• Full Time
  • Tsuu T'ina Nation
  • This position has been filled

L.E.R.D Department

REF#104

TSUUT’INA NATION
HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

9911 Chiila Boulevard, Tsuut’ina Nation, AB T2W 6H6

Phone:  403-238-6107
Email: jobs@tsuutina.com

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

***ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN***

REF#104

 

Department:   Lands and Environment Research Department (LERD)

Reports to:      LERD Director

 

KEY OBJECTIVES:

Reporting to the Land and Environment Research Department (LERD) Director, key objectives of the Environment Technician are:

·       Implementation of operational activities relating to monitoring the Tsuut’ina environment and lands including;

o   Environmental impacts that effect the ecological health of the lands and human health

o   Environmental data collection of the air, water, soils, vegetation, field inspections and investigations of contamination

o   Develop operating procedures, policies/by laws for Environmental Sustainability

o   Participate in environmental assessments and clean-up efforts

o   Organize and coordinate environmental monitoring training programs with biologists, scientists and environmental engineers (when required)

o   Community engagement sessions informing Citizens of environmental projects and initiatives

·       With an emphasis on field programs including;

o   Complete site inspections, assess and comply with environmental legislation at the operational level to ensure environmental protection and conservation

o   Assess abandoned sites in compliance with Indian Oil and Gas Canada (IOGC) for restoration and reclamation; and

o   Ensure environmental sampling, data analysis, interpretations, reporting, and research is completed when necessary (TBD based on qualifications).

·       Research documents for applicable legislation and regulations and document development.

·       Assist the LERD Director with Community Engagement activities in accordance with the Nations Communication Strategy.

KEY ACTIVITIES:

·       Assist staff with the enforcement of bylaws, legislation, and contaminant source investigations;

·       Conduct water, land, and air monitoring programs, reporting results to the LERD Director

·       Assist in the delivery of pollution control initiatives;

·       Provide input for the design and delivery of projects in environmental programs;

·       Participate in the conduct of response to environmental emergencies;

·       Work with community members and businesses to protect the reserve from environmental contaminants;

·       Promote community involvement in environmental management and carry out environmental educational initiatives;

·       Enter environmental data into databases and GIS and carry out data analysis and interpretation;

·       Prepare field reports, annual reports and draft staff reports on environmental issues;

·       Assist with the planning of annual budgets and cost estimation for environmental initiatives

The following TBD – based on candidate qualifications:

·       Prepare samples for laboratory analysis, whether complete on or off reserve. Aid in interpreting and responding to findings of such analyses

·       Determine sampling locations and methods, and collect water or wastewater samples for analysis, preserving samples with appropriate containers and preservation methods.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

·       Minimum 2 years environmental monitoring, planning or land and environment administration experience;

·       Bachelor’s Degree in related environmental field, Certified Land Manager Designation, Certified Environmental Technician (CET) Diploma or equivalent combination of education, experience and training is an asset;

·       In depth knowledge of Tsuut’ina Nations history of environmental issues and concerns;

·       Detailed understanding of applicable laws, bylaws, regulations, and court decisions relating to environmental management;

·       Knowledge of Tsuut’ina Nation environmental practices and policies;

·       Familiarity with provincial and federal environmental codes;

·       Firm understanding of protocols for environmental monitoring, data collection, analysis, and reporting;

·       Comfortable working with community members, and able to build effective working relationships with businesses;

·       Strong communication skills, written and verbal, with various demographics including elders, youth, management, Chief and Council, government agents/representatives, and current or potential businesses;

·       Strong computer skills including the MS Suite of programs; and

·       Must have a valid class 5 (or higher) driver’s licence.

·       Must sign an Oath of Confidentiality

 

NOTE:

Please note that this organization adheres to Sections 1 – 9 of the Aboriginal Employee Preference Policy for selection and displacement.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be under a probationary period at the commencement of his or her employment.

 

Please apply in writing, including a resume, to:

Tsuut’ina Nation Human Resources Department

9911 Chiila Boulevard,

Tsuut’ina, Alberta T2W 6H6

Email: jobs@tsuutina.com

 

Competition opens: September 29th, 2021

Competition closes: October 13th,2021