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Intermediate to Senior Environment Scientist

The Senior Environment Scientist responsibilities will include preparation and processing of permit applications; permit maintenance; representing clients in meetings and phone calls with regulatory permitting agencies; developing and negotiating mitigation strategies; tracking schedules and budgets; interfacing with biologists, GIS specialists and other environmental technical experts with a focus on biological studies and permit processing; and managing project contracts. The position will also require business development, preparation of proposals and related marketing support, and management of multidisciplinary teams of biologists and other consultants. Production of high-quality work products and excellent client service are mandatory. This position will be expected to work with the Early Engagement business line related to engagement practices and the duty to consult in addition to ESG reporting for clients externally and within Axiom’s operations.

Working Conditions

The job will be performed in a general office setting with the potential for some support for events, site visits and fieldwork, conferences, and meetings held off-site.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience), preferably in environmental science, biology, or related field.
  • Five + years experience in the federal and provincial permitting processes or resources project management.
  • Expert-level knowledge of Regulations regarding Exploration/Mining in Canada.
  • Extensive Experience in study design, data collection, analysis and reporting to support project development.
  • Experience with Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Land Use Studies.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete projects on schedule and within budget.
  • Strong client and agency relationships.
Would be an Asset
  • A master’s degree or higher
  • Experience in Community Development, IAP2,
  • engagement best practices and town halls.
  • Extensive knowledge and application of stakeholder/Rights holder/beneficiary’s engagement processes.
  • Understanding or experience working with Traditional Knowledge holders, Rights holders and community.
  • Experience with early engagement and/or duty to consult processes along the exploration life cycle.
  • Understanding of ESG-related reporting requirements, specifically Scopes 1, 2, and 3.
  • Proven success in business development.
  • Ability and desire to grow into a position with increasing supervisory and management responsibilities.

Expected Skills and Attributes:

  • Coaching and mentorship ability.
  • Strong leadership and management abilities.
  • Ability to work as a team and manage a team of diverse people and experiences.
  • Ability to uphold the organizational culture that the sum is greater than its parts.

Closes July 19, 2024. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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Axiom Group
Suite 101, 3239 Faithfull Ave
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 8H4