Chippewas of Saugeen First Nation Fishery Compliance and Education Officer

Chippewas of Saugeen First Nation Publié : le 24 Sep 2020
Lieu
Southampton, Ontario
Échelle salariale
$18-$22/hr
Heures par semaine
37.5
Date de début
2020/10/05
Date de fin
2021/03/31

Description

This position is to provide support on education and communication within Nawash and the outside communities on the Chippewas of Nawash fishery and the fishery assessment program. The Chippewas of Nawash Fisheries Assessment Program is a long-term data collection program that samples commercially harvested fish from Lake Huron/Georgian bay.  The biological data collected by the Assessment Program is an integral factor in the management of Lake Huron fish stocks and aids Nawash Council in sound management decision-making regarding their fishery.The successful applicant will be part of a partnership project between the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry in the successful implementation of the commercial fishing agreement between the Province of Ontario and Chippewas of Nawash. They possess a positive personality and an ability to relate to a diverse group of stakeholders, government agencies, non-profit organizations, municipalities etc. They have a demonstrated ability to identify opportunities to educate and promote a healthy respectful relationship between Indigenous communities and the public. Knowledge of the fishery management and Great Lakes ecosystems is an asset.

The Fishery Compliance and Education Officer possesses a professional attitude and a willingness to learn. They have well developed project implementation skills and pay attention to detail and accuracy.

Tâches et responsabilités

  • Liaise between fishers from the Chippewas of Nawash and enforcement agencies to address incident reports from fishers (theft, vandalism, etc.)
  • Support public awareness of the fishery through various in person/and or online tools. This could include public education events, social media, press releases and meetings in collaboration with MNRF.
  • Coordinate the preparation and distribution of electronic/hard copy materials for public education and engagement.
  • Research, develop and maintain a database of outreach contacts and partners.
  • Disseminate information and data about the fisheries to both Chippewas of Nawash community members and outside stakeholders.
  • Work collaboratively with OMNRF Staff
  • Promote stewardship of resources

Connaissances et compétences

Strong knowledge of fishery management and Great Lakes ecosystems

Exceptional writing and verbal communication skills

Knowledge of First Nation fishery and rights

Computer skills with experience in MS Windows, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and web-based applications

Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work easily and effectively with a wide range of people, build trust and solid relationships, be diplomatic and exhibit sensitivity

Demonstrated time management and organizational skills

Availability to travel to locally in the Saugeen (Bruce) Peninsula

Experience working with Indigenous communities is an asset;

Ability to plan and coordinate complex activities, organize multiple tasks and prioritize work

Valid Ontario driver’s license, sufficient insurance to use your vehicle for work travel, and access to reliable transportation.

Scolarité requise

Highschool diploma

Certifications requises

G-licence
Vulnerable sector check

Eligibility criteria

Les Stages lancement de carrière sont financés par le gouvernement du Canada dans le cadre de la Stratégie emploi jeunesse. Pour des renseignements sur les critères d’admissibilité du programme visitez leur site Web.

 

Les stagiaires admissibles :

  • Sont âgés entre 15 et 30 ans (inclusivement) au début du stage
  • Sont citoyens canadiens, résidents permanents ou détenteurs du statut de réfugié au Canada*
  • Sont légalement autorisés à travailler en vertu des lois et règlements provinciaux et fédéraux applicables
  • Sont disponibles à travailler pendant au moins six mois
  • N’ont pas déjà participé à un programme fédéral d’emploi pour les jeunes
  • N’ont pas été employés par l’employeur avant le début du stage (ne s’appliquent pas aux placements ou stages étudiants antérieurs)

*Le statut de réfugié doit être conféré aux termes de la Loi sur l’immigration et la protection des réfugiés. Les personnes en attente du statut de réfugié et celles qui détiennent un visa de séjour temporaire, visa d’étudiant ou permis de travail, ne peuvent participer à une initiative de la Stratégie emploi jeunesse.

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