Environmental Analyst

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  • Post Date: October 11, 2022
Job Description

Environmental Analyst – Part time (21 hrs/week)

An exceptional opportunity to work in a unique organization!

  • Hybrid position where you will work closely with passionate people.
  • Travel periodically to the James Bay territory.
  • Leverage your knowledge and interests for the environment and Indigenous issues.

Join the JBACE as an Environmental Analyst

The James Bay Advisory Committee on the Environment (JBACE) is the preferential forum established by Section 22 of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA) to oversee its environmental and social protection regime. To do so, the JBACE analyzes issues that may affect the environment or the communities in the Territory, advises the governments concerning the formulation of policies, laws and regulations, and facilitates dialogue between stakeholders.

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Key responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Executive Director of the JBACE and its administrative committee, the Environmental Analyst makes an important contribution to the mission of the committee and:

  • Analyzes existing environmental laws and policies, legislative and regulatory amendments, new laws and regulations under development to determine the impact of their implementation under Section 22 of the JBNQA.
  • Provides recognized professional expertise and advice on improving the impact assessment and review process for development projects, namely social impacts, or the environmental and social protection regime under Section 22 of the JBNQA.
  • Prepares briefs, expert opinions and official letters related to files submitted to the JBACE by the various responsible governments (federal, provincial, regional or local).
  • Supports the JBACE delegations during consultations or meetings on government measures affecting the James Bay territory.
  • Contributes to the tracking of environmental issues by consulting the websites of relevant ministries, agencies and organisations.
  • Collaborates in the drafting of the annual report or any other document presented by the JBACE.
  • Participates in the dissemination of acquired knowledge, particularly to Cree community leaders, JBNQA organizations and regional entities.

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to the position such as environment, law, natural sciences, or social sciences.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience related to environmental policies and issues and to their impact on Indigenous rights.
  • Knowledge of the JBNQA and its complementary agreements is an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written skills in French and English. Knowledge of Cree is an asset.

Personal attributes

  • Excellent writing and analysis skills
  • Good time management
  • Very good communication skills
  • Excellent ability to work in a team setting
  • Ability to work independently

Working conditions

  • Part time position, 21 hours per week
  • Eligibility for benefits; health insurance and contribution to the RRSP
  • Salary scale: $26.25/hr to $38.04/hr
  • Possibility of working in hybrid mode, minimum 1 day per week in person
  • Periodic trips to Quebec City
  • Approximately 2 annual trips to the James Bay territory

NOTE: Hiring priority will be granted to JBNQA beneficiaries.

Please send your resume to the following E-mail address : emploi@perreaultassocies.com
We will only communicate with selected candidates. We thank you for your interest in the available position and the JBACE.