Protected Areas Agent

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  • Post Date: June 18, 2020
Job Description

Department: Social and Cultural Development
Location: To Be Determined
Salary Grade 2: (Min. $35,737.00 – Max. $47,709.00
Status: Temporary One Year Contract

Core Functions

Protected Areas Agent will work closely with the Special Projects Technician in implementing, administering and monitoring the Challenge Fund-related projects and initiatives of the Cree Nation Youth Council (CNYC).

Functional Responsibilities

  • Work in support of the Special Projects Technician, on project management and coordination of projects funded through the Challenge Fund.
  • Provide support to regional partners, Cree local administration, and Cree Entities when requested or required.
  • Monitor and report non-compliance of programs funded through the CF agreement.
  • Assist in coordination of all planned meetings within the projects.
  • Provide assistance on assessing financial progress reports and claims.
  • Update and maintain the information in Challenge Fund financial database.
  • Monitor and summarize the progress of the projects funded through the Challenge Fund and provide monthly reports to the Special Projects Technician.
  • Collaborate with the Special Projects Technician to identify training needs and recommend solutions and support training and development.
  • Assist in the creation of monthly reports on the status of projects, initiatives and trainings administered.
  • Work in collaboration with the regional team to ensure any reporting, surveys and feedback are collected at each training or workshop.

Interaction/Communication Responsibilities

  • Maintain a good working relationship with all stakeholders such as Cree Nation Government personnel in Social and Cultural Development & Environment and Remedial Works, Youth Councils, Youth Chiefs and Youth Coordinators.
  • Promote ongoing, effective and open communication with employees.

Other Responsibilities

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Attestation of Collegial Studies (ACS) in a Wildlife related field or relevant field experience.


  • Less than One year of relevant experience.


  • Fluency in verbal Cree, English and French.
  • Ability to write in English.
  • Ability to write in French is considered an asset.

Knowledge and Abilities

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to adapt to a changing environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

Additional Requirements

  • Willingness to work both in an office and outside setting.
  • Willingness to travel occasionally.

The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.

Application Period

From June 18, 2020 to July 2, 2020


Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: SCD-200601-1

Valerie Mianscum

Recruitment Officer


Tel.: 819-673-2600