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20 Mar 2024

Full-Time Communications Officer

Wek’èezhìı Renewable Resources Board –  Yellowknife, NT

Job Description

Communications Officer

The Wek’èezhìı Renewable Resources Board, established through the Tlicho Agreement, has authority for wildlife, plant, and forest management in Wek’èezhìı.  The Board is presently seeking a full-time Communications Officer to join their teams.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications Officer will provide support to the Board to develop and maintain relationships with Tlicho communities and organizations.  The Communications Officer will also provide support and information on renewable resource management to Tlicho communities.  Flexible working hours, including evenings, holidays, and weekends, are required.  This position requires frequent travel, including small aircraft, to all communities within Wek’èezhìı. Job description available upon request.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Post-secondary training in communications and/or conservation-education or equivalency.

EXPERIENCE:
• Working with northern communities and/or in cross-cultural settings; and
• Strong oral and written communication skills, particularly in making effective presentations to a range of audiences (including, but not limited to, elders, youth, government employees, stakeholders, etc.) and for the development and implementation of communication and education materials/programs.

ASSETS:
• Ability to speak the Tlicho language;
• Renewable resource management training; and
• Familiarity with the Tlicho Agreement.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
• Medical Declaration
• Criminal Records Check
• Standard First Aid
• Driver’s Abstract

SALARY & BENEFITS:
Salary negotiable, depending on qualifications and experience.  A northern allowance and an attractive benefits package will be offered.  Relocation assistance is negotiable. Hybrid work from office/home structure available.

LOCATION:
This position is based in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

 

How to Apply

If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please send a cover letter and resume on or before March 22, 2024 by 11:59 p.m. MDT to:
Jody Pellissey, Executive Director
Wek’èezhìı Renewable Resources Board,
102A, 4504-49 Avenue, Yellowknife, NT, X1A 1A7
Phone: (867) 873-5740; Fax: (867) 873-5743;
Email: jpellissey@wrrb.ca

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Advertised until: 2024-04-19

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