NHX Traditional Knowledge Monitoring Program

The NHX Governance Committee hired Thomas Lafferty to coordinate along with assist in the Traditional Knowledge Program. Thomas’s role will be to assist the TK Monitors upon return from the Fletcher Lake cabin to assist in entering data collected, coordinate the TK monitors travel, expenditures and training along with other duties as follows.

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Environmental Monitor

Full time, Gah Cho Kue

Fly in/ Fly out rotation

Ni Hadi Xa is seeking an environmental monitor for the Gah Cho Kue Diamond Mine located 280km northeast of Yellowknife. Ni Hadi Xa is a stewardship agreement that provides for input and review of the environmental monitoring and management as well as reporting associated with the Gahcho Kue Diamond Mine. The Environmental Monitor position will be based at the Mine Site. The environmental monitor will accompany De Beers staff on routine activities at the mine, will review data and reports regarding De Beers’ Environmental performance, will provide their own reports on the activities at the mine, and will communicate their observations to the Ni Hadi Xa Governance committee, Environment Manager, De Beers and partner communities on a regular basis.

The following will be considered the minimum qualifications for the position:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience)
  • Two years of work experience in the North (NWT/YU/NU)
  • Two years of environmental monitoring experience
  • Valid NWT Drivers Licence
  • De Beers Canada Mine Site Medical Clearance
  • De Beers Canada Mine Site Security Clearance

Two – year term position beginning in November 2019. De Beers will provide accommodation, food, and office space at the Gahcho Kue mine Site as well as transportation to and from Yellowknife. $75,000/annum plus benefits. More Information, including full job description, can be found on our website www.nihadixa.ca

Please submit your CV and cover letter to Rosy.Bjornson@nihadixa.ca. The deadline to apply is October 31, 2019 at Noon. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contracted.