Environmental Monitor ID: 67470

Deadline Date: 2021/10/29

Location:  Dubreuilville

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 Natural and Applied Sciences and Related


Participate in field projects:

  • Fish Capture Work
  • In stream monitoring
  • Fish habitat compensation projects
  • Plant Surveys
  • Environmental Effects Monitoring
  • Provide MFN and Argonaut Gold – Magino Mine with a monthly report including Effectiveness of mitigation measures, Recommendations for improvements, Activities, and mitigation measures for upcoming work.
  • Ensure any information prior to being shared with MFN has been reviewed and approved by Argonaut Gold – Magino Mine Environmental Manager.

Assist with:

  • Data analysis and report writing
  • Surface and groundwater sampling
  • Air quality monitoring
  • Hydrology surveys

Other duties:

  • Regular ATV and snowmobile Operator
  • Lifting (Large coolers of water samples, inflatable boats, generators, ice augers etc)
  • This is a physical outdoors-based position - Long Hikes over rough terrain and or deep snow
  • Able to carry a backpack and or other heavy equipment across this rough terrain
  • Work safely and contribute to safe practices by the Magino team and all contractors.
  • Conduct environmental monitoring as required by permits and according to Magino’s Management Plans and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Follow QA/QC requirements and procedures.
  • Conduct inspections and audits of contractor environmental management system (EMS) and environmental activities (e.g. waste management).
  • Interact and communicate effectively within a multi-disciplinary team consisting of environmental professionals, engineers, and contractors.


  • Technical Diploma in Environmental or Natural Sciences (Desirable).
  • Must be a member of Michipicoten First Nation* or relative
  • G Class Driver’s License (Required)
  • Entry level to 2 years’ experience conducting environmental sampling and executing surface and groundwater quality management programs at a major industrial site.
  • Previous experience with environmental monitoring/sampling and data tracking (e.g. some combination of: stream/lake sampling, benthic/sediment sampling, groundwater sampling, fish sampling, stream flow measurement, vegetation identification, erosion/sedimentation monitoring etc).
  • Mining operational experience is preferred but other similar industrial site experience will be considered.
  • Previous experience with mentoring less experienced Monitors or Technicians would be considered an asset.
  • Valid Level 1 First Aid Certificate (or willingness to undertake training).
  • ATV and snowmobile Operator’s Certificate (or willingness to undertake training).
  • Pleasure Craft Licence (or willingness to undertake training).
  • Good general physical health in order to perform rigorous outdoor activity.
  • Willingness to undertake specific training at the request of the employer.
  • Good computer skills are desirable (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), or willingness to take further training.
  • Safety conscious, reliable, self-starter and a team player.
  • Detail oriented with ability to take clear, concise, and defensible field notes.
  • May be required to spend extended periods away from home base.
  • Must be able to drive a manual-speed, 4x4 vehicle and ATV.




  • The role is located at the Magino Mine, which is approximately 88 kilometres northeast of Wawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • The ideal candidate for the role will work a rotation of 7 days on and 7 days off (12-hour days).
  • Although you will be assigned a work schedule, this is not a guaranteed schedule of hours, and your work hours may vary with the needs of the company.
  • Magino promotes a drug and alcohol-free workplace and has adopted a zero-tolerance policy with respect to alcohol or unauthorized drugs on site.

Reporting to the Environmental Manager (or their delegate), the Environmental Monitor is a field position based at the Magino Mine site.  The majority of time spent in this position will be outdoors regardless of weather conditions. This is a permanent position, liaising on behalf of Michipicoten First Nation (Member or relative of MFN will be preferred for this role) and the successful candidate will contribute to the environmentally safe construction and operations of the Magino mine. The successful candidate will also be required to travel to Wawa, as needed, to report findings and share information with Michipicoten to enable Michipicoten to assess and provide recommendations to Magino Mine on mitigation of any adverse impacts.  

The Magino Project is a brown-fields site located in northern Ontario, Canada that contains an historical underground gold mine, landfill, and tailings management facility ("TMF"). The Corporation conducted a Feasibility Study during 2017 that examined mining the deposit using conventional open pit mining methods and extraction of gold from the ore using a 10,000 tonnes per day carbon-in-pulp ("CIP") mineral processing facility. When developed, Magino will produce around 150,000 ounces of gold per year during the first five years of production. The project has over a 15-year mine production life (including one year of pre-production).

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If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to be part of building a new mine in Canada and to build a career with a positive and supporting work environment, submit your resume at https://www.argonautgold.com/English/careers/careers-at-argonaut/

Argonaut Gold is an equal opportunity employer, values diversity in its workforce, and encourages applications from qualified candidates. Wherever possible, accommodations are made for qualified applicants with self-declared disabilities. Argonaut Gold thanks all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Company reserves the right to administer relevant tests to shortlisted candidates selected for interviews, in an effort to determine their suitability and the preparedness of those candidates to accept and perform in the role for which they have applied.


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