Lands & Resources Policy Analyst

  • CompanyAnishinabek Nation
  • Job TypePolicy
  • Required ExperienceMinimum of three years’ experience working in an environmental and/or lands and resources position
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Education / CredentialsPost-secondary Natural Resources, Environment, Environmental Science or Geography Degree/Diploma/Certificate
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline02/02/2024

Job Description

ANISHINABEK NATION

“To give a voice to the vision of the Anishinabek Nation and to preserve Anishinaabe Bimaadziwin while advancing our goal of Nationhood.”

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Lands & Resources Policy Analyst

LOCATION: Anishinabek Nation Head Office, Nipissing First Nation OR Munsee-Delaware Nation Satellite Office OR Curve Lake First Nation Satellite Office OR Fort William First Nation Satellite Office OR Thunder Bay Satellite Office OR Garden River First Nation Satellite Office OR Sudbury Satellite Office

Full Time Position with Benefits (after successfully completing 3 months of employment)

Salary Range: $63,282 to $71,719

The Anishinabek Nation Lands & Resources Policy Analyst is responsible for facilitating community development by analyzing, advising, and providing options for effective decision purposes for environmental, lands and resources programs and initiatives.

The Lands & Resources Policy Analyst is also responsible for the development of strategies for political advocacy for the Anishinabek Nation in relation to lands, resources and environmental issues as defined by the Lands & Resources Director, Anishinabek Chiefs Committee for the Environment, and for working within policy parameters and administrative guidelines.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Post-secondary Natural Resources, Environment, Environmental Science or Geography Degree/Diploma/Certificate;
• Minimum of three years’ experience working in an environmental and/or lands and resources position;
• Experience conducting information sessions and workshops;
• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and relevant computer systems, programs and software) and able to learn new technologies and tools; and
• Have a valid Ontario driver’s license and be insurable.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
• Exhibit professional attitudes and behavior;
• Good analytical and problem solving skills;
• Experience preparing briefing notes, reports, memorandums, and policies;
• Experience conducting information sessions and workshops;
• Ability to understand and speak Anishinaabemowin or willingness to learn; and
• Understanding of Anishinabek culture is an asset.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Providing strategic optional direction for environmental programs;
• Providing a variety of consultative services to benefit Anishinabek First Nations;
• Developing, implementing, maintaining, and supporting a policy analysis component to the Lands and Resources department, which meets the mandate of the organization;
• Providing policy analysis and support to the Political Office;
• Coordinating various meetings that support policy development and providing technical expertise;
• Coordinating community outreach for the benefit of member First Nations;
• Acting as liaison with member First Nations and governmental agencies on policy issues;
• Ongoing monitoring and assessment of relevant government policy to provide recommendations to Lands and Resources Director;
• Acting as liaison with member First Nations for projects where necessary;
• Conducting research, preparing background reports, technical summaries, briefing notes and other related documents;
• Communicating with member First Nations, Chiefs and Councils, and the public in a one-to-one setting;
• Working cooperatively with member First Nation leadership, employees, consultants, and governmental agencies; and
• Performing other duties as assigned.

APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
• Cover Letter;
• Resume;
• Three employment references;
• Identify whether the applicant has been previously employed by the Anishinabek Nation (formerly Union of Ontario Indians). Note that the organization will conduct a reference check with the previous employee’s immediate supervisor;
• Identify whether the applicant is a member of one of the 39 Anishinabek First Nations; and
• The Anishinabek Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.

Applications must be received no later than 4:30pm on Friday, February 2, 2024.

Applications are to be submitted to:
Human Resources Department
Fax: (705) 497-9135 | Email: human.resources@anishinabek.ca
For inquiries regarding this position, please contact:
Jason Laronde, Director of Name of Department
Email: jason.laronde@anishinabek.ca
Miigwech to all applicants for their interest, however, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.