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8 Sep 2020


Tåîchô Government –  Behchokô, Northwest Territories

Job Description

Tåîchô Government

invites all suitable qualified candidates to apply for the

Full-Time, 2 Year Term
Culture and Lands Protection
Behchokô, NT
Closing date: September 15, 2020, 5:00 pm

Outline of position:
The Department of Culture and Lands Protection oversees the use, management, administration and protection of Tåîchô lands, renewable and non-renewable resources. Working under supervision from the Manager, Lands Protection and with direction from the Director, the Land Use Planner is responsible for the implementation of the Tåîchô Land Use Plan, administration of land use issues, and for participating on special projects as directed.

Skills & knowledge required:

  • post-secondary degree in related field and work experience in regional land use planning, natural resource and/or environmental management or equivalent education and experience
  • strong understanding, familiarity of land and resource management and mapping systems, in the Northwest Territories and of the applicable legislative, regulatory, institutional framework, especially the land use permitting and water licensing processes
  • familiarity with conducting technical reviews of environmental applications and submissions for mining and industrial developments, and royalty and own source revenue estimating and monitoring, concepts and techniques of land and resource management in northern Canada
  • highly developed analytic, practical reasoning and problem solving abilities
  • good interpersonal, communication, organizational, management, budget and computer skills
  • positive attitude, collaborative work ethic and the ability to work as a member of a team
  • sensitivity to and willingness to be guided by Tåîchô geographic, land and resource, traditional knowledge and other Tåîchô priorities
  • ability to work with Tåîchô citizens, residents and speak Tåîchô language is an asset
  • familiarity with Tåîchô Agreement, Tåîchô Constitution, Tåîchô language, culture and way of life

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Advertised until: 2020-10-08

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