Environmental Specialist

May 30 2024
Expected expiry date: June 28 2024
Industries Public administration
Categories Environment,
Anywhere - Quebec | Anywhere - Ontario • Full time

The Kativik Regional Government (KRG), a supramunicipal organization with jurisdiction over the territory north of the 55th parallel, is currently seeking a motivated and dynamic individual to join the KRG and work as:




Under the supervision of the Assistant Director, Environment and Territory, Department of Renewable Resources, Environment, Lands and Parks, the Environmental Specialist's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Intervene as program officer for waste management in Nunavik;
  • Collaborate with Recognized Management Organizations (RMOs) and Designated Management Organizations (DMOs) in the application of the various recovery programs and agreements applicable to Nunavik;
  • Establish and maintain communication with RMO/DMO representatives, representatives of the various carriers and northern villages;
  • Develop program performance monitoring systems, report on them and, if necessary, implement corrective measures within a reasonable timeframe;
  • Manage the communication strategy between the RMO/DMO representatives and the official drop-off points in the 14 northern villages;
  • Provide technical assistance to the northern villages for the operation of the official drop-off points for the various products under the extended producer responsibility, extended deposit, selective collection or other waste management programs applicable to Nunavik;
  • Produce follow-up reports on operations and keep a record of material volumes by program and by community;
  • Participate in the organization of logistics for all activities related to orders shipped by boat and by air; in particular, ensure that the 14 drop-off points receive the materials needed for proper packaging and storage of recovered materials;
  • Travel to all 14 villages to ensure smooth operation of official depots;
  • Seek cost-effectiveness for all goods and services ordered;
  • Apply the Information, Awareness and Education strategies of the various RMOs/GDOs in
  • Support and advise RMOs and DMOs to ensure that depots and other services are adapted to Nunavik's specific


  • University degree in environment, project management or related field;
  • Diploma or training in logistics and transportation would be considered an asset;
  • Minimum of three years' relevant work experience (application of environmental programs, logistics planning, );
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Excellent adaptability skills;
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office; knowledge of project management software an asset
  • Essential working knowledge of at least two (2) of the following languages, both written and spoken: Inuktitut, French and English;
  • Willingness and ability to travel frequently throughout


Workplace: Kuujjuaq, Quebec 

Salary:  Minimum $ 58,466/year; maximum $ 100,085/year.


Cost-of-living differential: Minimum $8,500/year

Food allowance: Minimum $3,707/year

Annual leave trips: maximum of 3 per person annually Simplified Pension Plan: 6% employer, 4% employee Group Insurance

Vacation: 20 days

Statutory Holidays: 20 days including 10 during Christmas holidays


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


Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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