Indigenous Relations Advisor

Website Ministry of Forests

Ministry of Forests
Campbell River (Hybrid)

This position is also posted as a STO 24 under REQ 103223

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 2 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.

Indigenous Relations Advisor
$67,931.58 – $ 86,624.56 annually

The Indigenous Relations Advisor communicates with First Nations on natural resource applications and liaises with ministry staff as an expert on First Nations consultation. A collaborative approach is crucial to this role as you successfully establish and maintain productive working relationships with a wide variety of contacts.

The Indigenous Relations Advisor responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Research and analysis of First Nation and natural resource issues,
Write and/or review reports,
Coordinate and facilitate meetings (internal/external),
Support internal resources and tool development, and

Qualifications for this role include:

·         Degree in a natural resource field or equivalent as recognized by the relevant association and a minimum of 2 years related experience*; OR,

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Registered, or eligible for registration, with a British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area.  (i.e., Association of Forest Professionals, Institute of Agrologists, Engineers and Geoscientists BC (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia).
Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.

Related experience must include a combination of the following:

Experience conducting research and analysis related to land use, resource management, social or economic development issues.
Experience working with and building collaborative relationships with First Nations or Indigenous communities or stakeholders, preferably in areas of natural resource or environmental management or land use stewardship.
Experience addressing divergent perspectives, negotiating, or facilitating solutions or compromises to complex issues and resolving or mitigating conflict.

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