Director – Eeyou Marine Region Planning Commission – Waskaganish

Essential Responsibilities

manage the day-to-day operations of the EMRPC;
provide support to EMRPC meetings by assisting the Chairperson by setting the agenda and ensuring appropriate travel arrangements have been made;
ensuring that the EMRPC operates in a manner consistent with their policies and procedures;
ensuring that the regular annual administrative tasks are completed on schedule;
monitoring and reporting the progress of action items and implementation of the EMRPC annual work plans;
preparing an annual workplan, budget and cash flow projections for the operation of the EMRPC in co-operation with the Chairperson;
representing the EMRPC with co-management partners, Government, the public and at local annual assemblies;
increasing public understanding and appreciation of the EMRPC through public presentations;
establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other organizations, other co-management boards, MDOs, government agencies and the public;
Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities

The Director is responsible for the hiring, general direction, coordination, and evaluation of EMRPC staff;
assigning and tracking various tasks and initiatives to EMRPC staff and outside consultants as required;
A CEGEP degree or diploma in business management or specialization in administration

A minimum of 5 years work experience in business management or environmental management;
Knowledge of land use planning and environmental management is an asset;
A suitable combination of education and experience.

Fluency in Cree and English;
Ability to speak and write French is considered an asset.
Knowledge and Abilities

Strong leadership skills;
Proven ability to problem-solve and to take initiative;
Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
Proven ability to demonstrate good judgment;
Strong organizational skills;
Must be able to work independently;
Knowledgeable of Eeyou Istchee and the Eeyou Marine Region.

Personal Suitability
Sensitivity to Indigenous cultural values; and,
Willingness to live and work in a northern community.
Additional Information

Assistance for relocation is available;
Housing is available at a subsidized rate;
Northern benefits package;
Business vehicle available.
Please e-mail your cover letter and resumé to Priscillia Wesley at:

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