Natural Resources Canada’s Talent & Networking Fair

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What’s happening?

What’s happening?

A different kind of recruiting, hiring, networking and interviewing.

Natural Resources Canada is looking for new talent and we want you!

This is your opportunity to connect directly with hiring managers through networking and on-site interviews.

April 19th, 2018
Shaw Centre, Ottawa
9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Free entry, open to the public!

Career possibilities

Career possibilities

One federal department with multiple career possibilities

  • Engineering & Technologists
  • Science
  • IT/IM
  • Policy & Economics
  • Human Resources
  • Communications
  • Finance & Procurement
  • Audit
  • Architecture
  • Commerce

Check out the job advertisement for the Talent and Networking Fair.

Our sectors

Our sectors

Every sector of our department will be represented at the Talent & Networking Fair. Learn more about each of our sectors and the work they do :

Audit and Evaluation Branch
The Audit and Evaluation Branch provides internal audit, evaluation and advisory services to departmental management. It supports the Deputy Minister and senior management in promoting sound decision-making and strong stewardship practices to support Natural Resources Canada as it seeks to fulfill its mandate.

Canadian Forest Service (CFS)
The Canadian Forest Service (CFS) provides expertise and leadership in federal and jointly shared areas of responsibility related to forests. The CFS works to enhance forest sector competitiveness, optimize forest value and advance environmental leadership. The CFS is committed to the ongoing transformation of the forest sector through the adoption of emerging bioeconomy technologies, expansion into new markets and applications, evolving business models, the development of novel partnerships and the application of world-class science to enhance sustainable forest management.

Communications and Portfolio Sector (CPS)
The Communications and Portfolio Sector enables NRCan to achieve its vision and strategic outcomes through the provision of ongoing advice on communications, parliamentary affairs, access to information and privacy, executive correspondence, and portfolio and consultations management.

Corporate Management and Services Sector (CMSS)
The Corporate Management and Services Sector (CMSS) provides policy direction and leadership, as well as effective and efficient internal services, to support NRCan in achieving its strategic outcomes and to enable sound management in the following areas: human resources management, financial management, facilities and asset management, information management, information technology, safety, security and emergency management and real property.

Energy Sector (ES)
The Energy Sector is the Government of Canada’s centre of expertise on legislative, policy (domestic and international), regulatory and program initiatives that support the sustainable development and use of Canada’s full energy resources, and support Canada’s transition towards a lower carbon future.

The Energy Sector provides integrated policy development and analysis; industry support programs; regulatory and legislative actions; international, provincial and territorial outreach; and information sharing with Canadians.

Innovation and Energy Technology Sector (IETS)
The Innovation and Energy Technology Sector (IETS) is actively positioning Canada for leadership in a sustainable, low‑carbon economy by promoting clean technology and innovation, improving the environmental performance of energy resource development and use, and positioning Canadian firms to capture global market opportunities.
IETS supports energy and clean technology innovation by funding clean technology and energy research, development and demonstration (RD&D), conducting applied research relevant to industry and working with industry, academia and governments to enhance Canada’s innovation ecosystem in support of a lower carbon economy.
IETS is also leading Canada’s participation in “Mission Innovation”, a global partnership of 23 members aimed at doubling government investment in clean energy innovation over five years, increasing government collaboration on clean energy technology, and encouraging private sector leadership in clean energy.

Indigenous Partnerships Office – West (IPO – West)
The Indigenous Partnerships Office – West (IPO-West) serves as a key point of contact for Indigenous communities in western Canada to engage with Natural Resources Canada on issues related to energy infrastructure development.

IPO-West’s activities include delivery of the following initiatives: the West Coast Energy Infrastructure Initiative, the Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Committees and the Economic Pathways Partnership.

Major Projects Management Office (MPMO)
The mandate of the Major Projects Management Office is to provide overarching management and accountability of individual major resource project reviews; and horizontal leadership across the federal government to advance policy, regulatory, and legislative improvements to the review system. The MPMO works collaboratively across the federal government to advance the Government's resource objectives. Currently, more than 90 major projects are managed by the MPMO, representing approximately $320 billion in potential new investment in regions across Canada.

Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS)
The Office of the Chief Scientist provides department-wide leadership in developing NRCan's science and technology (S&T) priorities, ensuring that the requirements of the environmental assessment process are met, and improving the integration of S&T into policy to facilitate decision-making and improve communication of science to Canadians.

Strategic Policy and Results Sector (SPRS)
Strategic Policy and Results Sector (SPRS) provides core geospatial data, innovative geospatial solutions, integrated analysis, evidence-based advice and sound management in support of NRCan’s delivery of policy, programs and science that enable Canadians to prosper from a competitive and responsibly managed natural resource sector.

Legal Services Unit (LSU)
The Legal Service Unit provides legal advisory services on all matters falling within NRCan’s mandate and touching on a wide range of areas of the law. When providing legal advice to NRCan, the LSU also consults on questions of law with its colleagues in specialty areas within the Department of (e.g., constitutional Law, Human Rights Law, and Aboriginal Law). The LSU is organized into two teams, the Corporate, Commercial and Intellectual Property Team and the Energy and Regulatory Law Team.

Lands and Minerals Sector (LMS)
The Lands and Minerals Sector (LMS) is the country’s principal earth sciences agency and federal lead authority on minerals and metals, geoscience, earth dynamics, land surveying and explosives. It provides Canadians with timely, reliable, scientific, economic, environmental and governance knowledge and expertise required to support the sustainable development of Canada’s land resources. At our core we support:

  • Sustainable resources development through scientific research, development and innovation; mineral resources governance; policy; technological innovation; logistical support for scientific work in Canada’s north; and by encouraging competitiveness, trade and foreign direct investment in Canada’s minerals and metals industries.
  • Land Governance that supports Canada’s economy, sustains the environment and advances our standard of living by promoting Indigenous participation in mineral resource development and land management; enabling secure property rights on Canada Lands through the provision of unambiguous boundaries; supporting sustainable development of Canada’s mineral, energy and water resources and stewardship of Canada’s lands and environment.
  • Protecting Canadians by working with governments, civil society and the private sector to provide the scientific knowledge, information and expertise, regulations and policy guidance Canadians need to reduce the risks posed by natural geological hazards (earthquakes, tsunamis, space weather), anthropogenic hazards (explosives and radiological), and to adapt to the impacts of climate change.‎

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