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Consultations Coordinator

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WOLF LAKE FIRST NATION

Hunter’s Point, 5 Riordon Avenue

Temiscaming, Quebec

J0Z 3R0

Tel: 819-627-3628   Fax: 819-627-1109

E-mail: mpolson@wolflakefirstnation.com

We are currently seeking a Consultations Coordinator to join our WLFN Team!

Overview

The consultations coordinator will work under the direction of the WLFN Leadership and acts as a liaison between resource developers, government agencies and the community. The Consultation Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and management of environmental issues and concerns affecting the Wolf Lake First Nation (WLFN) and its traditional lands, including activities involving regulatory applications, government initiatives, industry agreements and action plans.

Primary Accountabilities:

Manages the incoming correspondence from the governmental agencies, resource developers that seek consultation on projects affecting the traditional lands of WLFN in consultation with Chief and Council, and in cooperation with the consultation team of WLFN.
Identifies scopes of work required to answer consultation request from government industry projects with input the Wolf Lake consultation team.
Identify, secure and manage third-party consultants with the expertise and advice required to assist in developing relevant and adequate responses to government consultations with first nation communities.
Identifies environmental concerns and issues of the Wolf Lake First Nation and ensures the concerns are heard and addressed by the proponents.
Ensures that the environmental concerns of the Wolf Lake First Nation are accurately reflected and expressed in technical documents submitted to industry and/or government.
Reviews and participates in technical reviews to ensure environmental and stewardship issues of Wolf Lake First Nation are accurately reflected and expressed.
Oversees and manages data collection and policy analysis; and written reports,

Additional Responsibilities:`

Assists the GIR team in preparing briefing notes, internal and/or external reports, summaries, discussion papers, factsheets and other support related material,
Communicates and engages with Leadership, WLFN Elders and community members on the status of environment and environmental issues and concerns in the region, including responsibility for:
Providing background information and context regarding environmental issues important to the WLFN membership,
Establishing and implementing processes and protocols within the community for access and protection of traditional environmental knowledge

Job Knowledge and Skills:

Interest and some knowledge of Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management or related field of study.
At least 2 years’ experience in environmental and First Nations issues, environment policy or, combined with related experience within a local government or First Nations organization, or an equivalent combination of skills and experience,
Proven experience working in and with legislation, regulations and policies that pertain directly to Environmental Assessments,
Ability to present technical information in clear and concise manner for decision makers, Elders, Community members,
Has an understanding of WolfLake First Nation (WLFN) culture, demonstrates cultural competency and sensitivity towards WLFN cultural traditions with the ability to use sound judgement and diplomacy,
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
Proficiency in MS Office is required.

Job Profile Summary

Work is performed in an office environment
Successful Criminal Record Check
Ability to speak/write/and or understand the french language is an asset

Salary

Commensurate with experience and determined upon hiring.
Deadline for application:
Friday, June 16, 2023 at Noon
 

If you are Interested, send your resume, and a cover letter indicating your suitability for the opportunity.

 

Martha Polson, Band Manager

Wolf Lake First Nation

5 Riordon Ave, Temiscaming QC J0Z3R0

Or by e-mail: mpolson@wolflakefirstnation.com

 

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