Employer Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation – Public Works
Position: Solid Waste Coordinator
Deadline: February 1, 2023
Start Date: ASAP
Wage Range: To be determined
Ref #: NCN 2023-01-18-004


Partnerships and Stakeholder Relations:

  • Explore sources of external funding. Prepare funding proposals and associated documentations.
  • Liaise and consult with government agencies, industry, and commercial businesses.
  • Represent communities at meetings, workshops, and forums.
  • Coordinate/facilitate access to Multi Material Stewardship Manitoba.

Contract Administration:

  • Planning, contributing to or supporting the management of third-party arrangement, diversion or waste hauling services or contract negotiation or renewal.

Compliance Monitoring:

  • Development of waste management by-laws
  • Partnership development in support of adherence to waste management best practices.
  • Performing site investigations or surveys or observing operations to ensure adherence to regulation.

Waste Management Plan Development and Implementation:

  • Assist and coordinating and implementing the Solid Waste Management Plan.
  • Research into waste management alternatives and service providers
  • Research and identify waste management options


  • Maintain and keep supporting documents required to substantiate O&M costs.
  • Prepare financial/budget reports
  • Reporting to funders
  • Prepare waste audit reports
  • Provide monthly written updates to Chief and Council regarding activities and progress, including community trends or waste management issues encountered
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Knowledge and respect for NCN’s culture, traditions, and practices
  • Post-secondary education in Environmental Sciences, or a combination of equivalent education and experience is required for this position. However, a Grade 12 education with a combination of experience may be accepted.
  • Experience in environmental services, including project management and supervision would be an asset.
  • Organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities.
  • Ability to interpret, implement and adhere to the organizational policies and procedures of the First Nation.
  • Understanding of current issues, challenges and opportunities for waste minimization in Manitoba and in particular, NCN and First Nation communities
  • Knowledge and experience in application of applicable federal and provincial environmental assessment and environmental protection legislation and laws
  • Knowledge and experience in developing, implementing and monitoring Best Management Practices and/or First Nations laws for environmental impact assessment and environmental protection.
  • Superior verbal, written communication, and advanced presentation skills.
  • Familiarity with Health and Safety requirements
  • Trouble shooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be self-motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Experience in social media and MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers Licence

If you are interested, please forward your cover letter, Criminal Records Check and resume to:
Nora Thomas, Human Resource Administrator
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation
Phone: (204) 484-2604
Cell: (204) 307-1178
Fax: (204) 484-2588
Email: norathomas@ncncree.com