New Job Environmental Officer : Environmental Compliance (1) And Contaminated Sites (2) In Quebec

Environmental officer : Environmental Compliance (1) and Contaminated Sites (2)
Environmental officer : Environmental Compliance (1) and Contaminated Sites (2)

Environmental officer : Environmental Compliance (1) and Contaminated Sites (2)

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $74,580–$89,411 a year
Location : Quebec

Full Description

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Real Property, Environment, Security and Safety
Québec (Québec)
$74,580 to $89,411

For further information on the organization, please visit Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Closing date: 6 February 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

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Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

There are two (2) streams to this process:
VOLET 1 : Environmental Compliance and Sustainable Development
VOLET 2 : Contaminated Sites Management

✷ Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) recognizes that the diversity of its employee population contributes to its strength and integrity. By completing the Employment Equity section in your application, you help create a Public Service that is diverse, inclusive and representative of identities, cultures, perspectives and experiences that make up Canada.

Please note that the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada has adopted a hybrid work mode of 2 days/week in person. The positions that will be staffed are physically located at Quebec (Quebec) .


As part of the Real Property, Environment, Security and Safety Regional Directorate (RPESSD), the Environmental Compliance Division (ECD) is a center of expertise that serves all DFO programs and business lines in the Quebec Region, providing advice and guidance to managers and employees on environmental compliance. In a continuous improvement approach, the environmental officer working within this team analyzes various environmental issues and challenges arising from DFO's assets and operations (including the Canadian Coast Guard-CCG) to ensure that the Department complies with environmental laws, regulations, policies and programs. This is done by providing advice to managers and decision-makers, training employees and conducting environmental compliance audits of DFO/CCG operational sites. It also carries out various projects according to the priorities of the environmental program.

The main environmental aspects considered are the management of hazardous materials, halocarbons, the management of petroleum storage tank systems and related products, the management of contaminated sites, wildlife species and their habitats, compliance with the Impact Assessment Act, and climate change and sustainable development.

Intent of the process

The intent of this process is to fill one (1) permanent position and two (2) positions of approximately one (1) year duration with a possibility of extension and/or permament appointment.

A pool of full or partially qualified candidates may be established to fill identical or similar positions within the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada whose workplaces may vary in the Quebec Region.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

ED. Graduation with a degree from a recognized university, with acceptable specialization in biology, physics, geology, chemistry or some other science relevant to the position.

Degree equivalency

EX1. Experience providing advice and recommendations related to environmental matters.

EX2. Experience planning and/or implementing and/or managing projects/programs in environmental compliance or sustainable development.

EX3. Experience analyzing and interpretating environmental data for the purpose of preparing or reviewing technical reports relating to environmental compliance or sustainable development.

EX4. Experience planning and/or implementing and/or managing projects/programs in contaminated sites.

EX5. Experience analyzing and interpreting environmental data for the purpose of preparing or reviewing technical reports relating to contaminated sites.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements
French Essential, Bilingual Imperative (BBB/BBB).

Information on language requirements

CO1. Knowledge of the main federal and provincial (Quebec) laws related to environmental protection.

CO2. Knowledge of the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy (FSDS) and the Greening Government Strategy (GGS) related to sustainable development and real property management.

CO3. Knowledge of federal and provincial (Quebec) legislation, regulations, guidelines and codes of practice related to the management of contaminated sites, including the Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan (FCSAP)

CO4. Knowledge of contaminated site characterization and remediation practices.

AB1. Ability to manage priorities.
AB2. Ability to identify, analyze and assess environmental issues and make appropriate recommendations.
AB3. Ability to interpret environmental regulatory requirements.
AB4. Ability to communicate orally.
AB5. Ability to communicate in writing.

PS1. Initiative
PS2. Work effectively with others

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

AED. Higher education diploma in a field related to the position to be filled.

Degree equivalency

AEX1. Significant experience in the field of environment.

AEX2. Experience conducting inspections or audits to assess environmental regulatory compliance or the performance of the environmental management system (EMS).

AEX3. Experience providing energy management services, including monitoring, tracking and reporting on energy consumption, interpreting energy monitoring results and making recommendations on renewable energy, energy capacity or sustainable infrastructures.

AEX4. Experience in toxicological and eco-toxicological risk management using the federal or provincial approach.

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

  • Possess a valid class 5 driver's license or better.
  • Be able and willing to travel frequently to remote areas in small aircraft, vehicles or watercraft, sometimes in difficult weather and road conditions.
  • Be able and willing to work overtime, as needed.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.