Canada nationals: Water Resource Officer

Government of the Northwest Territories

Fort Simpson, NT, CA

Department Information

Environment and Natural Resources actively collaborates to protect, manage and restore ecosystem health, promote environmental stewardship and support the wise use of natural resources for the benefit of ecosystems, which include the people of the Northwest Territories.

Job Information

The position is located in Fort Simpson, within the Deh Cho Region, and reports directly to the Regional Superintendent. The Water Resource Officer supports the Regional Superintendent by ensuring compliance with various Acts pertaining to water resource management, providing advice to internal and external clients and stakeholders, and representing the region on various committees and boards.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
A B.Sc. Degree in environmental science, environmental engineering or related degree and 3 years of related experience, OR a Diploma in Environment and Natural Resources Technology and 5 years of progressive experience in a renewable resource field.

A bona fide requirement of the job is passing the annual work simulation fitness standards.
This is a law enforcement position with a requirement to wear a uniform while on duty including personal protective equipment ( duty belt, ballistic vest) as directed by policy.
A suitable criminal history check and/or enhanced reliability background check is required for law enforcement positions.
Must maintain a valid Firearms License (PAL) and legal ability to possess and use firearms.
Must hold and maintain a valid Class 5 driver’s license.
Experience living and working on the land in isolated conditions and traveling in all seasons and conditions is an asset.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Dehcho HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
9602  100 STREET
BOX 240
[email protected]

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via email.






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