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New Job Conservation & Education Specialist In Quebec

CONSERVATION & EDUCATION SPECIALIST

Company : Kativik Regional Government
Salary : $92,727 a year
Location : Quebec

Full Description

The Kativik Regional Government (KRG), a supra municipal body with jurisdiction over the territory
located north of the 55th parallel, is now looking for a self-motivated and dynamic individual interested
in joining the KRG to work in the capacity of:


CONSERVATION & EDUCATION SPECIALIST


Reporting to the Assistant Director of the Renewable Resources Department, the Conservation &
Education Specialist has the mandate to ensure ecological integrity is maintained and implement and
update the educational plans of Nunavik parks. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Ensure that the ecological integrity of the Nunavik Parks are maintained:
o Implement the conservation plans;
o Design, implement and update monitoring plans;
o Propose and realize research projects designed to validate and increase knowledge of

the parks;
o Analyze and monitor scientific research projects approved by the Harmonization

Committees;
o Ensure that the activities of the visitors and the park employees are respectful of the

environmental code of ethics and park regulations;
o In collaboration with Park Wardens, monitor the wildlife protection plan;
o Manage, update and deliver training to the staff concerning parks conservation and

education missions;
  • Implement and update the education plan for Nunavik parks:

o Ensure the complementary nature of park activities;
o Ensure that the yearly activities foreseen in the Education Plan are realized;
o Design and identify educational material;
o In collaboration with the local and regional education authorities, develop and deliver a

school program on Nunavik Parks;
o Validate the educational components of parks communications;
o Provide expertise in the organization of interpretive activities including the presentation of

exhibits in the interpretation centers.
o Assist in meetings of the Harmonization Committees.

  • Act as a resource person in the development of Nunavik Parks:
o For each new park created, participate in the preparation of education and conservation

plans;
o Participate in the development and realization of the park exhibitions for the interpretation

centers;
o As required, provide expertise in activities leading to the creation and opening of parks in

Nunavik;

QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Possess a university degree in the natural sciences (Biology, Geology, Geography, etc.); relevant
experience will also be considered;
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of Inuit archaeology, history and culture;
  • Possess good research, analysis, summary and writing skills;
  • Possess solid teamwork experience;
  • Written and oral working knowledge of at least two (2) of the following languages: Inuktitut,
English and French
  • Possess a working knowledge of widely used computer software within a Macintosh environment
(word processors, spreadsheets, databases, etc.);
  • Be available to travel frequently in Nunavik

Place of work: Kuujjuaq.
Salary: Minimum $54 041 and maximum $92 727 annually (Class 10).
Benefits: Cost-of-living differential: minimum $8 500 annually.
Food allowance: minimum $3 707 annually.
Annual leave trips: maximum of 3 per person annually;

Simplified pension plan: 6% employer; 4% employee.
Group insurance.
Vacation: 20 days annually.
Statutory holidays: 19 days including 10 during the Christmas period.



Send your résumé and a short presentation letter in English and French before December 7, 2021 to:

Human Resources
Kativik Regional Government
P.O. Box 9
Kuujjuaq QC J0M 1C0
Fax: 819-964-2975
Email: [email protected]

The KRG is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with this and with the James Bay and Northern Québec
Agreement, conditions may vary to promote the employment of Inuit candidates.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.