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Stoney Nakoda - Tsuut'ina Tribal Council (G4)

POSITION TITLE :First Nations Justice and Law Enforcement Engagement Liaison

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Through the Protocol between the Government of Alberta and Stoney Nakoda-Tsuut’ina Tribal Council (G4 Nations) for Discussion on Matters of Mutual Concern, the Stoney Nakoda -Tsuut’ina Tribal Council and Justice and Solicitor General will work in partnership to strengthen, support and advocate on matters of mutual concern. The parties will establish a productive working relationship based on areas of mutual interest, collaboration and cooperation, and that draws from the knowledge and lived experience of the Elders. The First Nations Justice and Law Enforcement Engagement Liaison will work under the G4 CEO and on behalf of G4 towards these goals.

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

1. Relationships between G4 Nations and Law Enforcement Community

– Determine a community-based engagement plan (e.g. how many engagement sessions, how long,

advertise engagement opportunities, etc.). Participate in dialogue between Fish and Wildlife

Enforcement and G4 Nations toward the ultimate goal of improved relationships.

– Discuss with G4 Nations to understand current state, opportunities to strengthen relationships,

questions around recruitment, mentorship/cadets, etc. Submit recommendations for recruitment

strategy to elected leaders to increase recruitment of G4 community members within the law

enforcement community

– Collate information from discussions with G4 Nations to articulate current state and highlight priority

areas to focus ongoing engagement on

– Discuss with G4 Nations to share information on RAPID Response and gather feedback from

community members. Submit report of findings and recommendations to elected leaders about next

steps for RAPID Response implementation

 

2. Police Reform

– Work as the G4 Liaison to ensure participation in ongoing conversations regarding the Alberta

Provincial Police Transition Study

– Work to submit G4 formal position paper on their perspective for potential provincial police transition

– Police Act Review: participate in guided discussions on Alberta’s Police Act, and participates in G4

formal submission toward the Police Act Review

 

3. First Nations Justice

– Work towards locally-influenced justice systems, and enforcement of Community Legislation

– Determine strategy for implementation of formalized structure to ensure community legislation can be

enforced and adjudicated

– Determine vision for the future, correct wrongs

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

 

·         Degree or Diploma from a recognized Post-Secondary Institution with emphasis on studies in Justice, Law Enforcement, Native Studies or equivalent

·         Minimum of 5 years working with First Nations (Equivalencies will be considered)

·         Comprehension of First Nations’ rights (inherent and treaty)

·         Experience and/or understanding of First Nation’s needs, issues, and concerns, regarding Justice and Law Enforcement, between First Nations and Government

·         Strong communication, public relations, and networking skills

·         Strong analytical, research and writing skills

·         Ability to work independently and as a team player

·         Must be versed in Microsoft Office, Word, Power Point and Excel

·         Must have a valid Class 5 Alberta vehicle Operator’s License, and own a reliable vehicle

·         Some travel will be required with expenses reimbursed.

 

NOTE:  Please note that this organization adheres to Sections 1 – 9 of the Aboriginal Employee Preference Policy for selection and displacement.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank you in advance for your interest.

 

COMPETITION OPENS:    2:00pm, December 20, 2021

COMPETITION CLOSES:  2:00pm, January 3, 2022