Job Posting 80768

Natural Resources Consultation Coordinator
MNBC
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
closed 2 days ago (Wed, 25 May)
full time


POSITION: PERMANENT FULL-TIME POSITION (37.5 hours per week)

LOCATION: Any MNBC Regional Office (2 positions – Nanaimo, Cranbrook, Prince George and Terrace)

CLOSES:  Posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice


ABOUT MÉTIS NATION BRITISH COLUMBIA

Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) develops and enhances opportunities for our Métis communities by implementing culturally relevant social and economic programs and services. Through teamwork, respect, dedication, accountability, integrity, and professionalism, MNBC strives to build a proud, self-governing, sustainable Nation in recognition of inherent rights for our Métis citizens, assisting in the delivery of services based on policy, process, and specified regulations.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

We are seeking a highly motivated, team-orientated individual to join our Ministry of Economic Development & Natural Resources team as a Natural Resources Consultation Coordinator . Reporting to the Senior Director, the primary purpose of the Natural Resources Consultation Coordinator(s) is to engage with: industry and government, various MNBC Regions, Chartered communities, Citizens, and other organizations throughout various consultation processes in British Columbia. The Natural Resources Consultation Coordinator(s) will work within the Ministry of Economic Development & Natural Resources and will collaborate with the Ministry of Environmental Protection & Métis Rights.  

MNBC desires a practical consultation process, with government and industrial partners, that avoids or minimizes impacts on Métis rights and land use and creates economic opportunities for Métis Citizens. Our objective is to build a Métis specific approach which will improve working relationships throughout the province. The recently updated MNBC consultation process is intended to produce better communication, stronger relationships, and easier resolution of issues between government, industry, and MNBC, including Chartered Communities. Following the MNBC Consultation Guidelines, the Natural Resources Consultation Coordinator will assist MNBC to achieve these goals. 

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES        

  • Plan, lead, and participate in consultation engagement sessions and meetings. This includes Chartered Communities, industry, and government.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other MNBC staff, department or ministries as required.
  • Prepare project work plans including procedures, proposals, briefing notes, progress reports and presentations.
  • Monitor progress towards achievement and adjusting or adapting plans to ensuring project(s) deadlines are met.
  • Regularly keep Senior Director or other project supervisors apprised of all pertinent issues, information for effective decision-making regarding the project.
  • Identify opportunities for innovation or cost reductions strategies in project(s) completion.
  • May be required to manage project budget and provide cost-to-completion projections.

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

 

  • Degree/diploma or professional credential in natural resources or consultation related field, or subject matter expertise and
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in project planning, implementation and/or management.
  • Combination of relevant experience, education, and training will be considered.
  • Knowledge and/or awareness of the historical and contemporary contributions made by Métis people in B.C.
  • High level of proficiency in project area and ability to achieve project goals.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience in leading work groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work with minimal supervision
  • Proven ability to utilize, adapt and embrace new technologies, including Word, Excel and other database/software required by the role


OTHER COMMENTS

  • Other duties may be assigned as needed to help ensure the efficient operation of MNBC
  • There will be a need to attend meetings and events which may require work and travel outside of the normal business hours
  • Ability to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s license and access to reliable personal vehicle for work purposes

 

The above requirements are what MNBC is seeking in the ideal incumbent at the time of posting and are subject to change based on needs.

Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nation, Métis or Inuit). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Using “Natural Resources Consultation Coordinator” in the subject line of your email, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Paul Pasco
Senior Director Economic Development & Natural Resources
Métis Nation British Columbia
Email: 

MNBC is committed to promoting the health, safety, and well-being of all staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. The safety of our employees and Chartered Communities is paramount, and vaccination against COVID-19 is a key public measure to reduce the spread and severity of the virus and its variants. As such, we have recently announced all employees, vendors, and visitors are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to come to MNBC offices. Effective November 15, 2021: full vaccination against COVID-19 is required to be eligible for employment at Metis Nation BC. All individuals must provide Proof of Vaccination, to be verified by Human Resources, as a mandatory condition of their employment.

 

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