Sahtu Land and Water Board, REGULATORY TECHNICIAN and REGULATORY SPECIALIST, Fort Good Hope, NT – Application deadline: August 29, 2021

The SLWB is an Affirmative Action employer and is a highly respected organization with a collaborative and dynamic work environment. We are focused on fulfilling our mandate to provide for the conservation, development and utilization of land and water resources for the optimum benefit of residents of the Mackenzie Valley resource management area of the Northwest Territories and for all Canadians. We are also an integrated organization entrusted in respecting the objectives of the Sahtu Dene and Metis Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement.  Beneficiaries of the Claim are encouraged to apply. Combinations of education and experience are equally assessed.

We are seeking energetic and highly organized individuals for two different positions to support reviews and assessments of applications for land and water use and deposit of waste in the Mackenzie Valley region.

1) Regulatory Technician

The Regulatory Technician is responsible for providing administrative and logistical support for and participating in reviews of applications, submissions, and other environmental issues. The Regulatory Technician works closely with Regulatory Specialists providing support in environmental review processes and maintaining the online public registry. Successful applicants will preferably have post-secondary college or university training in environmental technology and/or sustainable resource planning and management.  Related experience in environmental, regulatory and technical assessments, standard environmental sampling, measurement and analysis techniques, and GIS and database are an asset. The following competencies must be demonstrated in a cover letter and resume: proficient use of computer systems and programs including Microsoft Office products, good written and oral communication skills, good organizational skills, and familiarity with Indigenous culture and values and Territorial and Indigenous governments. The starting salary for this position ranges from $74,580 to $77,537 per year plus a comprehensive benefits package that includes over $20,000 per year in allowances.

2) Regulatory/Communications Specialist

The Regulatory Specialist is responsible for coordinating submissions made to the Board, managing public reviews, participating in environmental impact assessments, liaising with government, industry, First Nations, and other stakeholders, managing various projects, and assisting in technical reviews. Part of this position responsibility will be for community engagement and outreach work. Successful applicants will preferably have a degree in humanities or social science from a college or university and two or more years related experience and/or training. Familiarity in conducting in-depth regulatory, environmental scientific and technical reviews would be an asset. Successful applicants must demonstrate the following competencies in their cover letter and resume: strong technical writing ability; strong written and oral communication skills; ability to use all Microsoft Office products; project and time management; cultural awareness and competence; and an understanding of relevant environmental legislation. The starting salary for this position ranges from $89,861 to $93,272 per year plus a comprehensive benefits package that includes over $20,000 per year in allowances.

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to Paul Dixon at by August 29, 2021. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in these competitions.