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GIS Technician, Elections BC

Original Posting:
Competition # TEMP 2007:02

Closing date: 8 a.m., January 18, 2007

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Assistant Professor, Indigenous Environmental Thought (York University)

Original Post Here:

Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor

Discipline/Field: Indigenous Environmental Thought

Home Faculty: Environmental Studies

Home Department/Area/Division: Environmental Studies

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2007

The Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University, Toronto,invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Indigenous Environmental Thought to start July 1,2007. We welcome applications from a wide range of disciplines and practices focused on a North American context, and particularly from indigenous people. We are seeking a colleague to complement existing strengths in the area of culture and the environment. Ability to link cultural processes to place, and expertise in indigenous community-sanctioned research methodologies is desirable. Specific expertise in Anishinaabe and/or Haudenasaunee studies would be an asset as well as fluency in a relevant indigenous language. Candidates must hold a PhD degree in a relevant field by the time of appointment or hold equivalent standing in indigenous community and/or cultural traditions.

In the Faculty of Environmental Studies the area of Culture and Environment: Philosophy, Arts, Technology and Education, is defined broadly. The area focuses on the conceptual, historical and cultural roots of environmental issues, and on environmental arts, education, traditional ecological knowledge/indigenous knowledge, policy and cultural organizations as crucial sites of environmental action.

FES is a unique interdisciplinary Faculty that adopts a broad definition of “environmental studies” including natural, built, social and organizational environments and that welcomes diverse perspectives and approaches. The Faculty has both undergraduate and graduate programs, and the candidate must be able to contribute to teaching, advising, and research in both programs. More information about the Faculty of Environmental Studies is available at

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. All positions at York University are subject to budgetary approval.

A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and three academic and/or indigenous community references (email address and telephone number) should be sent to the address below by January 15, 2007.

Indigenous Environmental Thought Search Committee
Faculty of Environmental Studies
Room 126 HNES
York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M3J 1P3
Fax: (416) 736-5679

Posting End Date: January 15, 2007


GIS Technician, Capital Regional District

SERVICE AREA: Information Technology
HOURS OF WORK: 70 hours bi-weekly
STATUS: Auxiliary (up to approximately one year)


Land Use Analyst, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Original Post

Department Name: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Locations: Various Locations: Winnipeg,MB - Brandon,MB - Regina, SK - Saskatoon, SK - Calgary,AB - Lethbridge, AB.
Classification: PC - 02
Salary: $58,170 to $69,681 (per annum)
Closing Date: January 12, 2007 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Reference Number: AGR06J-004805-000100
Selection Process Number: 06-AGR-REG-EA-ENV-657
Employment Tenure: 1 permanent full time position and 2 temporary full time position.
Vacancies: 3

Website: For further information on the department, please visit Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Who Can Apply:

  • Persons employed or residing within a 1200km radius of Regina, Saskatchewan.


Preference will be given to Canadian citizens. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

Language Proficiency

Applicants must demonstrate in their application that they meet the following merit criteria to be retained for further consideration.

English essential


  • Graduation with a degree from a recognized university, with acceptable specialization in Agriculture, Geography, Natural Resource Management, or related discipline.


Experience in working with stakeholder groups, such as local conservation groups or agencies, local, provincial or other federal government agencies.

Experience in using geographic information systems (GIS) for resource analysis OR developing and using decision support tools or data, OR experience using integrated resource management model(s).

Experience in applying Canadian census information.

Experience with AAFC programs, policies and activities.

Experience in applying the principles and applications of integrated resource or landscape or watershed management.

Other Merit Criteria and Conditions of Employment

Conditions of Employment:
Enhanced Reliability Status.
Valid drivers licence or personal mobility to the degree associated with possession of a valid drivers licence.
Must be able and willing to work overtime.
Must be able and willing to travel.

  • Organizational Needs which may apply for this position.
    • Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, women

Statement of Merit Criteria

Applicants who meet the above criteria will also be assessed against the Statement of Merit Criteria for this position.


Plans and conducts analysis into land use, including land and water related issues, in Canada.

Working with multi-stakeholder groups to develop and analyze agri-environmental information.

Develop decision support tools and use integrated resource management models to help local communities develop long-term strategic plans.

Provide appropriate agri-environmental information to land use decision makers.

Coordinates leads and participates in multi-agency agricultural watershed and land use activities/projects.

Provides input to senior management for the development of Branch responses to issues related to land use issues.

Provide extension services, including report writing to partners, regional and district staff.

Additional Requirements / Comments

  • N.B.: Interested persons must meet each essential qualification to be appointed to the position. However, a person may be appointed to the position even though he/she does not meet any or all of the asset qualifications, organizational needs, and operational requirements. However, meeting these criteria is desirable and may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.
  • A written test may be administered.
  • The final location will be negotiable and will consider both the candidate's preference, and management requirements.
  • A pool of qualified candidates may be established and used to staff similar positions.
  • The pool established from this process will be used to staff one position on an indeterminate basis, and two positions on a term basis.

Information to be provided:

When you apply, you must provide the following information or your application will be rejected:

  • Your resumé.
  • You must ensure that you select at least one employment type when submitting your application: Employment Tenure

Important Messages

Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Questions regarding travel and relocation.

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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