Job Posting – Pic Mobert First Nation: Lands and Resources Technician

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Contract Position: Lands and Resources Technician
Duration: Full-Time Permanent

The Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg (Pic Mobert First Nation) is an Ojibway Community of approximately 350 people whose traditional territory is centred on White Lake in Northwestern Ontario.

We are currently seeking a Lands and Resources Technician who will plan, organize and develop community-based land use and stewardship activities while promoting conservation and business affiliations with various ministries.

The Lands and Resources Technician will assist the departmental Manager with a variety of activities such as Use and Occupancy map studying, compiling reports, drafting and presenting departmental information updates, conduct environmental research, policy development and drafting, operating software to accurately assess mining plans / permits / claims, etc. and GIS work.

Knowledge:

  • The candidate must possess land stewardship awareness;
  • Environmental and safety standards awareness;
  • Understand the long term vision of Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg (Pic Mobert First Nation) Lands and Resources land stewardship.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Quick learner that can grasp new concepts, procedures, new technologies and be able to adapt in a changing working environment;
  • Ensure effective and efficient planning and implementation of weekly, monthly and yearly scheduling;
  • Co-ordinate all activities to maintain established targets;
  • Traditional land use activities experience/knowledge, ideally should be an active land user;
  • Field skills which may include GPS navigation, outboard motor operation, canoeing, ATV skills, field site assessments, map and compass outdoor navigation skills, would be an asset.
  • Work within budget, environment and health and safety concerns:
  • Previous experience with completing funding applications/proposals;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;

Qualifications:

  • Completion of Secondary School or GED;
  • Preferably post secondary studies related to the environmental/outdoor studies or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience;

Conditions:

  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule that will include evening and weekends;
  • The candidate must have a valid class G driver’s license and a reliable vehicle;
  • Self motivated individual who can work with minimal supervision;
  • Able to provide an acceptable criminal records check and satisfactory pre-employment drug test.

Please submit resumes and cover letters to Jesse Gaudette, Lands and Resources Manager no later than Friday, July 12, 2019 by email at landsandresources@picmobert.ca or by fax at 807 822-2850.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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