Employment Opportunity – Environmental Protection Officer (EPO) – Lac La Biche

Environmental Protection Officer (EPO) – Lac La Biche – Job Id – 53534
Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career using your education and experience in the environmental sector to ensure that Alberta’s environment and public safety is not at risk? Do you have experience related to environmental, regulatory inspections and/or compliance activities? This might be the opportunity for you!

We are hiring two (2) Environmental Protection Officer (EPO) for our northeast Alberta location Lac La Biche. Lac La Biche is a community of choice in northeastern Alberta. Rolling farmland, panoramic lake views and tranquil forests are all right in our backyard.

You will provide informed advice to regulated parties and members of the public regarding their actions to protect Alberta’s environment and public health. Working within Alberta’s environmental legislation, you will take a solutions-oriented approach in addressing and managing environmental challenges. You will consult, provide advice/direction, and take steps to enforce legislation when required. In your role you will respond to environmental incidents including public complaints on a variety of issues, and assess compliance with the applicable legislation, collect evidence to determine if a contravention has occurred, and conduct reactive inspections to assess regulatory compliance.

Minimum Educational and Experience Requirements:
• A two-year technical diploma in a related field, preferably Environmental Science, Agriculture
studies, Environmental Enforcement, or a related field.
• A minimum of six years of direct compliance, regulatory and/or enforcement experience.
• Equivalencies will be considered based on:
• 1 year of education for 1 year experience.

Additional requirements:
• Valid Driver’s License.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

• Experience in the direct application of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act,
Water Act and the Public Lands Act.
• Experience with working in or with the regulated sectors such as drinking water, contaminated
sites, industrial, agricultural, and municipal.
• Experience in regulatory inspection and/or investigation processes and techniques.
• Transferable skills, experience, education, and alignment with Government of Alberta values
may be considered.

Candidates that may not meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply and may be consider for a lower level.

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