Land Use Coordinator

Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
Industry Relations Corporation
Employment Opportunity
Land Use Coordinator

Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) Industry Relations Corporation (IRC) is currently accepting applications for the position of Land Use Coordinator. This is a part time position that may develop into a full time position. The IRC is seeking a motivated individual in the related field whom has experience working with Aboriginal communities and organizations. This is a great opportunity to provide creativity, expertise, and support for a small, busy First Nation corporation.

The Land Use Coordinator is responsible for the land use planning activities of the ACFN Industry Relations Corporation, including the coordination and management of land use data / information, issues and concerns, traditional land use studies, developer applications and activities, government and industry consultations and community engagement.

Qualifications and Competencies
 Post-Secondary Four (4) Year Degree in related discipline (Land Use Planning, Geography, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management…)Three to Four (3-4) years’ experience in land use planning
 Experience in traditional land use and occupancy mapping
 Experience in natural resource management and planning and applicable legislation, policies and regulatory agencies
 Extensive awareness and / or knowledge and understanding of environmental and socio-economic issues and concerns
 Strong research, analysis and report writing skills;
 Knowledge of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo region;

 Data management plan
 Effective and efficient use of ACFN TUS in screening proposed development activities for potential conflicts
 Reviewing and monitoring land leases and permits
 Liaising with regional, provincial and federal bodies responsible for land use planning and natural resource management
 Manage and oversee Land Use Studies -Develop terms of reference for all land use studies that are required;
 Be a liaison between study consultants, the IRC, and the ACFN community
 Disseminating information from external meetings and discussions
 Participating in the scheduling and preparation of meetings
 Supervise consultants; manage regulatory scope of works and contracts.

Competition closing date: September 15, 2011, 4:30 pm
Salary will be based on experience and qualification.

Forward resumes in confidence to:
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, Industry Relations Corporation
Attention: Rose Ross
110b- 9816 Hardin Street
Fort McMurray, AB
T9H 4K3

We thank all those who respond to this competition, but only those applicants who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.