The Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) is seeking a highly-motivated individual to fill the position of Lands and Resources Specialist in Inuvik, NT.
Reporting to the Director of Lands and Resources, the Lands and Resources Specialist is responsible for coordinating Lands and Resources projects, including analysis, research, consultation, implementation, and communication. This position also acts as a primary liaison working with Gwich’in Organizations on Lands and Resources matters.
Overall, the position supports and manages projects related to the protection of Gwich’in Settlement Area (GSA) natural environment including the protection of water quality, land resources, fisheries and wildlife habitat, cultural and heritage resources though ensuring compliance with Gwich’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement (GCLCA), licenses, permit conditions, relevant legislation, regulations, directives, policies and procedures.
The ideal application should have a Diploma or Degree in Resource Management, Land Use Planning, Public Policy, or a related Environmental field, as well as three years of related experience, ideally in a Northern or cross-cultural setting. An understanding of the Gwich’in history, cultural, and political environment would be an asset. Equivalencies would be considered.
A competitive salary and generous benefits package will be offered which includes allowances of $20,000 per annum as well as health, dental, short and long term disability benefits, life insurance, and generous leave entitlements.