Resident Geologist
Government of Saskatchewan
La Ronge, SK
Resident Geologist - GEO000300

Employment Type: Permanent Full-time
Location(s): SK-LaRonge and Area-La Ronge
Ministry: 023 Energy and Resources
Salary Range: $6,622 - $8,610 Monthly
Salary Supplement: 14%
Grade: commensurate with qualifications
The Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy and Resource’s Saskatchewan Geological Survey is seeking a self-motivated and committed individual to fill the role of Resident Geologist at the Saskatchewan Precambrian Geological Laboratory in La Ronge, SK.

Responsibilities include:
managing the drill core library and sample collections in the La Ronge Precambrian Geological Laboratory
supporting and tracking exploration, development and production of northern Saskatchewan’s mineral resources through client services, public relations, visits to mineral exploration sites
community engagement and outreach, including provision of information on the geology and mineral resources of Saskatchewan and the mining cycle in general, to people of all ages in northern communities
up to 50% of this position may be dedicated towards instruction of geoscience courses at local post-secondary educational institutions, up to the level of first year university undergraduate courses
focused geoscience research projects

Success in this position will require:
Master’s of Science degree in Geology
registration (or eligible for registration) in the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan
In-depth knowledge of the Precambrian geology of Saskatchewan, mineral deposit geology and all aspects of the mining cycle
a demonstrated track record of teaching including the ability to teach geoscience material, including field-based courses, at a minimum level of first year university undergraduate courses
demonstrated skill in establishing and maintaining effective and productive working relationships with client groups, including industry, First Nations and northern communities, other government personnel, and the public at large
ability to gather, evaluate, and interpret geological data employing a variety of techniques and industry-specific software packages
valid driver’s licence
The position is based year-round in La Ronge, Saskatchewan and applicants must have the ability and willingness to travel to remote sites and to work in remote and physically demanding wilderness areas for short periods of time.

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
Flexible work arrangements
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Hours of Work: M - Monthly Out of Scope
Number of Openings: 1
Closing Date: Jan 15, 2019, 11:59:00 PM