The Traditional Foods Coordinator is responsible for the planning and implementation of traditional foods programming within the Department of Lands and Resources in conjunction with the Departments of Social Services and the Culture and Heritage. The Traditional Foods Coordinator is responsible for engaging with citizens and traditional knowledge keepers of the Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ, administering RFPs, contracts, policy, event planning, traditional foods data collection and sharing, organizing of traditional foods programming, and records management. The Traditional Foods Coordinator reports to the Fisheries and Wildlife Manager.
• Diploma in related Discipline (Natural Resource Science, Environmental Science, Biology) preferred
• Prefer Post-Secondary Courses or formal training in Indigenous History / Rights, Management / Supervision, Records Management, Program Planning and Management, Financial Management, Ethnobotany, Communications and Teambuilding
• A combination of training and job experience to fulfill the demands of the position
• Minimum Grade 12
• Two to Three (2-3) years’ experience leading and managing government programs with one (1) year or more experience supervising employees and overseeing contractors.
• Experience with Indigenous Fisheries/Cultural Programming preferred
• Related experience in Annual Program Planning and Financial Management
• Project Management experience
• Experience working with applicable Regulations and Standards
• Experience working with Modern Treaty Governments preferred
• Experience with WorkSafe BC
• Ability to work independently / with minimal supervision
• Exceptional / strong communication and record management skills
• Knowledge of contract law and the Maa-nulth Treaty; as well as all relevant Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ legislation
• Exceptional / strong planning, organizational and coordination skills
• Capacity to synthesize broad, complex and inter-related materials into meaningful plans or strategies
How to Apply: please submit your covering letter, resume and three recent employment references to the attention of the Director of Operations, by email (firstname.lastname@example.org), fax (250-726-7552), by mail (P.O. Box 699, Ucluelet, BC, V0R 3A0) or in person (700 Wya Road, Hitacu, BC).
Closing Date: Friday, August 23, 2019
Thank you in advance for your application.