About the Organization
The Nisga'a Lisims Government (NLG) building opened its doors in 2000, and has since been responsible for a vital set of functions carried out under various departments including Finance, Programs & Services, Fisheries & Wildlife, and Lands & Resources, all which contribute to the development of the surrounding area. NLG's directives are governed under Nisga’a laws as well as federal and provincial laws.
About the Location
Located on BC's rugged northwest coast, 100 to 150km north of Terrace, Nisga'a Lands are blessed with soaring mountains, dramatic lava beds, picturesque fjords, and thriving rivers and streams. The natural beauty of Nisga'a Lands are also complemented by the Nisga'a Nation's rich cultural traditions. For visitors and residents, there is a wide variety of activities to enjoy, including fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ATVing, and much more!
Gitlaxt'aamiks (also known as New Aiyansh), is considered the "capital of the Nisga'a Nation" and is one of the four Nisga'a villages located in the beautiful Nass Valley which include Gitwinksihlkw, Laxgalts’ap and Gingolx.
About the Opportunity
NLG is currently seeking a Forest Resources Manager to join their team and be based in Gitlaxt'aamiks in beautiful British Columbia.
This is an ideal opportunity for someone with significant experience working in Aboriginal communities on land and natural resources related issues.
As part of the land and resources team, you will be responsible for Managing the Forest Resources Department and overseeing all activities related to the Nisga’a Forest Act on Nisga’a Lands.
More specifically you will provide professional, general and strategic advice to supervisors in all matters related to forest management and related provisions of the Nisga’a Final Agreement.
This is a challenging and dynamic role that will see you:
To succeed in this role, the successful candidates must have superior organizational, analytical, communication and reasoning abilities, as well as:
This role is best suited to someone with a strong working knowledge of the Nisga’a Treaty, First Nations self-government practices, policies, procedures and applicable legislation and who has knowledge and understanding of the Forest Resource issues under Treaty.
Our ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to prioritize, organize and manage a workload which often includes multiple competing demands and someone who is a motivated self-starter that is able to engage, supervise, lead and mentor teams to achieve outstanding results.
If you have the forest resource management experience to make a real difference to First Nation communities, this is the ideal opportunity for you! Please read on to see what a career with NLG can offer you.
About the Benefits
Upon joining NLG, you will be welcomed into an inclusive, supportive and dedicated team of professionals. The successful candidates can expect to receive a highly competitive salary that is commensurate with your experience, skills, and qualifications. All NLG team members also receive access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:
At NLG, we work hard to ensure we maintain our status as a local employer of choice. We greatly value the contributions all of our team members and we actively foster a team-based environment that encourages open communication, transparency, and respect.
By joining the NLG team, you can have a rewarding and exciting career that offers great opportunities for professional progression. Best of all, all of your hard work and dedication will serve the good of our Nation.
If you're are a passionate and organized team player who is looking for a unique opportunity that is guaranteed to provide you with challenge and satisfaction - Apply Today!
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