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Watershed Facilitator (Consultation Advisor) – Interim

Position Summary
Under the supervision of the Executive Director the Consultation Advisor (C.A) plays an important role in supporting the development of a government-to-government relationship with BC through implementation of the watershed project. The C.A. will provide organizational and logistical leadership and technical support to the Simgigyat for collaboration and decision making within the watershed. Facilitating engagement, exchange of information and maintaining and distributing records of engagement. The C.A. will consult with the Simgigyat, perspective allies/partners, neighbors, proponents and other stakeholders on the priorities of the Gitxsan. The C.A. will work with the Laxyip Management Office, Executive Director on the exchange of information between Watershed Simgigyat and Facilitate & Administer and track the Gitxsan laxyip as outlined in priorities listed by the watershed table. The successful applicant will work closely with the team of C.A.’s, an opportunity to shadow all other C.A.’s will be provided in the first three months.

 

Roles & responsibilities:

  • Supporting and summarizing Simgigyat discussion and responses;
  • Facilitating engagement between the Province, and other proponents and the Simgigyat; ie. regular meetings with Simgigyat of the Watershed including preparation of agendas, information packages
  • maintaining files, agreements and tracking of records of decision
  • Support and facilitate the implementation of Gitxsan policies with respect to resource work and economic development.
  • Commit to ongoing learning about the Gitxsan laxyip and traditional culture
  • Ensure that the principles of protecting the Gwalyeinsxw and Ayookim Gitxsan are the central feature of the plans.
  • Other responsibilities as outlined in the full job description and as outlined by the annual work plans of the organization

Preferred knowledge and abilities

  • Create and implement a quarterly budget, based on the annual work plan.
  • Create a work plan with the members at the table.
  • Will be able to write and present proposals and presentations.
  • Will work diligently with the Simgigyat to develop the strategies necessary to achieve deliverables.
  • must be a professional in charge of guiding, monitoring, and facilitating a group.
  • Ability to identify and manage conflicts sensibly, fairly, and efficiently.
  • Will have the desire and ability to understand and respond effectively to other people from diverse backgrounds.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledgeable on the Gitxsan Ayookw will be consider a strong asset
  • Grade 12 or equivalent-education.
  • Must have excellent computer skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ideal candidate will be of Gitxsan matrilineal decent and while speaking Gitxsan language will be considered an asset

Interim Position: 6 months, (may lead to full time employment)

Salary: $50,000 -$65,000, or commensurate with experience, plus benefits
Closing Date for Applications: March 15, 2024 @ 12:00 PM

If you are interested in applying:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three references
  4. Clear Criminal Record Check

To: Tracey Woods, Co-Executive Director, Administration
Box 321 Hazelton BC V0J1Y0
Email: twoods@gitxsanlaxyip.ca