As a leading professional services firm specializing in science communications, our goal is to remain at the forefront of our field by offering high-quality services backed by talented and experienced staff. We are always looking for dedicated people to join our team. Our employees are hard working, professional and self-motivated—and a key reason for keeping us a leader in our field. If you like working on interesting projects in which quality is paramount, and being part of a dynamic and talented team, NIVA may be your next career stop.

NIVA is looking for Technical Writers, with over 3 years of recent experience, to assist with processing scientific publications.

Key elements of experience that we are looking for in potential candidates include:

  • Experience with reviewing, evaluating, and editing the content of scientific documents to meet publication standards and style guidelines.
  • Excellent copy-editing skills.
  • Ability to gather information, analyze a subject and the target audience for a document, and produce clear documentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to convey technical information in a concise and effective manner.
  • Demonstrated skill in designing and formatting documents/manuals using established templates in both MS Word and LaTeX.

Candidates will be required to:

  • Manage the progress of documents through the publishing process.
  • Follow up with document authors and approval authorities as required.
  • Work collaboratively with the other team members.

Training will be provided.

Candidates must hold a valid security clearance, preferably SECRET, with the Canadian Industrial Security Division of Public Services and Procurement Canada (PWGSC).

Bilingualism is a definite asset.

Please send your resumé to You can also mail or send it by fax to 613-737-5868.

We offer a fast-paced environment where the talent of individuals is combined with a seasoned corporate process to create the results we are known for. We provide competitive remuneration, including health and pension plans, and are located favourably in Ottawa’s Westboro neighbourhood, close to restaurants and stores.