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JR. LANDS & RESOURCES OFFICER

Hitacu, British Columbia

Posted on: Monday, March 20, 2017

The Jr. Lands and Resources Officer is responsible for working with the Lands and Resources Officer to train in marine and land based services to the Department of Lands and Resources, including patrolling of Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ water and lands, fisheries and wildlife monitoring and reporting activities, domestic food fish distribution, liaising with other government agencies and other duties relative to the Lands and Resources Department. Overall responsibilities will be aimed at protecting Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ’s marine and land based resources.

This term position is suitable for a Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ citizen who has interest in participating in a training and mentorship program that will help them gain the qualifications and skills needed to be a regular, full-time Lands and Resources Officer for the Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ Government.

For a copy of the complete position description, please contact Rhonda Knockwood, Director of Operations (contact information below).

Qualifications and Experience:

  •  Preference will be given to individuals who have a Grade 12 Diploma or GED equivalent
  •  Preference will be given to individuals who hold SVOP, MED-A3 and ROC-M certification
  •  First Aid Certificate, Wilderness First Aid; Swiftwater Rescue Technician is an asset;
  •  A strong interest to participate in training and educational opportunities (e.g. First Nations’ Fisheries Technologist Diploma Program (FNFTDP) and/or Aboriginal Fisheries Officer – Phases 1, 2, and 3)
  •  An interest in an enforcement career strongly preferred
  •  Knowledge of fisheries related activities and traditional harvesting
  •  Willing to learn about land and resource issues, development activities, and legislation and regulations affecting First Nations.
  •  Willing to commit to a succession plan that will lead into a regular, full-time career position as the Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ Government Lands and Resources Officer.
  •  Pass criminal record check;
  •  Valid Class 5 Driver’s License.

Please note that, in accordance with Section A 2.0 – 1, of the Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ Government Personnel Policy, the Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ is applying an aboriginal employment preference first to Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ Citizens and second to members of other First Nations. In addition, the Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ will request a Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment.

How to Apply: please submit your covering letter, resume and three recent employment references to the attention of Rhonda Knockwood, Director of Operations, by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), fax (250-726-7552), by mail (P.O. Box 699, Ucluelet, BC, V0R 3A0) or in person (700 Wya Road, Hitacu, BC. For questions, call Suzanne Williams at 250-726-7342, extension 205.

Closing Date: Friday, March 31, 2017

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