Environmental Monitoring Coordinator

Full Time
Posted 1 month ago

Job Overview:

Reporting to the Environmental Manager, the Environmental Monitoring Coordinator will work with Treaty #3 communities to protect and preserve lands and waters through environmental education, capacity building, and developing monitoring initiatives across the territory. Specifically, the Environmental Monitoring Coordinator will help coordinate and develop Grand Council’s community based monitoring program to build community monitoring capacity and collect baseline water quality and fish habitat data across the territory, coordinate and develop invasive species monitoring, and help develop species at risk monitoring within the territory. Candidates must be comfortable with travelling by boat and working full days on the water and/or in the field. Other job duties will include hosting community engagement sessions, attending environmental policy planning sessions, participating in environmental policy review, and assisting with funding applications.


  • Work with Treaty #3 communities to coordinate and implement the community based monitoring program which will include:
    • Hosting community engagement sessions for education and capacity building
    • Coordinating field based capacity training with program partners for participating communities
    • Coordinating and participating in field data collection for water quality and fish habitat
  • Assist with the coordination and development of invasive species monitoring initiatives
  • Assist with the development of species at risk monitoring initiatives
  • Research, develop, and implement training programs with Treaty #3 communities to support community based monitoring.
  • Builds capacity of Treaty #3 youth and membership through engagement in environmental monitoring activities.
  • Builds, collaborates, and maintains relationships with Territorial Planning Unit staff, Treaty #3 communities and other organizations to stimulate information sharing and program integration.
  • Meets with Treaty #3 Communities to gain an understanding of local issues and enhance working relationships with each community.
  • Assists in the day to day administration of the Territorial Planning Unit.


  • Relevant experience preferably in environmental monitoring programs is considered an asset.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and respectful working relationships with GCT3 staff, Treaty #3 First Nations, federal or provincial ministerial staff, and the public.
  • Understanding of Anishinaabe culture and customs, specifically those related to natural resources and the environment.
  • Post-Secondary education will be considered an asset.
  • Ability to work independently and manage workloads, set priorities, meet deadlines, work under pressure and adjust to change.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that take into consideration the comprehension level of the intended audience.
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license
  • Candidate must be legally entitled to work in Canada


Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for references to the attention of:

Human Resources Manager
Grand Council Treaty #3
P.O. Box 1720, Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X7
Email: shane.snyder@treaty3.ca


We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position, however only those being considered will be contacted.

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Job Features

Job CategoryTerritorial Planning Unit
LocationKenora, ON
Closing DateOpen until filled

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