Employer Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation – Public Works
Position: Solid Waste Coordinator- 1 year term
Deadline: April 7, 2022
Start Date: ASAP
Wage Range: To be determined
Ref #: NCN 2022-03-23-001
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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.
- Planning, contributing to or supporting the management of third-party arrangement, diversion or waste hauling services or contract negotiation or renewal.
- 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:
Kim Linklater, Executive Director of Human Resources
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation
Phone: (204) 484-2604
Cell: (204) 307-2107