You hold a graduate degree from an accredited planning program or related field, including, but not limited to Natural Resource Management, Forestry, Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, etc.
You possess experience working in a professional setting, in which you demonstrated reliability and excellent work quality.
You can describe substantial cross-cultural professional experience, which may include, but not necessarily be limited to, experience working with Indigenous communities in Canada.
You are independent and highly motivated, approaching your work with dedication, energy and enthusiasm. You are creative and innovative in your approach, able to take responsibility for your work and see it through to finished products with little oversight. Experience as a consultant is an asset.
You demonstrate and can articulate an understanding of the public interest. You are aware of and can articulate elements of Canada’s colonial history and understand the continuing effects of on-going intergenerational trauma as well as systemic inequities.
You are flexible and adaptable and possess a sense of adventure and curiosity. Since many of our clients are based in NWT’s smaller communities, our team members typically travel frequently and are comfortable with long drives and /or traveling on small planes. Our team members are also adaptable, willing to share rooms (rarely) when required because of limited accommodations in communities, or willing to stay in billeted homes (also rarely) or more informal BnB style accommodations (frequently).
Finally, you possess a number of the following process and content skills. As planning is a diverse field, you need not hold all of these skills but please ensure that your application and cv highlights which areas most strongly meet your own work experience and strengths.