The Ministry of the Environment' s, Technical Support Section seeks an individual to support the Northern Region's permit to take water program. You will work with a diverse team and clients and utilize your knowledge and understanding of the methods and techniques of water resources management.AMENDED: area of search and closing date.What can I expect to do in this role?You will: • coordinate regional reviews of complex Permit to Take Water (PTTW) applications; • review and evaluate non-complex PTTW applications; • conduct field surveys, inspections and impact assessments; • respond to client's requests for data and advice; • provide information and guidance to applicants, agencies and the public respecting the PTTW program.How do I qualify?Mandatory requirements:• You possess a degree with specialization in a natural science discipline such as Hydrology, Biology, Environmental Studies, Physical Geography or Water Resources.• You have a valid driver's licence to complete field work.Technical expertise:• You have knowledge of the natural sciences field, normally acquired through a degree in Natural Sciences.• You have proven experience and ability to understand and apply applicable legislation, policies, guidelines, and procedures related to permanent to take water program.• You have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of water resources management.General skills:• You have well developed communication skills to prepare and present technical information and Ministry positions.• You have analytical, problem solving and project management skills to design and evaluate environmental issues and ensure proper workflow.• You have reasoning skills to avoid conflict and achieve consensus with clients.• You have well developed computer skills; knowledge of word-processing, spreadsheet, database programs.
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