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Nws Environmental Services Officer

July 30 2021
Industries Consulting services
Categories Environment
Ottawa, ON

Join Nasittuq for a unique and rewarding experience!

Nasittuq is currently bidding on the contract for the Operation & Maintenance of the North Warning System (NWS). The NWS is a joint Canada and United States early-warning radar system with 47 sites located in Northern Canada; a Control Centre and Support Centre located in North Bay, ON and a Contract Management Office located in Ottawa, ON.

This job posting is being advertised in advance of award of a contract. Employment is contingent upon Nasittuq being awarded the contract.

We are looking for someone who cares about their work, is motivated, works collaboratively and thrives in a fast-paced environment. If you are someone who approaches work with passion and the courage to innovate, then this role is for you.

Nasittuq currently provides exemplary technical services to the Department of National Defence (DND) in support of operations of Canadian Forces Station Alert (CFS Alert) in Alert Nunavut. For more information, visit www.nasittuq.com.


The Environmental Services Officer is responsible for establishing, directing, and controlling programs to ensure good environmental practices on the North Warning System, and to promote environmental awareness among Nasittuq staff.

  • Ensure compliance with all federal, provincial, and territorial legislation.
  • Establish and maintain an Environmental Management System, in compliance with ISO 14000 requirements
  • Act as the key point of contact on behalf of Nasittuq for external agencies, particularly: Environment Canada and the Nunavut Water Board (NWB)
  • Administer NWB licenses
  • Establish and maintain a Corporate Environmental Protection Plan for the NWS
  • Oversee the annual NWS site environmental inspections, and ensure that the associated reports are prepared, and recommendations actioned as appropriate
  • Develop programs for environmental training as required for Nasittuq personnel, including Environmental Awareness, and Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
  • Review engineering designs for environmental compliance
  • Coordinate spill investigations, prepare and submit subsequent reports, and recommend corrective actions where applicable
  • Prepare monthly reports regarding environmental incidents


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in the Sciences
  • Certified Canadian Environmental Practitioner or eligible for designation as a Certified Canadian Environmental Practitioner
  • Ten (10) years of direct experience in the provision of environmental services
  • Adaptability and ability to manage priorities with attention to detail and work cross-culturally
  • Familiar with ISO 14001 standard and certification process
  • Computer literate in MS applications, strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Candidates must be Canadian citizens, be eligible for SECRET security clearance and pass a pre-employment medical

Qualified and interested candidates please apply!

Nasittuq is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified groups. Inuit Land Claim Beneficiary applicants are encouraged to apply and self-identify.

We thank you for your interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.