Territories;
  • Experience with statistical analysis and interpretation;
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience working in the mining industry, experience working in the Northwest Territories of similar regions of northern Canada.

The successful candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to prioritize competing demands and effectively manage a wide variety of activities while meeting established deadlines. The successful candidate will be able to work independently on projects from conception to completion and to work collaboratively and interact respectfully with people from internal departments and external organizations.

We offer an excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits program.

Preference will be given to qualified applicants from DDC Impact Benefit Agreement Groups. Members should clearly identify their IBA status on the online job application and resume, to receive priority consideration.

For information about the beautiful region in which our mines are located visit www.spectacularnwt.com .

Closing Date: February 2 nd , 2017

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-23
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