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Advisor, First Nations Relations

Job ID96-6E-2C-24-9C-9D
CompanyMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
LocationFort St John
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2020-05-13
Posted Until2020-06-02
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryResource Sector
Description
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Fort St John

Advisor, First Nations Relations
$65,252.73 - $74,396.51 annually

Two (2) positions are available.

The First Nations Relations Advisor conducts First Nations consultation for individual and coordinated statutory authorizations supporting natural resource development in the Northeast region. The position conducts consultation according to government policy and negotiated agreements to ensure it occurs in a legally defensible manner. This work includes facilitating meetings and correspondence, building relationships with regional First Nations, advising ministry staff and industry on consultation requirements and providing recommendations to statutory decision makers on how these authorizations should proceed with respect to First Nations’ rights and interests.

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Qualifications for this role include:

• Degree in in related field (Such as Indigenous Studies, Natural Resource or Environmental Management, Land Use Planning, Land Use Management, Resource Economics) and a minimum 1 year related* experience, OR
• Technical Diploma in a related field (Such as Indigenous Studies, Natural Resource or Environmental Management, Land Use Planning, Land Use Management, Resource Economics) and a minimum of 2 years related* experience, OR
• Five (5) years of an equivalent combination of education and/or related experience may be considered.

*Related experience must include two or more of the following:
• Experience working with and building collaborative relationships with First Nations or Indigenous communities. Preference may be given to applicants with this experience in areas of natural resource or environmental management or land use stewardship.
• Experience leading or supporting consultation, negotiations, developing and/or supporting agreements. Preference may be given to applicants with this experience with First Nations.
• Experience participating in consultation, negotiations or facilitation of sessions with First Nations. Preference may be given to applicants with this experience related to land use or natural resource management issues.
• Experience addressing divergent perspectives, negotiating or facilitating solutions or compromises to complex issues and resolving or mitigating conflict.
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/69213