First Nations Analyst

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

3 opportunities are currently available.
The position can be located in Fort St. John, Dawson Creek or Fort Nelson.

First Nations Analyst
$58,629.96 - $66,726.25 annually, effective April 14, 2019, with a bi-weekly isolation allowance of $47.84 for Dawson Creek

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRORD) delivers natural resource management and rural development programs and services for the Province of British Columbia.  FLNRORD’s mission is to support a sustainable economy that balances natural resource development, environmental stewardship, and Reconciliation with Indigenous communities.

The First Nations Relations Analyst supports the Ministry’s review of applications for the use of natural resources on crown land through coordination, research and analysis through the First Nations consultation process.  The analyst leads research and analysis to assess potential impacts to Aboriginal and Treaty Rights and Interests, and coordinates and prepares materials for referral to First Nations.  The role is responsible for completing consultation records and documentation and managing to support the implementation and monitoring of consultation requirements.  Additional responsibilities include facilitating internal meetings with other programs and agencies, and participating in external engagement meeting with First Nations, clients or stakeholder groups.  The analyst may be involved in continuous improvement initiatives, and responsible for developing tools and processes to support those initiatives.

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Qualifications for this role include:

  • Degree or diploma related to natural resource management (e.g., forestry, resource management, agrology, environmental science, geography, environmental studies, agriculture, land planning); First Nations studies; administrative or aboriginal law; or public policy/administration.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Preference may be given to applicants with any of the following:

  • Participating in consultations/negotiations with stakeholders and/or First Nations
  • Working with natural resource tenures (ie: forestry, mining, land, water, etc.)

For more information and to apply online by May 6, 2019, please go to:

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