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Indigenous Relations Team Lead

Job ID19-40-09-9D-C1-FC
CompanyMinistry Of Forests
Location100 Mile House, Clearwater, Kamloops, Merritt (Hybrid)
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2024-04-02
Posted Until2024-04-23
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryResource Sector
Ministry of Forests
100 Mile House, Clearwater, Kamloops, Merritt (Hybrid)

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work a number of days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
This position is also posted as a STO 27 under requisition 111314.

Indigenous Relations Team Lead
$75,454.69 - $96,020.36 annually

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) works with regional and district operations to plan, develop, and auction the province's timber. Three principles guide BCTS operations: forest sector safety, reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and sustainable forest management.

BCTS employees have the opportunity to impact public and private forests, communities, the economy and the lives of British Columbians in positive and unique ways. To find out more about our program, check out the BCTS website.

The Indigenous Relations Team Lead develops and maintains positive relationships with Indigenous Peoples to advance true and lasting reconciliation. The position will supervise Indigenous Relations Liaisons. The role will lead engagement and reconciliation efforts and facilitate complex legal consultation processes with Indigenous Peoples. The role will also lead and support the negotiation and implementation of agreements that contribute to effective and durable relationships with Indigenous Peoples. The role leads activities where a First Nation overlaps with many business areas and in situations involving more complex First Nations interests or initiatives.

Explore the value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the Ministry of Forests.

Qualifications for this role include:
- Registered, or eligible for registration, as professional (i.e., Registered Professional Forester) with the British Columbia association as required by the specialty area, and three (3) years of experience related to natural resource (i.e., forestry) or Indigenous Peoples relationship management. Registered Forest Technologist do not qualify as professionals under this classification series.
- Experience in successfully negotiating/mediating solutions with Indigenous Peoples' communities.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Must possess at minimum a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job.
How To ApplyClick "Apply Now' For more information and to apply online by April 23, 2024