Reporting to the Eeyou Marine Region (EMR) Wildlife Liaison Officer, the Local Eeyou Marine Region Officer is responsible for implementing and coordinating EMR policies, as well as collecting and reporting wildlife and environmental data in a specific geographic area of the Eeyou Marine Region.
- Ensure that the members of the Local CTA are informed about the policies and decisions of the Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife Board (EMRWB).
- Monitor wildlife, the climate and the environment and record findings.
- Conduct interviews with hunters and elders to gather additional data as required.
- Facilitate consultations and communication between the CTA and the members of the Local CTA with regard to wildlife matters in the Eeyou Marine Region.
- Educate members on humane and responsible harvesting of wildlife.
- Carry out local wildlife research projects and the collection of wildlife statistics and information as directed.
- Ensure local CTA members are aware of the identification documents required by the EMRWB while harvesting.
- Send animal samples for analysis in accordance with the established procedures.
- Assist in community consultations and the distribution of information for wildlife research projects.
- Organize discussions at the CTA Annual meeting concerning EMR issues and concerns.
- Forward recommendations to the Eeyou Marine Region Liaison Officer on wildlife management measures and on harvesting practices and techniques in the Eeyou Marine Region.
- Prepare and submit a trimestral status report to the EMR Liaison Officer concerning the activities and the results that have been achieved.
- Draft and send reports to the EMR Liaison Officer summarizing observations and findings about the wildlife and environment of the EMR.
- Participate in workshops, meetings and consultations as required.
- Ensure the confidentiality and security of all transactions and dealings with trappers and members.
- Perform all other duties as required.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
- High School Diploma
- Training in Environment or in Biology
- Valid class 5 driver’s license.
- Valid first aid certificate is an asset.
- One to three years of relevant experience.
- Fluent in the Cree and English language.
- Knowledge of the French language is an asset.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Proven ability to communicate effectively.
- Proven ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
- Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office products.
- The incumbent will be required to work outdoors in order to gather data and perform duties.
- Moderate physical demands may be required.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications
Place of Work: Eastmain QC.
Date of Posting: November 1, 2019
Closing Date to submit application: November 22, 2019 by 5:00 pm
Please send your application and curriculum vitae via regular mail, fax or email to:
Peggy Blackned, Executive Assistant
Cree Trappers Association
P.O. Box 250 Eastmain QC J0M 1W0
Tel: 819 977-2165
Fax: 819 977-2168
Only candidates retained for interviews will be contacted