Lands Manager position at Wuikinuxv Integrated Resource Stewardship Office

April 26, 2017

The purpose of this position is to provide the Wuikinuxv community with support and strategic direction for the management of land and forest resources within Wuikinuxv Nation territory.

Primary Duties:

  • Facilitate the development of land, forestry and natural resource plans and policies for Wuikinuxv Territory
  • Support Wuikinuxv in jointly drafting Conservancy Management Plans with BC Parks;
  • Contribute to the review of proposed forest and lands activities with analysis and preparation of referral
  • Develop & manage work plans & budgets
  • Represent Wuikinuxv Stewardship Office at various meetings as required (may include travel)
  • Carry-out community engagement on lands & forest stewardship
  • Facilitating collaboration & good communication with organizations within Wuikinuxv, & external organizations and project partners including: other First Nations, governments (local, provincial & federal) & other organizations

Minimum qualifications:

  • Post Secondary degree or diploma in natural resource/land management, ecology, environmental studies, conservation biology, geography, native studies, or related field of study;
  • Experience working in natural resource stewardship and/or land use planning;
  • Well organized, self-motivated, strong written, communication and analytical skills;
  • Experience with project management and report writing;
  • Physical fitness and a willingness to work outside in a variety of conditions;
  • Computer skills, including familiarity with MS Word & Excel;

Additional assets:

  • Familiarity with Wuikinuxv Territory and stewardship values;
  • Awareness of First Nations laws, rights and title, issues and traditional ecological knowledge;
  • Experience working with First Nation communities;
  • Experience & knowledge working with referral response & tracking systems and ArcGIS;
  • Understanding of the ecosystem-based forest management;
  • Experience working with First Nations, stakeholders, and government agencies

Position details:

  • Full Time position – starting as 6 month contract with strong potential for long-term position depending on performance
  • Wage – TBD
  • Reports directly to Stewardship Director and works collaboratively with all members of Stewardship Team.
  • Full Job Description available upon

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Danielle Shaw – Director, Wuikinuxv Integrated Resource Stewardship Office Email: danielle.shaw@wuikinuxv.net

or in person by Friday May 26th, 2017 – 4:00pm