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Director of Lands and Resources ($110,000-$140,000/yr)

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Job Description

  • Have a meaningful impact on the lives of the Tsay Keh Dene Nation in a welcoming community
  • Receive a competitive annual salary of $110,000-$140,000, depending on experience, plus comprehensive benefits! 
  • Join a holistic workplace with a rewarding career 
About Tsay Keh Dene Nation

At Tsay Keh Dene Nation (TKDN), our essence, deeply interwoven with our profound connection to the land, embodies resilience and a vision for the future. Our commitment extends beyond the preservation of our rich history and culture; it's a promise to our community's well-being through sustainable stewardship. 

Driven by a vision of self-reliance, we embrace a comprehensive approach to development, incorporating education, health, and economic sustainability into the fabric of our society. We stand as custodians of our environment, champions of education, and builders of a future where cultural practices and empowerment through public service lead the way.

To learn more about us, please visit: tsaykeh.com

About the Opportunity

TKDN has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Director of Lands and Resources role, based in Prince George, BC.

In this role, you will primarily manage and evaluate land-use plans and development, ensuring the conservation, protection, and sustainable use of Tsay Keh Dene traditional territory.

Reporting to the Executive Director, you will lead treaty operations, negotiate terms for land use, and advocate Tsay Keh Dene views on various governmental and working groups.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating closely with the public and fostering strategic relationships with co-management groups, other First Nation bands and organizations, and Provincial/Territorial and National governments
  • Implementing the Reserve Land and Environment Management Plan
  • Developing policies, procedures, and strategic goals for land management
  • Monitoring compliance with land and resource regulations
  • Preparing and managing project and departmental budgets
  • Overseeing staff recruitment, training, and performance evaluations
  • Advocating for Tsay Keh Dene views in community consultations and working groups
  • Managing environmental and land management projects and contracts

To read the full position description, please click here.

More About You

To qualify, you will need a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Natural or Renewable Resource Management, Land Management, or Environmental Studies, with 5+ years of experience in land or resource managementA combination of education and experience will be considered.

The following are also required:

  • Ability to undergo a criminal record check 
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License & acceptable driver’s abstract 
  • Willingness and ability to work in the field and travel in-community per organization needs (~once a month)

The following skills and experience will be strong assets:

  • Demonstrated knowledge in land resource planning and management principles
  • Proven ability to handle responsibilities, negotiate contracts, and meet crucial deadlines
  • Project management expertise with a focus on delivering results
  • Proficiency in budget management, including preparation, analysis, and reconciliation of financial data
  • Strong capability to research, develop, and refine strategic goals and organizational policies
  • Comprehensive understanding of policy development, with experience in crafting and presenting technical and scientific documents
  • Established skill in implementing policies and ensuring team compliance
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities
  • Comprehensive knowledge or interest in the history of Tsay Keh Dene Nation

As our ideal candidate, you possess outstanding interpersonal and leadership skills, excelling in team coaching and mentoring to foster trust and build long-term community relationships in line with Tsay Keh Dene's strategic vision. Your ability to manage complex projects and make sound decisions underlines your adeptness in time and stress management in dynamic environments.

This is a unique opportunity for a candidate who embodies accountability and dependability, propelling our mission forward with a results-oriented mindset. Your commitment to cultural sensitivity and clear communication marks you as a proactive self-starter. Skilled in adapting to change with diplomacy, you bring innovative thinking and problem-solving capabilities that advance our goals of stewardship and community engagement. If you are prepared to make a significant impact and drive positive change, we encourage you to apply.

Note: Preference will be given to applicants who have Indigenous ancestry. 

About the Benefits

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a highly competitive annual salary of $110,000-$140,000, negotiable dependent on experience, along with a great host of benefits, including:

  • 100% employer-covered Extended health, dental, and vision coverage
  • Pension plan - 5% match
  • 4 weeks vacation plus an extra 2 weeks at Christmas and 1 week at Spring Break
  • 10 sick days (prorated based on hiring date)
  • Access to organizational vehicles for work purposes
  • Coverage for travel to the community and accommodation while in the community
  • Professional and cultural development and training opportunities to support our employees' career growth and cultural understanding
  • Enjoy regular community events such as National Indigenous Peoples Day, Cultural Camp, Christmas, and so much more!

If your passion resonates with our mission, don't miss out on this truly rewarding opportunity to make a difference - apply today!

About Scout Talent

Who is Scout Talent? Despite what you might be thinking, Scout Talent is not a traditional recruitment agency. Born out of a great idea and an understanding of what employers really want, we provide customized, intelligent recruitment marketing, employer branding and candidate management services to clients throughout Canada and around the World. Our key strength lies in our ability to create unique candidate attraction strategies that enable clients to tap into the best talent pools. We're proud to say that 90% of our clients are repeat business which is testament to the value of our service. At ST, we're revolutionizing the recruitment industry. Our purpose: Connecting people to grow companies, careers and communities.

Industry

Staffing, Recruiting, HR Outsourcing

Company Size

11-50 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-14

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