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Senior Environmental Specialist

Position Profile

Job Type: Full-time


  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in biology, earth science, environmental science, civil or environmental engineering or related discipline. Graduate-level degree preferred; and eligibility for registration as a P.Eng., P.Geo. or R.P.Bio. desirable but not required.

Technical competencies:

  • Experience in developing and implementing technical environmental programs in relation to resource development, and preferably in mining;
  • Demonstrated leadership and success in working with multi-stakeholder groups (industry, government, First Nations, public and ENGO's) to develop environmental protection plans or programs;
  • Demonstrated leadership and success in working with corporate multi-disciplinary teams including operational, engineering, and environmental staff, to develop environmental protection plans or programs;
  • Experience with Environmental Management Systems and risk management frameworks an asset;
  • Clear strategic planning and thinking, with evidence of having set strategic direction and achieved goals;
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills;
  • Ability to produce coherent and persuasive business cases and strategies;
  • Able to think creatively and innovatively;
  • A broad range of environmental knowledge gained through short courses of study, in-depth experience and having worked in this specialty for at least 8 years;
  • Environmental law in BC; and
  • Demonstrated experience of managing budgets

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure compliance with effluent permits
  • Coordinate contractors to ensure work requiring outsourcing (i.e. EEM sampling) is performed correctly
  • Manage WQ databases to stay current on emerging trends in data
  • Plan/implement treatment technologies
  • Liaise with regulators
  • Liaise with stakeholders as required
  • Liaise with other mining operations in the region to ensure compatibility with programs and reduce duplication of effort (i.e. fish tissue sampling)
  • Review and edit reports (internal and from consultants) prior to release to upper management
  • Review and update EMP's as required
  • Process information and relay as needed to senior management
  • Ensure sampling is carried out with a high level of precision in a manner that is consistent across all sites
  • Apply for and follow up with permit amendments as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Conuma Coal provides competitive wages and benefits. Benefits include paid vacation, RSP program, and extended healthcare.


Application Process

To apply to this position please send your cover letter and resume to:

August 15, 2017

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