Employment Central - Environmental Technician, Mining

Environmental Technician, Mining

Taku River Tlingit First Nation

Description/Duties

Employment Opportunity


POSITION: Environmental Technician, Mining
WAGE: $54,000 - $60,000, depending on experience,   knowledge, and suitability
STATUS: Permanent, full-time (72hr pay period)
LOCATION: Taku River Tlingit First Nation (TRTFN) in   Atlin, BC
SUPERVISOR: Mining Officer

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

HOUSING: Temporarily accommodation available for the   right candidate.

POSITION SUMMARY

Taku River Tlingit First Nation (TRTFN) is seeking an experienced individual to join our Lands and Resources Department to participate in the stewardship of its traditional territory, contributing to and being part of a respectful work environment. Working with the Mining Officer, the Environmental Technician is responsible for effectively and efficiently implementing the Atlin-Taku Land Use Plan, the Shared Decision-Making Agreement, the TRTFN Mining Policy, and other agreements with Federal, Territorial and Provincial Governments, and other third parties.

Duties include review and assessment of applications for mining related permits and implementation of the TRTFN Mining Policy in accordance with TRTFN policies, agreements, and other related information. Organization and management of related information in both hardcopy and digital formats, including the use of GIS and spatial database. Field visits to mine sites to support information collection and working within the Mining Division to assist the goal to represent TRTFN with respect to all mining activity on the Territory.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implementing the Wóoshtin wudidaa - Atlin Taku Land Use Plan and the Wóoshtin Yan too.aat - Land and Resource Management, Shared Decision-Making Agreement (G2G Agreement), TRTFN Mining Policy, and other agreements, future and current.
  • Provide appropriate and timely advice and exercise judgement in analysing information and making recommendations.
  • Working collaboratively with mining proponents to build stable long-term relationships that reinforce responsible use of the land.
  • Acquire detailed knowledge of relevant files, agreements, treaties, legislation, policy, and procedures and utilize this knowledge in delivery of services.
  • Identify, analyse, address, and resolve issues in potentially adversarial situations.
  • Performing community engagement for TRTFN Lands and Resources Department.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of departmental and team goals and workplans.
  • Professionally represent TRTFN to TRTFN Citizens, Atlin community, BC/Yukon Government and clients.
  • Efficiently manage time to complete and implement tasks and TRTFN mandate initiatives.
  • Cooperate with management and staff to ensure work and departmental priorities are met in a respectful and coordinated manner.
  • Other duties as directed and required.

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 

  • Successful completion of a four-year university degree in a relevant program such as environmental studies; mining; or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Skill sets: verbal and written communication; technical report writing, agreement writing, risk assessment, policy assessment and implementation. Computer skills: MS Office; organization and project management.
  • Knowledge and experience in mining and resource management.
  • Knowledge and experience with GIS software and spatial databases.
  • Strong asset but not required: Working experience with First Nations; regulatory bodies; government; resource or mining development.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Class 5 driver’s license                        
  • Criminal Record Check             
  • Willingness to travel

BENEFITS 

  • Included after 3 months of probationary period.
  • Benefits include extended medical, eyewear, dental coverage as well as an RRSP matching plan.

APPLICATION PROCESS 

To submit a resume or obtain further information contact: Email: careers@gov.trtfn.com 
titled: Environmental Technician – Mining.
No Phone calls will be entertained.
We thank all those who apply but only those who are being considered will be contacted

Preference given to Taku River Tlingit First Nation Citizens.
We are only able to accept applications from permanent Canadian residents.

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