Environmental Superintendent

Atlantic Gold Corporation continues to expand our team and are seeking an Environmental Superintendent for our Moose River Consolidated Mine. Moose River Consolidated Mine is Atlantic Gold’s flagship mine located approximately one hour outside of Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada and went into production in fall 2017.

Reporting to the Manager Environment and Permitting, works closely with the other senior site departmental managers and his/her direct reports in a leadership role to oversee site activities and provide advice and assurance with respect to environmental stewardship and regulatory compliance through implementation of the environmental management system and applicable standards. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Fully supports the location health, safety, environmental and quality (HSEQ) programs by overseeing their implementation, maintenance and enforcement in the operations team for employees and contractors
  • Providing day to day direction to site environmental staff including full time Environmental Staff, fixed term staff, students, and contractors/consultants.  Ensuring full compliance with all Health and Safety requirements and legal obligations for the above personnel.
  • Planning and implementation of key environmental programs and initiatives as directed by the Environmental Manager.
  • Overseeing the development of environmental monitoring, sampling, and inspection schedules, as well as assisting with the development of staff, consultants, and student schedules and responsibilities.
  • Assuming a key leadership role in environmental management and instilling sustainable development values in employees of the Company through research, teaching, and operations management.
  • Preparation and management of annual operating programs and budgets for the environmental field function, including field programs developed in support of mine permitting and other studies.  Administration of assigned programs within allocated budgets.
  • Monitoring of the Company’s activities and obligations with respect to legal and regulatory requirements, good corporate practice and commitments.  Managing and support of field monitoring programs and external reporting as required under existing permits, licenses and the Company’s environmental management system.
  • Administration of existing permits, licenses and management plans.  Liaison with institutes of public government, government officials, and inspectors with respect to permit and license compliance and reporting. 
  • Accompanying environmental inspectors and stakeholders during periodic site field inspections and following up inspections with appropriate corrective action plans that are communicated to site managers.
  • Ensuring compliance with environmental legislation, permits, policies, guidance, and best practice across the Project.  Supporting the continued development, implementation, and period revision of the Environmental Management Plans (EMPs), Environmental Monitoring Plans (EEMs), and Environmental Protection Plan (EPP) for the Project.
  • Working to development and implement environmental training programs for staff.
  • Works with other site managers and personnel in the support of risk assessment and change management initiatives by providing environmental guidance based on environmental requirements, commitments, and permits.
  • Completion of periodic, weekly and monthly, reports for the Environmental Manager on the status of site environmental performance and other related items.
  • Participation in community meetings including the presentation of recent environmental results to community members as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience:

  • 8+ years of experience as related to environmental science/engineering with 5+ years in the delivery/management of environmental services to industry.
  • A minimum of five (5) to eight (8) years environmental management experience on mining operations and/or construction projects and/or in the delivery of related environmental services to industry.  Experience in mine commissioning and operating environments considered an asset.
  • Experience in the day to day support, supervision, and scheduling of environmental support staff
  • Background in developing, monitoring and auditing environmental practices and performance
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant environmental legislation, standards, and effective industry practices
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, some knowledge in the development/administration of environmental databases is an asset.
  • Must possess effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to coordinate the efforts of others to accomplish objectives
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making abilities, excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Very strong logistical skills contributing to the successful and timely achievement of agreed departmental and site wide objectives.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in environmental science, environmental engineering, or similar physical or biological science related field. 
  • A valid Driver’s License is essential.


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s Degree in environmental science or a related and relevant discipline
  • 8+ years of direct or related experience.
  • Strong background and experience in mining or construction operations.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills, strong computer skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in management of staff especially Health and Safety issues.
  • Development and monitoring of budgets related to environmental field programs.
  •  Background in developing and auditing environmental practices and performance.
  •  Valid Driver’s license, first aid certification and Supervisor’s 2 certification.


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to employment equity and encourage applications from women, aboriginal peoples and members of visible minorities. Members of the Mi’ kmaq community are encouraged to self identify in your email application. There is no Fly-In-Fly-Out roster or camp for this mine. We offer relocation assistance for qualified candidates who are willing to relocate.

Interested candidates are invited to click hr@atlanticgoldcorporation.com and submit your resume via email siting Environmental Superintendent in the subject line.

Recruitment agencies are requested to refrain from submitting resumes to this posting. AGC will not recognize unsolicited candidates from recruitment firms.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified