Website Tsuut'ina Nation
Department: Lands Administration
Tsuut’ina Nation is looking for highly motivated and committed individual who has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, should be able to prioritize and quickly adapt to change, who can work independently and as part of a team, also must have the ability to exercises effective problem solving and decision making skills with in a office atmosphere.
Reports to: Executive Director, Lands
1. JOB SUMMARY: Assist with development and management of natural resource-based initiatives, traditional & cultural medicines, domestic species like plants and herbs, forestry, knowledge in oil and natural gas, renewable energy. Conduct research for any development of land and resource-related policies, Government Regulation (Tsuut’ina Nation, Federal and Provincial) regulations and/or policies relating to bylaws and laws.
2. DUITIES & RESPONSIBLITIES:
Identify and seek funding to support core and specific programs related to improve resource management and conservation.
Continue to develop programs that address ecosystem conservation
Identify and quantify scientific information that is useful to the case for conservation
Improve the ecosystems through widespread conservation planning
Represent the conservation authority in public spaces
Develop proactive relationships to aid attention to the cause
Identify policy approaches that may be effective tools for conservation
Develop employees’ technical proficiency and training in conservation tools and methods
Assume management responsibilities including but not limited to work planning, budget forecasting and reporting
Providing oral and/or written reports to Chief and Council, membership, and other stakeholders, as required.
Reviewing land use applications and site assessments for compliance with the land laws, by-laws, Nation policies, etc.
Resolving any outstanding compliance issues relating to land administration.
Contributing to the development of policies, procedures, templates, and training/awareness sessions and communications materials relating to the administration of Tsuut’ina.
Communicating with Citizens, individually and at formal Community Land meetings; Referring disputes to the dispute resolution panel set out by the Land Board.
Contributing to development and execution of Tsuut’ina Nation strategic plans.
3. QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIRMENTS:
· Degree or Diploma in Natural Resource Management, Earth Sciences, Environmental Law, Compliance Monitoring and enforcement or related field ( a combination of experience and education may be considered);
· Minimum 4 years’ experience in managing an office or department
· Experience applying and enforcing legislation and regulations relating to natural resource and conservation management
· In depth knowledge of Tsuut’ina Nation’s history of land transactions;
· Familiarity with provincial and federal environmental codes;
· Strong communication skills, written and verbal, with various demographics including elders, youth, management, Chief and Council, government agents/representatives, and current or potential business partners;
· Strong computer skills including the MS Suite of programs;
· Must maintain a satisfactory criminal record check; and
· Must have a valid class 5 (or higher) driver’s license.
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. The successful candidate will be under a probationary period at the commencement of his or her employment.
Competition Opens: September 2, 2020
Competition Closes: September 15, 2020
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