Technical and Policy Analyst Position-The Pembina Institute


The Pembina Institute is seeking a bright and resourceful individual with experience in energy resource management and the environment, who is committed to helping Canada and Alberta transition towards a sustainable energy future. As the successful candidate, you will work with the rest of Pembina’s Oilsands Program and Alberta Energy Solutions team, and will report to the Director of the Oilsands program. For a full job description click here.

The Technical and Policy Analyst Position

The analyst position will require you to understand Alberta’s oilsands sector, the history of oil and gas and oilsands development in Alberta, the environmental, social and economic implications of current and forecast oilsands development. In addition, this position will require you to raise awareness about the implications of oilsands development, potential solutions and the Institute’s approach to engaging with provincial and federal governments, First Nations, corporations and other NGOs on oilsands issues.

The successful candidate will possess an undergraduate degree in engineering, environmental studies/science, planning, public policy or related studies in natural resource science, ecology, biology, chemistry, or physics (preferred). Graduate degree an asset.

Preferred Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct quantitative and qualitative technical research in the area of energy, environment, economics or policy.
  • Understanding of and experience with the media.
  • Strong research, writing and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent data analysis, computer skills (i.e. Excel). Ability to coordinate workshops, events and meetings.
  • Familiarity with environmental impact assessment, environmental management/decision making, political decision-making, resource economics, and/or principles of environmental protection.
  • Ability to respond effectively to phone and email inquiries from the public or professional agencies.
  • Experience with a government agency, Aboriginal organization energy resource development company or utility, transportation or building industry, environmental consulting firm, or environmental organization would be considered an asset.

For a complete list of qualifications, click here.

Interested in Applying?

For a full job description click here.  A detailed resume should be submitted electronically in Word (.doc or .docx), Rich Text (.rtf) or Portable Document Format (PDF), along with a letter explaining why you are a strong candidate for this position. Please do not password protect the documents you submit. Interviewees will be asked to provide references.

Mail to: (Please identify the position you are applying for in the subject line)

Application deadline: midnight, January 15, 2012.

The successful candidate is expected to begin work in February 2012.

The Pembina Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This entry was posted in Employment, Full-time and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s