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Senior First Nations Relations Advisor

Job ID0D-B9-F8-20-40-E0
CompanyMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
LocationFort St John
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2020-05-14
Posted Until2020-06-02
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryResource Sector
Description
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Fort St John

Senior First Nations Relations Advisor
$71,298.93 - $81,387.14 annually

Bring your leadership skills and expertise in First Nation Relations to this rewarding role

The Senior Advisor, First Nations Relations conducts and provides leadership to First Nations consultation for individual and coordinated statutory authorizations associated with projects and initiatives supporting natural resource development in the Northeast region. The position leads and supervises consultation staff in the implementation of consultation policy and ratified agreements to ensure consultation occurs in a legally defensible manner. This work includes facilitating meetings and correspondence, building relationships with regional First nations, advising ministry and industry on consultation requirements and providing recommendations to statutory decision makers on how these projects and initiatives should proceed with respect to First Nations rights and interests.

The successful candidates are also required to provide strategic advice and correspondence on complex issues related to the reconciliation of First Nations rights and interest with respect to ministry priorities, policies, negotiations, initiatives and business mandates.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

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Qualifications for this role include:

• Bachelor’s Degree in natural resource management, public administration, business administration, law or other relevant discipline and 3 years of recent related experience; OR
• Master’s Degree in in natural resource management, public administration, business administration, law or other relevant discipline and at least 1 year of recent related experience.
• Experience conducting research and analysis related to land use, resource management, social or economic development issues.

Preference may be given to those with significant experience:

• Working with First Nations communities and leading First Nations consultations.
• Supervisory experience.
Salary$71,298.93 - $81,387.14 Annually
LanguagesEnglish
How To ApplyFor more information and to apply online by June 2, 2020, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/69216