Grand Council Treaty #3 is looking for a Consultation Coordinator! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!
Reporting to the Territorial Planning Unit Director, the Consultation Coordinator will provide a broad range of technical evaluation and advisory services to Treaty 3 Communities on a variety of environmental, natural resources, and related issues. The primary role of the Consultation Coordinator will be centered around the Waasigan Transmission Line. The Position will act as a Liaison between Hydro One and other Governments/Proponents and Grand Council Treaty #3 in order to provide communication, community engagement, and information in relation to the project.
- Provides technical advisory services as it relates to the Waasigan Transmission Line Project and in relation to files and decision making in the Territorial Planning Unit.
- Engage with Treaty #3 Communities in relation to the Waasigan Project and in advancement of the Environmental Assessment. This includes running community engagement sessions and forums, information sharing and acting as a liaison between the proponent and Grand Council Treaty #3.
- Reviews and evaluates application, supporting documents, and other materials (e.g .ESAs, project descriptions, closure plans, etc.) submitted to provincial and federal regulatory authorities.
- Builds and maintains relationships with Treaty 3 communities, Governments, Proponents and other organizations to stimulate information sharing and partnerships.
- Meets with Treaty 3 Communities to gain an understanding of local issues and enhance working relationships with each community.
- Documentation of Consultation processes including but not limited to: Community visits, elders meetings, phone calls, surveys, letters, etc.
- Organizes and attends meetings to present general information to Treaty 3 Communities and acts as general point of contact for TPU on the Waasigan Project.
- Represents Grand Council Treaty 3 at meetings, workshops, and conferences specific to portfolios held or as directed by an immediate supervisor.
- Assists in the day-to-day administration of the Territorial Planning Unit.
- Work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19
- During an emergency epidemic/pandemic situation, job duties will be reviewed and reassigned accordingly
- All other related duties assigned
- Knowledge of Treaty #3 protocols, governance, language, culture and traditions are considered an asset.
- Strong communication, presentation, teamwork and writing skills are considered an asset.
- Post Secondary Education in environmental science, economic development or related field are considered an asset. Work experience and other qualifications will be taken into account.
- Valid Ontario driver’s license
Preference will be given to those applicants with:
- Experience communicating and building relationships with partners and First Nations in the resources development sector (e.g. mining, forestry, energy)
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills that take into consideration the complexity of information and intended audience.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective, respectful working relationships with GCT3 staff, Treaty
- #3 First Nations, federal or provincial ministerial staff, and the general public.
- Ability to work independently and manage workloads, set priorities, meet deadlines, work under pressure, and adjust to constant change.
Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to the attention of:
Human Resources Manager Grand Council Treaty #3 P.O Box 1720
Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X7 Fax: 807.548.5041
We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position, however only those being considered will be contacted.