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Gwichin Tribal Council in Inuvik

The Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) is seeking a highly-motivated individual to fill the position of Lands & Resources Specialist in Inuvik, Northwest Territories. Reporting to the Director of Lands and Resources, the Lands and Resources Specialist is responsible for coordinating for Lands and Resources projects, including all analysis, research, consultation, implementation, and communication. This position also acts as a primary liaison working with Gwich’in Leadership and Organizations on Lands and Resources matters.  

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree or Diploma in an Environmental, Lands, of Policy related field
  • A minimum of three years of related work experience
  • A valid Class 5 Driver’s license
  • Experience working with Indigenous and collaborative and/or multi-disciplinary programs would be considered an asset

SKILLS & ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of the GCLCA
  • Knowledge of the GTC and the political and social environments in which the operates
  • Knowledge of technical aspects of renewable and non-renewable resource development projects and resource management to identify possible environmental impacts through written information and field inspections and to make decisions or give direction to prevent or minimize environmental damages resulting from development projects
  • Knowledge of program planning, development, and evaluation
  • Ability to understand and apply legislation, policies, and procedures
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal, Territorial, and Federal Government structures and processes as they relate to lands and resources issues and processes
  • Interpersonal abilities, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Research skills, including the ability to collect data, apply research methods, and report on findings
  • Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to understand and balance competing priorities
  • Problem-solving skills, including the ability to identify and evaluate alternatives, to think creatively, and to recommend innovative solutions
  • Ability to manage complex and long-term tasks
  • Ability to organizes time effectively and meet the deadline
  • Abilities with the MS operating systems and software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to set priorities that anticipate future consequences and probabilities;
  • Project leadership skills, including the ability to develop and implement goals, manage budgets, and track progress and results
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise formal reports
  • Ability to present complex information simply and clearly to non-technical audiences
  • Experience with database programs
  • Mentorship: Is considered to be a positive and supportive coach and mentor who works to assist team members in building the skills and ability to do their jobs
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment
  • Frequent travel within and outside the GSA is required (approx. 10 times per year), including transport by small aircraft, rural highways, and ice roads
  • Fieldwork may be required in variable and extreme weather conditions. 

 Closing Date: December 17, 2019

 To Apply to this job please click on this link: Lands & Resouces Specialist

Priority Consideration will be given to qualified Participants of the Gwich’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement. We thank all who apply but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application Deadline:
December 17, 2019

Gwichin Tribal Council in Inuvik

The Gwich’in Tribal Council and The Children First Society in Inuvik have partnered to create an immersion language program to create a Gwich’in language learning opportunity for preschool children in Inuvik. The program will offer full days of immersion for children and evening classes for their families. We are seeking fluent speakers to work with the children and to teach the evening class for families in Inuvik, NT. 

Experience and Qualifications 

We are seeking someone with strong language skills to teach evening classes. It is not necessary that you have certification in teaching, however, experience with teaching and ability to read and write Gwich’in are an asset. You are passionate about passing on the Gwich’in language, helping to create the next generation of speakers. You are willing to work with other speakers and program staff to create the best program for families of your community. You are patient and you enjoy working with adults and youth to help them learn Gwich’in. You are willing to participate in the training opportunities the program will provide.  

Personal Suitability 

Working as a dynamic team member, your energy and creativity helps you to play with, and guide youth and parents in exploring beginner level language. Your compassion and understanding for the Gwich’in language and culture assist you to increase understanding and knowledge in all the program participants. Your dedication to children and their families motivates you to continue on in this demanding yet rewarding position.  

Compensation 

We are offering very competitive rates and a flexible work schedule.   

Deadline to Apply: Open until position filled

To Apply to this job please click on this link: Language Teachers

Application Deadline:
December 20, 2019

Gwich’in Tribal Council and The Children First Society in Inuvik

The Gwich’in Tribal Council and The Children First Society in Inuvik have partnered to create an immersion language program to create a Gwich’in language learning opportunity for preschool children in Inuvik. The program will offer full days of immersion for children and evening classes for their families. We are seeking fluent speakers to work with the children and to teach the evening class for families in Inuvik, NT. 

Experience and Qualifications 
It is not necessary that you have certification in teaching, and you do not need to read or write Gwich’in, but you are a strong speaker and you carry a wealth of knowledge about Gwich’in language and culture. You have personal experience in helping to raise young children and you understand that children learn through play and exploring the world. You are passionate about passing on the Gwich’in language helping to create the next generation of speakers. You are willing to work with other speakers and program staff to create the best program for the children of your community. You are patient and you enjoy the presence of children. You are willing to participate in the training opportunities the program will provide. 

Personal Suitability 
Working as a dynamic team member your energy and creativity helps you to play with, and guide the children in a developmentally appropriate program. Your compassion and understanding for the Gwich’in language and culture assist you to increase the understanding and knowledge in all the program children, families and staff. Your dedication to children and their families motivates you to continue on in this demanding yet rewarding position.  

Compensation 
We are offering very competitive rates and a flexible work schedule.  

Applications 
Applications including cover letter and resume should be emailed to: 
Children First Society 
Attn: Language Hiring
childrenfirst@northwestel.net

Deadline to ApplyOpen until position is filled

Application Deadline:
December 20, 2019

Gwich’in Tribal Council and The Children First Society in Inuvik

The Gwich’in Tribal Council and The Children First Society in Inuvik have partnered to create an immersion language program to create a Gwich’in language learning opportunity for preschool children in Inuvik. The program will offer full days of immersion for children and evening classes for their families. 

Experience and Qualifications 
As a Language/Cultural Early Childhood Development (ECD) Practitioner, you are a seasoned staff person who has worked in a child care centre. You may have a diploma or certification in Early Childhood (or equivalent) as well as a solid understanding of Gwich’in culture and some knowledge of the language.  Your experience in caring for children allows you to work with the program team to implement intentional practice following the interests and needs of the children to develop an exciting language program.  You enjoy nurturing young children and working with Elders to support them in developing and conducting educational and enjoyable programming. You are passionate about learning the Gwich’in language and aspire to pass it on to the next generation of speakers. You are able to implement the new NWT Day Care regulations and requirements and carry out policies and procedures established by the Board to ensure a safe environment for the children.

Personal Suitability 
Working as a dynamic team member your energy and creativity helps you to play with and guide the children in a developmentally appropriate program. Your compassion and understanding for the Gwich’in language and culture assist you to increase the understanding and knowledge in all the program children, families and staff. Your sound work ethic encourages you to be consistent and fair. Your dedication to children and their families motivates you to continue on in this demanding yet rewarding position.  

Compensation 
Compensation will be finalized with the successful candidate.  

Applications 
Applications including cover letter and resume should be emailed to: 

Children First Society 
Attn: Language Hiring
childrenfirst@northwestel.net

Deadline to Apply: Open until position is filled

Application Deadline:
December 20, 2019

Gwichin Tribal Council in Inuvik

The Gwich'in Tribal Council (GTC) is seeking highly motivated and energetic Casual Administrative Assistants.
 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Grade 12 Education
  • Post-secondary education is a significant asset
  • Knowledge of Administrative duties/tasks
  • Customer service abilities
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license an asset
  • Microsoft Office experience 
  • Previous experience 
     

Employment is on an as-and-when-needed basis. 

Application Deadline: Ongoing Recruitment

To Apply to this job please click on this link: Casual Administrative Assistant

Priority Consideration will be given to qualified Participants of the Gwich’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement residing in Inuvik.

Application Deadline:
December 20, 2019

Gwichin Tribal Council in Inuvik

The Gwich'in Tribal Council (GTC) is seeking highly motivated and energetic labourers.  

Labourer positions include moving office equipment and other items in and out of storage facilities. Employment is on an as-and-when needed basis. Candidates for labourer positions should have past experience.
 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be able to lift up 20 pounds or more
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license an asset
  • Previous experience and/or training in workplace safety is considered an asset. 

 

Application Deadline: Ongoing Recruitment

To Apply to this job please click on this link: Casual Labourer

Priority Consideration will be given to qualified Participants of the Gwich’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement residing in Inuvik. We thank all who apply but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Application Deadline:
December 20, 2019

Gwichin Tribal Council in Inuvik

Established in 1992, the Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) is an Indigenous government that represents Gwich’in Participants in the Mackenzie-Delta of the Northwest Territories and across Canada. GTC protects and advances the interests of Gwich’in through hard work, collaborative approaches and good governance in order to improve the lives and preserve the culture of the Gwich’in.

GTC is seeking a highly-motivated individual to fill the position of Director of Lands and Resources in Inuvik, Northwest Territories. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director, Lands and Resources ensures compliance with the Gwich’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement (GCLCA) and is responsible for the overall protection, management and reporting related to the Gwich’in Settlement Region’s natural environment, including the protection of water quality, land resources, fisheries and wildlife habitat, cultural and heritage resources licenses, permit conditions, relevant legislation, regulations, directives, policies and procedures.
 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
The Director provides supervision, oversight, advice, and support to Lands and Resources staff in the direction and implementation of the department strategies, including:

  • Managing the preparation, negotiation, interpretation and implementation of agreements and contracts as they relate to the GCLCA, Government, and other First Nations and Trans-boundary agreements
  • Liaising between the Executive, Government, Industry, Designated Gwich’in Organizations and Participants on land and resource related matters
  • Planning, measuring, reviewing, implementing, and managing all Land, Resources and Environmental activities
  • Negotiating and preparing land management agreements, environmental assessments, resource agreements, and compliance related activities
  • Facilitating the permitting process while leading consultations & overseeing all issues as they relate to Land, Resources and Environment
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to improve communication and working relationships to advance and achieve GTC’s strategic goals and objectives
     

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Resource Management, Land Management, Law or similar field
  • 5 years’ of work experience in Lands and Resource Management or a related field plus a minimum 3 years of management experience
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license and a satisfactory criminal records check is required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Gwich’in history, cultural and political environment and GCLCA are assets

 

SKILLS & ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to develop and impart vision, direction, and policy both internally within the organization and to a broader audience
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively; employing strong listening, verbal, written, and public presentation skills to convey information on a variety of complex issues, in a manner that is concise, clear and easily understood by the audience
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize a high volume workload in a demanding fast paced environment
  • Solutions oriented, strategic thinker with ability to lead others and perform in a matrix organization with multiple stakeholders
  • Formal negotiations skills training and/or demonstrated negotiations accomplishments
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Geographic Information Systems and Satellite Imagery
     

A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered including allowances of $20,000 per annum, health and dental benefits, and generous leave entitlements.

To Apply to this job please click on this link: Director, Lands and Resources

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Go Beyond the Arctic Circle
The Town of Inuvik (www.inuvik.ca) is unlike anything you have ever experienced before. Witness the Land of the Midnight Sun and the mesmerizing lights of the Aurora Borealis. Located 200 km north of the Arctic Circle, in the beautiful and vast Mackenzie Delta, Inuvik prides itself on being authentic, accessible and amazing. Due to its northern location, Inuvik experiences an average of 56 days of continuous sunlight every summer and 30 days of polar night every winter. Become a member of our colourful community, the Town of Inuvik is ready to welcome you to the Western Arctic and all that it has to offer.

Priority Consideration will be given to qualified Participants of the Gwich’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement. We thank all who apply but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Gwìch’in nan, nakhwek’yùu ts’àt gwitr’it tthak nakhwidavee gwiheezàa eenjit
Gwich’in land, culture & economy for a better future

Application Deadline:
December 20, 2019

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