Job Title:

Environmental Management Coordinator


Singleton Urquhart LLP


Tuktoyaktuk, NT

Closing Date:


Inuvialuit Regional Corporation
107 Mackenzie Road
Inuvik, NT  X0E 0T0

The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation ("IRC") was established in 1984 to manage the settlement of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement and represents the collective Inuvialuit interests in dealings with all levels of government and with the world at large.  The IRC's mandate focuses on improving the social, economic and cultural well-being of the Inuvialuit people.  IRC is currently seeking an experienced and qualified Environmental Management Coordinator who will work to ensure that the environmental value of private lands is maintained.  This is a full-time, permanent position based in Tuktoyaktuk, NT.


Reporting to the Director of Lands, the Environmental Management Coordinator is tasked with ensuring the maintenance of the environmental value of private lands by evaluating proposed projects from an environmental standpoint, drafting terms and conditions to govern how projects may proceed, inspecting land use activities, leading environmental cleanups and initiatives, and representing the Inuvialuit Land Administration on various committees and groups in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region.

Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, evaluating project applications and associated plans to determine the adequacy of information, terms and conditions, and evaluating individual project performance through review of inspection and environmental management reports; communicating regularly with the Director of Lands, Environmental Monitor Coordinator, Environmental Monitor, Land Use Application Coordinator and other natural resources management groups; preparing various documents and reports, including terms and conditions documents, inspection reports, and other documents and reports related to environmental management of Inuvialuit Private Lands; coordinating environmental inspections and completing reports on compliance with terms and conditions by developers; coordinating cleanups and developing cleanup plans and management projects; conducting environmental inspections and monitoring reports; providing project-related financial budgeting and management, including inspection of project invoices and developing environmental project budgets; and providing support and coverage for the Environmental Monitor Coordinator, as required, including the supervision of Environmental Monitors on projects.


The successful candidate will have a university degree in environmental or environmental health science; a Master's degree in environmental science is an asset.  Must have at least one year of related experience in environmental management, preferably in a cross-cultural or northern setting and have excellent English (reading, writing, speaking) communication skills.  Must have supervisory experience and be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced, results-oriented setting.

Specific skills include ability to present complex information in a simple way; experience with database programs, such as Microsoft Access; knowledge of environmental management theory and dynamics, as well as knowledge of environmental legislation, regulation, terms and conditions, especially those specific to the Northwest Territories; ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously; ability to collect and incorporate input from diverse stakeholder groups and to effectively gain support for new initiatives; ability to track and monitor programs, including the quality of program initiatives, expenditures, policies and related legislation; analysis of business and government documents, including cost ledgers, budgets and projections; project evaluation capabilities; ability to prepare clear and concise formal reports; and ability to work in a cross-cultural environment.  Must be willing to obtain First Aid and CPR training, if not already in receipt of same.  May be required to travel for field work in variable and extreme weather conditions, frequently through the year.


The position pays between $75,000 and $85,000 annually, based on education and experience, and on a 40 hour work week.   Benefits include  20 days’ vacation per year, as well as extended health and dental coverage.​


Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resumes to  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted 2017-07-28

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