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Gwichin Tribal Council in Fort McPherson

The Tetlit Gwich’in Council (TGC) Designated Gwich’in Organization (DGO) is issuing this Request for Expressions of Interest from registered Gwich’in Participants associated with the DGO to serve as a TGC Self-Government Advisory Committee member. The Advisory Committee will consist of community representatives, at least ONE of which will be selected from each of the following:

•    Elder (60 and over)
•    Youth (15-30 years)
•    Male (31-59 years)
•    Female (31-59 years)

The TGC Self-Government Advisory Committee is intended to serve in the capacity of representative community advisors to the TGC self-government negotiator. The committee will consider all matters involved in the self-government process of negotiations, including the development of priority issues and jurisdictional areas and positions pertaining to these to be advanced during negotiations.

If you are interested in and familiar with the Gwich’in Self-Government process and are familiar with Gwich’in culture, customs and lifestyles and have strong communication skills, you are encouraged to apply.  Applicants interested in obtaining further information about the advertised roles to assist in making a decision about whether or not to apply, or who may have questions about this, can be directed to the GTC’s Regional Self-Government Advisor, Whitney Alexis.
If you are interested in being considered as a Member of the TGC Self-Government Advisory Committee, please submit a letter of interest and a recent resume to:

Executive Director
Tetlit Gwich’in Council 
Box 30
Fort McPherson, NT X0E 0J0
PH: (867) 952-2330
FX: (867) 952-2212
ggcceo@tsiigehtchic.ca

The closing date is August 5, 2019
Only successful candidates will be notified

 

Application Deadline:
August 5, 2019

Gwichin Tribal Council in Tsiigehtchic

The Gwichya Gwich’in Council (GGC) Designated Gwich’in Organization (DGO) is issuing this Request for Expressions of Interest from registered Gwich’in Participants associated with the DGO to serve as a GGC Self-Government Advisory Committee member. The Advisory Committee will consist of community representatives, at least ONE of which will be selected from each of the following:

  • Elder (60 and over)
  • Youth (15-30 years)
  • Male (31-59 years)
  • Female (31-59 years)

The GGC Self-Government Advisory Committee is intended to serve in the capacity of representative community advisors to the GGC self-government negotiator. The committee will consider all matters involved in the self-government process of negotiations, including the development of priority issues and jurisdictional areas and positions pertaining to these to be advanced during negotiations.

If you are interested in and familiar with the Gwich’in Self-Government process and are familiar with Gwich’in culture, customs and lifestyles and have strong communication skills, you are encouraged to apply.  Applicants interested in obtaining further information about the advertised roles to assist in making a decision about whether or not to apply, or who may have questions about this, can be directed to the GTC’s Regional Self-Government Advisor, Whitney Alexis.

If you are interested in being considered as a Member of the GGC Self-Government Advisory Committee, please submit a letter of interest and a recent resume to:

President​​​​​​​
Gwichya Gwich’in Council
Box 4​​​​​​​
Tsiigehtchic, NT X0E 0B0
PH: (867) 953-3011
FX: (867) 953-3081​​​​​​​
ggcceo@tsiigehtchic.ca

The closing date is August 5, 2019
​​​​​​​Only successful candidates will be notified

Application Deadline:
August 5, 2019

Gwichin Tribal Council in Aklavik

The Ehdiitat Gwich’in Council (EGC) Designated Gwich’in Organization (DGO) is issuing this Request for Expressions of Interest from registered Gwich’in Participants associated with the DGO to serve as an EGC Self-Government Advisory Committee member. The Advisory Committee will consist of community representatives, at least ONE of which will be selected from each of the following:

•    Elder (60 and over)
•    Youth (15-30 years)
•    Male (31-59 years)
•    Female (31-59 years)

The EGC Self-Government Advisory Committee is intended to serve in the capacity of representative community advisors to the EGC self-government negotiator. The committee will consider all matters involved in the self-government process of negotiations, including the development of priority issues and jurisdictional areas and positions pertaining to these to be advanced during negotiations.

If you are interested in and familiar with the Gwich’in Self-Government process and are familiar with Gwich’in culture, customs and lifestyles and have strong communication skills, you are encouraged to apply.  Applicants interested in obtaining further information about the advertised roles to assist in making a decision about whether or not to apply, or who may have questions about this, can be directed to the GTC’s Regional Self-Government Advisor, Whitney Alexis.

If you are interested in being considered as a Member of the EGC Self-Government Advisory Committee, please submit a letter of interest and a recent resume to:

Executive Director
Ehdiitat Gwich’in Council 
 Box 28
Aklavik, NT X0E 0A0
PH: (867) 978-2340
FX: (867) 978-2340
ggcceo@tsiigehtchic.ca

The closing date is August 5, 2019
Only successful candidates will be notified

 

Application Deadline:
August 5, 2019

Gwichin Tribal Council in Inuvik

Gwich'in Tribal Council is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the term position of Program Support Officer in Inuvik, Northwest Territories until November 2019.  Reporting to the Project Supervisor, the Program Support Officer is responsible for providing administrative program support for the Skills and Partnership Fund (SPF) program and Indigenous Skills and Employment Training Program. This position is responsible for client management, data management, and various administrative duties related to the delivery of the programs.   

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in Business Administration, Career Development, Education or Social Science
  • 1-2 years of related experience, including bookkeeping or program administration
  • Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector check required
  • Valid Class 5 driver's license
  • Experience working in career development or related field is an asset
  • Equivalencies (combinations of education and experience) may be considered

 

SKILLS & ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to analyze and interpret legislation, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to work independently and in a cross-cultural environment  
  • Ability to listen and communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Attention to detail, problem-solving, analytical and evaluation skills
  • Organizational skills, including the ability to keep large volumes of information and requests organized effectively and prioritized effectively to meet deadlines
  • Working knowledge of database systems and an understanding of basic bookkeeping
  • Knowledge of office procedures and document formatting including filing systems
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Client-service oriented,  including the ability to provide a high level of service within and outside the organization
  • Ability to travel on small planes and ice roads when required 

 

To Apply to this job please click on this link: Program Support Officer 

Closing Date: July 22, 2019

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:
July 22, 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. 

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:
July 26, 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 Financial Reporting & Compliance Specialist in Inuvik, Northwest Territories.  In this key role, you will report to the Chief Financial Officer and will oversee and ensure the timely and accurate financial reporting and compliance with applicable regulations, policies and directives.
 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Execute full cycle financial reporting activities and coordinate supporting information systems, including policies, procedures and initiatives with operating and support stakeholders for GTC and GTC related entities and subsidiaries
  • Maintain general ledger and sub-ledgers to ensure accuracy and completeness including account reconciliations and prepare and review journal entries
  • Participate and provide recommendations to enhance financial reporting and related processes
  • Perform financial analysis including ad hoc reports to identify trends and discrepancies
  • Ensure compliance with external filing requirements and agencies: GST, T4As, WSCC, etc.
  • Analyze, evaluate and implement appropriate systems of internal control to ensure compliance with applicable regulations, policies and directives along with confirming effective operation of systems
     

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting, CGA Program Level 3 or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of direct experience with financial reporting, analysis and compliance
  • Strong understanding and working experience with accounting standards PSAS, IFRS and ASPE
  • Preference given to those with a professional accounting designation, direct related work experience with an Indigenous organization or government in remote or North of 60 locations
     

SKILLS & ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience using computerized accounting software with a preference for Sage 50 Accounting
  • Knowledge of internal controls and ability to recommend changes and additions to policies and processes as needed
  • Knowledge of MS operating systems and software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Internet and Email
  • Problem solving, analytical and evaluation skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize workload and meet established timelines
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Minimal travel may be required
     

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: Financial Reporting & Compliance Specialist

Closing Date: July 23, 2019
 

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.

Application Deadline:
July 23, 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.

The Gwich’in Tribal Council is seeking a highly-motivated individual to fill the position of Legal Counsel in Inuvik, Northwest Territories.  In this key role, you will report to the Chief Operating Officer and be responsible for providing a full-range of legal services to the GTC.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor degree (LLB/JD)
  • Qualified or eligible to become qualified to practice law in the Northwest Territories
  • Minimum Five (5) years of legal work experience (post-articling)
  • Experience and/or demonstrated interest in Aboriginal law, ideally with a Northern focus
  • Prior corporate legal experience is an asset
  • Governance Professionals of Canada designation and/or corporate governance experience is an asset
  • Supervisory experience is an asset

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 develop legal strategies and objectives
  • Working knowledge of land claim agreements, Aboriginal law, and  Indigenous governments 
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to calmly and assertively advocate for the interested of Gwich’in and explain complex information simply
  • Ability to thrive in a highly complex, politically charged environment
  • Knowledge of the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporation Act and applicable legislation
     

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: Legal Counsel

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:
August 2, 2019

Gwichin Tribal Council in Inuvik

The Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) is issuing this Request for Expression of Interest from registered Gwich’in Participants to serve as Member on the following Board(s):

Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Board (1 member)

If you are interested and familiar with the northern environment, business, and/or Gwich’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement, familiar with Gwich’in culture, customs and lifestyles and have strong communication skills, you are encouraged to apply.

Note: a criminal record check and a Government of Canada Security Clearance fingerprint request is required for the board.
Prospective applicants can obtain further information about the advertised roles to assist in making a decision about whether or not to apply or may have questions can be directed to the GTC’s Chief Operating Officer.

If you are interested in being considered as a Member, please submit a letter of interest and a recent resume to.

Carolyn Lennie, Chief Operating Officer
Gwich’in Tribal Council
Box 1509
Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0
PH: (867) 777-7934
FX: (867) 777-7919
Clennie@gwichin.nt.ca

The closing date July 31, 2019

Only successful candidates will be notified

Application Deadline:
July 31, 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:
August 2, 2019

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