Land Code Coordinator (temporary)

Fort Nelson First Nation

July 28, 2020



Job Type

Some experience required

Fort Nelson


British Columbia


Hourly Rate: $28.58, pending

The Job:

Reporting to the Executive Director of Administration, the Land Code Coordinator will be responsible for all Secretary and Clerical Duties necessary in supporting and overseeing the work of the Land Code Development Committee, in doing so, this employee will assist Council in its selection of Land Code Committee members, and will also work with the First Nations Lands Management Regime. Expectations include developing comprehensive knowledge and expertise of the approved draft Land Code and applicable Acts and other relevant subject matter to support the Land Code Development Committee in leading community information sessions, culminating in a second Ratification Vote. Responsibilities include ensuring necessary communications, organizing, planning and scheduling are executed in a manner that achieves maximum community outreach and engagement and comprehensive knowledge sharing. Duties will include, but are not limited to: (a) scheduling meeting and engagement sessions and ensuring documentation of same, (b) preparing communications and publications that inform and engage, ensuring comprehensive knowledge is shared, (c) developing material expertise in the subject matter to support and facilitate meetings; (d) in general, arrange and support on-reserve and off reserve virtual cafes, door-to-door outreach, knowledge integration, facilitate and lead group and one-to-one discussions about the draft Land Code to implement the ratification process.

Candidate Profile:

The Land Code Coordinator has graduated from a recognized certificate program, supplemented by related work experience. The Coordinator has strong interpersonal, communication, and organization skills, and is a critical thinker who is skilled in community engagement. Maintaining a courteous approach in all matters, and possessing exceptional listing and observation skills, as well as exceptional written and verbal communication skills is key for this team player who is comfortable with deadlines, multi-tasking/task-switching, and prioritizing a busy workload. The ability to work independently requires this employee to be self-motivated and independent with attention to detail. This employee is responsible for assisting the Land Code Development Committee with the development, verification and ratification processes.


Outreach/Engagement • Communication/Feedback • Documentation
 Time Management • Collaboration/Teamwork • Proactive/Initiative
 Organization/Planning ● Diplomacy ● Knowledge Integration


Telework (work from home) may be required at times.  Ability to lift up to 10 lbs. boxes, file-boxes, and equipment.  Intermittent physical activity including walking, standing, sitting, and lifting materials to facilitate information sessions.  Interacts with senior administrators, Committee, Chief and Council, management staff and personnel, community members and visitors, government agencies/personnel regarding land code matters.  Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
 Visual concentration to interpret observations and integrate into evaluation.
 Auditory concentration is constantly required in meeting sessions to listen attentively, to be alert and to obtain and interpret information correctly.
 A higher than normal level of attentiveness is required when assessing spoken language.
 Driving/Travel is a requirement, must be willing to drive to multi-sites, this may include travelling in winter road conditions for distances up to 20 kilometers
 May be exposed to unpleasant dealings in emotionally charged situations.
 Overtime as required.


 Mature individual of professional presentation with a post-secondary certificate in a relevant discipline
 Three (3) years’ experience in a relevant field, with some supervisory experience
 Experience includes consultation and program implementation, facilitating meetings, and leading presentations and workshops
 Communication skills are professional (written and oral); including written, oral, and social media communications; able to listen to understand and ask questions and seek clarification; able to produce written documents with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence construction
 Organization skills include ability to develop work plans, project schedules, and organize others
 Interpersonal skills include ability to interact in a neutral manner with employees, staff, Council, the membership, and external stakeholders; able to maintain diplomacy with all
 Proficient computer skills, including document formatting and file management and able to use MS Office Suite, Google, and internet
 Able to use virtual presentation platforms (i.e. Zoom, Google) to moderate virtual meetings and engagement sessions
 Able to work effectively in groups, as a team player, and independently
 Experience conducting research and integrating knowledge while adhering to vision/goals of the project
 Successful completion of a Police Information Check
 Valid BC Driver’s License
 Satisfactory driver’s abstract.

The aforementioned as well as:  Experience preparing agendas and taking notes.  Experience working for or a relational understanding of First Nations Governance is an asset.  Ability to speak Dene and/or Cree an asset.

How to Apply

Kindly forward your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources, Recruitment
Fort Nelson First Nation
R.R. #1, Mile 295, Alaska Highway
Fort Nelson, B.C. V0C 1R0

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