Website Stswecem'c Xgat'tem First Nation

Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation (SXFN) is a fast growing vibrant Nation delivering multiple programs and services to the community members. Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation (SXFN) is determined of becoming an economically and politically self-sustaining community living Secwepemc culture, language and traditions in a healthy and safe environment.

Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation is now accepting applications for the permanent full-time Senior Stewardship Manager position. The Senior Stewardship Manager contributes to the overall success of the organization by coordinating the effective development, provision and evaluation of programs and services relating to the SXFN Lands & Resources Strategy & Framework according to the organization’s vision, objectives, and strategic direction.

The suitable candidate will be able to perform the following duties:

  • Develops an annual operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives for programs and services, including program delivery and evaluation based on the Lands & Resources Strategy & Framework Implementation Plan;
  • Coordinates the department’s response referrals and activities based on extraction harvesting, development and other impacts on Aboriginal Rights and Title;
  • Manages all land and resource related projects, referrals & requests and coordinates responses;
  • Liaises with community (elders, hunters, trappers, traditional knowledge holders and other community members) for the purpose of project evaluation & assessment in the decision making process;
  • Negotiate impact benefit, MOUs, revenue-sharing, and other agreements with the Crown, and industry stakeholders;
  • Identifies, promotes and coordinates partnership opportunities with Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities focusing on resource management initiatives;
  • Coordinates traditional use of lands and resource investigations and documentation; works with elders and community members to document and map traditional, contemporary and potential land uses;
  • Coordinates the development and oversee the implementation of the Natural Resource and Land Use Policies and Plans;
  • Develops project specific recommendations to support of political leadership and other SXFN departments;
  • Provides regular project reports to Chief & Council on project evaluations;
  • Other duties assigned;

The suitable candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to First Nations natural resource governance and a minimum of 1 years’ experience or a combination of education, training from a recognized institution and at least 3 years related experience may be considered;
  • Knowledge of resource management principles, practices, policies and procedures of various other governing bodies and agencies will be an asset;
  • Must have Valid Class 5 Driver’s License;
  • Must be self-motivated , reliable and a team player;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills;
  • Ability to work well with others, build effective interpersonal relationships and maintain confidentiality;
  • Current Satisfactory Criminal Record Clearance & Vulnerable Sector Check;

Salary:  In accordance with experience;
Benefits:   SXFN employees are entitled to a complete benefit (Pension & Group Insurance) package.

Date Posted:   June 10, 2020
Deadline to Apply:    June 28, 2020

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume with three (3) professional references, at least one (1) reference must be from your current or most recent employer, to the following:
Human Resources
Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation

E-mail:          Fax: (250) 440 – 5679

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