Manager - Lisims Back Country Adventures - DL: 31 May 2006

Employment Opportunity
Nisga'a Commercial Group

The Nisga'a Commercial Group is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the position of Manager for Lisims Back Country Adventures. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer. The Manager of Lisims Back County Adventures will initiate activities so as to comply, to the extent possible, with the Agreement with British Columbia licence number 635000.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Establishment of the office of Lisims Backcountry Adventures Inc.
  • Development of a short-term plan to establish activity on the Commercial Tenure lands.
  • Develop relationships with Nisga’a citizens and others who are using the lands.
  • Prepare and implement a plan to get approval for an extension of time to establish activities that ensure tenure of agreement beyond the 7-year limit.
  • Seek 'partners' who will provide capital and expertise for the back county commercial use.
  • Advise the Chief Executive Officer of Nisga’a Commercial Group of the status of the project.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Work Experience & Skills:

  • Good knowledge of the Nisga'a Treaty
  • Experience in commercial outdoor recreational activities.
  • Exceptional communication skills with community members, senior management, and business professionals;

Personal Suitability:

  • Sound judgment;
  • Integrity - adherence to confidentiality and privacy laws;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; and
  • Ability to work independently at a high level of competency.

The Chief Executive Officer of the Nisga'a Commercial Group will determine salary based on experience.

Please submit a cover letter and resume prior to Wednesday, May 31, 2006 at 5:00 p.m. Please forward to:

Wilf Blondé, Chief Executive Officer
Nisga'a Commercial Group
P.O. Box 231
New Aiyansh, B.C.
V0J 1A0

Telephone #: (250) 633-2696
Fax #: (250) 633-2677