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Garden River First Nation


Garden River
Executive and Management
POSTED: 2 months ago
Ketegaunseebee Garden River First Nation
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Closing Date:
March 07, 2024
Job Description:
Position: Manager
Department: Lands & Environmental Resources
Starting Range: $38.80- $42.77 (Pending Qualifications)
Location: 183 Noonday Drive, Garden River

Reporting directly to the CAO, the Manager, is responsible for the management of programs that protect and sustain the lands throughout the territory. They will work with the CAO/Chief & Council to address gaps and the creation of applicable policies for ensuring the GRFN needs are met regarding effective resources management. The Manager will oversee and implement conservation and sustainability plans for the effective management of all-natural resources.

Responsible for the managing of all aspects of the various environmental compliance projects. Ensure that ecosystem services are protected and maintained for future human generations, and maintain ecosystem integrity through considering ethical, economic, and scientific (ecological) variables.
- Program management and coordination of development activities;
- Effectively interpreting, and implementing environmental policies and regulations;
- Planning and management of various lands containing natural resources;
- Negotiations of contracts with companies and other entities that may wish to use these lands;
- Conduct investigations and present results and recommendations;
- Develop new, innovative and sustainable solutions for environmental issues;
- Monitor and enforce compliance with resource usage regulations;
- Contribute to or manage natural resource consulting services and large environmental planning projects;
- Negotiate terms and conditions of use activities by applicants;
- Create and maintain systems to record all legal interests in GRFN lands;
- Supervising his / her program budget to remain on target;
- Prepare and manage proposals, legal land descriptions and surveys for additions to reserve;
- Solicit funds from external agencies for relevant projects;
- Provide timely, complete and accurate expenditure reporting as required;
- Provides supervision and direction to support staff in the performance of their duties;
- Performing other duties as may be required or assigned

Required Skills:
- Required post-secondary degree in environmental sciences, life sciences, or related field;
- Required three years direct experience and supervisory experience;
- Proven experience with proposal research and development;
- Experience managing projects, personnel, and budgets in an efficient and professional manner;
- Proven knowledge of environmental systems, design, and implementation of programs;
- Required to wear construction gear and work around heavy machinery;
- Able to perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions;
- Ability to coordinate, mentor, develop and manage a team;
- Excellent organizational & time management skills, interpersonal and communication skills (Oral and written);
- Excellent computer skills for office related applications;
- Willing to travel; and must have a valid driver's license;
- Must undergo a criminal record check and vulnerable sector check prior to employment (At Applicant Expense)
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How to Apply:
*For a copy of the full job description please email [email protected] and one can be forwarded*

Interested applicants can email or drop off their cover letter, detailed resume, three work related references by: March 7th, 2024 @ 4:00pm Please address the envelope and/or email \"Manager-2024-04\" and submit to:
Human Resources
Garden River First Nation
7 Shingwauk Street, Garden River, ON P6A 6Z8
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 1-705-945-1415

The Jordan's Principle Case Coordinator, functions within legislative requirements, regulations, policies and procedures and the Mission, Beliefs and Vision of the Garden River First Nation, and contributes to the accomplishment of the strategic priorities..

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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