Community Conservation Planner and On the Land Policy Analyst Positions
Posted January 8, 2018
The Ɂehdzo Got’ı̨nę Gots’ę́ Nákedı (Sahtú Renewable Resources Board – SRRB) is seeking two individuals to join our small but dynamic team. The SRRB is mandated to address objectives of the Sahtú Dene and Métis Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement related to wildlife, habitat and harvesting. We work closely with local harvesting committees (Ɂehdzo Got'ı̨nę - Renewable Resources Councils) in the five communities of the Sahtú Region, Northwest Territories, and with regional forums including the Nę K’ǝ Dene Ts'ı̨lı̨ (Living On the Land) Forum and Sahtú Youth Network. The SRRB has adopted an innovative cross-cultural and decolonizing approach, and supports training of Sahtú beneficiaries.
Salary will be based on qualifications. The positions are located in the beautiful community of Tulı́t’a, “Where The Rivers Meet.”
Community Conservation Planner
This position will support community-driven conservation planning initiatives. Duties will include coordination and facilitation of collaborative planning, engagement, and evaluation processes; support for plan implementation; preparation of proposals, reports, planning documents, correspondence, and public communication materials; training local community conservation planning facilitators; and mentoring SRRB interns.
On the Land Policy Analyst
This position will support regional initiatives of the SRRB, Nę K’ǝ Dene Ts'ı̨lı̨ Forum, and Sahtú Youth Network, including: research and monitoring projects and programs, on the land activities, and policy development. Duties will include evaluation of existing programs; collaborative program planning; preparation of proposals, reports, briefing notes, correspondence and public communication materials; coordination and facilitation of meetings and activities; and mentoring SRRB interns.
Candidates for either position should demonstrate training and experience in the following areas:
- Minimum of Master’s Degree in a field relevant to the position, or equivalent experience
- Experience working with community organizations in cross-cultural contexts
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Well-organized, able to plan and work independently and in teams
- Sound understanding of environmental and indigenous issues in the North
- Experience in mentoring, education or training is an asset
- Knowledge of the Sahtú Region, the Sahtú Dene and Métis Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement, and North Slavey language is an asset