Economic Development


RSMIN Environmental Coordinator – Job Posting

Location: Red Sky Métis Independent Nation – Thunder Bay, ON

Job Summary:

The Environmental Coordinator will
participate in the education, execution, analysis and evaluation of Red Sky
Métis Independent Nation Environmental/Forestry Consultation activities.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Review, document, and map data
  • Conduct literature review
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Prepare materials for RSMIN Committee review
  • Prepare interview questions
  • Recruit and/or interview subjects
  • Maintain accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality
    of subjects, as necessary
  • Summarize interviews
  • Manage and respond to project related email
  • Design and maintain databases, data collection forms, and error checking
    methods and related programs for efficient collection, analysis, and reporting
  • Prepare, maintain, and update website and wiki materials
    Document Areas and Points of Interest in GIS Software
  • Participate in research project meetings and propose recommendations for
    procedure modifications and development in the areas of data management, quality
    control, and assurance
  • Attend area seminars and other meetings as necessary
  • Keep project participants informed of project progress through regular
    reports and newsletters
  • Prepare other articles, reports, and presentations
  • Following Internal processes
  • Develop consultation department role and make recommendations to RSMIN
  • Conduct interviews and meetings, information gathering and sharing

Additional Expectations:                                                                                             

  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned by the Project
    Manager. Work requirements and schedules must be discussed with the Project
    Manager to ensure that the work priorities can be accomplished within the 75
    work hours scheduled biweekly.
  • While the work may be of complex nature, tasks will assigned and the
    incumbent plans/schedules his/her own work. In other words, some personal
    judgment will need to be exercised to determine appropriate work schedule.
  • This position is based at the main
    office in Thunder Bay and requires travel within the city of Thunder Bay and
    surrounding areas, as well as some travel away from Thunder Bay.


  • Bachelor’s degree or acquiring a degree
    in a relevant field of study or
  • 2 years of relevant experience in a forestry
    or environmental role
  • Experience in a field relating to
    sensitive information
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to present and facilitate small
    and large scale meetings
  • Above average proficiency in computer
    and Internet applications
  • Self-motivated and ability to work with
    little or no supervision
  • Ability to record and report accurately
    and proficiently
  • Team oriented
  • General understanding of the regulatory
    process in Ontario
  • Obtain or willing to obtain GIS and
    other skills required for the position through training.
  • Valid driver’s licence, with a clean
    driver’s abstract.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with GIS (ArcMap)
  • Consultation Experience
  • Environmental Experience
  • Geology, Biology or Forestry areas of
  • Bilingual (French and English)
  • Knowledgeable in aboriginal Law and
    provincial regulations involved with mining

Opening Date: May 1, 2019

Closing Date: June 15, 2019

Position Type: Contract, Full time

Start Date: June 21, 2019

End Date: March 31, 2020

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