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Position Title: Environmental Monitoring Coordinator
Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3, Territorial Planning Unit
Location: Grand Council Treaty #3 Administrative Offices, Kenora, ON

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing Date: January 26, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.


The Environmental Monitoring Coordinator will lead the development of a community based monitoring program that will contribute to the enhanced understanding of baseline water quality and climate change data in the Treaty #3 Territory. This baseline data will assist the Territorial Planning Unit (TPU) in the development of watershed management and climate change adaptation plans. The Environmental Monitoring Coordinator will engage Treaty #3 communities, leadership, government, industry, and academia to develop monitoring programs, training, and data sharing protocols.


  • Provide technical advisory services, share program-related information, and act as a point of contact for environmental monitoring in the Territorial Planning Unit.
  • Develop a framework for a community based water and climate monitoring program.
  • Research and develop data sharing protocols and training programs with Treaty #3 communities to support community based monitoring and decision-making.
  • Build capacity through Treaty #3 youth and membership engagement, mentoring, and environmental monitoring activities and educational opportunities.
  • Plan and coordinate meetings and workshops as needed to advance environmental monitoring activities.
  • Build, collaborate, and maintain relationships with the TPU Team and GCT#3 staff, Treaty #3 Communities, and other organizations to stimulate information sharing and program integration.
  • Meet with Treaty #3 Communities to gain an understanding of local issues and enhance working relationships with each community.
  • Assist in the day to day administration of the Territorial Planning Unit.


  • A minimum Bachelors degree in Environmental Studies/Science, Natural Resource Management, or other related field with 1-2 years of relevant experience in environmental education, monitoring, and program development. Candidates with extensive work experience in a similar position will also be consider in absence of a post-secondary degree.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and respectful working relationships with GCT3 staff, Treaty #3 First Nations, federal or provincial ministerial staff, and the public.
  • Understanding of Anishinaabe culture and customs, specifically those related to natural resources and the environment.
  • Ability to work independently, manage workloads, set priorities, meet deadlines and adjust to a changing workloads.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that take into consideration the comprehension level of the intended audience.

Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to the attention of:

Jeffrey Ross, TPU Director
Grand Council Treaty #3
P.O Box 1720
Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X7

Fax: 807.548.5041


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GoodWork ID: 43620       Date posted to Jan 12 2018