Aseniwuche Winewak Nation

CONSULTATION SUPPORT COORDINATOR

Deadline To Apply: This position will remain open for internal applications for a period of ten working days from March 21, 2024. AWN thanks all applicants for their interest.

Contract Type: REGULAR FULL-TIME

Position Overview:

Are you interested in serving your community? Do you have passion for working to protect AWN’s traditional territoryfor yourself and future generations? Are you interested in a career focused on long term community planning and indigenous resource management? We are seeking a dedicated Consultation Intake Coordinator to join the AWN Lands and Resources Department Consultation team. You will be responsible for being the first point of contact for regulated consultation activities within the traditional territory of the community. Primarily your role will be focused on ensuring that all proposed project applications and associated information has been properly received, recorded, and reviewed prior to further processing.

Reporting to the Land and Resource Director, the Intake Coordinator’s role is key in supporting AWN’s strategic objectives in restoring its jurisdiction and decision-making authority by implementing its own traditional land use management practices. Working with world class professionals in the emerging space of restorative Indigenous Land Management, you will be pivotal in planning and providing support for documenting AWN oral systems of decision making, Indigenous permitting processes and developing protocols and processes which support the community’s well-being and protection of the land.

In addition to consultation application intake duties, you will also be responsible for working with emerging community leaders and the Lands and Resources team in communicating with industry, government and community partners who have inquiries or information pertaining to consultation activities or proposed projects that impact AWN’s way of life.

If you are dedicated to working with your community to increase awareness and connection to the territory, this is an opportunity to consider. While your role will primarily be based in the office, there are many opportunities to work directly with Elders and community members to evolve and enhance the AWN Land and Resource teams’ ability to enhance its technical capacity and manage its territory.

  • Completing all consultation application paperwork and entering it manually in project files and
  • Verifying all consultation project information is complete and prepared for Lands and Resource Team assessment for each proponent.
  • Support in scheduling follow up assessments for desktop reviews, site visits with AWN Elders and Lands and Resources staff as well as closing Records of Consultation (RoCs).
  • Supporting Land and Resource team in developing and implementing environmental and community based Traditional Land Use knowledge strategies and tactics.
  • Assisting in documenting Elder oral
  • Answering phone and email inquiries from proponents and AWN lands and Resource
  • Performing administrative work, such as filing, copying, and
  • Preparing and maintaining consultation
  • Understanding and demonstrating compliance with AWN land management practices as well as the Alberta Consultation Office regulations and policies.

Duties:

  • Completing all consultation application paperwork and entering it manually in project files and
  • Verifying all consultation project information is complete and prepared for Lands and Resource Team assessment for each proponent.
  • Support in scheduling follow up assessments for desktop reviews, site visits with AWN Elders and Lands and Resources staff as well as closing Records of Consultation (RoCs).
  • Supporting Land and Resource team in developing and implementing environmental and community based Traditional Land Use knowledge strategies and tactics.
  • Assisting in documenting Elder oral
  • Answering phone and email inquiries from proponents and AWN lands and Resource
  • Performing administrative work, such as filing, copying, and
  • Preparing and maintaining consultation
  • Understanding and demonstrating compliance with AWN land management practices as well as the Alberta Consultation Office regulations and policies.

Qualifications:

  • High school
  • Working knowledge of office management and filing
  • Excellent organizational and time-management
  • Great communication and interpersonal
  • Proficient computer literacy and an ability to maintain accurate research
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced
  • Ability to collaborate with Elders and community
  • Speaking and understanding of the Cree language is an
  • Commitment to learning and restoring AWN traditional land management
  • A familiarity with AWN traditional culture, systems of harvesting and traditional territory
  • An ability or desire to learn how to read
  • A willingness to pay close attention to
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License.
  • Mandatory Drug and Alcohol testing.

Work Demands:

The position is primarily sedentary with occasional lifting up to ten pounds.

The incumbent is in a busy office environment, may attend meetings in the community and travel outside of the community as required.

How To Apply:

Depending on experience and qualifications AWN offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package after successful completion of a 3-month probationary period.

To take advantage of this opportunity, email your cover letter and resume to: hr@adcalbedrta.com

This position will remain open for internal applications for a period of ten working days from March 21, 2024. AWN thanks all applicants for their interest.