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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:

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

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 Communications Lead, Communities and Decarbonization 

The Pembina Institute is seeking a strategic thinker with media savvy and strong writing and editing skills to join our communications team. We are looking for a team player with excellent interpersonal skills, positive energy, a high degree of organization, and the ability to thrive in a fast-moving environment. This role calls for someone who excels at big picture thinking while also being detail oriented. The senior communications lead is a key contact for journalists and takes a proactive role in strategic media outreach (print, digital, and social) on priority issues. Reporting to the Senior Director, Communities and Decarbonization, and working closely with the other communications leads and the Director of Communications, the senior communications lead also possesses strong project management skills, familiarity with emerging communications trends (particularly in digital outreach/social media), and experience in digital publishing.

The ideal candidate is passionate about Canadian energy and climate issues, has a good understanding of federal and provincial politics and possesses a deep interest in the Pembina Institute’s programs on lowering carbon emissions and advancing the transition to clean energy. The Communities and Decarbonization group focuses on climate solutions around transportation, low-carbon and energy-efficient building infrastructure, and the central role of gender equity, Indigenous reconciliation and support for traditionally underserved communities in the economic shift to net-zero emissions across all sectors.

Read the full job description and information on how to apply.

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

The Pembina Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Senior Analyst, Industrial Decarbonization

The Pembina Institute is seeking highly motivated individuals to support its industrial decarbonization program work in B.C. to analyze and advocate for policy solutions to decarbonize the cement industry. We are seeking a driven and resourceful person with relevant policy and technical experience, government relations experience, strong communication skills, a solid work ethic and the tenacity needed to solve Canada’s most prominent energy and climate challenges.

The climate policy window is wide open in B.C. The province has adopted an ambitious climate plan that includes meaningful commitments towards the use of low carbon building materials, including advancing the procurement of low carbon cement. The Pembina Institute is working to ensure the province starts to decarbonize heavy industry. Advancing clean procurement of building materials like cement at the government level is a key step on the path to achieving B.C. and Canada’s net-zero goals. Joining the Pembina Institute at this pivotal moment will give the right candidate the chance to shape the evolution of industrial policy at a critical juncture.

We need smart and creative people who can work with governments, industry, Indigenous communities and the non-government sector to advance solutions in line with the demands of these dynamic times. Join the Pembina Institute at this pivotal moment to help chart a competitive and low-carbon future for Canada that brings economic growth and establishes the province and the country as leaders on the international stage.

The position may be based in Victoria or Vancouver. The role will focus on advancing clean cement procurement policy in B.C. and may support other industrial decarbonization work. This position will report to the Oil and Gas Program Director.

Read the full job description and information on how to apply.

Application deadline: 11:59 p.m. MT on Monday, February 6, 2023.

The Pembina Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Manager, B.C. Climate Policy

The Pembina Institute is seeking a manager with strong leadership and management skills to join our team in BC. The primary role of this position is to lead climate policy work and government relations in BC focusing on LNG and natural gas production, electricity planning, and climate accountability. The position will also support government relations for other B.C. related policy work including buildings, renewables in remotes communities, transportation, and clean procurement. The role will contribute to strategic direction, media relations, lead qualitative and quantitative research, and work collaboratively with external stakeholders. We are looking for a passionate individual with a solid work ethic and the tenacity needed to solve Canada’s most prominent energy and climate challenges.

The climate policy window is wide open in B.C. The province has adopted an ambitious climate plan that includes meaningful steps towards decarbonizing oil and gas and other sectors of the economy. The Pembina Institute is working to ensure the province is accountable to its emissions targets and improving relations and clean energy economic opportunities with Indigenous Peoples through the legislation of UNDRIP. A large part of this will rely on the implementation of an emissions cap on the oil and gas sector in B.C., along with utility electricity planning aligned with the province’s climate plan, methane regulations, and carbon pricing. Joining the Pembina Institute at this pivotal moment will give the right candidate the chance to shape the evolution of oil and gas policy and other key elements of the provincial CleanBC plan at a critical juncture.

We need smart and creative people who can work with governments, industry, Indigenous communities and the non-government sector to advance solutions in line with the demands of these dynamic times. Join the Pembina Institute at this pivotal moment to help chart a competitive and low-carbon future for Canada that brings economic growth and establishes the province and the country as leaders on the international stage.

The position may be based in Victoria or Vancouver with travel between these two centres as well as other locations in Canada. The role will focus on B.C. climate target accountability, oil and gas policy, and electricity policy. This position will report to the Oil and Gas Program Director and will work closely with directors from other programs active in B.C.

Read the full job description and information on how to apply.

Application deadline: 11:59 p.m. MT on Friday, February 10, 2023.

The Pembina Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Summer Research Internship, Electricity/Oil and Gas

The Pembina Institute is seeking highly motivated students to join us for 16-week internships supporting research and development of policy solutions to advance decarbonization in the electricity and oil and gas sectors.

The program runs from May 2023 to August 2023, with flexibility in start and end dates. The Pembina Institute will work with the arrangements of the students’ internship program, and provide additional funding as needed.

Read the full job description and information on how to apply.

Application deadline: 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday, February 12, 2023. We encourage you to apply early as we will be interviewing and recruiting on a rolling basis.

The Pembina Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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