Lead Environmental Technician

May 24 2024
Expected expiry date: June 22 2024
Industries Public administration
Categories Environmental, Energy
Anywhere - Quebec • Full time

The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) is a supramunicipal organization with jurisdiction over the Kativik region. The KRG is currently seeking to recruit a dynamic and motivated candidate to fill the position of:

Lead Environmental Technician

(Permanent, Full-time on Rotation)

Reporting to the Coordinator - Environment, the Lead Environmental Technician will work closely with environmental specialists. More specifically, the Lead Environmental Technician's role will be to perform the following tasks:

  • Conduct environmental assessments of contaminated sites (Phase I and Phase II);
  • Help coordinate remediation work on contaminated sites in northern villages;
  • Write detailed environmental inspection reports;
  • Participate in community inspections, conducting water and soil sampling and analyzing results;
  • Follow up accidental spills with the relevant authorities and ensure that all measures are taken to minimize impacts;
  • Collaborate with local stakeholders to assess environmental needs in communities;
  • Participate in the development and implementation of environmental awareness programs in Nunavik communities;
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of prevention programs;
  • Help coordinate recycling and hazardous waste management programs with team members and local authorities;
  • Collect field data and communicate results;
  • Work closely with other members of the environmental team in other tasks related to environmental management;
  • Support the environment technician in his/her tasks;
  • Perform any other tasks required.


  • College diploma in environment or related field
  • 2 years' relevant environmental experience
  • Knowledge of environmental laws and regulations in force in the province of Quebec
  • Experience working with aboriginal or northern communities.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of sampling protocols standardized by the Ministry of the Environment
  • Know how to install and use environmental monitoring tools.
  • Able to write technical reports and communicate information with team members, communities, organizations, and regulatory authorities.
  • Good knowledge of health and safety risks associated with environmental characterization and remediation work.
  • Interest in working outdoors year-round and traveling within Nunavik.
  • Working knowledge of at least two (2) of the following languages, written and spoken: Inuktitut, English, and French.

Place of Work:   Other (Rotation)

Salary:  Min: $ 44,712/year, max: $ 75,266/year 


Simplified pension plan: 6% employer contributions, 4% employee contributions

Group insurance

Vacation: 20 days per year

Statutory Holidays: 20 days, including 10 during Christmas break.

The KRG is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement, conditions may vary to promote the hiring of Inuit candidates.


The KRG will only contact candidates selected for an interview.


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