Environmental Risk Assessor

Job Description

Employment :Permanent
# of Openings :1
Classification :Engineering Industry:Engineering

Design Group Staffing Oakville is currently recruiting for an Environmental Risk Assessor for our client a large EPC company located in the Ottawa, Ontario area.  This is a permanent opportunity.  The Risk Assessor will be serving our clients industrial and government clients throughout Ontario. 


  • Work closely with other members of the risk assessment and site assessment teams to execute environmental risk assessment, risk management, site assessment and remediation, and toxicology projects
  • Provide support to senior risk assessment team members on both human health and ecological risk assessments as well as associated areas such as environmental chemistry and toxicology
  • Assist with risk assessment proposals
  • Support the national risk assessment team with respect to risk assessment projects, research, analysis and application of novel approaches to further the science of risk assessment
  • Support other projects through the application of specialized knowledge and expertise beyond risk assessment, such as biology, ecology, plant sciences, environmental sciences, engineering, hydrogeology, toxicology, etc.


  • University Degree, M.Sc. is preferred in Chemistry, Biology, Toxicology or another related field
  • 4 - 8 years of progressive risk assessment experience (human health risk assessment and toxicology, site-specific risk assessment, environmental toxicology, probabilistic exposure assessment, multi-media risk assessment, peer review and/or the development of regulatory guidance limits for chemicals in soil, air, water and other media)
  • Registered, or eligible for registration within two years, with the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change as a Qualified Person for Risk Assessment (“QPRA”) per Section 6 of O. Reg. 153/04
  • Experience in contaminated site assessment and hydrogeology is an asset
  • Demonstrated project and client management skills with a proven ability to work within project quality, schedule and budget expectations
  • Full working knowledge of Ontario Regulation 153 / 04, as amended, Record of Site Condition Risk Assessments
  • Knowledge of the Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan risk assessment framework
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity and you meet the requirements above, please submit your updated resume in MS Word format to the attention of Caillie Kelman via email at: [Click Here to Email Your Resume]


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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

For more information about Design Group Staffing, please visit dg.ca