Environmental Coordinator

Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada
Mar 31, 2021
Apr 16, 2021
Full Time

At Agnico Eagle, our values never waver. We believe in trust, respect, equality, family and responsibility. Why? Because they express who we are and they have helped us succeed in business for over 60 years.


We value you - your unique set of skills and experience. We value your willingness to build those skills and make a meaningful contribution to our company. And, we value your commitment to treat every person on our team with respect, helping us to operate safely, protect the environment and make a positive contribution to our local communities.


Agnico Eagle is always looking for new talented team members to join our Nunavut mining operations. Meliadine is located just northwest of Rankin Inlet, a small coastal town on the shores of Hudson Bay. Commercial production began at Meliadine in mid-May 2019 and the mine officially opened at the end of June. This mine is our largest gold deposit in terms of mineral resources and we expect to operate it for at least 14 years. The site features a power plant and processing facilities, as well as a complete camp complex.


Reporting to the Environmental General Supervisor, the Environmental Coordinator coordinates the activities of the Meliadine Environmental Team and works in close collaboration with other departments of the division. He/she plans, organizes and prepares the required documentation in order to ensure good environmental practices for the team in terms of site inspections, water monitoring, spills, waste, wildlife management and as well as new environmental projects. He/she will play an important role within the Environmental Team and ensure compliance with regulatory affairs. The incumbent ensures the goals and objectives are achieved, while respecting Agnico Eagle's culture, Health & Safety Code of Conduct and the environment.
  • Efficient operation of the department through supervision of the technicians and the management of consultants for environmental programs and reporting;
  • Provide essential participation and assistance in field execution of all required environmental work and provide guidance to the team members;
  • Production of weekly/monthly reports and participate on annual report preparation, writing and review;
  • Plan efficiently the departmental resources and staff according to the department budget requirements;
  • Ensure compliance with regulations, permits, plans and following up on actions for non-conformities;
  • Trend and follow sampling results by maximizing the use of the departmental database;
  • Ensure liaison with others departments (mainly for water management, construction, water quality forecast);
  • Lead or assist site inspection with regulators and communicate with Inspectors, Regulators, and/or Officers as required;
  • Ensure liaison with Communication/Community Relations groups;
  • Review, document and ensure the information provided is accurate;
  • Lead by example by applying best practices and respecting the Company's Health & Safety Code of Conduct and the environment;
  • Participate in Risk Management Evaluation;
  • Assist in the permitting process.


  • College Degree in Environmental Sciences/Environmental Management/Biology/Chemistry/ Hydrology or any relevant field;
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role;
  • Arctic experience and mining project experience would be considered an asset;
  • Supervisory experience is a must, along with good leadership skills;
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team;
  • Excellent working knowledge of all Microsoft Office Suite applications especially Outlook, Excel, Word & PowerPoint;
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate in English (Oral and written). Selected candidates must attain a passing mark on the SPEEXX English language assessment.

Your Work Schedule
  • Schedule: 14 days of work, followed by 14 days for transportation and rest; flights departing from all communities in the Kivalliq region, Mirabel or Val-d'Or, Quebec.