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Come change Canada with us

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Help us lead Canada's clean energy transition

We deliver clean energy solutions — backed by rigorous research and analysis — into the hands of Canada’s decision makers and key influencers.

Join our dynamic team of nationally recognized professionals working on Canada's most pressing energy and environmental challenges.

Just some of the benefits

Beyond the personal benefits that come from working in an entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment with smart, strategic and values-driven people, Pembina Institute staff enjoy the following:

  • extended health and dental coverage
  • four weeks of holidays per year
  • RRSP plan
  • training and professional development opportunities
  • competitive salaries  

Statement of our core values

Climate change threatens everyone. We must come together to evolve how energy is created and consumed through solutions based on equity, curiosity, evidence-based thinking and practicality.


Current Openings

Senior Analyst, Transportation

The Pembina Institute is seeking a highly motivated individual to support its clean transportation team in pursuing strategies to accelerate low-carbon transportation policies such as zero-emission vehicles, low-carbon fuels, and fuel efficiency standards and regulations. Candidates with expertise in low carbon fuels and/or EV infrastructure are especially encouraged to apply and all candidates must posses experience in government relations. Our work is focused on federal transportation policies, but often examines provincial and municipal issues in Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, and Quebec. The position will be based in our Toronto, Ottawa, Edmonton, or Calgary offices.

Under the direction of the Transportation Director, the successful candidates will be responsible for contributing and/or leading research projects and initiatives that implement the organization's transportation strategic priorities and advocating for policy change that results in a thriving clean economy and reduced carbon pollution in Canada.

We need smart and creative people who can work with governments, industry, Indigenous communities and the non-government sector to advance clean transportation solutions. We are seeking driven and resourceful individuals with relevant technical experience, strong communication skills, a solid work ethic and the tenacity needed to help solve Canada’s most prominent transportation challenges. The candidates should have proven experience and the ability to thrive with limited supervision.

Find the full job description and information on how to apply here.

Application deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, October 14, 2022.

Pembina Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer and we welcome applications from Indigenous People and other racially visible people, persons with disabilities and women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your application form, cover letter or resume. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Analyst, Buildings Program

The Pembina Institute is seeking a highly motivated individual to join its Buildings program as an analyst. This position would advance our ongoing work on energy efficiency policies to support decarbonization of existing and new buildings across the country — a critical target for Canada to meet its net zero emissions goal by 2050.

We are seeking a highly driven and resourceful person with two to five years of relevant technical experience, strong analytical skills, knowledge of climate and energy policy with respect to existing and new buildings, an understanding of the challenges and opportunities associated with decarbonizing Canada’s building stock, a solid work ethic, and a persistent drive to solve Canada's most prominent sustainability challenges.

The Pembina Institute is providing research and analysis along with impactful policy and regulatory guidance to make Canadian homes and buildings energy efficient, low-carbon, healthy, safe, and resilient. This role will require engagement with diverse stakeholders, including Indigenous, provincial, and federal governments, private and crown utilities, Indigenous communities, industry, and non-governmental organizations. The goal is to accelerate deep retrofits and a transition to low-carbon energy systems for space and water heating through transformation of market supply and demand forces and the regulatory and finance conditions needed to support a new retrofit economy.

This full-time position is anticipated to start in September 2022 and could be based out of any of our offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, or Toronto. The Pembina Institute features a hybrid workplace that does not require employees to be in an office full-time. The successful candidate will report to the Buildings program manager, and will work closely with senior analysts and the program director.

Find the full job description and information on how to apply here.

Application deadline: The posting will remain open until it is filled.

Pembina Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer and we welcome applications from Indigenous People and other racially visible people, persons with disabilities and women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your application form, cover letter or resume. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Program Manager, Renewables in Remote Communities

The Pembina Institute is seeking a program manager with strong leadership and management skills to join the Renewables in Remote Communities (RiRC) team. The primary role of this position is to provide team and staff management, develop programs, support fund development initiatives, contribute to strategic direction, support government and media relations, as well as supporting qualitative and quantitative research. Reporting to the RiRC director, the program manager works closely with other program directors to ensure the Pembina Institute maximizes its impact in advancing Indigenous clean energy in remote communities across Canada, and to support Indigenous leadership in clean energy development.

The ideal candidate has proven management and leadership experience. They understand the ongoing global energy transition and the importance of centering Indigenous people in this transition. The candidate also understands the evolving relationship between Canada and Indigenous Peoples and has ideally worked with and supported Indigenous People and their pursuits of clean energy. When needed, the manager is able speak to the media and other external partners, as well as represent RiRC on behalf of the director and in senior stakeholder meetings with funders, government, and partners.

Find the full job description and information on how to apply here.

Application deadline: 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday, October 9, 2022.

Pembina Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer and we welcome applications from Indigenous People and other racially visible people, persons with disabilities and women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your application form, cover letter or resume. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Analyst, Buildings Program

The Pembina Institute is seeking a highly motivated individual to join its Buildings program as an analyst. This position would advance our ongoing work on energy efficiency policies to support decarbonization of existing and new buildings across the country — a critical target for Canada to meet its net zero emissions goal by 2050.

We are seeking a highly driven and resourceful person with two to five years of relevant technical experience, strong analytical skills, knowledge of climate and energy policy with respect to existing and new buildings, an understanding of the challenges and opportunities associated with decarbonizing Canada’s building stock, a solid work ethic, and a persistent drive to solve Canada's most prominent sustainability challenges.

The Pembina Institute is providing research and analysis along with impactful policy and regulatory guidance to make Canadian homes and buildings energy efficient, low-carbon, healthy, safe, and resilient. This role will require engagement with diverse stakeholders, including Indigenous, provincial, and federal governments, private and crown utilities, Indigenous communities, industry, and non-governmental organizations. The goal is to accelerate deep retrofits and a transition to low-carbon energy systems for space and water heating through transformation of market supply and demand forces and the regulatory and finance conditions needed to support a new retrofit economy.

This full-time position is anticipated to start in September 2022 and could be based out of any of our offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, or Toronto. The Pembina Institute features a hybrid workplace that does not require employees to be in an office full-time. The successful candidate will report to the Buildings program manager, and will work closely with senior analysts and the program director.

Find the full job description and information on how to apply here.

Application deadline: The posting will remain open until it is filled.

Pembina Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer and we welcome applications from Indigenous People and other racially visible people, persons with disabilities and women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your application form, cover letter or resume. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Analyst, Renewables in Remote Communities program

The Pembina Institute is seeking a highly motivated individual to join its growing Renewables in Remote Communities (RiRC) Program as an analyst. This position would advance our ongoing work on energy policies to support Indigenous leadership and diesel reduction in remote Indigenous community across the country — a potent challenge and opportunity for the clean energy transition that is occurring nationally.

We are seeking a highly driven and resourceful person with two to five years of relevant technical experience, strong analytical skills, knowledge of climate and energy policy unique to remote communities, an understanding of the evolving relationship between Canada and Indigenous People, a solid work ethic, and a persistent drive to solve Canada's most prominent sustainability challenges.

The Pembina Institute is providing research and analysis along with clean energy policy and regulatory guidance that is unique to the remote community space. This role will require engagement with diverse stakeholders, including Indigenous, provincial and federal governments, private and crown utilities, Indigenous communities, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The goal is supporting the development and advocacy of good climate and energy policies and necessary regulatory improvements to prioritize Indigenous-led clean energy projects in remote communities, through solid research, technical and energy analysis and energy modelling in both energy supply and energy demand.

Find the full job description and information on how to apply here.

Application deadline: The posting will remain open until it is filled.

Pembina Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer and we welcome applications from Indigenous People and other racially visible people, persons with disabilities and women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your application form, cover letter or resume. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Program Manager, Business Renewables Centre - Canada

The Pembina Institute is seeking a program manager with strong outreach and engagement skills to join the Business Renewables Centre - Canada (BRC-Canada) team. This position requires strong project management, interpersonal skills, a high degree of organization, and the ability to thrive in a fast-moving environment. The successful candidate reports to the BRC-Canada Director mainly focusing on scaling up and deepening the work of the Business Renewables Centre - Canada, as well as supporting the establishment of a new initiative to create a market for carbon dioxide removal (CDR). This position will have direct reports.

BRC-Canada is an initiative of the Pembina Institute that specializes in expanding the proportion of renewable energy in Canada’s electricity grid. It is focused on education and raising awareness among companies and public institutions interested in executing power purchase agreements with wind and solar energy developers. When BRC-Canada was founded in 2019, we set an ambitious goal of adding 2 gigawatts worth of renewable energy to Canada’s grid by 2025. Just a few months into 2022, we hit that target — three years ahead of schedule. This is an exciting moment to join an organization that is making a real-world impact to Canada’s emissions trajectory.

The ideal candidate understands Alberta’s energy and business landscape. They have a proven management and leadership experience. They understand the ongoing global energy transition, and how it is advancing corporate ESG commitments in diverse sectors in our economy. The manager is ready to explore carbon management solutions with business and government leaders across the country to advance decarbonization and achieve net-zero goals.

Reporting to the program director and working closely with staff across the organization, the manager has the aptitude and interest to learn complex information about the renewables sector, as well as learn and understand technical reports in an evolving space of emission and carbon management.When needed, the manager is able speak to the media and other external partners, as well as represent BRC-Canada, on behalf of the director, in senior stakeholder meetings with funders, government, and partners. The manager must be able to work in a collaborative and cross-functional manner with other Pembina Institute teams. They will be passionate about Canadian energy and climate issues and possess a deep interest in the Pembina Institute’s programs focusing on decarbonizing energy production.

This person should be available to work from one of the Pembina Institute’s offices in Calgary, Edmonton, or Toronto. The Pembina Institute has a hybrid workplace system that does not require employees to be in an office on full time basis.

Find the full job description and information on how to apply here.

Application deadline: The posting will remain open until it is filled.

Pembina Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer and we welcome applications from Indigenous People and other racially visible people, persons with disabilities and women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your application form, cover letter or resume. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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