Canada nationals: Environment Protection Analyst

Yukon Government
Whitehorse, YT, Canada
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Environment Yukon is a recognized leader and a trusted partner in environmental stewardship. Our actions support a healthy, sustainable, and prosperous Yukon now and into the future. The Standards & Approvals section of the Environmental Programs Branch establishes environmental standards and implements policies and regulations to enhance environmental quality. The Environmental Protection Analyst contributes to these initiatives by analyzing, developing and implementing Environment Act regulations, policies and related programs.

The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in development and interpretation of environmental policy and legislation, strong motivation to find collaborative solutions to environmental challenges, strong analytical and communication skills, and is able to work well independently and as part of a close-knit team.

For more information about this position, please contact Jennifer Dagg at


Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Post-secondary degree with a major in chemistry, hydrogeology, environmental or other related sciences, or in chemical, environmental or civil-environmental engineering;
  • Considerable experience in analyzing technical information and data related to contamination in soil and water and comparing analysis to contaminated site standards and legislation;
  • Recent experience conducting or reviewing site investigations, site assessment and remediation projects; and
  • Recent experience working collaboratively with government and industry stakeholders and regulatory agencies that may have differing interests and mandates to achieve mutually-beneficial outcomes.


  • Experience with Yukon’s environmental regulatory processes and relevant legislation;
  • Experience using and maintaining equipment for sampling water, air or soil;
  • Experience developing and using educational and communications materials related to environmental protection.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • The ability to effectively manage time, priorities and a changing workload;
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to build effective relationships and work collaboratively with others; and
  • Ability to apply environmental regulations and processes to inform decision making.

Additional Information:
Working Conditions: Occasional travel to remote locations