NOHFC Forestry Internship

Posted on November 25, 2021. Primary Region: Kenora, ON

Employment Opportunity

Position Title: NOHFC Forestry Internship
Location: Grand Council Treaty #3 Administrative Offices, Treaty #3
Closing Date: Open until filled
Salary: Negotiable

JOB OVERVIEW
Reporting to the Territorial Planning Unit Director, the TPU Forestry Intern will provide a broad range of technical support and evaluation services to Treaty #3 Communities on issues relating to Forestry and the GCT3 Collaboration in the Bush project in the Treaty #3 Territory. The opportunity will foster growth and learning for a recent graduate in the above mentioned fields through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund. Please view eligibility requirements below.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Builds and maintains relationships with Treaty 3 communities and other organizations to stimulate information sharing;
• Meets with Treaty 3 Communities to gain an understanding of local issues and enhance working relationships with each community;
• Build skills and knowledge to supplement future career opportunities;
• Provides technical support and advision to the Territorial Planning Unit.
• Review legislative documents (federal, provincial, municipal) in relation to forestry
• Provide technical expertise to Treaty #3 communities as requested
• Participate in Natural Resources related meetings as needed
• Conducts structured analysis of the environmental, natural resources, or related issues and prepares comprehensive technical reports or briefing notes.
• Help with the organization of meetings and engagement sessions in relation to forestry such as developing meeting materials and information packages
• Research and develop funding applications as they relate to the TPU
• Provide technical expertise and support in the development of related reports and engagement documentation as necessary
• Represents Grand Council Treaty 3 at meetings, workshops, and conferences and / or as directed by an immediate supervisor Conducts data gathering, investigation, and technical evaluation using advanced software and database tools, as appropriate.
• Assists in the day-to-day administration of the Territorial Planning Unit.

Candidate Eligibility Criteria
• Are new entrants into the work force, are transitioning to a new career, or the unemployed or underemployed who are entering a new field;
• Have not previously participated in a NOHFC-funded internship;
• Are at least 18 years of age; and
• Reside, and be legally entitled to work, in Canada.

Preference will be given to those applicants with:
• Experience and Education working in the field of Forestry will be considered an asset.
• Experience and Education working with Indigenous Peoples and Anishinaabe Culture will be
considered an asset.
• Experience using computer applications, especially geographical information systems, statistical
software, and /or information management system.
• Experience communicating and building relationships with partners in the resources development sector (e.g. mining, forestry, energy)
• Ability to establish and maintain effective, respectful working relationships with GCT3 staff, Treaty #3 First Nations, federal or provincial ministerial staff, and the general public.
• valid Ontario driver’s license

Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to the attention of:

Oluyinka Leigh, Human Resources Manager
Grand Council Treaty #3
P.O Box 1720 Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X7
Fax: 807.548.5041
Email: hr@treaty3.ca

We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position, however only those being considered will be contacted.

Location:

2650 Highway 17 East
Kenora, ON

Job type: Term

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Contact Information

Human Resources Manager
Phone: 8075484214