• Full Time
  • Tsuut'ina Nation
  • This position has been filled

Tsuut’ina Nation T.U.S. Consultation

Title: Regulatory Analyst & Writer

Department: Traditional Land Use Study (TUS) Consultation

Reports to: Consultation Director


Job Summary:

Reporting to the Consultation Director, the Regulatory Analyst & Writer will monitor the regulatory process of projects, including but not limited to: familiarity with and monitoring of project descriptions; regulatory filings and updates; environmental assessments and reporting; and public hearings, project approvals, project conditions and all comment requirements.  To be successful in this role, the incumbent will be required to liaise and confer with field staff, Elders, traditional knowledge keepers and the proponents. The incumbent will be Tsuut’ina Nation’s contact for one specific relationship agreement held with the consultation department and one of its main proponents.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Review and become intimately familiar with all agreements; the project descriptions, regulatory process, timelines and commitments
  • Compile Traditional Land Use Reports and all other reports associated with each project
  • Compile mitigation measures recommendations
  • Liaise with field staff, Elders and Traditional Knowledge Keepers to gather relevant information for reporting purposes
  • Set up appropriate tracking system to monitor submission dates, critical timelines and deliverables
  • Monitor agreement deliverables and funding opportunities
  • Incorporate traditional knowledge and practices into processes and reporting
  • Actively provide regulatory updates and proponent updates in strategic planning meetings
  • Research projects as to project descriptions, regulatory process and identify potential impacts to Tsuut’ina
  • Draft and complete reports, comments and responses
  • Prepare briefing notes for Chief and Council, Elders and for community communications
  • Participate in community engagement events and, when required, present relevant materials
  • With Consultation Director, facilitate and coordinate engagement on all activities including project engagement, community engagement, business engagement, and Language Building initiative funding of the one specific agreement
  • Communicate with Consultation Director and participate in team meetings
  • Coordinate scheduled committee and leadership meetings associated with specific agreement
  • Provide reports on activities to all respective committees and the Tsuut’ina Leadership Team associated with the one agreement
  • Analyze and interpret regulatory and legislative documentation
  • Identify and communicate opportunities for process improvement
  • Assist with developing internal process documentation
  • Other duties as directed or requested

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a Tsuut’ina Nation Member
  • Must have some post-secondary background, preferably in the Environmental or Regulatory field
  • A combination of relevant Education and Experience will be considered

Abilities To Be Successful:

  • Knowledge of Tsuut’ina Culture, Beliefs, Teachings and Ceremonial Practices
  • Understanding of Natural Laws as it relates to the environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to organize and facilitate meetings and present timely and relevant information to various stakeholders
  • Systems thinking with experience with pipeline infrastructure and management systems
  • Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders and team members and deliver customer centric solutions
  • Active listener and solutions focused relating to multi-disciplinary problems
  • Experience applying legal requirements and experience in writing regulatory-driven process and program documentation
  • Exceptional analytical skills with an innate ability to think broadly and challenge status quo to create solutions where ambiguity exists
  • Experience with external industry committees that influence legislation and/or facilitate discussions with government
  • Experience with management of change and organizational change management activities
  • Familiarity with project management principles and practices
  • Proficiency with technology, including Microsoft Office and the ability to learn new applications and related processes
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet critical deadlines
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptable, and resourceful
  • Self-motivated and solid work ethic

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 Open:          May 31, 2021

Competition Close:          June 11, 2021

Forward application with attached resume to: jobs@tsuutina.com

Please reference in subject line: Regulatory Analyst & Writer REF#43

** We thank all interested applicants, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted **