Resource Management Officer Training Program

The Government of the Northwest Territories Resource Management Officer (RMO) training program gives participants:

  • On the job training that includes travel to remote locations by plane, snowmobile or ATV
  • Guidance and mentorship from Department of Environment and Climate Change staff
  • Self-directed learning and formal education
  • The opportunity to become qualified as an RMO Level II

What does a Resource Management Officer do?

RMOs are also called inspectors. Inspectors help lease, permit, and licence holders meet the terms and conditions of authorizations issued by the GNWT or other regulators. This is accomplished through extensive fieldwork where development and land use activities occur on public land.

Program Admission Requirements:

  • Grade 12 education
  • One year of experience working in the environment, land use or land management fields
  • Eligible to enter the Department of Environment and Climate Change Technology Program
  • Class 5 NWT Driver's Licence

To learn more about the training program contact your regional office.