Canada nationals: Resilience Specialist

Government of Saskatchewan

Regina, SK, Canada 🇨🇦

The Ministry of Environment takes a team-based approach, provides science-based solutions, compliance and mitigation measures aimed at protecting the environment, safeguarding communities and helping to ensure balanced economic growth and a better quality of life for all Saskatchewan residents. We are committed to high citizen and client satisfaction through workplace excellence, continuous improvement and innovation. 

The Opportunity

Cumulative Impacts and Science Branch of the Ministry of Environment is seeking a motivated and experienced individual for the position of Resilience Specialist. This position will report to the Manager, Policy and Stakeholder Engagement.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Providing leadership and expertise for the ongoing implementation of Saskatchewan’s Climate Resilience Measurement Framework. This includes: collating, analyzing, and reporting on quantitative and qualitative data and results used in annual reporting on the Framework; and coordinating the timely release of an annual report;
  • Establishing, managing, and maintaining an information management system and databases for diverse types and sources of data;
  • Providing subject matter expertise in ongoing and emerging initiatives on climate resilience, and identifying emerging opportunities and issues related to climate resilience;
  • Contributing to the Branch’s policy and technical analyses as well as providing interpretation of results related to the Climate Resilience Measurement Framework and resilience; and
  • Serving as a subject matter representative on Federal-Provincial-Territorial committees focused on climate change and resilience.

Typically, the knowledge, skills and experience required to be successful in this position would have been obtained through:

  • An undergraduate degree in natural sciences such as climate science, landscape science, environmental science, hydrology or physics;
  • A graduate education in a transdisciplinary field such as sustainability science and environmental studies; and
  • Significant experience in project-based (time-bound) work that requires application of scientific theories and principles, analysis of complex issues and timely delivery and communication of analyses and project results.

This position is located in Regina and requires travel including staying overnight in locations away from home. The successful candidate must be willing and able to travel, at times to remote locations, and be in possession of a valid Class 5 driver’s licence.

Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the above knowledge, skills, and experience.

What We Offer: 

  • Dynamic, challenging work for talented individuals;
  • A competitive salary;
  • Comprehensive benefits package including pension;
  • Vacation, earned days off (EDO) and other types of leave;
  • Inclusive work environments;
  • Advancement opportunities; and
  • Flexible work arrangements
We are committed to workplace diversity.
Hours of Work:  A – SGEU Office 36 – one day off every two weeks

Number of Openings:  1

Closing Date
:  Dec 31, 2020, 12:59:00 AM