Conservation Officer – WCLEA

  • Full Time
  • Calgary, AB
  • Posted on June 7, 2021
  • Vacancy: 2
  • Salary: 29.62 an hour

Conservation Officer – WCLEA

Salary $29.62 an hour
Job Type Full Time
Vacancy 2
Job ID 41741105
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Posted Date 07-06-2021
Expired at 07-03-2022


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 Ministry of Environment is accepting applications for its Western Conservation Law Enforcement Academy (WCLEA) training program that begins on September 7, 2021.

WCLEA provides a core curriculum of training and testing to attain certification valid for the four western Canada Conservation Services of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. WCLEA certification is a component for consideration for recruitment for Saskatchewan’s Senior Conservation Officer positions (Level 09).

During the WCLEA term position, candidates may be temporarily assigned to a field area where they will report to a Senior Conservation Officer. Subject to their authorities as a Conservation Officer (level 06), the candidates will assist in the delivery of resource, recreational and environmental programs including enforcement of all applicable acts and regulations. Duties may include the implementation of fisheries, wildlife, forestry, lands, environmental, and parks programs.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of applicable Federal and Provincial legislation, policies, programs and agreements related to resource and environmental law as well as knowledge of law enforcement, court procedures, legal documents and processes. You will have the ability to apply conflict resolution skills and appropriate enforcement techniques in order to conduct enforcement and non-enforcement investigations. In order to be successful in this position, you must have the ability to operate firearms, vehicles and a wide variety of equipment in a safe manner.

Typically, the competencies required for this position would be obtained through the successful completion of a Diploma in Resource and Environmental Law or Integrated Resource Management as well as progressive in-service training and demonstrated experience working in a conservation role.

Applicants that receive interviews must bring a valid PARE certificate to the interview. (a valid PARE certificate must be successfully acquired within 6 months of the interview date).

To qualify for these positions, you will:

  • be required to pass a psychological personality assessment to determine suitability for law enforcement; and
  • possess a valid driver’s licence.
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