Position: Nuxalk Lands Manager
Salary: $50,000 - $60,000
Organization: Nuxalk Nation
Location: Bella Coola BC (option to start remotely but with intention to move here)
To work closely with the Nuxalk Council and Stataltmc, Stewardship Director, and Coastal First Nation to implement Nuxalk Aboriginal rights on the Central Coast. The Nuxalk Stewardship Office works with our Coastal First Nation (CFN) communities to manage our natural resources.
Nuxalk affirms our sovereignty by engaging with provincial, federal, Central Coast Regional District, and industry. The Lands Manager conserves and enhances our resources by establishing Nuxalk Aboriginal rights and reaching recognition agreements.
Nuxalk Stewardship represents a wide variety of initiatives and projects including land use planning, developing landscape reserve designs, establishing Eco-based management measures, and working with the goal of ensuring long-term sustainability of the Great Bear Rainforest. Nuxalk’s water, land, air, and plant and animal life are the most diverse in all of Canada, including valuable economic and social benefits.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
CANDIDATE SHOULD POSSESS
***Please be sure to include BOTH your current resume AND a cover letter.***
Critical Success Factor
NOTE: The Lands Manager must be willing to work remotely and report to the Nuxalk Stewardship Director and follow public health guidelines. Currently, our technical consultants work remotely throughout British Columbia, while essential staff works in office. Non-resident candidates must confirm housing options before accepting this position.
The core of our business is serving the Indigenous community; therefore, a critical success factor for any person who joins our team is to have an in-depth understanding of Indigenous people and Indigenous culture, preferably with strong British Columbia connections.
Team members are expected to have gained this understanding through lived experiences, whether it is from being of Indigenous ancestry or working closely with Indigenous communities. We encourage all to apply.
The candidate should be self-motivated, be able to work in a highly dynamic team environment, deliver projects under tight time constraints, and have a willingness to live, work, and play in a remote community.
Salary depends on work experience, management abilities, and marine knowledge.
Income Tax, employee EI premium, employee pension and health contributions will be deducted from salary accordingly.
Reports to: Nuxalk Stewardship Director and informs Nuxalk leadership and citizens
Supports: CFN-BC Reconciliation, Nuxalk hereditary and elected leadership, and Stewardship team
Applicants are asked to submit letters of application, with resume or CV, providing details of work experience and two references.
Position will be posted until filled.
Post Office Box 65
Bella Coola, British Columbia V0T 1C0
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Oct 21 2020 ID: 57755