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Consultation Project Officer – Indigenous Capacity Support

English, French

Job description

Application deadline: Sunday June 25th 2023
To apply :
Starting salary: To be determined according to the current salary scale (between $51 877 and $66 442), revised annually.

Your mandate
• Support First Nations teams to build their capacity regarding environmental, socio-economic and cultural impact processes, as well as other related issues.
• Provide support in analyzing consultations sent to First Nations in various fields, including forestry, mining, energy, biodiversity, draft legislation, cumulative effects, strategies, environmental impact analysis, legislation, regulations, policies, etc.

Your main responsibilities
A) Indigenous Capacity – Impact Assessment Act and related processes
• Organize training and awareness activities for First Nations stakeholders
• Develop tools (e.g., guides, briefing notes, etc.) related to the Act
• Support the First Nations stakeholders in their analysis of projects subject to the Act
• Carry out both information and strategic monitoring on new territorial development projects, as well as advances in various impact assessment-related topics such as regional assessments, rights impact analysis, etc.
B) Analysis of consultations
• Carry out technical analysis of projects and develop recommendations for the benefit of First Nations.
• Write discussion papers, reports, briefing notes, articles or briefs on themes related to consultation and accommodation projects
• Research, collect and develop information documents and tools related to subjects and projects for which First Nations must be consulted and accommodated
• Develop vulgarisation and awareness tools
• Lead and/or participate in working groups and committees

Required experience and qualifications

Do you have the profile?
• Knowledge of the Impact Assessment Act and related processes
• Knowledge of consultation and accommodation processes of the governments of Quebec and Canada towards First Nations
• Undergraduate university degree or other equivalent in a field related to the environment, law, politics, natural sciences or sustainable development
• Excellent communication skills in French and English, both written and spoken
• Knowledge of current priorities, perspectives and aspirations of First Nations (an asset)
• Relevant experience working with First Nations or in an Indigenous organization (an asset)
• Knowledge of an Indigenous language (an asset)

• Work for First Nations
• Full-time position with a flexible 34-hour schedule
• Friday afternoons off
• Remote Work-Policy in place (100% remote, hybrid or 100% at the office) and the office is in Wendake
• Annual vacation upon hiring and years of experience are recognized
• Federal and provincial general holidays as well as National Indigenous Peoples Day
• 2 weeks of paid vacation during the holiday season
• Sick leave and family-related leave upon hiring
• Pension plan and group insurance after the probation period

To apply
• Please fill out the form below with your resume and a cover letter to the attention of Mr. Alain Bédard and submit it before the application deadline, here →
** Please note that, with equal competence, the FNQLSDI gives priority to Indigenous candidates. Only the candidates retained in pre-selection will be contacted.

Job posting period

Until 2024-06-25 at 13:03

To submit a job offer, internship or training, fill out the form.

Resource person

Alexandra Girouard