Senior Policy Advisor
Government of Saskatchewan
Regina, Canada
3d ago

Employment Type : Permanent Full-time


026 EnvironmentSalary Range : $38.680 - $48.473HourlyGrade : SGEU.12.

The Ministry of Environment takes a team-based approach to protecting Saskatchewan’s environment for the well being of the province, its people and its future.

We use science-based solutions and environmental laws to help safeguard communities and to protect our air, land, water and habitat.

We are committed to high citizen and client satisfaction through workplace excellence, continuous improvement and innovation.

The Environmental Assessment and Stewardship Branch is seeking a highly-motivated, results-oriented individual to fill the position of Senior Policy Advisor.

This position will provide qualitative and quantitative research, analysis and advisory support for the province’s environmental assessment and waste stewardship programs.

Our candidate of choice will possess broad-based skills including :

  • Strong research and analytical skills to assess complex matters and provide strategic options that align with branch, ministry and government priorities;
  • Effective written and oral communications skills to relay information, explain the rationale behind decisions, and persuade others to achieve goals or resolve problems;
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail to plan and manage work in an effective manner, track achievements, take corrective action and meet deadlines;
  • Demonstrated sound judgment and decision-making skills to identify and address branch-related program issues and assess the potential impacts of decisions on public / client interest and concerns; and
  • Efficient collaboration and relationship-building skills to resolve problems, address and manage sensitive and differing needs and agendas of multiple stakeholders, and carry out branch business to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Typically, the knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position would be acquired through a degree in environmental studies and sciences, public administration or related discipline, supplemented with an understanding of environmental trends in Saskatchewan.

    In your cover letter and résumé, please identify how your past work, life and educational experiences have provided you with the skills identified above.

    As an employer, we are dedicated to service excellence by demonstrating innovation, being transparent and practicing effective and accountable use of resources, and promote engagement and leadership at all levels of the organization.

    To learn more about the Ministry of Environment, click here.

    What we offer :

  • Dynamic, challenging work for talented individuals;
  • A competitive salary;
  • Comprehensive benefits package including pension;
  • Vacation, earned days off (EDO) and other types of leave (maternity / paternity / adoption, family / personal leave, sick leave);
  • Inclusive work environments;
  • Advancement opportunities; and
  • Flexible work arrangements.
  • We are committed to workplace diversity.Hours of Work : A - SGEU Office 36 - one day off every two weeks

    Closing Date

    Jan 21, 2020, 11 : 59 : 00 PM

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