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License & Development Officer

Listing Number: 5399
City/Town: Campbell River
Wage Comment:

Located along the beautiful coastal waters of Vancouver Island, Cermaq Canada Ltd. is a salmon farming company focused on operational excellence. With our skilled team, we strive for a high quality product achieved through sustainable aquaculture practices. Our award winning safety culture and opportunities to develop and grow within the company makes Cermaq a great place to build a career.

Cermaq Canada is looking for a License & Development Officer to join our Environment & Sustainable Development team to ensure regulatory compliance is maintained with licensing and permits and third-party certifications.

You would report to the Sustainable Development & Environmental Manager. Your position’s primary responsibility will be to manage federal and provincial approvals necessary for the day-to-day operations of our facilities.
Primary Job Duties:
•Maintain day to day licenses and permits such as tenure renewals, legal notices, receiving and tracking incoming licenses and permits, and forwarding to relevant Cermaq facilities
•Compile applications for new licenses and amendments that are professionally and thoroughly prepared at a high quality in order to meet or exceed all government standards
•Maintain strong working relationships with regulatory agencies and policy makers and collaborate with various internal and external stakeholders, consultants, contractors and field research
•Deliver a proactive level of service that builds trust to meet internal and external party needs with an attention to detail, quality of information, confidentiality and timelines met
•Prepare supporting information and participate in certification audits
•Provide updates on regulatory changes and summarize third party assessments into internal reports


Application Requirements:
•A degree in biological or environmental sciences or related science
•A minimum of 5 years of experience in aquaculture, preferred
•Experience in project management with a high level of verbal communications and writing skills
•Possesses good judgement and attention to detail
•Ability to work well with others and build relationships
•Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
•Valid driver’s license required due to occasional regional travel as well as the ability to travel nationally
•Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced work environment with changing priorities and multiple deadlines

Special Requirements:
•Prerequisite to hiring includes reference checks and criminal records check
•Only applicants who are legally allowed to work in Canada will be considered

Fax Number: 250-286-0042
Address: 203-919 Island Highway Campbell River
Notes: This permanent full-time position is based out of our Campbell River head office and works Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm with some flexibility required for travel and events. Company benefits are available after a 3-month probationary period.How to Apply: If your qualifications meet the application requirements and you would like to apply for this opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter in person, by fax, or by e-mail, stating “License & Development Officer” in the subject line before Sunday, August 12, 2019 to: Office: 203-919 Island Highway, Campbell River | Fax: 250-286-0042 | E-mail: Cermaq Canada is an equal opportunities employer who provides a workplace that is free of discrimination. Cermaq Canada has a progressive view of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. Although wholly committed to hire the best candidate available, we strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples for this role. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.