Natural Resources Manager

Closing Date: Until filled

Reporting to the Director, Heritage, Lands & Natural Resources, the Natural Resources Manager is responsible for implementing and administering Fish and Wildlife Management, Forest Resource Management, the Mining and Field Operations and Environmental Monitoring programs for the Carcross/Tagish First Nation (C/TFN). Additionally, this position plays a critically important role in the ongoing development and fostering of Nation to Nation relationship building.

Amongst other duties, this will entail:

  • Implementing and administering Fish and Wildlife Management programs such as harvest management, administering the Basic Needs level harvests including issuing permits, licenses or tags;
  • Providing Fish and Wildlife management recommendations internally and to boards, committees and councils as required;
  • Implementing advice and recommendations from the Land Management Board;
  • Conducting, implementing and administering Fish and Wildlife Management Planning;
  • In collaboration with the Governance Department and HLNR Management Team, assist with the development and implementation of C/TFN Legislation such as the Wildlife Act, as well as regulations and bylaws;
  • Participate in development of a GIS database, by providing guidance for establishment of natural resource datasets;
  • Plan and implement, review and evaluate research programming: Fish and Wildlife, Forestry, Water, Ecology (Research Center of Excellence);
  • Assist in the ongoing implementation of the GC/TFN Final Agreement

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