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Senior Environment/ Engagement Specialist


Axiom is seeking a knowledgeable and motivated Senior Environment/Engagement Specialist to join our team. This essential full-time role is located at our main office, with the successful candidate playing a vital part in our environmental engagement and project management efforts. Reporting to the department lead, you will be responsible for managing a range of duties, including permit processing, stakeholder engagement, and ESG reporting. Your expertise will ensure the successful navigation of regulatory environments and the fostering of sustainable business practices.

Key Accountabilities

The Senior Environment/Engagement Specialist’s 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, the duty to consult in addition to ESG reporting for clients externally and within Axiom’s operations. 


  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience), preferably in environmental science, biology, or related field.
  • Five or more years experience in the federal and provincial permitting processes or resources project management.
  • Expert-level knowledge of Regulations about Exploration/Mining in Canada.
  • Extensive knowledge and application of stakeholder/rights holder/beneficiary’s engagement processes
  • 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.
  • Understanding or experience working with Traditional Knowledge holders, Rightsholders and community.
  • Experience with early engagement and duty to consult processes along the exploration life cycle.
  • Understanding of ESG-related reporting requirements, specifically Scope 1, 2 and 3.
  • Experience developing sustainability strategies with organizations.

Would be an asset: 

  • A master’s degree or higher in environmental science, natural resources, or a related field
  • Experience in Community Development, IAP2, Engagement best practices and facilitation of groups.
  • Field expertise in performing and maintaining permits
  • 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.


Working Conditions:

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

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent of this job. 

They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of this position.

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