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9 Sep 2021

Full-Time Tåîchô Government

Tåîchô Government –  Behchoko, NT

Job Description

Tåîchô Government

invites all suitable qualified candidates, to apply for the

Full-Time, 2 year term

Conservation Areas,
Project Coordinator

Behchoko, NT

Tåîchô Government is committed to attracting and recruiting the best possible candidates for available positions. The principles of fairness, qualifications and Tåîchô citizenship guide the hiring of Tåîchô Government employees.

Outline of the position:

The Department of Culture and Lands Protection (DCLP) oversees the use, management, administration and protection of Tåîchô lands, renewable and non-renewable resources. Working closely with DCLP, reporting to the Manager Lands Protection and Renewable Resources, the Conservation Areas Project Coordinator is responsible for the, development and implementation of the Tåîchô Government conservation areas initiatives within Môwhì Gogha Dè Nîîtłèè.

Education, skills & knowledge required:

a Minimum 2 years Diploma, 3 years of related office and field work experience, including experience in conservation planning, natural resource and/or environmental management or an equivalent combination of education and experience

strong understanding of land and resource management in the Northwest Territories and of the applicable legislative, regulatory and institutional framework

familiarity with land and resource management systems and approaches, and the legislative and regulatory regime, MVRMA, Tåîchô laws, Protected Areas Act, NWT PAS and applying that to Tåîchô Lands, Wek’èezhìi and Môwhì Gogha Dè Dè Nîîtłèè, conducting technical reviews of conservation and protected areas applications and submissions and with the Tåîchô Agreement, Tåîchô Constitution, Tåîchô language, culture and way of life

knowledge of conservation initiatives across Canada, of policy and program development related to conservation areas and natural resources management and familiarity with mapping systems and the concepts and techniques of land and resource management in northern Canada

sensitivity to and willingness to be guided by Tåîchô geographic, land and resource use concepts and traditions, traditional knowledge and other Tåîchô priorities

ability to work with Tåîchô community members, elders, youth and harvesters; have positive attitude, highly developed analytic, practical reasoning, collaborative work ethic, and work as a member of a team with good budgeting, mathematical and problem solving abilities

experience in running remote operations, supervising projects and staff

good interpersonal, communication; organizational, time management; and computer skills to use electronic data bases and filing systems, Windows or Apple IOS, Microsoft Office, Adobe platforms and Internet for research

ability to speak Tåîchô language is an asset

Closing date: September 14, 2021

How to Apply

To apply, submit your resumé and cover letter or to request Job Description, email

Job Types: Full-Time. Advertised until: 2021-10-09

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