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14 Nov 2022

Full-Time Conservation Areas, Project Coordinator

Tłı̨chǫ Government – Posted by Green Jobs Network Behchokǫ̀, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Job Description

Tłı̨chǫ Government invites all suitable qualified candidates, to apply for the Conservation Areas, Project Coordinator position.

Tłı̨chǫ Government is committed to attracting and recruiting the best possible candidates for available positions. The principles of fairness, qualifications and Tłı̨chǫ citizenship guide the hiring of Tłı̨chǫ Government employees. 

POSITION TITLE:   Conservation Areas, Project Coordinator  
DEPARTMENT: Culture and Lands Protection
LOCATION: Behchokǫ̀, NT
STATUS: Full Time, 2 Year term
CLOSING DATE:   November 23, 2022


The Department of Culture and Lands Protection oversees the use, management, administration and protection of Tłı̨chǫ lands, renewable and non-renewable resources. Working closely with and reporting to the Manager Lands Protection and Renewable Resources, the Conservation Areas Project Coordinator is responsible for development and implementation of the Tłı̨chǫ Government conservation areas initiatives within Mǫwhì Gogha Dè Nı̨ı̨tłèè. 


  • A Minimum 2 years Diploma, 3 years related office and field work experience, in conservation planning, natural resource and/or environmental management or an equivalent combination education and experience will be considered
  • Strong understanding of land and resource management in the Northwest Territories and of the applicable legislative, regulatory and institutional framework
  • Familiarity with land and resource management systems and approaches, the legislative and regulatory regime, MVRMA, Tłı̨chǫ laws, Protected Areas Act, NWT PAS and applying that to Tłı̨chǫ Lands, Wek’èezhı̀i and Mǫwhì Gogha Dè Nı̨ı̨tłèè, conducting technical reviews of conservation and protected areas applications and submissions and with the Tłı̨chǫ Agreement, Tłı̨chǫ Constitution, and Tłı̨chǫ language, culture and way of life
  • Knowledge of conservation initiatives in Canada, of policy and program development related to conservation areas and natural resources management, and familiarity with mapping systems, the concepts and techniques of land and resource management in northern Canada
  • Sensitivity to and willingness to be guided by Tłı̨chǫ geographic and land and resource use concepts and traditions, traditional knowledge and other Tłı̨chǫ priorities
  • Ability to work with Tłı̨chǫ community members, elders, youth and harvesters; have positive attitude, highly developed analytic, practical reasoning, collaborative work ethic, and work as a member of a team with good budgeting, mathematical and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience in running remote operations, supervising projects and staff
  • Good interpersonal, communication, organizational, time management and computer skills with ability to use electronic data bases, filing systems and internet for research

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