FIRST NATIONS LIAISON

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako is seeking a First Nations Liaison to play an executive role in the Administration Department in a team-oriented work environment. 

The Regional District is committed to collaborating with the fourteen First Nations communities in the region to increase capacity on initiatives throughout the region and further the role of local government in the Reconciliation process.  The First Nations Liaison will be an energetic, motivated, team player who will provide support and assistance to facilitate outreach, engagement and relationship building with First Nations in the region. 

The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with First Nations within the region, other Government agencies and internal departments.  Qualified candidates should have a comprehensive knowledge of local First Nations and an interest in learning First Nations culture, traditions, and protocols.  Candidates require the ability to coordinate a variety of administrative responsibilities under time constraints while maintaining a high level of attention to detail, and interpersonal and customer service skills.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to effectively write correspondence, conduct research, prepare reports and positively contribute to a team environment are essential for this position.

The preferred candidate will possess post-secondary education related to Indigenous Governance or Public Administration. For a complete job description please click First Nations Liaison Job Description

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako provides local government services to an area of more than 77,000 square kilometers of scenic mountains, rolling hills, lakes, and rivers.  The office is located in Burns Lake, a dynamic community that is known for its hospitality and as the Gateway to Tweedsmuir Provincial Park. The region offers affordable housing, stunning scenery, and incomparable recreation opportunities such as world class fishing, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of Curtis Helgesen, Chief Administrative Officer, at hr@rdbn.bc.ca before 4:30 pm on Thursday, June 17, 2021.