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Employment Opportunity

Manager, Lands & Resources

Salary: $74,093 to $92,784 per annum plus benefits

Position Type: Regular Full Time

Closing Date: Monday, May 7, 2018 at 4:30PM


Kwanlin Dün First Nation is seeking a strong team player committed to the implementation and development of KDFN’s land management regime. The ideal candidate will be skilled in lands planning, and have experience interpreting and providing advice on land matters. They will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, solid project management skills and will be confident representing KDFN’s best interests on lands based initiatives and committees.

• Degree in Lands Management, Environmental Studies, Urban Planning, Land Resource Management or equivalent combined with significant experience working in land administration, planning or environmental assessment;
• Working knowledge and experience in sustainable land use and resource management and planning;
• Experience interpreting and administering complex legislation and regulations, preferably related to land management;
• Supervisory experience;
• Experience interpreting and providing advice on land issues, with the ability to handle politically sensitive matters, analyze, identify and recommend action options for senior management;
• Successful experience managing multiple projects, writing proposals and reports;
• Experience working in a First Nation government setting is an asset.

Note: An equivalent combination of post-secondary coursework, training, workshops and significant experience will equally be considered.

The incumbent will also need to have an:
• Knowledge of the YESAA , environmental and socio-economic issues of impact assessment;
• Knowledge of Kwanlin Dün First Nations Final and Self Government agreements;
• In depth knowledge of various government and agency land administration processes and initiatives.

Knowledge of Kwanlin Dün First Nations heritage, history, culture, demographics, goals, and aspirations is required for success.

Conditions of Employment: Signed conflict of interest declaration and confidentiality agreement; and valid class 5 drivers’ license – access to a personal vehicle is an asset.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, at the KDFN Administration Building (35 McIntyre Drive), via fax (633-8414), or via email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Note: For those submitting applications via email, you will receive an automatic response stating that your email has been received. If you do not receive this automatic response, please contact the KDFN HR Department.

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


Note: The KDFN Hiring Preference Policy will be in effect.

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