Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Reports to: Ecosystem Services Manager
Department: Ecosystem Services
Location: North Vancouver BC
Established by Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Inlailawatash is an innovative and growing First Nations owned company that provides a range of natural and cultural resource services to diverse clients. Established in 2004, Inlailawatash provides integrated cultural and renewable resource services to Indigenous and crown governments, utilities, private sector businesses, and non-profit organizations.
Based in səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/North Vancouver BC, we are comprised of natural resource, forestry, fisheries, archaeology, and GIS professionals, with knowledgeable field personnel who offer an exceptional combination of academic training, work experience, and project management skills. Prioritizing respect for Indigenous and environmental values throughout our business, Inlailawatash is truly unique.
Visit www.inlailawatash.ca for more details.
Inlailawatash is looking for a Field Coordinator to join our multidisciplinary team and coordinate field-based work in backcountry and urban environments. You will have the opportunity to work on newly started complex infrastructure development projects and meaningfully contribute to economic Indigenous reconciliation.
This newly created position is intended to help Inlailawatash become an industry leader in the provision of Ecosystem Services. Inlailawatash has established a strong reputation for successful delivery of construction, landscape, and Environmental Monitoring projects and is looking to expand these services going forward.
Join our small and growing team of professionals who share values of ethical work, respectful communication, and Indigenous-led land stewardship and grow your career with us.
- Support the coordination, management, and development of field projects within the Ecosystem Services Department. Involving clients, project partners, and subcontractors.
- Assist in developing new project and business opportunities to support continued growth.
- Provide support and assistance to other Inlailawatash departments, including Vegetation Management and Forestry, as required.
- Coordinating logistics and supervising project fieldwork, including on site project and safety supervision.
- Monitoring project performance, writing up project summaries and reports.
- Identify new project opportunities, develop and submit project bid responses and proposals.
- Provide support and assistance to the other program areas as directed by the Ecosystem Services Manager.
- Provide general office and administrative support.
Qualifications and Skills:
- An undergraduate or graduate degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, Ecological Restoration, or related field.
- Interest in First Nations cultural and environmental values and environmental stewardship is essential; past work with First Nations is considered an asset.
- Relevant industry or professional experience working as part of a team (such as environmental consulting / services, natural resource management).
- Strong planning and organizational skills, detail oriented with regards to coordinating/managing projects.
- Demonstrated knowledge of environmental mitigation and protection planning measures.
- Valid BC driver’s license and ability to operate a wide range of equipment and machinery including but not limited to: ATV, trailers, and 4X4 trucks. Willing and able to travel by boat or helicopter.
- Strong awareness of the importance of safety, with the ability to develop, implement and manage safety protocols and procedures in coordination with work crews.
- Knowledge in and experience of project management considered an asset.
- Excellent oral and digital communication skills with a demonstrated ability to produce plans, reports, and other written products.
- Experience using Microsoft Office (including Teams, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Travel: Although this position is primarily field based, there will be a portion of time spent on office tasks as well as site visits, including travel and occasional overnight stays.
Working Hours: 35-hour per week, overtime as required.
Expected Start Date: Oct. 3, 2023
Compensation: $33-38/h CAD; Plus Extended Health Benefits & Pension Plan
Apply by emailing your cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Please use subject line: Field Coordinator - Last Name, First Name (e.g., Field Coordinator - Doe, Jill). Applicants of Indigenous ancestry are strongly encouraged to apply. We thank you for your interest in advance. Short-listed candidates will be contacted; others will be kept in our database for future consideration.