Northern Shuswap Tribal Council


Position:     Natural Resource Manager

Reports to: NStQ Stewardship Advisory Committee


NSTQ Stewardship Advisory Committee is seeking a Natural Resource Manager to guide and further develop the NStQ Communities collaborative natural resource stewardship initiatives. If you have a proven history of project management, a solid understanding of First Nations governance and relationship-building and excel at incorporating diverse perspectives into operational practices, we look forward to your application.


  • Project Management
  • Negotiation skills
  • Experience in managing multiple projects with varying timelines.
  • Ability to work independently and to be self-directing self-empowered and self-motivated.
  • Ability to build effective interpersonal relationships from the community level to senior government levels.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the treaty teams, community governing bodies, service providers and government agencies to achieve goals.
  • Ability to think strategically.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs for word processing, databases, spreadsheets, presentations, email and the internet, to the intermediate level (capable of using a large number of functions and feel confident using the programs).
  • Ability to manage conflict and manage change.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, have attention to detail.
  • Understanding of First Nations values, culture, history, communities, and traditional territories.
  • Strong knowledge of governance.
  • Excellent research, communication and writing skills. Quality interactions with internal and external contacts to achieve defined goals.
  • Ability to motivate and manage staff and develop strong relationships with all levels of staff, service providers and government agencies.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to First Nations natural resource governance (i.e. First Nations studies, public policy, land use planning, environmental studies, geography, public administration, law, political science).
  • OR a Master’s Degree in a related field and 1 year of related experience.
  • OR an equivalent combination of education, training from a recognized institution and at least 5-6 years related experience may be considered (resource management or program management experience and demonstrated experience participating on project teams to develop and foster respectful and productive First Nations governance structures).


For a complete job description:

Deadline for application is Friday, March 15, 2019 by 4:00 pm.

Submit your cover letter & resume with 3 references to:

Stewardship Advisory Committee

c/o         Bonnie Slack, Operations Coordinator

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

17 South 1st Avenue, Williams Lake, BC  V2G 1H4

Email:    Phone: 250-392-7361    Fax: 250-392-6158


HOW TO APPLY? (NSTC/NSTS Jobs Only) [IMPORTANT NOTE:  For any of the job opportunities which are available and posted for any of our NStQ communities (and ‘not‘ with NSTC), please follow the  instructions within those individual postings]

Resume’s will be accepted by fax (250)392-6158, hand delivery, email:, or by post/mail.   Please  provide  a  cover  letter,  resume and any supporting documents with your submission. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to persons of Aboriginal ancestry as per Section 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act.             **NOTE**  Resume’s received after 4:00PM on noted deadline dates will not be considered.

All Applications To:

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

Attn: Operations Coordinator

17 South First Avenue

Williams Lake, BC   V2G 1H4 


(250) 392-7361, ext.200 or (Toll Free: 1-888-392-7361) Enquiries only