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Position: Regulatory Specialist
Organization: Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board
Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

About Us:

The Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board (MVLWB) is a highly respected, Affirmative Action employer with a collaborative and dynamic work environment. We are focused on fulfilling our mandate to provide for the conservation, development and utilization of land and water resources for the optimum benefit of residents of the Mackenzie Valley resource management area of the Northwest Territories and for all Canadians.

The Position:

We are seeking an energetic and highly organized individual for a Regulatory Specialist position in our Yellowknife office.

The Regulatory Specialist is responsible for coordinating submissions made to the Board, managing public reviews, participating in environmental impact assessments, liaising with government, industry, First Nations, and other stakeholders, managing various projects, and assisting in technical reviews.

Successful applicants will preferably have a degree in civil, environmental, or mine engineering, environmental management, science, or planning from a four-year college or university and two to three years related experience and/or training. Familiarity in conducting in-depth regulatory, environmental scientific and technical reviews would be an asset.

Successful applicants must demonstrate the following competencies in their cover letter and resume:

  • strong technical writing ability;
  • strong written and oral communication skills;
  • project and time management; cultural awareness; and an understanding of relevant environmental legislation.

The starting salary for this position ranges from $89,861 to $93,272 per year plus a comprehensive benefits package that includes over $15,000 per year in allowances.


If you have the required experience and are interested in joining a high-performing team in a fast-paced, progressive and dynamic environment, we encourage you to apply. Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume by Monday, June 21, 2021 to:

Attn: Janet Toner, Janet Toner Consulting Ltd.
RE: MVLWB Hiring Competition

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in these competitions.


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 8 2021    ID: 60069