Reporting to the Territorial Planning Unit Director, the TPU Forestry and Mining Intern will provide a broad range of technical support and evaluation services to Treaty #3 Communities on issues relating to Forestry and Mining processes in the Treaty #3 Territory. The opportunity will foster growth and learning for a recent graduate in the above mentioned fields through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund. Please view eligibility requirements below.
- Provides technical support and advision to the Territorial Planning Unit.
- Review legislative documents (federal, provincial, municipal) in relation to mining and forestry
- Provide technical expertise to Treaty #3 communities as requested and mandated through resolution
- Participate in Natural Resources related meetings as needed
- Build and maintain relationships with Treaty #3 communities through attending community engagement sessions as they relate to held portfolios
- Conducts structured analysis of the environmental, natural resources, or related issues and prepares comprehensive technical reports or briefing notes.
- Help with the organization of meetings and engagement sessions in relation to mining and forestry such as developing meeting materials and information packages
- Research and develop funding applications as they relate to the TPU
- Provide technical expertise and support in the development of related reports and engagement documentation as necessary
- Reviews and evaluates application, supporting documents, and other materials (e.g .ESAs, project descriptions, closure plans, etc.)submitted to provincial and federal regulatory authorities.
- Conducts detailed analysis of more specialized aspects of an application or proposals which requires significant in depth study prior to a statutory decision (e.g. First Nations consultation and accommodation).
- Conducts data gathering, investigation, and technical evaluation using advanced software and database tools, as appropriate.
- Assists in the day-to-day administration of the Territorial Planning Unit.
Candidate Eligibility Criteria
- University and college graduates who have graduated within the last three years from an accredited college or university. Candidates must be graduates of post-secondary degree or diploma programs.
- The position must provide the intern with first time employment in their field of study.
- Candidates are only eligible to participate in the internship program one time.
- Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Preference will be given to those applicants with:
- Experience and Education working in the fields of Forestry and Mining will be considered an asset.
- Experience and Education working with Indigenous Peoples and Anishinaabe Culture will be considered an asset.
- Experience using computer applications, especially geographical information systems, statistical software, and /or information management system.
- Experience communicating and building relationships with partners in the resources development sector (e.g. mining, forestry, energy)
- Ability to establish and maintain effective, respectful working relationships with GCT3 staff, Treaty #3 First Nations, federal or provincial ministerial staff, and the general public.
- valid Ontario driver’s license
Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to the attention of:
Oluyinka Leigh, Human Resources Manager
Grand Council Treaty #3
P.O Box 1720 Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X7
We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position, however only those being considered will be contacted.
|Job Category||Territorial Planning Unit|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|