Canada nationals: Junior Environmental Analyst

Government of the Northwest Territories

Yellowknife, NT, Canada 🇨🇦

Job Information

Located in Yellowknife, the Junior Environmental Analyst (Analyst) reports to the Manager, Environmental Affairs and supports the interests of the Department where projects, policies, guidelines and agreements are being developed, including providing assistance to projects or programs related to environmental assessment, regulatory processes and land use planning.

The Junior Analyst contributes to the work of Environmental Affairs (EA) to ensure that INFs operations and maintenance activities, construction projects, policy and processes are developed in a manner consistent with federal and territorial legislation, GNWT strategic policy and plans, land use plans, Aboriginal land claims and other Agreements, and broader environmental initiatives such as environmental monitoring programs, environmental remediation and transportation best practices.

The position works with other INF divisions, territorial and federal government colleagues, and the public including communities and third parties. The incumbent exchanges information, collaborates with others, participates in task teams and oversees work tasked to the Environmental Analyst Intern and Summer Students within the Environmental Affairs unit. The Junior Analyst assists with review of environmental projects including site remediation and Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) Phase I, II and III , participates in environmental monitoring, facility audit inspections, reviews and contributes to reports, and collaborates on recommendations to the Environmental Analyst and Manager regarding operating procedures, development plans and proposals.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
A Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Management, Biology, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science,  Geography or similar relevant disciplines; and, a minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience.  

Department Information

The Department of Infrastructure (INF) provides high quality services to the public and Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) departments, boards and agencies including the planning, design, construction, acquisition, operation and maintenance of public transportation infrastructure and the buildings, works and equipment required for the GNWT to deliver its programs and services. INF makes essential petroleum products available for sale to the public where these products are not provided by the private sector, and promotes the development and increased use of energy efficient technologies.  INF also regulates electrical and mechanical safety services and licenses individuals and vehicles operating in the territory.

For more information please refer to the Department of Infrastructure website at

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
[email protected]

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

Limited Competition

This Job Opening is limited to employees with the GNWT/WSCC in indeterminate and term positions.