Posted on August 1, 2007 - GC502

Company: Dehcho Land Use Planning Committee
Position: Senior Land Use Planner
Location: Fort Providence, NT
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Contact Name: Monika Templin
Deadline: August 17, 2007

Job Description

ANTICIPATORY RECRUITMENT Reporting to the Executive Director the Senior Land Use Planner will be responsible for the revision of the Final Draft Land Use Plan, as per direction provided by the Committee Members, in order to complete an Interim Dehcho Land Use Plan that can be approved and favourably considered by the Dehcho First Nations, the Government of the Northwest Territories, and the Government of Canada. The Planner will also have a leading role in preparation for Implementation of an approved Interim Dehcho Land Use Plan. This is a full-time position based in Fort Providence, NWT.

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this position will have: • a university degree (Master’s preferred) in Land Use Planning, Geography, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management or a related field of study • a working knowledge of the following areas: natural resources management and planning; legislation, policies and regulatory agencies applicable to the Dehcho territory; traditional ecological knowledge and research, boreal ecology, industrial practices in a boreal environment, application of sustainable development principles, economic development strategies, ecological modelling, and GIS analysis • experience working with First Nations and traditional land use and occupancy mapping is a definite asset • solid computer literacy and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and GIS software (ArcGIS 9.x, ArcView).

Other Information

Salary Range: $55,000 - $70,000 plus northern benefits, including Isolated Post Allowance between $11,000 - $19,000 approximately, and relocation package.

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Interested candidates are invited to submit applications to the contact listed below. Please indicate clearly in the Subject Line “Application for Senior Land Use Planner”, or on the envelope if mailing in your application.

Dehcho Land Use Planning Committee
Box 199

Fort Providence, NT
X0E 0L0
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