Environmental Assessment Manager

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Metlakatla Stewardship Society has an exciting and immediate opening for a full-time, permanent Environmental Assessment Manager (EA Manager). This position will oversee the process of receiving, processing, reviewing and responding to project applications proposed for Metlakatla territory. He/she will coordinate Metlakatla’s participation in environmental assessment processes and smaller-scale referral reviews to ensure completion of the technical aspects of consultation and full consideration given to key Metlakatla values and interests. Further, you will build and maintain relationships with Metlakatla members and agencies, neighbouring First Nations communities, federal and provincial government regulators, and project proponents to ensure the long-term health of Metlakatla’s lands, waters, resources and communities.

 

Responsibilities:

General

Receive, track, manage, assess and respond to project applications from provincial and federal authorities, according to agreed-upon regulations, policies, and timelines.
Represent Metlakatla interests throughout provincial and federal environmental review process occurring on Metlakatla territory. Duties may include reviewing project applications for technical and scientific rigour, participating in working group meetings, conducting field visits, and interacting with the project proponents and regulators.
Identify opportunities for, and coordinate with other agencies, Metlakatla participation in baseline environmental assessments and monitoring for developments in the Metlakatla territory.
Determine the need for specific technical skills from contractors, develops requests for proposals and review proposals submitted, hire contractors and oversee their work.
Promote and work towards the continued implementation of land use protocols such as those outlined in the BC-CFN Reconciliation Protocol, Collaborative Management Agreements, Forestry and Range Agreements and specifically ensure all applicable applications are reviewed in accordance with the BC-CFN Engagement Framework.
Contribute to the ongoing development and implementation of Metlakatla Land Use Plans and Marine Use Plans.
Contribute to the development of Metlakatla policies for land and marine resource management to further guide project proponents and regulators operating on Metlakatla territory.
Liaise between Metlakatla departments (e.g., Metlakatla Treaty, Governing Council and Development Corporation) and work closely with departmental managers to address project concerns, opportunities, and strategic direction.
Liaise and maintain relationships with project proponents and regulators operating on Metlakatla territory to ensure Metlakatla’s interests are considered throughout all projects.
Engage with regional First Nation agencies such as the NCSFNSS and Coastal First Nations (CFN) to work towards improved Metlakatla and regional stewardship initiatives.
Provide regular updates and ensure opportunities for feedback and input from the Metlakatla community regarding the activities of the MSS environmental assessment team.
Communicate to the Executive Director on a timely basis any material matters affecting the areas of responsibility.
Attend management and staff meetings to report on the status of projects and to discuss matters of importance to the MSS.

Finance and Budgets

Engage with proponents and governments to develop Environmental Assessment capacity agreements.
Manage, track spending, and report on Environmental Assessment Capacity Agreements.
Work with the Finance Department to develop, manage and monitor annual budgets.

Staff Leadership

Lead by example, and effectively manage, guide and direct project staff, and contractors to accomplish organizational goals and objectives in conformance to policies, laws and regulations.
Develop and coordinate staffing schedules and monitor staff workload to ensure project commitments are met and staff hours are optimized.
Oversee the work of contractors to ensure they deliver services according to the negotiated agreements.

Informing Leadership

Maintain regular communication with the MSS Executive Director and other affected divisional leaders to ensure up-to-date information and understanding of MSS’s role in project development.
Provide briefing materials and summarize technical information to inform leadership and other agencies of the work of the Environmental Assessment team.

Issues Management

Assist in resolving issues related to environmental assessment and project development in Metlakatla territory in a timely and collaborative fashion.

Other Duties

Perform other duties within the scope of the position, as required.

Competencies and Qualifications:

Degree in Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science, Natural Sciences or related field.
A minimum of five years of professional experience, including experience supervising staff and managing contracts.
Comprehensive understanding of federal and provincial environmental assessment processes, including applicable laws and regulations.
Experience conducting technical reviews of scientific studies, including commenting on study design and results related to biological, physical, cultural, and socio-economic findings.
A good understanding of applicable laws, regulations, and government-to-government agreements guiding land and marine resource management and consultation with First Nations in Northwest British Columbia.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with government, industry, and First Nation community members.
Knowledge of Coastal Tsimshian culture and practices, and a demonstrated ability to work successfully with First Nation communities.
Strong organization skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and tight timelines.
Ability to work individually with little supervision and as part of a dynamic team.
Project management experience, including financial and strategic planning and management.
Proficient use of various office-based software including Microsoft Office Suite.
The successful candidate must be fully COVID vaccinated (at least 2 vaccines) and remain in full compliance with all Public Health Orders (PHOs) and MSS policies throughout their employment.

Data Management Coordinator

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Data Management Coordinator

Location: Provincial Head Office in Edmonton, AB

Position Status: Full Time (40 hrs per week)

Closing Date: August 14, 2022, or until suitable candidate is found.

The Organization

Since its inception in 1928, the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) has governed the Métis within Alberta. The MNA is led by a democratically elected Provincial Council, comprised of a Provincial President, a Vice-President, and six regional Presidents and Vice-Presidents. This Council works toward the mandate of the MNA, supporting practices of transparency, accountability, and inclusiveness for Métis Albertans in governments’ policy and decision-making processes. The MNA promotes and facilitates the advancement of Métis people through self-reliance, self-determination, and self-government. For more information about the MNA, visit http://www.albertametis.com.

The Opportunity

The Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) is recruiting for a full-time Data Management Coordinator based in the Provincial Head Office in Edmonton. Reporting to the Manager of Environment and working in support of a passionate and dedicated team of professionals in the MNA’s Environment and Climate Change department, the successful candidate will support the MNA’s efforts to design and undertake environmental initiatives and programs aimed at fulfilling the department’s following pillars:

Protection of Métis tradition and culture
Reducing impacts on the environment
Community driven involvement
Key Responsibilities

Working under the supervision of the Manager of Environment, the successful candidate will be required to provide data management, analytics, visualization, and cartographic support to the MNA Environment and Climate Change department to assist with environmental monitoring and conservation projects and initiatives. Support will include responsibilities associated with data collection, storage, analysis, database management, and creating data products for research and reports. The successful candidate will become proficient at managing project data using the MNA Environment and Climate Change department’s database management system. Additionally, the Data Management Coordinator will be proficient with ESRI ArcGIS software to provide cartographic and spatial analytics support.

Duties required of this position:

Support Environment and Climate Change activities, including assisting in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, and priorities of the MNA.
Provide support for Environment and Climate Change project field activities, including environmental monitoring, site visits, and community events.
Assist the Environment and Climate Change staff with developing data collection tools and protocols to support the department’s projects and initiatives.
Support Environment and Climate Change staff with data retrieval and analysis, as well as the production of data analyses, statistics, and data products using data stored in the department’s database.
Input data collected in digital and physical formats from citizen engagements, field projects, and surveys into the MNA Environment and Climate Change department’s database management system.
Compile geographic data from a variety of sources, analyze spatial data, and produce geographic statistics and mapping products to inform project goals and incorporate into documents and reports.
Ensure the validity of the data/records entered and stored in the MNA Environment and Climate Change department’s database by reviewing various materials, including paper forms and system generated reports.
Develop and maintain constructive working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, including executives, corporate staff, management, employees, and business and community partners.
Maintain awareness of government policies and programs related to Environment and Climate Change, including providing updates to senior management and making recommendations as to actionable steps to be taken to best meet the needs of the Métis Nation.
Other duties as required.
Skills & Competencies

The Data Management Coordinator must be a team player who is able to work with staff and citizens across the province, understand environmental management and monitoring, and demonstrate experience working with data management systems. Other required knowledge, skills and competencies include:

Experience collecting, storing, and managing qualitative and quantitative data.
Experience managing databases and working with large datasets.
Strong computer skills and an ability to learn and use a variety of software.
Proficient with ArcGIS Desktop (e.g., ArcGIS Pro): map creation, data editing, Spatial Analyst, Network Analyst creation/maintenance of geodatabases.
Experience with ArcGIS Online platform and associated products such as Web App Builder, Operations Dashboard, Story Maps, Collector, Survey 123, Field Maps, an asset.
Experience with R programming language and R packages for statistical and graphical techniques, an asset.
Experience in proposal writing and completing applications, an asset.
Knowledge of, and experience in, environmental monitoring or conservation, an asset.
A proven ability to deal with a high volume of work in a complex environment with multiple demands and critical timelines.
Ability to remain organized, multi-task, and manage time effectively under tight and competing deadlines.
Exemplary communication skills, writing capability, presenting capability, and a proven ability to produce quality work.
Strong cultural and political sensitivity and awareness, with the ability to deal with confidential information.
Able to interact professionally and diplomatically with people at all levels of an organization and with multiple external stakeholders.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build strong relationships.
Ability to work with a team or independently.
Knowledge and/or experience working in government/on government policies, an asset.
Knowledge of Métis history, culture, and people, a definite asset.

Qualifications

Minimum of a Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Geography, Computer Science, Data Analytics, Geospatial Science, Geographic Information Systems, or related field.
Minimum of 2 years related work experience. A combination of education and work experience will be considered.

Other Requirements

Ability to work a regular schedule of Monday to Friday 8:30 – 4:30, as well as occasional evenings and weekends.
​Ability and willingness to travel within Alberta. Additional, less frequent, out-of-province travel may also occur, with advanced notice.
Must have a valid class 5 driver’s license and an operational vehicle.

Please apply online at http://albertametis.com/careers/

TheMétis Nation of Alberta thanks all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

Company pension
Dental care
Disability insurance
Employee assistance program
Extended health care
Life insurance
On-site parking
Paid time off
Vision care
Schedule: 8 hour shift

Day shift
Application deadline: 2022-08-14

Chief Superintendent, Conservation Officer Service

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Chief Superintendent, Conservation Officer Service – ENV002187
Employment Type : Permanent Full-time
Location(s) : SK-North West-Meadow Lake
Ministry : 073 Corrections Policing and Public Safety
Salary Range : $8531-$11088 Monthly
Grade : MCP.09.
The Ministry of Corrections, Policing and Public Safety is seeking a Chief Superintendent to lead the Conservation Officer Service component of its new Provincial Protective Services Branch.

In the fall of 2021, the Government of Saskatchewan announced peace officers, special constables and community safety officers embedded in multiple ministries would be brought together under a single provincial governance structure known as the Provincial Protective Services (PPS) Branch within the Ministry of Corrections, Policing and Public Safety. We are open to the consideration for candidates outside of the Meadow Lake Area.

The Opportunity

The Chief Superintendent will be a dynamic and progressive professional with considerable experience in senior leadership roles, and significant expertise in the delivery of natural resource and environmental compliance measures that support the goals of government and align with the ministry’s strategic objectives.

 

Reporting to the Assistant Commissioner of PPS’s Enforcement Services Section, this position is responsible for developing, monitoring and modifying service and program delivery through 43 field offices, overseeing responsibilities related to the Protection and Response Team (PRT), and ensuring standards that meet the needs of the ministry and the expectations of Saskatchewan residents.

 

As a member of the PPS senior leadership team, you will be responsible for:

Providing advice and support to the Assistant Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner and Commissioner by recommending and implementing policies and strategies related to wildlife management, resource protection, enforcement and PRT operations;
Supporting and enhancing ministry and government-wide goals and objectives;
Representing Conservation Officer Service priorities related to capital planning, facilities, equipment, deployment and information technology needs;
Leading, coaching and mentoring the Conservation Officer Service management team to achieve branch and ministry goals;
Managing fiscal and human resources to meet branch planning expectations and objectives;
Developing and maintaining partnerships with key stakeholder to deliver branch programs and services; and
Creating and sustaining an innovative and supportive environment that enables staff to achieve results and supports our corporate values.
Ideal Candidate

You will be a strong visionary leader with the expertise, experience and enthusiasm to motivate others, implement change, and influence the evolution of PPS.

You will possess knowledge and skills in:

governance structure and legislation related to public safety and security, policing operations and techniques;
policy planning and development, evaluation, monitoring, continuous improvement, and change management practices/processes;
creating and maintaining partnerships with stakeholder groups, police and regulatory agencies;
understanding the constitutional rights of individuals and case law in the field of resource and environmental enforcement;
environmental legislation, programs, policies and procedures;
fiscal forecasting/budgeting and human resource management;
communication, collaboration, negotiation and relationship-building;
time management, addressing ad hoc requests and adapting to fluid deadlines; and
law enforcement-related techniques, timelines and reporting objectives.
Typically, the requirements for this position include: a Bachelor’s degree in Conservation Enforcement, or diploma in Integrated Resource Management and Environmental Law Enforcement, along with completion of the Western Conservation Law Enforcement Academy (WCLEA) program and significant recent and related supervisory experience. An equivalent combination of education and work experience will be considered.

What we offer

Dynamic, challenging work for talented individuals
A competitive salary
Comprehensive benefits package including pension
Vacation, scheduled days off (SDO) and other types of leave
Inclusive work environments
Advancement opportunities
Flexible work arrangements
We are committed to workplace diversity.
Hours of Work : M – Monthly Out of Scope
Number of Openings : 1
Closing Date: Aug 10, 2022, 12:59:00 AM

Wildlife Director

Salary(s):   XM2 $95,171.00 – $113,800.00 per year

Closing Date:   July 31, 2022

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar regular and term positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

Natural Resources and Northern Development is responsible for leading the policy development and program delivery that fosters responsible resource development for the benefit of all Manitobans. This will be achieved by working in partnership with Indigenous and northern communities, industry, and non-government organizations to develop planning frameworks and science-based management plans that ensure the sustainable use of Manitoba’s fish, forests and wildlife.

The Resource Management and Protection Division delivers programs and services that balance sustainable economic development with ecosystem management related to Manitoba’s fish and wildlife resources.

To be considered for this competition candidates ARE REQUIRED to submit the Application Form for screening, along with your resume, to the Public Service Commission by email (govjobs@gov.mb.ca), quoting competition #39553 and the position title in the subject line. Resumes may be used in addition to the Application Form for screening purposes. Note that candidates will only be invited to an interview if they have satisfactorily met the requirements stated in the Application form.

Click here to access the application form.

Conditions of Employment:

Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
Valid Driver’s License, access to vehicle and/or ability to travel within Manitoba
Qualifications:
Essential:

Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Ecology, Wildlife Management, Resource Management, Resource Planning, Environment Science, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in wildlife management and working with wildlife stakeholders.
Management experience with responsibility for human and financial resources
Proven ability as a leader with a commitment to create, support and sustain a diverse and results-focused environment that enables staff to achieve results and to develop for the future
Experience translating strategic priorities into clear operational and business plans, and experience with accountability-based performance management.
Strong verbal and written communication skills with experience managing internal and external stakeholder relationships
Strong political acumen demonstrated through experience providing strategic advice to senior leaders on complex topics and sensitive issues
Demonstrated ability to leverage opportunities for innovation, find creative solutions to issues, and successfully manage change
Experience leading the development, review and delivery of policy and programs
Experience building relationships with Indigenous people and implementing the principles of reconciliation
Duties:
As a member of the department’s management team, the Director is responsible to lead and manage the Wildlife Branch, and provide advice and support to the Assistant Deputy Minister and Deputy Minister.

The Wildlife Director position is accountable to lead and direct the development and implementation of legislation, regulations, policies, procedures and complex science-based wildlife management programs for the Province of Manitoba.  This position is accountable to ensure sustainable wildlife populations through innovative and science-based management and habitat conservation programs. The Wildlife Director creates and leads wildlife conservation programming to provide the greatest benefits to Manitobans by conserving or enhancing game and non-game wildlife populations and habitat.

Apply to:
Advertisement # 39553
Service Centre 4
Human Resource Services
600-259 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9
Phone:  204-945-7518
Fax: 204-945-0601
Email: govjobs@gov.mb.ca
To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form. See below for further instructions.

Click here to access the application form.

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Agriculturist , Soil Management Specialist

The Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries is seeking an individual to join the Crop Sector Development Branch as a Soil Management Specialist, in Fredericton.

As a member of the Crop Sector Development Branch and reporting to the section Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical advisory services to industry in order to improve profitability, competitiveness and sustainability. This may include the use and development of soil assessment tools and recommendations on nutrients and soil amendments; desk-top and on-farm site suitability; review and development of factsheets, fertility, and manure management guides. Responsibilities of this position will also include providing technical advice to industry on field research and demonstration trials, software, and technical documentation, beneficial soil management practices, and the development of long-term rotation programs to promote soil health; participating in the development and delivery of funding programs such as the Canadian Agriculture Partnership (CAP); participating in research projects on soil/soil nutrition/agricultural land related topics; collaboration with other partners on research projects; and supporting land accessibility efforts for agricultural uses. They will represent New Brunswick and Departmental interests on various committees at the Provincial, Atlantic and National levels; liaise with laboratories regarding adjustments/modifications to testing levels for NB producers; assist producers and colleagues with interpreting results; and provide compost recipe development for producers, composters, and abattoirs. The successful candidate will also support various related departmental initiatives and perform other related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will possess the following:

A Master’s degree in Science with specialization in Agriculture, Forestry, or Environment, or a related field, with focus on soil science, remote sensing, or soil chemistry; and a minimum of eight (8) years of directly related work experience in agricultural development; OR
A Bachelor’s degree in Science with specialization in agriculture or a related field, with focus on soil science, environmental science, or soil chemistry; and a minimum of ten (10) years of directly related work experience in agricultural development.
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered. Depending on the response to this competition, candidates with less than the required years of experience may be considered.
The successful candidate must be eligible for membership in the New Brunswick Institute of Agrologists, and membership must be attained within six (6) months of appointment.
Written and spoken competence in English is required. Please state your language capability on your application.
Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that the preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume. Resumes should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.
ASSET QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates that demonstrate experience in one or more of the following: soil management; remote sensing/Geographic Information Systems (GIS); field research trials and demonstrations, irrigation, and agricultural drainage systems; on-farm technology transfer; knowledge of soil classification systems; working with agricultural producers and producer groups; a Certified Professional Soil Scientist from the American Society of Agronomy. Subject to the response to this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application one or more of the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioural competencies:

Analytical Thinking/Judgment
Client Service Orientation
Effective Interactive Communication
Information Seeking
Initiative
Relationship/Network Building
Teamwork and Cooperation
TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies:

Specialized subject matter expertise and knowledge;
Knowledge of research methodologies, principles and practices;
Written communication, including policies, analytical reports, proposals, and briefing materials;
Presentation skills;
Planning and organizing skills.
OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be prepared to: travel throughout the Province, including overnight stays as required; possess a valid class 5 driver licence as issued by the Province of New Brunswick, or equivalent.

SALARY: $61,988.42 to $84,845.80 per annum

APPLY TO: We encourage applicants to apply on-line or by mail at the following address by July 29, 2022, indicating competition number AAF-22-09. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

 

Wildlife Manager – South Baffin

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The Government of Nunavut was selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and recent graduates in 2021. With one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Canada, Nunavut is a dynamic, vibrant territory, committed to becoming an even better place for future generations. As a government, we are strengthening our unique model of governance – one that integrates Inuit societal values, promotes use of the Inuktut language, achieves a representative public service, and collaborates with partners to achieve the promise of Nunavut. Successful applicants will enjoy a competitive salary, medical and dental benefits, a defined benefit pension plan, relocation privileges and opportunities for training and career advancement.

The Department of the Environment (DOE) must maintain partnerships with community, territorial, provincial, national and international stakeholders utilizing state of the art technology and information systems. The DOE is deeply committed to maintaining a workforce that is representative of the population and whose operations reflect the principles of Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (IQ).

Reporting to the Director of Wildlife Operations, the Wildlife Manager – South Baffin’s key function is to provide support and direction to community-based Conservation Officers ensuring the wise use of wildlife. The Wildlife Manager also provides support and permitting for similar wise-use practices on behalf of federal agencies pursuant to existing working agreements between levels of government. This position is responsible for up-holding territorial, interjurisdictional, national and international wildlife management commitments. Also, this position maintains a close relationship with Hunter’s & Trapper’s Organization (HTO) and the Regional Wildlife Organization (RWO) and is knowledgeable about wildlife management issues and the concerns and issues facing harvesters. This position issues, processes or has input into permits for wildlife usage including fur and meat dealers, processing plants, outfitters, guides, and wildlife research and observation. Within the Nunavut wildlife co-management regime, the Wildlife Manager works primarily with seven HTO’s, one Regional Wildlife Organization (RWO) and regional liaison staff of the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB). The incumbent is responsible for discharging some of the Government’s main obligations under the Nunavut Agreement (NA), particularly Articles 5 and 9.

The Wildlife Manager provides wildlife management advice to the region. This position coordinates and evaluates activities to ensure compliance with renewable resource legislation, the sustainable use of wildlife and a high quality of the environment, coordinates public education on acts, regulations, safety, and programs, within the context of the legislation, departmental policies, procedures and departmental priorities. The Wildlife Manager is responsible for managing the staff of the region (Wildlife Manager Trainee, Conservation Officers Trainee, II and III, clerical staff, casuals, and seasonal employees. Also, the incumbent represents the department on regional wildlife issues and carries out specific regional office responsibilities. This position provides support to other Departmental staff and the public in creating resource development opportunities that contribute to the social and economic well-being of residents. In addition, the Wildlife Manager maintains financial control within approved budget, to provide accurate and reliable financial information and to provide prompting for appropriate action when necessary. This position coordinates materials management of equipment and supplies, within approved budget, to maintain an effective and efficient level of equipment and supplies fit for use.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized completion of Arctic College’s Environmental Technology Program along with six (6) years relevant experience in wildlife management at both the field operations and management level. Also, three (3) years direct supervisory experience and three (3) years’ experience or education in enforcement, licensing, and inspection techniques. Financial management experience is required. Must hold a valid driver’s license (ability to drive trucks, snowmobiles, ATV, and boats are required) and must hold a valid Firearms Possession and Acquisition License (PAL) (ability to carry a firearm is required). Also, experience in wilderness travel and survival skills, First Aid and CPR certification and WHMIS 2015 certification would be considered an asset. This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. Fluency in Inuktitut would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.

Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to gnhr@gov.nu.ca. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a representative workforce, therefore priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit who self-identify as being enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement in accordance with the Priority Hiring Policy.
Government of Nunavut employees serving a probationary period must obtain and provide written authorization from the deputy head of their employing department. The authorization from the deputy head must accompany your application for your application to be considered.
Possession of a criminal record may not disqualify candidates from being considered. An assessment of the criminal record will be measured against the scope and duties of the position. This is only a requirement for positions that require a satisfactory criminal record or vulnerable sector check.
Applicants may submit their resume in any of the Official Languages of Nunavut.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
The onus is on candidates in receipt of foreign post-secondary education credentials to have their foreign credentials assessed through a recognized Canadian education institution. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of their application.

Director of Recreation

Corner Brook is the largest urban centre outside of the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland. Home to Grenfell Campus of Memorial University, Corner Brook Pulp and Paper, and a large international container port, this bustling City is a gateway for outdoor adventurers and an oasis of culture and entertainment.

With approximately 20,000 residents, the city has been a centre of commerce and government services for the west coast for almost 100 years. Its history extends back much further than that as the ancestral home of the Mi’kmaq people. Today, Corner Brook is home to Qalipu First Nation and approximately 25% of City residents are members of the Band.

Corner Brook is a progressive, economically diversified community with a focus on tourism and quality of life. It enjoys excellent access to mainland Canada via ferry and the nearby Deer Lake airport. With its recreational facilities and access to nature, it is an exceptional place to raise children or simply live the good life.

As a member of the senior management team, the Director of Recreation Services will report to the City Manager and is responsible for overseeing the departmental delivery of recreation and leisure activities including, but not limited to, ice surfaces, swimming pool, City parks and playgrounds, indoor gymnasiums, and childcare centre. The Director is responsible for ensuring that the department operates in an effective and efficient manner, while human resources management and budgetary needs are meet.

The Director of Recreation Services is a key member of the Municipality’s leadership team who oversees performance and service provision, high-impact projects and long term planning. The Director is responsible for a diverse team made up of non-union and unionized staff. As the leader of Recreation Services, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the department’s business including parks, sport fields, trails, Civic Centre, Recreation Centre, recreation programming (representing a variety of interests, ages, cultures, abilities), and community special events.

As the ideal candidate you possess a bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sports/Leisure Administration, Park Management, Public Administration, or related field in conjunction with a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in parks and recreation leadership, including a minimum of five years at a managerial level. In addition, you possess experience related to the operation and maintenance of Parks, Arenas, Pools, Multi-purpose Recreation Facilities, and related equipment, as well as extensive knowledge of the philosophies, principles, and practices of community recreation, cultural, and community service.

You have a demonstrated track record of success in a senior-level management role within a complex multi-stakeholder environment. You are able to communicate a vision, motivate a team and create an innovative culture that stimulates creative thinking and excellence. You behave in a professional manner, regardless of circumstances. You are a problem-solver and a quick, strategic thinker and you effectively manage relationships and can implement change when needed.

The City of Corner Brook is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our community and is an equal opportunity employer. The city invites and encourages applications from all qualified candidates from equity-seeking groups, (Indigenous peoples, racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQQIP2SA+ persons) who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by the city throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation in order to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact accommodate@kbrs.ca or communicate your needs to mdoyle@kbrs.ca.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, contact Jennifer Massey, Partner at jmassey@kbrs.ca or Michelle Doyle, Executive Recruiter at dclinton@kbrs.ca or submit your application online at: http://www.kbrs.ca/Career/15775.

Education : Bachelor’s degree
Experience : 5 years or more

Regional Director

The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport is currently seeking a results-oriented and self-motivated leader for a Regional Director position within Park Operations. The position will report to the Executive Director, Park Operations and will be an integral member of the park operations senior management team, providing leadership and strategic oversight for the regional and provincial park system. This includes oversight for wilderness parks, natural environment parks, recreation parks, historic parks and numerous protected areas and recreation sites within the region. The position will be based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Consideration may be given for permanent work location within the central region of Saskatchewan.

In this role, the successful candidate will provide regional and provincial leadership and direction to develop and manage programs that support provincial park recreation, protection, and management goals, which are aligned with government’s overall objectives for parks. Related to all categories of parks, responsibilities include policy and program development, project management, regulation development, financial management, relationship building, negotiations, and human resource leadership and management. In addition, you must be an excellent communicator, able to provide clear and concise explanations, both orally and in writing, about policies, procedures and concepts at a level appropriate to the audience, and to mediate and resolve conflict and/or reach mutual agreement or understanding between parties.

Typically, the knowledge and skills required for this position would be obtained through a degree in Business Administration, Environmental Sciences, Natural Sciences or a related discipline combined with senior program, project and policy development experience in a government setting.  Experience related to leadership and parks management, as well as knowledge of current trends, issues and practices in park management and operations is an asset.

We are committed to workplace diversity.

Hours of Work:  M – Monthly Out of Scope
Number of Openings:  1

Closing Date:  Aug 7, 2022, 11:59:00 PM

Director of Parks, Recreation and Facilities

The Director of Parks, Recreation and Facilities is an out-of-scope position with the Town of Shaunavon. Under the direct supervision of the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Parks, Recreation and Facilities will be responsible for the planning, organization, direction, and general management of the Parks, Recreation and Facilities Department (Parks, Campgrounds, Buildings and Cemetery), including all assets, facilities, and the oversight of external engineering and applicable service contracts. The Director of Parks, Recreation and Facilities must be an excellent leader who can discover the most efficient ways to run the Parks, Recreation and Facilities department and needs to be a team player who is good at dealing with the public, well organized and able to multi-task.

The Director of Parks, Recreation and Facilities is responsible for the Town of Shaunavon’s Parks, Recreation and Facilities Department’s success; you will work closely with the Director of Public Works and will lead a team of dedicated employees to accomplish your departmental objectives and goals within provincial legislation and guidelines established by Town Council.

The Town of Shaunavon offers a competitive salary, has a comprehensive benefits package available and a pension plan is in place.

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Wildlife Management Intern – Biology

The sustainable management of Nunavut’s wildlife resources depends on the next generation of conservation leaders. The NWMB has launched a new wildlife management intern casual position to help support Inuit in their journey to be environmental stewards. As a Wildlife Management Intern, you will build a diverse skill set and gain practical knowledge on wildlife research and management through valuable real-world experience. You will work with the diverse Wildlife Staff team and report to the Director of Wildlife.

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