The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission is an independent regulatory agency and administrative tribunal with jurisdiction over all nuclear-related activities and substances in Canada. It is responsible for regulating nuclear activities to protect the health, safety and security of Canadians and the environment, and to implement Canada’s international commitments on the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

Permanent Member, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
Portfolio: Natural Resources
Organization: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
Position title: Permanent Member
Type: Part-time
Per diem: $815.00 – $955.00
Location: Across Canada
Application Review Date: February 28, 2023
Opportunity number: J1222-1388 

Education and Experience

  • A degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study, or an acceptable combination of education, job-related training and/or experience;
  • An advanced degree in environmental sciences or environmental engineering, or a degree in Indigenous studies would be considered an asset;
  • Experience collaborating with and/or working in scientific, health, environmental science, energy or engineering organizations, or academic institutions;
  • Experience with developing, interpreting and/or applying legislative and regulatory frameworks or policies;

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the mandate and activities of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, as well as its legislative framework, including the Nuclear Safety and Control Act, and the regulatory and business environments within which the Commission operates;
  • Significant knowledge of scientific or engineering areas of expertise, basic knowledge of nuclear fundamentals, and practical knowledge of business, law or finance;
  • Knowledge of the rights of Indigenous peoples (Section 35 of the Constitution Act), United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the principles respecting the government of Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples;
  • Awareness of Indigenous knowledge systems and Indigenous peoples’ concerns and priorities as they relate to development, environmental assessment and/or environmental protection;

For more information please visit: Permanent Member, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

How to ApplyReview of applications (more information here) will begin on February 28, 2023. Candidates should apply online via the Governor in Council Appointments website. Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications by this date. After this date, your application will be retained and may be considered up until an appointment to the position is made. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Director of Selection Processes, Senior Personnel Secretariat, Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the online application. Instructions on how to apply for an appointment opportunity can be found on the Governor in Council Appointments website.