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Thursday, December 07, 2017

 

Date Posted:

December 07-29, 2017

Job Order #
ol211
Full/Part-time:

Fulltime

Employer/Location:

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development
Prince George, BC

Job Title:

Advisor, First Nations Relations

Starting Date:

ASAP

Wages:

Salary $60,531.87 - $69,104.56 annually

Qualifications:

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Degree related to the natural resource sector (e.g., forestry, resource management, geography, environmental science) and related work experience, OR
  • Diploma related to the natural resource sector (e.g., forestry, resource management, geography, environmental science) and a minimum of 2 years of related work experience.

Related experience includes:

  • Work experience conducting research and analysis related to land use, natural resource management, or natural resource authorizations/development issues.

Preference may be given to those with experience:

  • Engaging directly with First Nations communities and undertaking the procedural components of consultation related to the natural resource sector.
  • Research and analysis related to aboriginal rights, title or interests.
Duties:

The Advisor, First Nations Relations reviews proposals for the use of natural resources on Crown Land, to determine the impact on First Nations’ treaty rights or aboriginal rights (including title) - claimed or proven - and the appropriate level of consultation needed to meet the Crown’s legal duty to consult.

The Advisor, First Nations Relations, supported by an experienced team, plans and leads the facilitation of the First Nations consultation process and ensures legal obligations have been met. 

The position makes recommendations to decision makers on whether projects should proceed with respect to First Nation’s rights and interests.

How to Apply:
For more information including how to apply online by December 29, 2017, please visit: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=46400 .

Competition Number:  46400

Closing Date:

December 29, 2017